REMINDER Job opening: Assistant Professor in the field of Aging/ Lifespan Psychology, Tilburg University

The Tilburg University department of Developmental Psychology is looking for an Assistant Professor in the field of Aging/ Lifespan Psychology, tenure track (1.0 fte, 5 years). Deadline for applying: August 31, 2019.

Description

Due to increasing life expectancy, society in many western countries is aging rapidly. Advancing age increases the risk for cognitive, physical and social challenges, which can have a negative impact on physical and mental health and engagement in social activities.… Continue reading

Boek: Geschiedenis van de Nederlandse ontwikkelingspsychologie

Binnenkort verschijnt een boek over leven en werk van Koos van der Werff (1925-2017), onder redactie van Willem Koops, Harke Bosma en Matty van der Meulen. (Titel: Jacobus Johannes van der Werff; zoek-het-zelf.). Hij was de eerste hoogleraar ontwikkelingspsychologie in Groningen, was de oprichter van de Associatie voor Ontwikkelingspsychologie (voorloper van het VNOP), redigeerde (samen met Willem Koops) het in de psychologiestudie veelgebruikte Overzicht van de Ontwikkelingspsychologie, en bestudeerde vooral de ontwikkeling van het zelfconcept.… Continue reading

Save-the-date! 7th Biannual VNOP conference: May 19-20, 2020

Please mark your calendars for the 7th Biennual VNOP Conference, taking place on May 19-20, 2020 at Hotel CASA Amsterdam. Abstract submission and registration will open in November 2019. For questions contact Helle Larsen from the VNOP committee 2020 (University of Amsterdam, H.Larsen@uva.nl).

We are happy to announce that this year there will also be a one-day preconference workshop on ‘Methods in Developmental Psychology Research’.… Continue reading

Registration now open: CAS symposium Family Dynamics and Psychopathology of Parents and Children: Implications for Prevention and Intervention

(keynote by Melanie Zimmer-Gembeck)
2 July 2019 | Het Oude TolhuysUtrecht

We are delighted to invite you to our CAS symposium on Family Dynamics and Psychopathology of Parents and Children: Implications for Prevention and Intervention. Registration is now open.

Program (full program)

Afternoon session: Symposium
In the afternoon session, there will be presentations on parent-child dynamics, the transmission of problem behaviors, and (best) practices to help families.… Continue reading

Job opening: Assistant Professor in the field of Aging/ Lifespan Psychology, Tilburg University

The Tilburg University department of Developmental Psychology is looking for an Assistant Professor in the field of Aging/ Lifespan Psychology, tenure track (1.0 fte, 5 years)

Description

Due to increasing life expectancy, society in many western countries is aging rapidly. Advancing age increases the risk for cognitive, physical and social challenges, which can have a negative impact on physical and mental health and engagement in social activities.… Continue reading

Postdoc vacature in het Brain and Development Research Center, Universiteit Leiden

Projectbeschrijving

Het project “Raging hormones in the gifted: Anxiety, peer relations and giftedness in emerging adolescence” staat onder leiding van dr. Kiki Zanolie en dr. Marieke Bos bij de afdeling Ontwikkelings- en Onderwijspsychologie in het Brain & Development Research Center. In dit project wordt onderzocht hoe sociale relaties van invloed zijn op mentale gezondheid van adolescenten (typisch ontwikkelende en hoogbegaafde adolescenten) en hoe dit samenhangt met puberteits-veranderingen gedurende de adolescentie.… Continue reading

Academic vacancy in the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of KU Leuven

Topic: Pedagogical care for children and adolescents with severe behavioural and pedagogical/parenting problems.

Deadline for applications: 28 March 2019

Description: There is a full-time academic vacancy in the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences of KU Leuven (Belgium), in the ‘Parenting and Special Education’ research unit (in Dutch: Gezins- en Orthopedagogiek). The position consists of academic teaching, research, and services to the community.… Continue reading

Summer school Analyzing Classroom Interaction

Summer school Analyzing Classroom Interaction

Dates: 8 – 12 July 2019

Deadline for applications: 1 May 2019

Website: https://www.rug.nl/education/summer-winter-schools/summer_schools_2019/analyzing-classroom-interaction/

Description: Understanding social interactions is key for understanding learning and socialization processes. In the summer school Analyzing Classroom Interactions, we place these moment-to-moment interactions in the foreground. You will gain a rich set of tools designed to analyze classroom interactions as they unfold from moment to moment.… Continue reading

VNOP Labvisit 2019 April 9th

Dear VNOP members,


The VNOP Lab Visit at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is scheduled on Tuesday April 9th, 2019. 11:00-16:30. We will demonstrate innovative tools such as mobile stress measurements (including devices applicable to large groups or hair measures), (epi)genetics, mobile and standard EEG measures and various new apps. Practical challenges will be linked with research questions and outcomes.… Continue reading

Radboud Summer School course ‘Peer Relations and Interactions in Childhood and Adolescence’

Radboud Summer School organizes a summer course on peer relations and interactions in childhood and adolescence from Monday July 1 to Friday July 5, 2019. During this interactive course you will gain extensive knowledge of past and current peer relations research. You will also learn to use state of the art research measures and paradigms to assess peer relations and interactions, and can discuss your own work.… Continue reading

Current Perspectives on Adolescent Risk Taking Symposium Leiden

Dear VNOP members,

Please see the invitation below to a symposium on adolescent risk-taking, celebrating Neeltje Blankenstein’s PhD defense.

Current Perspectives on Adolescent Risk Taking symposium

When: February 15th 2019, 13.30-17.00

Where: Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, Lange Sint Agnietenstraat 10, Leiden

https://rijksmuseumboerhaave.nl/bezoek/

On February 14, 2019, Neeltje Blankenstein will defend her dissertation: “Risky business? Behavioral and neural mechanisms underlying risky decision-making in adolescents” at Leiden University.… Continue reading

Associate Professor of Orthopedagogics Position at Erasmus University Rotterdam

The Department of Psychology, Education & Child Studies of the Erasmus University Rotterdam invites applicants for an Associate professor position in Orthopedagogics. We are looking for someone who can bring demonstrable work experience in the area of management. In addition, we are looking for someone who has the ambition to become a full professor in a few years.… Continue reading

PHD position Tilburg University

Depression, substance use, and minor delinquency steeply increase during adolescence. Parents are in a unique position to counter these adaptation problems, but each family is different. Tailoring advice to the family-specific needs and strengths may help parents in their important task of promoting adolescent behavioral and emotional well-being. Unfortunately, theoretical knowledge of how parenting processes operate at the level of individual families is missing.… Continue reading

Registration VNOP CAS Researchdays 2018 open!

Dear VNOP members.

Registration for the VNOP CAS Research Days 2018 is open!

The Research Days are organized annually by members of VNOP and CAS and are interesting for all researchers within the field of developmental psychology and pedagogics. The days provide a unique opportunity for young researchers to develop themselves and to present their work.… Continue reading

Deadline VNOP-CAS Researchdays extended to 1st of October

Dear VNOP members,

The deadline for abstract submissions for the VNOP-CAS Researchdays (taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of November) has been extended to the 1st of October, 2018.

For submission guidelines and submitting your abstract, visit the Researchdays website here: https://vnopcasresearchdays.sites.uu.nl/submission-2018/

Please note that:

  • All presentations will take place on the 23rd of November.
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