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VNOP-CAS Research Days 2020: Registration and abstract submission open!

Registration and abstract submission for the 2020 edition of the VNOP-CAS Research Days are now open! The Research Days will take place on November 19 and 20. Due to COVID-19, they will be organized in an online format and we will use Microsoft Teams. More information will follow later. Are you curiuous to know how researchers experience the VNOP-CAS Research Days? Check out an impression of the 2019 edition here: We hope to see you all in November!

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Vacancy Assistant Professor Youth and Family (0.8 FTE) Dutch required

The Department of Education and Pedagogy of Utrecht University is looking for an Assistant Professor Youth and Family. Application deadline is September 6th, 2020. For more information:

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Vacancy Assistant professor in Developmental Psychology or Developmental Neuroscience

Developmental and Educational Psychology unit of the Institute of Psychology at Leiden University is looking for a highly talented staff member for the position of Assistant professor in Developmental Psychology or Developmental Neuroscience. Application deadline July 7.

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Special issue on Parenting and Family Dynamics in Times of COVID-19

Developmental Psychology invites manuscripts for a special issue on Parenting and Family Dynamics in Times of COVID-19. Guest Editors are Loes Keijsers (Tilburg University, The Netherlands), Joyce Weeland (Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands) and Susan Branje. Deadline for submission is September 30, 2020.

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Two PhD positions at Ghent University

Two full-time PhD student positions in the Department of Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology at Ghent university on an ERC-funded project aiming to examine the emotional and biological mechanisms linking bullying victimization to health outcomes in adolescence.

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Winner of 2020 VNOP Dissertation Award

Despite the fact that we have had to cancel the 2020 VNOP conference, we are happy to announce that our biennial VNOP Dissertation Award will still be awarded. Here, we are proud to present the winner!

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Registration and abstract submission for the VNOP-CAS Research Days 2020 are now open!😃

Due to COVID-19, the Research Days will take place via Microsoft Teams💻on November 19 and 20🗓️

To register and/or submit an abstract, see our new website

I'm honored to have been awarded the VNOP (Dutch Society for Developmental Psychology) Dissertation Award!

Many thanks to @VNOP_NL for the recognition and to Prof. Sabine Hunnius for her supervision and nomination! @DondersInst @Radboud_Uni @tcddublin @TCINeuroscience @cusacklab

We're happy to announce that:
(1) we have a fresh new website! Check out
(2) the winners of the 2020 VNOP dissertation award and the Paul van Geert award are known! Check out the news items here:

Please save the date for the VNOP-CAS Research Days 2020, which will be on November 19 and 20. The event will take place in Utrecht☀️, but can also be held in a virtual environment💾 in case gathering restrictions still hold in November. Please mark your calendars😃!

Mark your calendars for the upcoming VNOP lab visit at Utrecht University on January 16th 2020 from 10am-4pm! The aim of VNOP lab visits is to meet researchers in their working environment and be informed about ongoing research projects and methods. See:

The #VNOP #CAS #ResearchDays2019 are coming to an end. It is nice to see that everyone is still full of academic spirit after a long but fruitfull day 😀

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