CPC on the road

Jasper Van De Pol was on the Dutch public broadcaster talking about VAAs in the context of the upcoming municipality elections. Last Thursday Judith Möller was invited to speak at the annual debate of the royal Limburgian history and ancient history association in Maastricht about social bubbles then and now. Claes de Vreese is part of a debate Wednesday night on…

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The Mobile Lab

Bert Bakker, Claes De Vrees, Gijs Schumacher and Frans Oort have received an NWO Investment Grant – Medium (E150,000) to establish the “Mobile Lab”. In the coming years they will create a facility to conduct lab-in-the-field studies (physiology, eye-tracking, EEG, video observations, etc.). The mobile lab will be a national facility available for all researchers at Dutch universities. Congratulations!

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ASCoR best in the world

CPC’s research institute ASCoR is ranked first in the latest QS ranking. Last year, ASCoR occupied the second place. The QS ranking is calculated on the basis of ‘academic reputation’, ’employer reputation’, ‘citations per paper’, and ‘H-score’. See the ranking here.

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Doris Graber

This week we received the sad news that Doris Graber passed away. Doris Graber was a central to the development of the political communication sub-discipline. She was the founding editor of Political Communication, our joint ICA-APSA journal. Dr Graber spent most of her career at the University of Illinois, Chicago (PhD Columbia University). She was a prolific author and…

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Judith Möller and Damian Trilling on Digital Traces

Last week Damian Trilling and Judith Möller presented their work on news use in Digital trace data at the symposium ‘Integrating and Analyzing Data from Surveys and Social Media‘ in Bochum. Judith was also invited to give a lecture at Bildung in Delft, a student organized workshop series for engineering students on social topics. Judith spoke about social bubbles,…

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Stefaan Walgrave lunch lecture

On Wednesday 21 Feb; 1200 – 1330 (REC C1020): BYO lunch lecture by Stefaan Walgrave (University of Antwerp). The title of the lecture is ‘Do representatives have correct perceptions of what the public wants? And, does it matter?’ Read the abstract of the lecture below: Based on extensive questioning of politicians in three countries and on parallel population surveys,…

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