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

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

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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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

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

VNOP lab meeting, 23-01-2018 in Groningen

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.

Click to find the program.

Program VNOP Lab meeting 23

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

Trainings in Key Attachment Measures, Cambridge, UK June 4-8th 2018

Trainings in Key Attachment Measures, Cambridge University, UK June 4-8th 2018

>>Download the Flyer here<<

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

PhD position NeurolabNL: Chronic victimization

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

eNewsletter news

Dear colleagues,

Welcome new subscribers!
Because the mailing list for the VNOP eNewsletter and the mailing list for the ISED newsletter are now merged. (The ISED newsletter is unlikely to appear again.)
If you have a message for researchers in the Netherlands from either pedagogics or developmental psychology or related fields, please feel free to consider the VNOP eNewsletter.… Continue reading

Call for Submissions JPS-2018 Amsterdam: Dynamics of Development

Call for Program Submissions
Jean Piaget Society, 48th Annual Meeting

For more information on the call: click here JPS2018 Amsterdam
For more information on the JPS click here JPS
The Dynamics of Development:
Process, (Inter-)Action, & Complexity
Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 31 – June 2, 2018
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