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  • 8 May 2017
    Janna Cousijn on Cannabis use in het Parool

    Interview in with Janna Cousijn in the Dutch newspaper het Parool

  • 4 May 2017
    Jeroen Raaijmakers elected member ‘American Academy’

    Prof. dr. Jeroen Raaijmakers, emeritus professor Cognitive Psychology at the UvA, has been elected Foreign Honorary Member of the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He joins a select group of thinkers ...

  • 26 Apr 2017
    REC A and REC BC demolition work

    From the end of April, work will commence on breaking open a section of the walls between REC A and REC BC. This work will continue through to the project's completion on 30 June 2017.

  • 17 Feb 2017
    Janna Cousijn has been selected as Rising Star for 2016 for the Association for Psychological Science (APS).

    The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential ...

  • 12 Dec 2016
    23 December: changed opening hours at Roeterseiland Campus

    On Friday 23 December, buildings on the Roeterseiland Campus will have different opening hours than usual.

  • 30 Sep 2016
    Exclusive travel grant of the journal Kind en Adolescent

    Milica Nikolic, a PhD candidate of developmental psychopathology at the Department of Child Development and Education received a travel grant of € 2.500 from the journal Kind en Adolescent on September 9 in Utrecht.

  • 20 Sep 2016
    Professor of Political Science is investigating the process and consequences of financial warfare

    Like American banks, European banks have been instructed to track down suspicious financial transactions and to report these as part of the battle against terrorism. How does this process work, what are the dilemmas ...

  • 16 Sep 2016
    UvA programmes in Biology, Psychobiology and Biological Sciences assessed as ‘good’

    The UvA’s Bachelor’s programmes in Psychobiology and Biology and Master’s programme in Biological Sciences have been assessed as ‘good’ by the Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO). All ...

  • 25 Aug 2016
    Ongoing fishing dispute captured in graphic novel

    For his PhD thesis, Joeri Scholtens, a PhD researcher at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), studied the enduring fishing dispute between Sri Lanka and India. At Scholtens’ request, illustrator Laura Eggens ...

  • 16 Aug 2016
    Obituary: Leon Deben

    Dr Leon Deben passed away on 4 August last. From 1970 until his retirement in 2007, he worked as an urban sociologist in our department, most recently in the position of associate professor. With his long period of ...

  • 14 Jul 2016
    Summer period: revised opening hours

    During the summer period, buildings on the Roeterseiland Campus will have different opening hours than normal.

  • 27 Jun 2016
    Christian Keysers has been elected as a member of the Academia Europea

    The Academia Europaea (formed in 1988) is the pan-European academy of science, humanities and letters, with a membership of over 3500 eminent scholars, drawn from all countries of Europe, and all disciplines, ...

  • 2 Jun 2016
    Valeria Gazzola has been elected as a member for the Young Academy of Europe (YAE)

    The YAE is a pan-European initiative of outstanding young scientists to strengthen networking, scientific exchange and science policy beyond the national level. YAE members are selected based on the highest standards ...

  • 27 May 2016
    Marte Otten wins high potential award at Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2016

    Knowing what your target group thinks

  • 25 May 2016
    Crossing Borders Festival

    Below you can view a selection of photo's taken during the first Crossing Borders Festival organised by the Department of Psychology from the UvA.

  • 9 May 2016
    International accreditation for Master’s track in Clinical Development Psychology

    The University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Master’s track in Clinical Development Psychology has become the first Dutch degree programme to be accredited by the International School Psychology Association (ISPA), the ...

  • 5 Apr 2016
    Save the date: Summer Festival Roeterseiland June 23

    On June 23 starting at 16:30 you can expect a great Summer Festival at Roeterseiland. It promises to be a creative and varied programme with local bands and heroes, DJs, comedy, theater, food, drinks, sports and ...

  • 4 Apr 2016
    Group violence: why does all hell sometimes break loose and other times not?

    Studies looking into the use of violence, as a group or otherwise, often draw a direct connection with the background characteristics of the perpetrators. According to Dr Don Weenink, sociologist at the University of ...

  • 1 Apr 2016
    UvA Psychology #10 in QS World University Rankings

    UvA Psychology is ranked #10 in the QS World University Rankings

  • 17 Mar 2016
    Diversity Committee is looking for research assistants (application deadline 22 March, 12:00)

    The newly installed Diversity Committee, researching ‘diversity’ at the University of Amsterdam, is looking for assistants who will support their research project for the period April-August.

  • 15 Feb 2016
    Marie Curie Fellowship for Martine van Schouwenburg

    The European Commission has awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship to Martine van Schouwenburg from the Psychology Research Institute from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The fellowship forms part of the Commission’s ...

