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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PhD position Groningen (Dutch)

Young refugee students in primary education

Jonge vluchtelingleerlingen vormen een kwetsbare groep in het primair onderwijs. Voor leerkrachten is het lastig is om goed aan te sluiten bij de onderwijsbehoeften van deze leerlingen. Allereerst is er met name in de jongste groepen van het primair onderwijs een grote behoefte aan een geïntegreerde onderwijsmethode voor het leren van de Nederlandse taal (NT2).

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PhD jobs

Two PhD positions

Developmental Psychobiology Lab

Prof.dr. Carolina de Weerth is looking for two highly capable, eager, and intrinsically motivated PhD candidates to join her Developmental Psychobiology Lab (DPBLab). This position is funded by a personal VICI grant awarded to Prof. de Weerth and funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). The grant is on healthy children’s gut microbial colonization in relation to stress early in life and later brain functioning, behavior, and cognition.… Continue reading

Call for Abstracts VNOP-CAS Researchdays 22-23 november 2018

Dear VNOP members,

Abstract submission is now open for this year’s VNOP-CAS Researchdays, taking place on the 22nd and 23rd of November.

Are you a PhD student working in the field of developmental psychology or pedagogics? Submit your abstract now! We are very interested in your research. You can choose between a poster presentation, paper presentation or symposium.… Continue reading

Developmental courses at Radboud Summer School 2018

Nijmegen, 13-17 August 2018

(early bird registration deadline: 1 April)

Peer Relations and Interactions in Childhood and Adolescence

Peers are powerful socialization agents, contributing well beyond the collective influences of family, school and neighborhood. This highly interactive course focuses on the importance of peers for child development. During this course you will have ample opportunity to learn about the past, present and future of peer relations research.… Continue reading

Two Vici awards for developmental research

Vici is one of the largest grants for individuals in the Netherlands and targets advanced researchers. The funding enables the scientists to set up their own innovative line of research and put together their own research group.

When Mommy and Daddy Get Under Your Skin…
Prof. G. (Geertjan) Overbeek (m), UvA – Pedagogics

This research examines whether parents can get under their children’s skins.… Continue reading

Registration open for VNOP Conference 2018

The bi-annual conference of the Dutch Society for Developmental Psychology (Vereniging Nederlandse Ontwikkelingspsychologie, VNOP) will be held on the 15th & 16th of May 2018 in Wageningen, the Netherlands.

Registration (or see the: Conference Website)

  • For registration go to: member2.vnop.nl
  • For rooms go to the conference website: WICC It is important that you mention that you are a VNOP participant!
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Paul van Geert Prize

last reminder:

The Paul van Geert award is a biennial prize that is granted to the best paper concerning a dynamic approach to psychological development, written by AIO’s or post-docs. The paper may be theoretical, methodological or empirical, as long as it addresses a dynamic approach to developmental processes in psychology. The winner should attend the VNOP (The Dutch organization on Developmental Psychology) conference, and that automatically implies VNOP membership for two years.… Continue reading

Dissertation defence Eduard Klapwijk & Symposium on Neural bases of Prosocial and Antisocial behavior

Dear VNOP members,

You are all invited to the public dissertation defence of Eduard Klapwijk, taking place next Tuesday 23-1-2018 from 16:15 – 17:00 in Leiden. His dissertation title is: Neural mechanisms of social-emotional dysfunction in autism spectrum disorder and conduct disorder”.

For location details, visit this link. No registration is necessary.

Leading up to this PhD defence, a symposium on the neural bases of prosocial and antisocial behavior will take place at the same location from 11:00 – 14:00 (lunch is included).… Continue reading

VNOP 2018 Dissertation Award

The VNOP announces the 2018 dissertation award! This biennial price is awarded to the best dissertation written by VNOP members, with at least one of the supervisors also being a VNOP member. Eligible are candidates who defended/are going to defend their dissertation between March 1, 2016 and March 1, 2018. The winner will receive a certificate and 250 euro.… Continue reading

Paul van Geert paper prize

Dear VNOP members,

After the retirement of prof. Paul van Geert from the Department of Developmental Psychology a new paper award is initiated by his successor, prof. Peter de Jonge.
The criteria can be found below.

 Criteria and regulations for the Paul van Geert award

The Paul van Geert award is a biennial prize that is granted to the best paper concerning a dynamic approach to psychological development, written  by AIO’s or post-docs.… Continue reading