13 Februari 2020
Posting, scrolling, chatting & snapping
The public report by Project AWeSome is now also available in English. Click here to read it.
17 December 2019
Jim Jansen interviewed Patti Valkenburg about her "Eureka!" moment. The article appeared in the December edition of New Scientist and in the AD newspaper on 17 December.
The Eureka! articles by Jim Jansen are also combined in a booklet. Read the article here.
3 December 2019
Posting. Scrolling. Apping. Snapping.
Posting. Scrolling. Apping. Snapping. We know they do it, but how do they feel when doing this?
To answer their questions, Project AWeSome, lead by Patti Valkenburg conducted a survey with nearly 1000 youth (aged 14 and 15) living in the Netherlands. Their public report of this research - Posten, scrollen, appen en snappen - released today, reflects the most current information we have about Dutch teens and their social media environment. A copy of this report (available in Dutch) is available here.
For the UvA press release click here
3 October 2019
Patti Valkenburg master of ceremony at Spinoza award celebration
On Wednesday 2 October the award ceremony for the yearly Spinoza and Stevin prizes took place at the Koninklijke Schouwburg in The Hague. The minister of Education, Culture and Science, Ingrid van Engelshoven, was present to hand out the awards to the four Spinoza and two Stevin laureates. As a former Spinoza laureate, Patti Valkenburg was invited by NWO, the Dutch National Science Foundation, to act as master of ceremony at the celebration.
Below, a picture of Minister Ingrid van Engelshoven (left), Professor Mirjam van Praag (President VU University), and Patti Valkenburg.
More information on the Spinoza and Stevin prizes and the 6 laureates, can be found on the website of NWO:https://www.nwo.nl/onderzoek-en-resultaten/programmas/spinozapremie