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Results: 41 - 52 of 52
Results: 41 - 52 of 52
  • 22 Jan 2013
    Dr S.E. Severiens, professor by special appointment of Educational Sciences

    Dr S.E. Severiens has been named professor by special appointment of Educational Sciences, specialising in curricular design for vulnerable children and teenagers, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of ...

  • 2 Jan 2013
    Dr P.F de Jong

    Dr P.F de Jong (1956) has been named Professor of Educational Science, specialising in learning and teaching in primary and secondary education, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and ...

  • 5 Dec 2012
    Dr R.G. Fukkink

    R.G. Fukkink (1969) has been appointed Professor by Special Appointment of Childcare and Education Services for Young Children in the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) at the University of Amsterdam ...

  • 26 Nov 2012
    Dr R.J. Oostdam

    Dr R.J. Oostdam (1958) has been appointed Professor of Learning and Instruction at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences. The chair is endowed by the Stichting Hogeschool van ...

  • 17 Oct 2012
    Sadness and physical complaints cause girls to cry more

    Girls aged from 9 to 13 years old cry more often than boys. This is partly due to the fact that girls are sad more often (internalise feelings more often) and they experience physical complaints such as fatigue and ...

  • 12 Oct 2012
    Quality of ‘out-of-school’ care facilities rated as satisfactory

    The pedagogical quality of the out-of-school care facilities in the Netherlands is rated as satisfactory to more than satisfactory, according researchers at the UvA’s Kohnstamm Institute, following a national ...

  • 11 Oct 2012
    US children exposed to background television four hours a day

    On average, a child from the age of eight months to eight years in the USA is exposed to almost four hours of background television on a normal day. Younger children and African-American children are exposed to even ...

  • 17 Aug 2012
    University of Amsterdam one of top 150 universities in global ARWU rankings

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is ranked, just as previous years, in the top 150 of the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). This ranking of the 500 best universities in the world is published annually ...

  • 17 Aug 2012
    Attend inspiring lectures by renowned UvA professors in the Glass House of Science and Scholarship

    This year marks the 380th anniversary of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). In honour of this 76th ‘lustrum’ (anniversary occurring every five years), the UvA will be celebrating the opening of the academic year on a ...

  • 3 Jul 2012
    Two young UvA researchers to go abroad with assistance of Rubicon grant

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Rubicon grant to two promising young UvA researchers. This grant enables researchers who have recently obtained their doctorate to gain ...

  • 20 Jun 2012
    'LAB': interdisciplinary centre for research

    All the research facilities and advanced equipment of the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) – including a sleep lab, baby lab, fMRI brain scanner and virtual reality lab – ...

  • 1 Jun 2012
    UvA researchers confirm teaching entrepreneurial skills in primary school is useful

    Primary school is a fertile ground for developing entrepreneurial skills. These are the finding of the study 'The effect of early entrepreneurship education' conducted by the Amsterdam Center for Entrepreneurship ...