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Results: 661 - 676 of 676
  • 22 Apr 2013
    Prof Mark Deuze, professor Media Studies, Journalism
    Dr M. Deuze, professor of Media Studies

    Dr M. Deuze (born in 1969) has been named professor of Media Studies, specialising in journalism, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities.

  • 8 Mar 2013
    AmSIA, Amsterdam Science, Innovation Award 2013
    Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award 2013: registration open

    Registration is now open for the 2013 Amsterdam Science & Innovation Award. Who will win the prize for the most innovative and feasible idea of commercial and/or social value? A jury chaired by Prof. Louise Fresco ...

  • 31 Jan 2013
    Mw. prof. dr. (Julia) Kursell
    Dr J. Kursell, professor of Musicology

    Dr J. Kursell (1968) has been appointed professor of Musicology at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 13 Dec 2012
    Rhesus monkeys cannot hear beat in music

    Beat induction, the ability to pick up regularity – the beat – from a varying rhythm, is not an ability that rhesus monkeys possess. These are the findings of researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and ...

  • 12 Dec 2012
    Prof Henkjan Honing, professor Music cognition
    Henkjan Honing is awarded Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship

    Henkjan Honing, professor of Music Cognition at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), has been awarded the Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship 2013/14. As a fellow, Honing will spend a year conducting interdisciplinary ...

  • 14 Nov 2012
    Popular culture
    Superheroes, comics and the rise of pop culture: interview with Dr Dan Hassler-Forest

    'UvA in the spotlight' features interviews with groundbreaking reseachers and professors of international allure from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) who are conducting inspiring research. The newest interview with ...

  • 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 ...

  • 11 Oct 2012
    Why is dance not yet as popular in the USA as it is in the Netherlands?

    Electronic dance music has enjoyed immense popularity in the Netherlands for many years now and Dutch DJs invariably top the list of the world’s best DJs. Why is that? And why is the dance genre not yet as popular in ...

  • 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 ...

  • 29 May 2012
    Rokus de Groot receives Faculty Special Merit Award

    Rokus de Groot, Emeritus Professor of Musicology at the Faculty of Humanities, was awarded the Faculty Special Merit Award during an official ceremony held in the Aula on Friday, 25 May.

  • 4 Apr 2012
    Faculty of Humanities researcher wins Veegens Prize 2012

    Faculty of Humanities researcher Lodewijk Petram has been awarded the Dirk Jacob Veegens Prize 2012.

  • 30 Mar 2012
    International award for UvA archaeologist Joris Kila

    UvA scholar Joris Kila will be awarded the 2012 Art Protection and Security Award jointly with Dr Karl von Habsburg. The award is presented annually by ARCA, the Association for Research into Crimes against Art. Last ...

  • 22 Mar 2012
    11 November: Inaugural lecture Prof. M.W.M. van den Brekel

    Michiel's inaugural lecture will take place at 16:00. No further details available.

  • 6 Feb 2012
    Henkjan Honing appointed professor of Cognitive and Computational Musicology

    Henkjan Honing (1959) has been appointed Professor of Cognitive and Computational Musicology at both the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Science of the University of Amsterdam as of 1 March 2012.

  • 30 Jan 2012
    Major NWO grant for researching paints used in fine arts

    Within the framework of Science4Arts programme, The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has provided funding for the project titled ‘How paint changes: consequences for conservation, presentation ...