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  • 23 Apr 2015
    WoON thesis prize for UvA alumna Lydia Hofman

    Human Geography / Development Studies alumna Lydia Hofman recently won the WoON thesis prize for her Master's thesis on eco-friendly living behaviour.

  • 9 Mar 2015
    Powerful people feel inspired chiefly by themselves

    People in positions of power feel more inspired by themselves than by other people, while people with less power also draw inspiration from others. That is a conclusion reached by a group of Dutch and American ...

  • 9 Mar 2015
    Focus on hidden genocides in new summer programme

    The term genocide quickly evokes associations with the Holocaust. However, many other genocides have taken place in recent decades – events hardly known to the general public and not labelled ‘genocide’ as such. The ...

  • 2 Mar 2015
    Cycling in Amsterdam: a joyful, daily occurrence, but also complex

    Cycling is such an integral part of daily life in Amsterdam, that we don't give it a second thought. However, from a scientific standpoint, it's a subject that raises numerous planning, cultural and social geography ...

  • 27 Jan 2015
    ERC Starting Grant for research on economic indicators

    The economic health of a country is based on figures indicating growth, unemployment, inflation and government deficits. These figures are often far from objective, however. Daniel Mügge has received an ERC Starting ...

  • 27 Jan 2015
    The power of international elites

    Companies are strongly interconnected worldwide: they have mutual ownership, and share executive board members. But what is the structure of this complex network, and where does the power lie exactly? Eelke Heemskerk ...

  • 9 Dec 2014
    Publication in the new open access journal Scientific Data by B.U. Forstmann et al.

    B.U. Forstmann et al. published a paper in the new open access journal Scientific Data.

  • 30 Oct 2014
    Social sciences: vision, responsibility and dynamism

    Over the past few decades, the social sciences have evolved into solution-generating sciences. This development is described in the Social Sciences Sector Plan, presented to Minister of Education, Culture and Science ...

  • 18 Sep 2014
    UvA Social Sciences once again top QS Rankings

    Once again this year, social and behavioural sciences at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) achieved top positions in the QS Ranking by Subject.

  • 18 Sep 2014
    Start Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding (ReCEP)

    The University of Amsterdam has started a Research Consortium on Education and Peacebuilding (ReCEP) with the University of Sussex and the University of Ulster.

  • 17 Sep 2014
    Major NWO grant for Yield

    Yield has secured one of the coveted Graduate Programme grants awarded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).

  • 9 Sep 2014
    Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) relocates to Roeterseiland Campus

    The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Science’s disciplines of Sociology, Anthropology, Human Geography and Urban and Regional Planning, Political Science, Educational Sciences and Child Development, and ...

  • 21 Aug 2014
    B/C/D opening times: Monday through Friday from 08:00 to 22:00

    The official opening hours for building B/C/D at Amsterdam Roeterseiland campus went into effect on Monday 18 August. The building is open from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 22:00.

  • 15 Aug 2014
    UvA Social Sciences climbs in Shanghai Top 50 Ranking

    This year Social Sciences at the University of Amsterdam has climbed in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) field ranking, also known as the Shanghai Ranking, from 50 to 39 globally.

  • 15 Aug 2014
    Strict enforcement around Amsterdam Roeterseiland Campus: fines up to €140

    From Monday, 18 August, police will be clamping down on traffic offenders around Amsterdam's Roeterseiland Campus. Bicycle coaches also ensure that bikes are parked only in designated racks and sheds.

  • 15 Aug 2014
    21 August: one elevator building section B out of order

    One of the three elevators in building section B of Building B / C / D on Amsterdam Roeterseiland Campus will be out of order on August 21 from 9: 00-12: 00 hours.

  • 14 Aug 2014
    Nursing room available in building B/C/D from 14 August

    The nursing room in B0.02, building B/C/D, will be available from Wednesday, 14 August. The room can be reserved through the Secretariat for the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG).

  • 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.