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  • 14 Aug 2014
    New waste and cleaning procedure: cleaner, cheaper and more sustainable

    The faculty at the Amsterdam Roeterseiland Campus is working with Facility Services on a new procedure for dealing with waste and cleaning. This is to ensure that the premises are kept clean and hygienic, as well as ...

  • 14 Aug 2014
    Change or add your room number on the web

    Want to change your room number or add to your personal information on UvAweb? You can easily do this yourself.

  • 5 Aug 2014
    New climate control system: fresh air 24/7 and a consistent temperature

    The Amsterdam Roeterseiland Campus has been equipped with a climate control system that ensures good air quality and a consistent indoor temperature.

  • 30 Jul 2014
    Change in building letters at Amsterdam Roeterseiland Campus

    The building letter designations for a number of buildings at the Amsterdam Roeterseiland Campus have changed. These changes are intended to make routing easier and more logical.

  • 21 Jul 2014
    The political choices behind 'hard figures'

    Ostensibly, a simple glance at key figures on inflation and unemployment would seem an easy way to see how a country is faring. But what do such figures really tell us, and how are they derived? Politicologist Daniel ...

  • 21 Jul 2014
    New academic journal focuses on methodology and transparency

    The new social psychology journal ‘Comprehensive Results in Social Psychology (CRSP)', which launched on Friday, 11 July, has a publication policy unique in social psychology: articles will only be considered for ...

  • 21 Jul 2014
    Oeuvre prize and article award for psychologist Carsten de Dreu

    Carsten de Dreu, social psychologist and professor of Work and Organisational Psychology at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), has been awarded two prizes this month: the Kurt Lewin Medal for his oeuvre to date, and ...

  • 21 Jul 2014
    Last working day in the old building? Hand in your key

    Is this your last working day in your old building? Do not forget to hand in your keys to the concièrge. If you have a deposit to claim back, you can do so through the Self-Service Tool.

  • 14 Jul 2014
    ‘Old’ computer screens for sale to employees

    Need a computer screen? ‘Old’ computer screens are on offer to Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) employees from Monday, 4 August for a small price.

  • 17 Jun 2014
    AXA grant for Bastiaan Rutjens

    Subject: Why do people voluntarily take risks and seek uncertainty, while they are also deeply motivated to seek structure and be able to predict and control their environments? This project will look at risk taking ...

  • 10 Jun 2014
    SPR Early Career Award for Heleen Slagter

    Dr Heleen A. Slagter is to be presented with the 2014 Early Career Award from the Society for Psychophysiological Research. Slagter is receiving this prestigious award for her outstanding work on the brain mechanisms ...

  • 4 Jun 2014
    Who will win the Creatieve Geest Prize 2014?

    Three young researchers have been nominated for the Creatieve Geest Prize 2014. The prize will be awarded on 19 June by Freek de Jonge, founder of the prize.

  • 26 May 2014
    VIDI for dr. Sanne de Wit

    Dr. Sanne de Wit has been awarded a VIDI for the project 'The brain on autopilot' We often fail to stick to our resolutions because it takes a lot of effort to unlearn old behaviour and gradually automate new ...

  • 20 May 2014
    The faculty is on the move

    An accommodation solution has been found for the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) on the Roeterseiland Campus. Building G is included as a location for the FMG and will be renovated during the ...

  • 16 May 2014
    Looking for a Postdoctoral researcher or doctoral candidates!

    In the Institute of Psychology, at the University of Lübeck, the newly established laboratory of “Social Psychology/Neuroscience of decision” (Prof. Dr. Soyoung Q Park) is looking for a Postdoctoral researcher or ...

  • 8 May 2014
    Where can I find my hot-desking colleague?

    With the expansion of flexible working, it's logical that we no longer always know exactly where to find our colleagues. Lync is a chat program that can help staff to locate and communicate with each other.

  • 6 May 2014
    Hilde Geurts has been awarded the Bette Deelmanprijs 2014

    Hilde Geurts has been awarded the Bette Deelmanprijs 2014 by the Dutch Foundation for Neuropsychology. For more information, check the link below.

  • 30 Apr 2014
    Jan Willem Duyvendak appointed distinguished faculty professor

    Jan Willem Duyvendak, professor of Sociology, has been appointed distinguished research professor at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) at the University of Amsterdam as from 1 September 2014.

