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Law - Social Sciences - 20.06.2024
Human rights under pressure, but still effective

Social Sciences - 05.06.2024
VU Amsterdam expands assessment framework for international collaborations   

Social Sciences - 16.05.2024
Klarita Gërxhani elected as member of KNAW
Klarita Gërxhani elected as member of KNAW

Social Sciences - 16.05.2024
Klarita Gërxhani member of KNAW
Klarita Gërxhani member of KNAW
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) has elected 17 new members - distinguished scientists from all disciplines - for life, including VU Amsterdam Professor of Socio-economics Klarita Gërxhani.

Social Sciences - 13.05.2024
Response to the open letter of 9 May concerning Israel and Gaza
Response to the open letter of 9 May concerning Israel and Gaza

Social Sciences - Mathematics - 13.05.2024
Helping children from neighbourhoods with socio-economic disadvantages with their vocational orientation

Social Sciences - Mathematics - 13.05.2024
Exposing children from neighbourhoods with socio-economic disadvantages to STEM education and vocational paths

Social Sciences - 11.05.2024
Second Open Letter from the Executive Board to the VU Community

Religions - Social Sciences - 01.05.2024
There are certainly non-religious Moroccans (they just don’t stand out as much)

Social Sciences - Politics - 04.04.2024
Indigenous contributions are essential for intercultural state-building
Indigenous contributions are essential for intercultural state-building
Bolivia is at the forefront in terms of its constitutional framework, the presence of indigenous professionals in public administration and the successful projection of a pro-Mother Earth rhetoric in international fora-, thus Cletus Gregor Barié, cultural anthropologist.

Campus - Social Sciences - 27.03.2024
'We don't fix personal problems, we fix the environment and culture'
’We don’t fix personal problems, we fix the environment and culture’

Social Sciences - 25.03.2024
Gravitation for scientists to investigate adaptability of societies in crises
Gravitation for scientists to investigate adaptability of societies in crises
The open society is increasingly threatened by crises such as pandemics, terrorism, floods, and earthquakes.

Social Sciences - Psychology - 25.03.2024
Gravitation grant for multidisciplinary team to investigate adaptability of societies in crises

Environment - Social Sciences - 20.03.2024
New study maps oil reserves to remain unburned to meet 1.5°C climate threshold
, 10:46 Publication To keep global warming below 1.5°C, we need to cut down on releasing carbon dioxide (CO2) into the air.

Environment - Social Sciences - 30.01.2024
Fairly sharing the pains and the gains of energy systems
Fairly sharing the pains and the gains of energy systems
Natascha van Bommel defended her PhD thesis at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Innovation Sciences on January 25th.

Career - Social Sciences - 18.01.2024
ERC Proof of Concept grants for VU researchers
Nienke van Atteveldt, professor of neuroscience and society at VU Amsterdam, and Tieme Janssen, an associate professor, have received a Proof of Concept (PoC) grant of 150,000 euros from the European Research Council (ERC) for the project Explore Your Brain 2.

Social Sciences - 11.01.2024
Deepen your empathy by reading more and reading more often!
Reading stories regularly strengthens social-cognitive skills - such as empathy - in both children and adults.

Social Sciences - 10.01.2024
Seeing other people help out makes us want to help too, but people would rather help a family member than a neighbour

Social Sciences - Innovation - 22.12.2023
December edition Delft Matters published

Social Sciences - Health - 19.12.2023
Three Mosaic 2.0 grants allocated to Utrecht researchers
Kate Avis (Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences), Jeffrie Quarsie (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) and Lorelie Tummers each receive a Mosaic 2.0 scholarship programme by NWO.

Social Sciences - Campus - 29.11.2023
Resilience reflection #17: A diverse, inclusive community

Social Sciences - 24.11.2023
Auditorium will be lit up in orange on 24 November

Social Sciences - Life Sciences - 23.11.2023
ERC Consolidator Grants for seven Utrecht-based researchers
This year, seven Utrecht researchers will receive an ERC Consolidator Grant. The European Union provides this subsidy of an average of 2 million euros to researchers who have made their mark in science.

Social Sciences - 23.11.2023
Reaction unannounced sit-in main building VU Amsterdam

Politics - Social Sciences - 22.11.2023
PhD research: Self-interest, social marginalization and weak spots liberal institutions contribute to support for populist parties
Over the past two decades, European democracies have witnessed the rise of populist parties. New PhD research by Dr. Francesco Marolla (Tilburg University) provides insight into the explanation for support of European citizens for populist parties.