  • 12 Feb 2016
    NWO VICI for Christian Keysers

    Prof. Christian Keysers (Brain & Cognition and Netherlands Brain Institute - Social Brain Lab)

  • 25 Jan 2016
    UvA launches new research centre: Amsterdam Center for Health Communication

    During her inaugural lecture on Friday, 22 January, Julia van Weert, professor of Health Communication at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), will launch the new Amsterdam Center for Health Communication (ACHC). The ...

  • 22 Jan 2016
    Shaul Shalvi has been elected as a member for the Young Academy of Europe (YAE)

    The YAE is a pan-European initiative of outstanding young scientists for networking, scientific exchange and science policy. The YAE is organized as a bottom-up initiative of a dynamic and innovative group of ...

  • 22 Jan 2016
    A Drug to Cure Fear

    Interview with Merel Kindt in the New York Times

  • 5 Jan 2016
    In Memoriam Mario Rutten

    It is with sadness we wish to inform you of the death of our colleague, Mario Rutten, Professor of Comparative Sociology and Anthropology of Asia at the Department of Anthropology and the Amsterdam Institute for ...

  • 21 Dec 2015
    Marija Maric wins Wim Trijsburg award for junior scientists

    For more information see the link below

  • 11 Nov 2015
    Are newcomers more welcome in France than here?

    Migrants in France are regarded much more as an integral part of the country than is the case in the Netherlands. Or rather, that is a common assumption. Jan Willem Duyvendak, distinguished research professor at the ...

  • 9 Nov 2015
    Personalised European Union politics: what are the consequences for democracy?

    The personalisation of politics has been apparent for a while now in national politics, with political developments, election campaigns, voting behaviour and media attention often tending to revolve around individual ...

  • 6 Nov 2015
    Consciously or not, anthropologists are always in search of stories

    In his new book, Anthropological Encounters, UvA Professor of Comparative Anthropology and Sociology of Asia Mario Rutten describes how his training as an anthropologist has shaped his relationships with people and ...

  • 26 Oct 2015
    African masculinity examined

    Development campaigns in the area of emancipation and health in Africa, which up to around five years ago focused almost exclusively on women, now have a new target group: men. Anthropologist Eileen Moyer is not so ...

  • 19 Oct 2015
    Why do we stop at a red traffic light? New research framework seeks to answer that question

    ​An accelerating driver who suddenly brakes because a traffic light changes to red is an example of response inhibition, or the interruption of an on-going action. The question is which cognitive processes play a ...

  • 12 Oct 2015
    To what extent has Europeanisation impacted migrants in Turkey?

    Now that it is a candidate for EU membership, Turkey may also deal differently with migration and border control. Political scientist Beste Isleyen is studying this statement's validity, not so much through the lens ...

  • 9 Sep 2015
    'You must drink less' – and why this message often doesn't work

    A large proportion of the population maintains an unhealthy lifestyle despite the huge volume of health advice provided by online and offline media. Eline Smit suspects that the key to this problem may well be the ...

  • 31 Aug 2015
    Shanghai Ranking: UvA’s Social Sciences once again best in the Netherlands

    The Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam have once again risen in the field ranking conducted by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), also known as the Shanghai Ranking, advancing from 39th to ...

  • 25 Aug 2015
    'A good IQ test not only measures correct or incorrect, it also measures how fast?'

    Intelligence is fairly easy to measure by means of a performance or IQ test. One significant variable is not included in the result, however: the response time. Wrongly so, believes psychologist Dylan Molenaar. He ...

  • 13 Aug 2015
    Why are managers earning ever more and cleaners earning ever less?

    In recent years, income inequality has grown in many Western countries. In the United States, the wage gap is mainly caused by the growth in pay differentials between professions. Sociologist Thijs Bol has received a ...

  • 24 Jun 2015
    UvA psychologist wins the 2015 Creative Mind Prize

    Aukje Verhoeven, clinical psychologist and postdoc at the University of Amsterdam, has won the 2015 Creative Mind Prize.

  • 2 Jun 2015
    UvA student Tirza Snoijl wins Echo Award 2015

    University of Amsterdam (UvA) student Tirza Snoijl (29) has been announced as the winner of the Echo Award 2015, a prize for multicultural talent in higher education. Tirza has joined the network of over 300 Echo ...

  • 29 Apr 2015
    UvA programmes rise in latest QS World University Rankings

    In the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings by Subject, Communication & Media Studies are ranked 8th globally. Last year these subject areas, which are bundled by QS, were ranked in 10th place. Several ...