Forbes Magazine article

In July 2013, the website of Forbes Magazine published an article on a recent study by Eva van Reijmersdal and Sophie Boerman (see link). In the article, Eric Goldman (Professor of Law, Santa Clara University) describes van Reijmersdal et al.’s study and calls for more research on the effects of disclosing brand placement before regulators mandate these regulations as law. Continue reading >>

Peter Lewinski awarded with three research grants

In his capacity as Head of Finance of the European Federation of Psychology Students’ Associations, Peter Lewinski has been awarded two grants, one from the European Commission and the other from the Council of Europe. Continue reading >>

Sophie Boerman wins Best Student Paper Award at ICORIA

ASCoR PhD candidate Sophie Boerman won the Best Student Paper Award at International Conference In Research In Advertising (ICORIA) that took place in June 2013 in Zagreb. Continue reading >>

Best Reviewer Award for Eva van Reijmersdal

Eva van Reijmersdal received the Best Reviewer Award 2013 of the International Journal of Advertising. This award is based on doing a large number of high quality reviews over a sustained period of time. Continue reading >>

12 June 2013: Symposium: One size fits all? Tailored and online interventions in Health Communication

NeFCA is proud to announce the symposium entitled “Tailored and online interventions in Health Communication”organized by NeFCA’s Health Communication division in collaboration with ASCoR.
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ASCoR Research Priority Area Symposium: Automatic processes in mediated message processing: 23 May 2013

For more information go to the website of the Amsterdam School of Communication Research
Three excellent (inter)national researchers from the field of communication science will share their perspective on how automatic processes affect the way in which mediated messages are processed and how this affects people’s cognitions, evaluations, and behavior. Continue reading >>

16 mei 2013 Debat Communicatie met ouderen: van spreekkamer tot internet

Minder dan een kwart van de informatie die in de spreekkamer gegeven wordt, wordt onthouden door oudere patiënten! Toch is deze spreekkamer de belangrijkste en vaak enige informatiebron voor deze doelgroep. Continue reading >>

Peter Neijens wins the first NeFCA Career Award

Prof. dr. Peter Neijens has been awarded the first NeFCA Career Award for a lifetime of scholarly achievement in communication science. He received the award during the Etmaal conference 2013. The award recognizes scholars who have shown substantive and quantifiable contributions, scientific as well as societal, to the field of communication studies. Continue reading >>

MOA Wetenschapsprijs

Fred Bronner, Guda van Noort en Lotte Willemsen wonnen de MOA Wetenschapsprijs van 2012 met hun artikel ‘Een menselijk geluid: het effect van reactieve en proactieve webcare op merkevaluaties’. Continue reading >>

Top Paper Award at ICA

Sophie Boerman, Eva van Reijmersdal and Peter Neijens won Top Paper Award in the Information Systems division at this year’s ICA conference in Phoenix, Arizona, with their paper ” Beware: This is Sponsored! How Disclosures of Sponsored Content Affect Persuasion Knowledge and Brand Responses”.

Fifteen years of SWOCC!

This year Stichting Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek Commerciële Communicatie (SWOCC) turns 15 and this must of course be celebrated! The 13th of September 2011 will therefore be a special day and 15 scientists will share their knowledge during presentations that will each last 15 minutes. Continue reading >>

Mario Keer won the 2011 Baschwitz Young Researcher award

On the 9th of June 2011, Mario Keer won the 2011 Baschwitz Young Researcher award for the article: Keer, M., Van den Putte, B., & Neijens, P. (2010). The role of affect and cognition in health decision making. British Journal of Social Psychology, 49, 143-153.

Prestigious Spinozaprize 2011 for Communication scientist Patti Valkenburg

Communication scientist Patti Valkenburg and theoretical physicist Erik Verlinde received the NWO-Spinozaprize 2011, which is the highest Dutch award in science. This was announced by the Dutch Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) on Monday 6th of June 2011. Continue reading >>

Edith Smit in Goudzoekers

The Dutch VPRO program Goudzoekers made an episode that was shown on May 16th on why there are still enormously annoying advertisements on the television. The producers plan to make both an annoying commercial and a fun commercial and test what its effects are. Continue reading >>