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Results: 1 - 20 of 95
Results: 1 - 20 of 95
  • Sex education and gender-based violence in Ethiopia
    12 Mar 2020 14:00 - 15:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Marielle le Mat investigates the use of Comprehensive Sexuality Education in schools in Ethiopia as a way of addressing gender-based violence.
  • Effectiveness of social skills training for juvenile delinquents
    12 Mar 2020 12:00 - 13:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Trudy van der Stouwe aims to gain insight into the effectiveness of social skills training (SST) in the treatment of juvenile offenders in general, and more specifically into he effectiveness of Tools4U, a specific ...
  • The myth of the unscrupulous juvenile delinquent
    14 Feb 2020 16:00 - 17:00 Inaugural lecture
    Research has shown that psychologists have no reliable method for investigating the conscience of juvenile suspects. For Frans Schalkwijk, the current view that criminal youths are unscrupulous is wrong and doesn’t ...
  • Effects on parents' mentalization of child development
    5 Dec 2019 12:00 - 13:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Our capacity as humans to make sense of our own and others' behaviour in terms of thoughts and feelings is termed as mentalization, or theory of mind, and has proven to be a hugely influential construct for ...
  • Impact of classroom climate on secondary learning
    19 Nov 2019 11:00 - 12:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Marjorie Beld studies class climate in secondary special education. She develops instruments for measuring classroom climate in schools for special education and residential special education in the Netherlands.
  • Exploring learner-generated images of the past in secondary education
    5 Nov 2019 14:00 - 15:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Constructing a concrete image of the past can help students understand and engage with the past. Tessa de Leur investigates student generated images of the past in the context of different imagination tasks in ...
  • Long-term effects of pre-natal exposure to antileptic drugs
    8 Oct 2019 10:00 - 11:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Women with epilepsy often need to continue taking antileptic drugs during their pregnancy. The aim of Yfke Huber-Mollema's research is to obtain more knowledge about the long-term effects of prenatal exposure to ...
  • Social Media, Sensitivity to Status Threats, and Mental Health During Adolescence
    27 Jun 2019 12:00 - 13:00 Lecture
    In recent years, social media has become an important social sphere for adolescents to share their self-expressions and seek out a desirable social status from peers. Hae Yeon Lee (University of Texas, Austin) ...
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    'Health, Behaviour and Society' - FMG conference 2019
    18 May 2019 10:00 - 17:00 Conference
    Health related topics are at the core of scientific, political and public debates: like the impact of modern welfare diseases, the effectiveness of care systems and interventions, socio-economic factors that ...
  • Long-term effectiveness of parenting interventions
    16 May 2019 12:00 - 13:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Jolien van Aar identifies and explains longer-term effects of parenting interventions for disruptive child behaviour. her central aim is to investigate whether initial the initial effects of parenting interventions last.
  • The effectiveness of family group conferencing in child welfare
    15 May 2019 14:00 - 15:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Family Group Conferencing in a child welfare method in which a coordinator helps a family make a family group plan and the family and its surrounding network is responsible for carrying out that plan. Sharon Dijkstra ...
  • ADHD in children: mindfulness or medication?
    10 May 2019 12:00 - 13:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Renée Meppelink investigates the effectiveness of a Mindful Parenting programme on children with ADHD and their parents. She also evaluates whether a mindfulness programme for children and adolescents with ADHD ...
  • Mindfulness for children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
    10 May 2019 10:00 - 11:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Anna Ridderinkhof investigates whether children with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder and their parents can benefit from mindfulness-based training. She looks at whether practicing mindfulness can increase empathy, and ...
  • Fostering adolescents' insight into themselves and others through reading
    3 May 2019 14:00 - 15:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Marloes Schrijvers investigates which instructional approach to literature teaching in Dutch upper secondary education would be appropriate for fostering students’ insight into human nature, including their insight ...
  • Schools' contribution to societal participation of young adults
    3 May 2019 12:00 - 13:00 PhD defence ceremony
    To promote civic engagement schools are expected to motivate their students to participate in society, to lead independent lives and take responsibility and to contribute to the communities in which they live. Frank ...
  • Professor Constantine Sedikides (University of Southampton)
    To Be Truthful or to Be Wonderful? The Rocky Road to Self-Knowledge
    18 Apr 2019 10:00 - 11:30 Lecture
    Professor Constantine Sedikides (University of Southampton) will describe a programme of research that examines whether the self-assessment versus self-enhancement/self-protection motive constitutes the most potent ...
  • Teachers' perceptions of design and implementation of blended curriculum
    9 Apr 2019 12:00 - 13:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Higher education institutions are increasingly faced with student diversity, which calls for a curriculum that adapts to and is accessible for students with different needs and capabilities. Many institutions address ...
  • Assessment of citizenship competences
    3 Apr 2019 14:00 - 15:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Remmert Daas investigates different ways in which citizenship competences can be assessed.
  • Professionalisation of museum guides
    6 Mar 2019 11:00 - 12:00 PhD defence ceremony
    The aim of Mark Schep's research is to shed more light on the practices of museum guides and ways that can help further professionalise their craft. His overarching question is: how can we define competencies of ...
  • Residential youth care under pressure
    6 Feb 2019 11:00 - 12:00 PhD defence ceremony
    Youths with severe behavioural or psychiatric problems who cannot live at home or in foster care are placed in youth residential care. Sophie de Valk investigates one element that keeps threatening the effectiveness ...