Find out who of your fellow CID researchers have been awarded a prize or grant, and read updates on the cohort studies in Leiden and Utrecht! Read online
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On 4 October, CID will have its next meeting in Utrecht. A nice opportunity to get to know each other’s work, and important for building our CID community. All deans of the institutions participating in CID share the desire to actively stimulate the participation of PhD students and postdocs in CID activities and its community. Therefore, you are all invited to attend and participate!

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Jacobine Buizer-Voskamp
Project Manager Consortium on Individual Developmentus.
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Prizes and grants for CID researchers

During the past few months, several CID researchers have received prestigious grants and prizes. Among others, 'puberty professor' Eveline Crone has been awarded the NWO Spinoza Prize, and Marije Verhage will research the development of parent-child relationships with her NWO Veni grant. 
An overview of all grants and prizes     »

Update: Leiden's 'Samen Uniek' study

‘Samen Uniek’ (‘Unique Together’) studies twins, and aims to find out why some children are more or less sensitive to influences such as their upbringing. This month the study started with two new waves of data collection.

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Roy Hessels receives PhD degree cum laude

Newspaper AD and tv-programme EditieNL reported on his thesis Toward early markers for ASD using eye trackingHessels will stay in Utrecht as a postdoc, "to ensure a smooth continuation of the eye-tracking operation for the YOUth study."
Find out more (in Dutch)      »

Now online: info on the YOUth study for researchers

Want to learn more about YOUth’s study design, data collection and researchers? You can now find this information (and more) online. 

Learn more     »

New at the Program Support Office!

Iris Bleeker-Beers, personal assistant to Chantal Kemner, took over the CID secretariat duties from Cornelie Vermaas. Read her introduction! 

Meet Iris      »
      Changes in CID staff
  • Stefania Barzeva started as a PhD student at the University of Groningen on 1 September. She will be working on the project Social withdrawal and romantic relationships.
  • Prof. dr. Elmer Sterken, rector of the University of Groningen, will take prof. dr. Folkert Kuipers' place as member of our Supervisory Board.
  • Prof. dr. Eco de Geus of VU Amsterdam has also left our Supervisory Board, and we are pleased to announce that prof. dr. Peter Beek has taken his place.
  • As of 19 May, prof. dr. Frank Verhulst of Rotterdam has retired and will no longer perform his tasks as PI of CID. Prof. dr. Henning Tiemeier has been put forward and approved as his successor. Prof. Tiemeier has been actively involved with our consortium for years and has often replaced prof. Verhulst during meetings.
  • Starting January 2018, prof. dr. Wim Meeus of Utrecht will retire and hand over his tasks within CID to prof. dr. Susan Branje. She will take over his tasks as PI, cohort representative and WP Leader (and because of this will also become a member of the Steering Committee).
Highlighted publications
Achterberg, M., van Duijvenvoorde, A. C. K., van der Meulen, M., Euser, S., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., & Crone, E. A. (2017). The neural and behavioral correlates of social evaluation in childhood. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, 24, 107-117.

Kolijn, L., Euser, S., Van Den Bulk, B., Huffmeijer, R., Van IJzendoorn, M., & Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. (2017). Which neural mechanisms mediate the effects of a parenting intervention program on parenting behavior: Design of a randomized controlled trial. BMC Psychology, 5(1), 2017.

Van der Meulen, M., Steinbeis, N., Achterberg, M., Bilo, E., van den Bulk, B. G., van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Crone, E. A. (2017). The neural correlates of dealing with social exclusion in childhoodNeuropsychologia, 103, 27-39.

Nelemans, S. A., Hale, W. W. III, Branje, S. J. T., Van Lier, P. A. C., Koot, H. M., & Meeus, W. H. J., (2017). The role of stress reactivity in the long-term persistence of adolescent social anxiety symptoms. Biological Psychology, 125, 91-104. 

Vrijhof, C. I., van der Voort, A., van IJzendoorn, M. H., & Euser, S. (2017). Stressful Family Environments and Children's Behavioral Control: A Multimethod Test and Replication Study With Twins. Journal of Family Psychology. Advance online publication.

Van Wijk, I. C., van den Bulk, B. G., Euser, S., Bakermans-Kranenburg, M. J., van Ijzendoorn, M. H., & Huffmeijer, R. (2017). Social judgments, frontal asymmetry, and aggressive behavior in young children: A replication study using EEGNeuropsychologia.
4 October
Half-yearly CID meeting
From 12.30-17.30 hrs, Location: University Hall Utrecht
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19 - 21 April 2018
Fourth SAB meeting & CID symposium and retreat 
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