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Vici for research on adolescent depression

Friday, 17 February 2017

Prof.dr. Henning Tiemeier of the Child Psychiatry Department of Erasmus MC has been awarded a Vici grant by The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for his research on adolescent depression. He will receive one and half million euros to develop his own innovative research line for the next five years and build up their own research group. Vici is one of the largest grants for individual scientists in the Netherlands and is part of NWO's Talent Scheme.

'Dark clouds gathering over scientific freedom'

Friday, 17 February 2017

Dark clouds are gathering on the horizon of scientific freedom. This freedom now faces ever growing restrictions, the Rectors of the Dutch universities write in an article in Dutch daily newspaper NRC Handelsblad. 

'All eyes on the Amazon' wins research grant from Dutch postcode lottery

Monday, 13 February 2017

ISS part of a coalition of eleven environmental and human rights groups and local community groups which have recently been awarded a grant of 14.8 million euros by the Dutch National Postcode Lottery.

The hyper-masculine world of high finance

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Interview with ISS professor Irene van Staveren in Dutch development cooperation journal Vice Versa on Trump and the hyper-masculinity of the financial world.

ISS signs Stop Orphan Trips pledge

Monday, 6 February 2017

On Thursday 2 February 2017, ISS became the first academic intitution in the Netherlands to sign an Institute Pledge to Stop Orphanage Volunteering.

Georgina Gomez on the growth of alternative currencies

Monday, 30 January 2017

The European Union's Research and Innovation Magazine, Horizon, has published an article about research lead by ISS Senior Lecturer Georgina Gomez on the growth and economic importance to alternative currencies.

Three Rubicons for EUR researchers

Thursday, 26 January 2017

Petros Kolovos, Sanaz Seddaghat and Wim Pouw will do research at foreign research institutes with a Rubicon grant from NWO. They will go to Copenhagen, Chicago and Connecticut. The Rubicon program gives young, highly promising scientists the opportunity to gain international research experience.

Rosalba Icaza consulted by NTR|NOS Nieuwsuur on President Trump policies towards Mexico

Thursday, 26 January 2017

On 25 January 2017, Rosalba Icaza was consulted by Dutch news broadcaster NTR/NOS Nieuwsuur on the economic ties between the US and Mexico and the expected impact of President Trump’s security and immigration policies on this relationship.

Centre for BOLD Cities receives grant for big data research on re-integration

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

The Centre for BOLD Cities, a cooperation between Erasmus University Rotterdam, Delft University and Leiden University, has been awarded a grant for researching and designing personalised reintegration strategies, based on the individual capabilities of urban residents who are entitled to benefits. The personalisation can be developed through anonymised linkage of various data sources, which is already frequently done in other disciplines, such as marketing, medication and political campaigning.

Kristen Cheney on the 'orphan industrial complex'

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

ISS senior lecturer Kristen Cheney was invited as a leading research expert to a meeting in London on Monday 23 January 2017 with key development policy advisers in the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

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