  • 25 Apr 2014
    Summer School on Security Governance & Conflict Resolution

    This three-week programme will give students an in-depth look into the ways in which thinking and speaking about security have changed over time, and how stakeholders on various levels deal with conflicts and ...

  • 27 Mar 2014
    FMG relocation: solution in sight

    This week, the Roeterseiland Steering Committee, whose members include the Executive Board and the deans of the faculties of Social & Behavioural Sciences (FMG) and Economics & Business (FEB), came another step ...

  • 20 Mar 2014
    Wouter van der Brug appointed interim chair of the Political Science Department

    Wouter van der Brug has been appointed as chair of the Political Science Department for a period of six months. During this period, the department will be recruiting a new, permanent chair.

  • 5 Mar 2014
    Brian Burgoon appointed AISSR director

    On 1 June 2014, Prof. Brian Burgoon will be appointed director of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR).

  • 19 Feb 2014
    Slow Food thesis award for former UvA student

    Last month, Linda van IJzendoorn, a former student of Human Geography at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), won the Jan Wolf thesis award from Slow Food Nederland.

  • 16 Jan 2014
    NVM Thesis Prize for a dynamic thesis

    The graduation thesis of Joris Tieleman, alumnus of the Master's programme Human Geography at the Univerisity of Amsterdam (UvA), is not heavy on words, yet he was nevertheless awarded the 2013 Thesis Prize from the ...

  • 11 Dec 2013
    The UvA and the KIT conclude four-year collaboration agreement

    The University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Geography, Planning and International Development Studies Department and the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) have teamed up to work together under a four-year collaboration ...

  • 26 Nov 2013
    Psychologists strike a blow for reproducibility

    A large international group set up to test the reliability of psychology experiments has successfully reproduced the results of 10 out of 13 past experiments. The consortium also found that two effects could not be ...

  • 8 Oct 2013
    UvA’s Social Sciences best in the Netherlands

    The discipline of Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the best in the Netherlands, according to the THE World University Ranking.

  • 26 Sep 2013
    Nature and nurture: human development from a biological and environmental perspective

    Yield is a new research priority area at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, set up to investigate the effects of both biological and environmental factors on human ...

  • 10 Sep 2013
    Clean-up at the Project Office: 23 metres of paper destroyed

    The Project Office at the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (charged with the financial aspects of projects financed by the second and third flow of funds and other contract activities) had 23 metres of ...

  • 10 Sep 2013
    Highest distinction in geography for UvA visiting professor Ton Dietz

    UvA visiting professor Ton Dietz this month was awarded the highest distinction in geography: the Lauréat d’Honneur.

  • 10 Sep 2013
    UvA in top 50 of ARWU Ranking for Social Sciences

    The University of Amsterdam has been placed in the top 50 for the discipline of Social Sciences by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). This ranking of the world’s 500 best universities is published ...

  • 5 Aug 2013
    Inventory: FMG has 8 kilometres of paper in storage

    According to an inventory conducted by the ‘Roeterseiland: Operation PaperWeight’ project team over the past few months, the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) has some 8 kilometres of paper (archives, ...

  • 16 May 2013
    Ten UvA subject areas listed in QS World University Rankings worldwide top 50

    Ten subject areas taught at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) are listed among the QS World University Rankings by Subject worldwide top 50, published on Thursday, 8 May. UvA’s programmes in Communication Science and ...

  • 10 Apr 2013
    Visits to individual offices

    What is the total quantity of paper materials (books, test papers, magazines etc.) to be found in FMG offices? Members of the Operation PaperWeight project team will visit a number of those offices over the next few ...

  • 22 Mar 2013
    'UvA in the spotlight' interview with Prof. Susan Bögels

    Why modern Western society is making people mentally ill and the science behind Mindfulness as a cure for 21st century problems ranging from anxiety disorders and depression to ADHD and autism.

  • 2 Oct 2012
    New issue of MindOpen, the digizine about Psychology. Theme: scientific integrity

    In this issue, junior researchers and distinguished scientists comment on the great pressure to publish as a potential cause of fraud, among other things.

  • 12 Sep 2012
    European Starting Grants for three UvA researchers

    Social geographer Manuel Aalbers, anthropologist Alexander Edmonds and psychologist Birte Forstmann have all received a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). This will enable them to establish ...

  • 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 ...

  • 12 Jul 2012
    UvA six times best in the Netherlands in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2012

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is the best Dutch university in six subjects according to the QS World University Ranking by Subject 2012. In the rankings for Communication and Media Studies, the UvA occupies 13th ...