Science & Articles

Click here for available NOA articles and reports.

And check out here a Youtube movie about Fairness of Artificial Intelligence (AI).

NOA Foundation

The NOA Foundation finances the chair 'Work and Personnel Psychology in particular aimed at immigrant ethnic groups' at the Social & Organizational Psychology section of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. This chair is currently held by Prof. dr. Dr. Marise Born. Marise also works as a professor at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam.

For more information about Marise and her activities please see Marise Born's personal page.

PhD research

In addition, NOA finances PhD research. On 1 September 2023, Nathan Kaye started his doctoral research into the value of the assessment for refugees developed by NOA. He will also develop a new psychological test duing his research.

The following NOA employees have successfully completed their PhD research in recent years:

  • Dan Asfar, 2023, Title thesis: The psychological assessment of refugees in the context of work-related integration
  • Jacqueline van Breemen, 2018, Title thesis: Agency and structure: the role of individual social values ​​and material interests in changing contribution rules to, and benefits from, a collective good.
  • Djurre Holtrop, 2016, Title thesis: Improving personality and interest measurement for purposes of selection and assessment
  • Anita de Vries, 2012, Title thesis: Specificity in personality measurement
  • Remko van den Berg, 2001, Title thesis: Psychological research in a multicultural society; psychological tests, interview and performance reviews


NOA's tests are assessed by the COTAN*. NOA's managing director, Remko van den Berg, is also a member of this committee.

* The Committee for Test Affairs in the Netherlands (COTAN) is a committee of the Netherlands Institute of Psychologists (NIP) that assesses all tests in the Netherlands on seven assessment criteria. Click here for more information.


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