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Results: 1 - 13 of 13
Results: 1 - 13 of 13
  • Veni grants for 25 UvA and Amsterdam UMC researchers
    5 Nov 2020
    No fewer than 25 researchers from the UvA and Amsterdam UMC have been awarded Veni grants from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grants amount to a maximum of 250,000 euros per project. ...
  • How do we help city dwellers psychologically?
    5 Nov 2019
    People who live in the city experience mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and addiction at greater rates than those who live outside urban areas. More than 50% of the world’s population currently live ...
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    Behavioural and sociological dimensions of human health
    15 May 2019
    Human health might sound like a biological or medical topic, but health has many behavioural and sociological dimensions. We constantly acquire new knowledge about these aspects, giving us more and different ways of ...
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    Infants of mind-minded parents better at regulating emotions
    20 Jun 2018
    Most parents want their children to learn to regulate their emotions and, for example, not immediately give up after a disappointment or become hysterical when they don’t get their way. New research by a team of ...
  • Blushing reveals narcissistic children's concerns about their social image
    7 Jun 2018
    Narcissistic children blush when they do not receive the praise they think they deserve. They feel depreciated but are unwilling to admit this feeling to others, perhaps to hide their vulnerabilities. 'It shows just ...
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    Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros awarded to eleven UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    23 Feb 2018
    Eleven researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the Academic Medical Center (AMC) have each received a Vici grant worth 1.5 million euros to conduct research over the coming five years. Vici, which is ...
  • How do children construct views of themselves?
    28 Sep 2017
    How do children construct views of themselves and their place in the world? Children’s social relationships turn out to be critical. For example, children develop higher self-esteem when their parents treat them ...
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    PTSD in children quickly and effectively treatable within hours
    28 Jun 2017
    Children and adolescents with posttraumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) can be successfully treated with only a few hours of EMDR or cognitive behavioral writing therapy (CBWT). This is the finding of a new research paper ...
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    Veni grants for 22 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    15 Jul 2016
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant to 22 researchers from the University of Amsterdam and Academic Medical Center. The grants – amounting to 250,000 euros for each ...
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    Marie Curie Fellowship awarded to nine UvA researchers
    15 Feb 2016
    The European Commission has awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship to 9 researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The fellowship forms part of the Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme.
  • Patti Valkenburg appointed University Professor of Media, Youth and Society
    9 Apr 2013
    Prof. Patti Valkenburg has been appointed University Professor of Media, Youth and Society by the Executive Board of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The appointment is effective from 1 May 2013. Valkenburg is ...
  • University of Amsterdam one of top 150 universities in global ARWU rankings
    17 Aug 2012
    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 ...
  • 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 ...