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Environment - Earth Sciences - 24.05.2024
¤30 million for research into accelerating climate change
¤30 million for research into accelerating climate change
Climate change can accelerate due to feedback mechanisms: complex phenomena caused by climate change that in turn can further drive climate change. An example is the extra CO2 emissions from thawing permafrost. Research into the influence of feedback mechanisms in the long term has been ongoing, and modern climate change research is obviously happening as well, but the connection between the two has so far been underemphasized.

Politics - 24.05.2024
¤30 million for research into social cohesion

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.

Linguistics / Literature - 13.05.2024
Désanne van Brederode new Writer in Residence at VU Amsterdam
Désanne van Brederode new Writer in Residence at VU Amsterdam

Innovation - Environment - 16.04.2024
VU signs DNNL agreement to expand diversity, sustainability and entrepreneurship
On April 16, President of the Executive Board Margrethe Jonkman and Chief Impact Officer Davide Iannuzzi have signed an agreement with the Dutch New Narrative Lab (DNNL).

Environment - 15.04.2024
VU installs 'Fossil-Free Research' committee

Research Management - Law - 11.04.2024
Five ERC Advanced Grants for Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Innovation - 10.04.2024
Coen van der Geest's Research Visit at BI Norwegian Business School
A PhD candidate from the KIN Center for Digital Innovation, Coen van der Geest, is currently on a research visit at BI Norwegian Business School.

Environment - 05.04.2024
Connected World project: Connecting Climate Discourse and Religious Language

Campus - Environment - 05.04.2024
Ready for the future with the new VU Research Strategy
VU Amsterdam is at the heart of a rapidly changing world. Societal issues that have a major impact on our daily lives are becoming increasingly complex.

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.

Media - 28.03.2024
Gossip is good for your social life and allows you to cooperate better
Gossip is good for your social life and allows you to cooperate better
Gossip is inextricably linked to our social interactions. We gossip to keep each other informed about the behavior and character of others.

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.

Health - Media - 08.03.2024
Grants in Impact Explorer for unexpected discoveries
Grants in Impact Explorer for unexpected discoveries
During the research, you sometimes encounter results that you did not expect. Although this was not part of the research plan, you still want to do something with it. To further develop these unexpected findings, VU projects will now receive a small top-up of up to 30,000 euros per project from NWO. With this additional contribution, societal impact can be created.

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.

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 13.12.2023
Fermentation project gets green light for NWO Perspective program
Fermentation project gets green light for NWO Perspective program

Agronomy / Food Science - Environment - 13.12.2023
Fermentation project gets green light for NWO Perspective programme
Fermentation project gets green light for NWO Perspective programme

Health - Research Management - 23.11.2023
Erin La Cour wins ERC Consolidator Grant

Life Sciences - Health - 23.11.2023
Physicist Chase Broedersz receives ERC Consolidator Grant

Environment - 22.11.2023
Amsterdam Science & Innovation Awards 2023 for VU alumnus Pepijn van Rutten

Event - 21.11.2023
KNAW Early Career Award for scientists Lianne Cremers and Elanie Rodermond

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

Life Sciences - 07.11.2023
Christiaan Levelt new director of Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience
Christiaan Levelt new director of Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience

Event - Mathematics - 06.11.2023
Raffaella Mulas, Susie Protschky, and Makoto Takahashi receive VU Startpremie

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

Campus - Law - 31.10.2023
Guno Jones appointed as Assistant Professor Anton de Kom Chair

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

Media - 17.10.2023
VU main building closed Sunday 22 October

Environment - 16.10.2023
New way of nudging leads to a more sustainable meal
New way of nudging leads to a more sustainable meal
Encouraging people to think whether they want to make sustainable food choice makes it easier to nudge them in the right direction.

Pedagogy - 15.10.2023
Looking back at Diversity Day 2023

Psychology - 13.10.2023
How we express positive emotions through our voice, but without words

Environment - 10.10.2023
New VU Climate Expertise Centre renders climate science accessible
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam launches the VU Climate Expertise Centre today. Scientists from a wide range of research fields are associated with the centre to provide insights into the latest climate research and make new knowledge accessible to journalists, policymakers and future partners.

Psychology - Career - 09.10.2023
Ioana Vrabiescu researches emotional dimension of border control with NWO grant
Ioana Vrabiescu researches emotional dimension of border control with NWO grant

Campus - 05.10.2023
Fungal Faculty: AI powered artwork

Life Sciences - Physics - 05.09.2023
ERC Starting Grants for VU Amsterdam

Economics - 04.09.2023
The Presidency of Mirjam van Praag: in retrospect
The Presidency of Mirjam van Praag: in retrospect

Health - Innovation - 29.06.2023
Vidi grant for prominent VU researchers
Vidi grant for prominent VU researchers
The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded 97 experienced researchers, five of whom are from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and two of Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc, with a Vidi grant.

Environment - 28.06.2023
‘World still on risky climate track'
‘World still on risky climate track’

Innovation - Philosophy - 26.06.2023
Four excellent VU scientists appointed as professors
Four excellent VU scientists appointed as professors

Pedagogy - 12.06.2023
Research Portal now shows teaching activities

Pedagogy - 12.06.2023
Research Portal now also shows teaching activities

Career - Microtechnics - 07.06.2023
Industrial robots create labour market inequality
Industrial robots create labour market inequality
Robotisation reduces the wages and hours worked of people who can easily be replaced by robots, while increasing the wages of those who control the machines, according to new research by Professor of Urban Economics Hans Koster.

Environment - Pedagogy - 01.06.2023
VU's community involvement reflected in Impact Ranking
VU's community involvement reflected in Impact Ranking

Environment - 26.05.2023
VU Amsterdam again most sustainable university in the Netherlands

Philosophy - 10.05.2023
Stories play a big role in the development of moral awareness in students
Stories play a big role in the development of moral awareness in students

Health - 25.04.2023
Experiences of healing after prayer scientifically examined
Experiences of healing after prayer scientifically examined
If a sudden cure can't be scientifically proven, then how? General practitioner Dick Kruijthoff tries to answer this question in his dissertation 'Healing after prayer, an interdisciplinary case study'.

Environment - 20.04.2023
VU Amsterdam sets new course on behalf of energy transition
VU Amsterdam sets new course on behalf of energy transition
From our values-driven mission, VU Amsterdam, through scientific education, research and valorisation, makes a meaningful contribution to a better world that is sustainable, fair and liveable.