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Results: 181 - 194 of 194
Results: 181 - 194 of 194
  • 20 Jun 2012
    'LAB': interdisciplinary centre for research

    All the research facilities and advanced equipment of the University of Amsterdam’s Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) – including a sleep lab, baby lab, fMRI brain scanner and virtual reality lab – ...

  • 16 Apr 2012
    Jan Nijman receives the 2011 Jackson Book Prize for his book Miami: Mistress of the Americas

    The 2011 Jackson Book Prize was awarded by the Association of American Geographers to Jan Nijman for his book, Miami: Mistress of the Americas, published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.

  • 11 Apr 2012
    Grant for three UvA projects concerning sustainable urban areas

    Three research projects of UvA academics will receive a grant as part of the research programmes Urban Regions in the Delta and Sustainable Accessibility of the Randstad organised by the Netherlands Organisation for ...

  • 10 Apr 2012
    Rubicon grant for six UvA talents

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded three promising international researchers a Rubicon grant, which will enable them to conduct research at the University of Amsterdam (UvA).

  • 13 Dec 2011
    Inauguration of the Centre for Urban Studies

    On December 12, the official opening of the Centre for Urban Studies took place at the Auditorium of the University of Amsterdam. Professor Saskia Sassen delivered a special lecture on 'The Urbanization of Global ...

  • 11 Nov 2011
    The Times Top 50 Social Sciences Universities

    Although the Social Sciences subject table is utterly dominated by the English-speaking world, the Faculty of Bahavourial Sciences of the University of Amsterdam - which hosts the Centre for Urban Studies - is an ...

  • 10 Dec 2009
    Maarten Bavinck appointed president of Commission on Legal Pluralism

    Human Geographer Dr Maarten Bavinck has been appointed president of the Commission on Legal Pluralism. This international committee of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) is ...

  • 24 Nov 2009
    FMG earmarks funds for interdisciplinary research projects

    Edward de Haan, dean of the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG), has designated two interdisciplinary research focal areas. These research projects, Institutions and Inequality and The Entertainization ...

  • 19 Oct 2009
    Robert Kloosterman appointed honorary professor at University College London

    Effective 1 September 2009, Robert Kloosterman, professor of Economic Geography and Planning at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) was appointed honorary professor at the Bartlett School of Planning, a faculty of ...

  • 16 Jun 2009
    FMG Student wins American Real Estate Award

    Metropolitan Studies student Caroline Uittenbroek was one of the members of an international student team recently recognised with an American real estate award. Four international student teams participated in the ...

  • 29 Apr 2009
    Management model to offer protection to African wetlands

    The fertile marshlands of Africa, the wetlands, are under considerable strain. Together with UNESCO-IHE Delft, the Amsterdam Institute for Metropolitan Studies (University of Amsterdam) is commencing research into ...

  • 29 Apr 2009
    Municipalities can benefit more from partnerships

    Many Dutch municipalities have partnerships with municipalities in immigrants' countries of origin. Researcher Edith van Ewijk concludes that if the partners were to increase efforts in these partnerships, they would ...

  • 9 Mar 2009
    FMG to appoint 12 Academy Assistants

    The Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) has presented the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences with a subsidy towards the appointment of 12 Academy Assistants (Akademie-assistenten). The ...

  • 13 Jan 2009
    Ton Dietz named Vice Chairman of the Curatorium of the Prince Claus Chair and Chairman of the NWO Climate Committee

    Amsterdam institute for Metropolitan and International Development Studies (AMIDSt) Director and Professor Ton Dietz was named Vice Chairman of the Curatorium of the Prince Claus Chair at the end of 2008. Dietz was ...