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Results: 841 - 852 of 852
  • Rhesus monkeys cannot hear beat in music
    13 Dec 2012
    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 ...
  • Prof Henkjan Honing, professor Music cognition
    Henkjan Honing is awarded Distinguished Lorentz Fellowship
    12 Dec 2012
    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 ...
  • Popular culture
    Superheroes, comics and the rise of pop culture: interview with Dr Dan Hassler-Forest
    14 Nov 2012
    '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 ...
  • US children exposed to background television four hours a day
    11 Oct 2012
    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 ...
  • Why is dance not yet as popular in the USA as it is in the Netherlands?
    11 Oct 2012
    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 ...
  • Attend inspiring lectures by renowned UvA professors in the Glass House of Science and Scholarship
    17 Aug 2012
    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 ...
  • UvA six times best in the Netherlands in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2012
    12 Jul 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 ...
  • Rokus de Groot receives Faculty Special Merit Award
    29 May 2012
    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.
  • Faculty of Humanities researcher wins Veegens Prize 2012
    4 Apr 2012
    Faculty of Humanities researcher Lodewijk Petram has been awarded the Dirk Jacob Veegens Prize 2012.
  • International award for UvA archaeologist Joris Kila
    30 Mar 2012
    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 ...
  • Henkjan Honing appointed professor of Cognitive and Computational Musicology
    6 Feb 2012
    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.
  • Major NWO grant for researching paints used in fine arts
    30 Jan 2012
    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 ...