Talks and travels

Andreas Schuck is currently at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) as visiting scholar and as part of the Erasmus Mundus lecturer exchange. He presented a paper entitled “Making sense of climate change – How news coverage shapes citizens’ attitudes and pro-environmental behaviour” at the Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) last week at the…

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Award winning teaching!

Jasper van de Pol and Magdalena Wojcieszak both won prizes at the departmental teaching awards last week. And Marcel van Egmond has successfully completed his Senior University Teaching Qualification (SKO).   Congratulations all!

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Michael Hameleers & Guus Bartholomé defend their PhDs

Two former PhD candidates at ASCoR have recently successfully defended their PhDs. On 21st June Michael Hameleers defended his dissertation entitled “They did it! The Content, Effects, and Mechanisms of Blame Attribution in Populist Communication.” And on 22nd June Guus Bartholome defended his dissertation entitled “Faces of Conflict: Interventionism and Substantiveness in the Conflict Framing Process.”   Congratulations both of…

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Busy weeks at CPC

Bert Bakker gave a talk at the department of Social Psychology at Tilburg University on Friday June 9, conducted research at the EO Jongerendag and ran laboratory demonstrations during the Universiteitsdag. His project OnderbuikNL was featured in Parool and Tijd for Max and he was interviewed by Hart van Nederland and De Nieuws BV about the coalition negotiations. On Friday,…

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Prizes galore @ICA2017 & Claes de Vreese elected fellow!

2017 was another great ICA. Claes de Vreese was elected a fellow – becoming one of only about a dozen European fellows. Other award winners include Michael Hameleers (x2! in the Mass Comm and Communications & Technology sections), while Magdalena Wojcieszak and Rachid Azrout got an honourable mention as runner up in the prestigious Pol Com division Kaid-Sanders Article of the…

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This week’s talks

Today, June 1, Sabine Geers joins a round table on ‘floating voters and information bubbles’ at C-Day, an annual conference for communications professionals: http://cday.nl/blog/sessions/rondetafelgesprek. Last Wednesday De Volkskrant featured a long interview with Joost van Spanje.

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Talks this week: eye-tracking, fake news & German election campaigns

Last Friday, Judith Möller was invited to present her research at the annual EPRA meeting of European media regulatory authorities in Edinburgh. Sanne Kruikemeier gave a talk about eye-tracking and online news consumption at the Dutch online news platform Blendle. On May 11, she also gave a short lecture and participated in a discussion about news consumption and fake…

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