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MOVE research institute Amsterdam changed its name to Amsterdam Movement Sciences


As per 1st January 2017, MOVE research institute Amsterdam changed its name to Amsterdam Movement Sciences.

Researchers from VU Amsterdam and VUmc win International Ergonomics Association medal


Pieter Coenen, Idsart Kingma, Cécile R.L. Boot, Paulien M. Bongers and Jaap H. van Dieën (all VU Amsterdam / VUmc) have been announced as winners of the International Ergonomics Association’s 2015 IEA/Liberty Mutual Medal.

Nadia Dominici receives ERC Starting Grant of 1.4 million euros


Study of the neural origin of the first steps in children.

Annual report 2015 available


The MOVE Annual Report 2015 is now available online.

ACSM Poster Prize for Nico Hofman and Jac Orie


At the 63rd American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Meeting, held in Boston, MA. from May 31 - June 4, 2016, Nico Hofman and Jac Orie (both Human Movement Sciences) were awarded the best poster prize in the winter sports interest group.

MOVE response on International Assessment Committee Report


The board and the director of MOVE have released a written response to the international assessment committee report of November 2015.

Cum laude for Lizeth Sloot


On Friday April 1st 2015 Lizeth Sloot defended her thesis "Advanced technologies to assess motor dysfunction in children with Cerebral Palsy".

NWO grant for Bakker, Van Ruijven, Bisschop and Bravenboer


Astrid Bakker and Leo van Ruijven (ACTA), Peter Bisschop (AMC), and Nathalie Bravenboer (VUmc) received an “Investment Grant NWO Medium” of €341,000 for a high resolution X-ray microtomograph with material testing stage.

Cricket players more successful when batting the ‘wrong’ way


Current T20 World Cup batsmen like Chris Gayle and David Warner use the opposite stance

Best Paper Award and Best Poster Award


Prizes awarded on the Seventh MOVE Research Day.

Annual Meeting 2016


The 7th Annual MOVE research meeting was held on January 28th 2016.

International assessment committee rates MOVE as "very good"


Committee rates MOVE as innovative and trendsetting.

Mirjam Pijnappels has been appointed Professor of ‘Mobility in ageing’


Mirjam Pijnappels has been appointed Professor ‘Mobility in ageing’ at the department of Human Movement Sciences.

Grant for research into the oral health care of elderly with dementia


The Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) awards SBT (Gerodontologie) and the Academisch Centrum Tandheelkunde Amsterdam a grant for the research project.

Japanese award for 'Vection' research Astrid Lubeck


Astrid Lubeck (27), a PhD student at the Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences at MOVE Research Institute Amsterdam won on September 15 this year the first prize for most valuable stimulus at the congress 'Visual Image Safety' in Tokyo. Astrid traveled to Japan to give a presentation on the visual factors that are of influence to vection.

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