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Results: 21 - 40 of 53
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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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    Parents and ‘smart crib’ can soothe baby with sensory stimuli
    25 Apr 2019
    What is the most effective way for parents to soothe their crying babies? A combination of sensory stimuli – by way of swaddling, sound and movement – can help, according to a new study by SEIN, the expertise centre ...
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    Mental health of young adults with lesbian parents the same as their peers
    19 Jul 2018
    The longest-running prospective study on sexual minority parent families in the US has found that 25-year-olds raised by lesbian parents do as well on multiple measures of psychological health as adults from a ...
  • Veni grant awarded to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers
    16 Jul 2018
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants worth up to €250,000 to 27 UvA and AMC-UvA researchers who recently obtained their doctorate. The grants give promising young ...
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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 ...
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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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    Learning to live with social media
    8 Jun 2017
    Social media and other kinds of media have positive and negative effects on children and adolescents. ‘We need to help youth learn how to make media a part of their life – but not their entire life.’ This is one of ...
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    Lisbeth Utens, professor by special appointment of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Children and Adolescents
    23 Jan 2017
    Dr E.M.W.J. Utens (1959) has been named professor by special appointment of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for children and adolescents at the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural ...
  • Prof Xavier Moonen
    Xavier Moonen, professor by special appointment of Knowledge Development of Children and Young Adults with Mild Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioural Difficulties
    22 Dec 2016
    Dr X.M.H. Moonen (1954) has been appointed professor by special appointment of Knowledge Development of Children and Young Adults with Mild Intellectual Disabilities and Behavioural Difficulties at the University of ...
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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 ...
  • Sleep problems among adolescents easily treatable with ‘SleepingSmart’
    4 May 2016
    Many adolescents struggle with a chronic lack of sleep. This can negatively affect their cognitive functioning and, by extension, their academic performance, as well as lead to problems like depression, anxiety and ...
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    Rubicon Grant for two UvA researchers
    11 Jan 2016
    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded a Rubicon Grant to two researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The grant will allow the researchers to obtain international ...
  • Thea Peetsma, professor of Learning and Motivation
    18 Oct 2015
    Dr T.T.D. Peetsma (1953) has been appointed professor of Learning and Motivation at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences.
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    UvA programmes rise in latest QS World University Rankings
    29 Apr 2015
    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 ...
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    Andries van Ark, professor by special appointment of Quantitative Research Methods
    16 Apr 2015
    Dr L.A. van der Ark (1968) has been named professor by special appointment of Quantitative Research Methods for the Promotion of the Academisation of Education, the Kohnstamm Chair, at the University of Amsterdam’s ...
  • Prof Femke Geijsel
    Femke Geijsel, professor by special appointment of Educational Sciences
    10 Nov 2014
    Dr F.P. Geijsel (1969) has been named professor by special appointment of Educational Sciences, specialising in leadership and management at education institutions, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of ...
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    City makes for stressful start to teaching career
    16 Oct 2014
    Many primary school teachers just starting a job in a big city experience high levels of work pressure and stress. These are the findings of UvA researcher Lisa Gaikhorst, who will receive a doctorate from the ...
  • Prof Carla van Boxtel
    Carla van Boxtel, professor of Teaching Methodology
    1 Sep 2014
    Prof. C.A.M van Boxtel (1970) has been appointed professor of Teaching Methodology, with a focus on history education, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Humanities and Faculty of Social and ...
  • Prof Renske Keizer
    Renske Keizer, professor by special appointment of Child Development
    28 Aug 2014
    Dr R. Keizer (1983) has been named professor by special appointment of Child Development, with a focus on the role and pedagogical significance of fatherhood, at the University of Amsterdam’s (UvA) Faculty of Social ...