Nijmegen, 13-17 August 2018
(early bird registration deadline: 1 April)
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
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
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!
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
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
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
VNOP Conference 2018
May 15th – 16th at ‘Hof van Wageningen’
We invite you to contribute to the upcoming conference of the ‘Vereniging Nederlandse Ontwikkelings Psychologie in 2018’.
Deadline for abstract submissions is 18th of December 2017.
You can submit the following types of contributions:
- A complete symposium
- A single paper presentation
- A single poster presentation
A symposium should consist of 3 paper submissions and a discussion led by a 4th contributor or 4 paper submissions.… Continue reading
We invite all VNOP members and other PhD students, post docs an staff members interested in developmental psychology to our lab meeting, Tuesday the 23rd of January, in Groningen.
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The meeting will be at the Faculty of Social Schience, Hortus complex, Grote Kruisstraat 2/1 9712 TS in Groningen, the plenary room is B.0126 (Gadourekzaal).… Continue reading
The department of Developmental Psychology of the University of Groningen will organize the next lab meeting, on 23-01-2018.
Take that chance to visit Groningen! More information follows soon.
organizer and info: Saskia Kunnen firstname.lastname@example.org… Continue reading
Trainings in Key Attachment Measures, Cambridge University, UK June 4-8th 2018
In juni 2018 worden er in Cambridge twee workshops georganiseerd: 1 in het coderen van gedesorganiseerde gehechtheid (voor mensen die al betrouwbaar zijn in de Ainsworth ABC classificaties), en 1 in het coderen van parental sensitivity.
Sophie Reijman, Universiteit van Cambridge… Continue reading
Opening for a PhD student position within a project financed by an OCW-Startimpuls grant in the new NWA program NeurolabNL: Optimal conditions for learning and safety of youth. The project is based on a collaboration between the Leiden University (Berna Güroğlu) and the University of Groningen (René Veenstra and Gerine Lodder).
The PhD candidate will develop and empirically test theories on the mechanisms that play a role in the maintenance of victimization, with specific attention to social perception processes.… Continue reading
Dear colleagues of VNOP, ISED and CAS,
The preliminary program for the upcoming VNOP-ISED-CAS Researchdays of 23 and 24 November are now available. See below for the program at a glance (precise locations are still subject to change) and a description of the conference locations.
The full definitive program will follow soon.
Abstract submission is closed as of: October the 16th, 2017
Registration is closed as of: November the 6th, 2017
We would like to draw your attention to the special issue of the journal “Complexity”, that will address Human Development.The Call for Papers for this Special Issue has now been posted on the journal’s website at