Social discontent in the Netherlands is high, with the result that people are voting for parties that are increasingly extreme, and are interpreting headlines and news reports in a different way. There is also a link to the type of media that people use. This has been revealed by PhD research conducted by Anne Marthe van der Bles. She will be awarded a PhD by the University of Groningen on 28 September. Van der Bles has developed a way to measure social discontent and make international comparisons. She used it to more closely examine social discontent.
Professor of orthopedagogy, Laura Batstra, is actively opposing disorder-thinking and overmedicalization, particularly through her posts on social media. Despite facing challenges, Batstra believes that numerous small actions can eventually lead to...
Although approximately 28,300 children in the Netherlands have a father in prison, there has been limited research on the impact of fathers’ imprisonment on the family. Sociologist Simon Venema, a researcher at Addiction Care Northern Netherlands...
Mathematician Julian Koellermeier and orthopedagogue Steffie van der Steen are among the nominees for the Klokhuis Science Prize this year.
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