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Research and PhD Projects

Research Institute of Child Development and Education

Research and PhD Projects

Research Programme Education

 

Educational Sciences

PhD projects

  1. Accessible pathways to higher education | PhD candidate: Lieve Heijsters, MSc
  2. Development of creativity of children in Primary Education | PhD candidate: Olga Potters, MSc
  3. Educational governance for youth citizenship | PhD candidate: Hester Mennes, MSc
  4. Heading for equality of opportunity in education – from collective action problem to collective action network | PhD candidate: Femke Koekkoek
  5. Results-oriented citizenship education | PhD candidate: Lianne Hoek, MSc
  6. Scaffolding small heterogeneous student-groups while discussing mathematics | PhD candidate: Sharon Calor, MSc
  7. Self–regulated learning in primary education | PhD candidate: Rutmer Ebbes, MSc
  8. Shedding light on shadow education in the Netherlands | PhD candidate: Daury Jansen, MSc
  9. Stimulating student teachers - critical consciousness of structural inequality in primary education | PhD candidate: Nina Hosseini, MSc
  10. Teachers’ role in classroom’s cultural climate and its effects on minority pupils’ school engagement | Ceren Abacioglu, MSc
  11. The role of resilience and future time perspective in teachers' and students' dealing with stress and self-regulated learning | PhD candidate: Thijmen van Alphen, MSc
  12. Understanding the effects of schools on students citizenship outcomes: characteristics of the school community | PhD candidate: Willemijn Rinnooy Kan, MSc

Research projects

  1. Online and blended education during COVID-19
  2. Accessible pathways to and through higher education – an integral perspective on the accessibility of higher education in the Netherlands
  3. Diversity in the classroom: reinforcing teachers’ competences
  4. The developmental roots of inequalities in education

 

Domain Specific Learning

PhD projects

  1. Learning to Write Synthesis Texts | PhD candidate: Liselore van Ockenburg
  2. Mathematical modelling and the role of language skills | PhD candidate: Sevinç Göksen-Zayim, MSc
  3. Stimulating historical reasoning in inquiry-based learning lessons in Primary Education | PhD candidate: Yolande Potjer, drs

 

Developmental Disorders and Special Education

PhD projects

  1. How to make a success of a large scale implementation of an evidence-based program for the prevention of reading difficulties? | PhD candidate: Fae van der Weijden, MSc

Research projects

  1. Developing evidence-based interventions for students at-risk for developing deficits in reading, mathematics, on-task behavior or emotional wellbeing

 

Methods and Statistics

PhD projects

  1. A comprehensive framework for estimating and interpreting interrater reliability of (inter)dependent data | PhD candidate: Debby ten Hove, MSc
  2. Non-standard applications of structural equation modelling in child development and education research | PhD candidate: Laura Kolbe, MSc
  3. Scaling methods for multilevel test data | PhD candidate: Letty Koopman, MSc

Research Programme Child Development

 

Preventive Youth Care

PhD projects

  1. Changing peer norms to improve self-regulation in youth | PhD candidate: Maud Hensums, MSc
  2. Effective components of social skills training | PhD candidate: Brechtje de Mooij, MSc
  3. Genetic susceptibility in children’s reward-punishment sensitivity to parenting | PhD candidate: Karen Fischer, MSc
  4. Parenting in times of war | PhD candidate: Hend Eltanamly, MSc
  5. The growth curve study | PhD candidate: Rosanne Sluiter, MSc
  6. When parenting gets under the skin | PhD candidate: Hannah Spencer, MSc

Research projects

  1. Jeopardy
  2. Family Check-Up

 

Developmental Psychopathology

PhD projects

  1. Synchrony of emotional communication and pointing in infancy | PhD candidate: Eliala Salvadori, MSc
  2. Safe Start: The development and effectiveness of an intervention for pregnant (young) women (and their partners) with mild to borderline intellectual disabilities and multi-problems and their newborn babies | PhD candidate: Annick Zijlstra, MSc

Research projects

  1. Using Virtual Reality to understand and treat aggressive behaviour problems
  2. The developmental roots of inequalities in education

 

Forensic Child and Youth Care

PhD projects

  1. Early prevention of child abuse: What works for whom? | PhD candidate: Anne Bijlsma, MSc
  2. Effective early intervention to prevent child abuse | PhD candidate: Jeanne Gubbels, MSc
  3. The evaluation of a Prison based Animal Program in the Netherlands | PhD candidate: Hanne Duindam, MSc
  4. The Curaçao Longitudinal Study on juvenile resilience and delinquency | PhD candidate: Agnes de Lima-Heijns

Research projects

  1. What’s Up? Virtual Reality screening to inform treatment for juvenile offenders