Health - Social Sciences - 17.11.2023
Resilience Reflections #15: Preparing for the worst
In this week's issue of Resilience Reflections , Kasandra Mingoti Poague , highlights the sometimes underestimated but central role played by hygiene in limiting the spread of pandemics like Covid-19 and ultimately enhancing resilience to disease in young children and adolescents.

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 16.11.2023
A call for unity and understanding: open letter from the Executive Board
A call for unity and understanding: open letter from the Executive Board

Social Sciences - 03.11.2023
Anthropologist Giulia Sinatti represents VU in SPIRAL, a new project on HIV cure
Anthropologist Giulia Sinatti represents VU in SPIRAL, a new project on HIV cure
The Dutch Research Council (NWO) and Aidsfonds partner up to fund a six-year research project to achieve a breakthrough in HIV cure.

Law - Social Sciences - 31.10.2023
Guno Jones appointed as Professor Anton de Kom Chair

Social Sciences - 23.10.2023
Radboud Impact Research

Social Sciences - 20.10.2023
Concerns around the situation Israel and Palestinian regions / update

History / Archeology - Social Sciences - 17.10.2023
Dreaming and acting in the spirit of Martin Luther King

Economics - Social Sciences - 13.10.2023
How leaving your mono-disciplinary comfort zone bears fruit
How leaving your mono-disciplinary comfort zone bears fruit
The definition of resilience shapes a vision to move forward The 4TU.Resilience Engineering community is entering its next stage and to underline that the 4TU.RE centre is simultaneously cultiv

Social Sciences - Campus - 10.10.2023
Concerning Situation Israel and Palestine

Social Sciences - Campus - 10.10.2023
Concerning Situation Israel and Palestinian regions

Health - Social Sciences - 02.10.2023
Join the Health & Wellbeing Week 2023!

Environment - Social Sciences - 05.09.2023
HorizonEU grants for research projects into skilled migrants, climate action

Art and Design - Social Sciences - 31.08.2023
Departing Professor Rosemarie Buikema: 'Decolonisation does not mean setting fire to a collection'
Departing Professor Rosemarie Buikema: ’Decolonisation does not mean setting fire to a collection’

Social Sciences - 23.08.2023
Inaugural address Jolanda Mathijssen: Youth care needs systems thinking

Social Sciences - Media - 03.08.2023
Haroon Ali: 'I'm happy that there are more and more role models for bicultural queers'
Haroon Ali: ’I’m happy that there are more and more role models for bicultural queers’

Social Sciences - Pedagogy - 13.07.2023
2023 Student Award nominees announced
2023 Student Award nominees announced
Utrecht University is proud of its students who achieve something remarkable, either as part of their studies or elsewhere in their lives.

Campus - Social Sciences - 11.07.2023
Steering committee on slavery past and colonialism launched

Criminology / Forensics - Social Sciences - 11.07.2023
Trust in the criminal justice system gets 1.5 million from Nationale Wetenschaps Agenda

Social Sciences - Campus - 06.07.2023
DRC grants for twelve Utrecht-based researchers
Twelve researchers affiliated with Utrecht University receive funding from DRC's Open Competition SSH XS programme.

Religions - Social Sciences - 04.07.2023
Erik Sengers appointed as Endowed Professor of Chaplaincy Studies in the Military

Health - Social Sciences - 03.07.2023
A long and healthy life for all is social responsibility

Social Sciences - 16.06.2023
'They might think I'm dangerous': Unveiling racial stigma of young Moroccan-Dutch men in Rotterdam
’They might think I’m dangerous’: Unveiling racial stigma of young Moroccan-Dutch men in Rotterdam
14:43 Publication Joia de Jong, an alumna of our Research Master Sociology of Culture, Media and the Arts, along with Pauwke Berkers (Arts and Culture), embarked on a journey through Rotterdam alongs

Social Sciences - 14.06.2023
’Money whitens’: why people are more likely to change ethnicity
Changing your ethnicity multiple times throughout your life: that's not all that absurd for millions of people worldwide.

Social Sciences - 13.06.2023
The role of Papuan children in the Dutch colonising mission in West Papua
Why did children feature so frequently in the photos of Catholic missionaries who worked in West Papua at the beginning of the twentieth century? This is something that historian Marleen Reichgelt asked herself.

Law - Social Sciences - 12.06.2023
Farewell address Marc Loth: On our legal duty to past and future generations
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