Rachel de Jong and Elianne Zijlstra are two out of ten scientists nominated for the Klokhuis Wetenschapsprijs. Rachel de Jong focusses at the Durfpoli on helping children to face their fears with a step-by-step programme. Elianne Zijlstra studies what staying in an asylum center does to children.
People can vote for their favourite study and the prize will be awarded on 6 November. The winning study will be rewarded with a Klokhuis episode focusing on the relevant field of science.
The Klokhuis Science Prize has been awarded annually since 2016 to research that is interesting and relevant for children aged 9 to 12 years. The aim is to bring science to the attention of a young audience. Read more and vote on the Klokhuis website.
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In a representative sample study involving over 1,200 Dutch people, researchers from the University of Groningen (UG) studied opinions about asylum seekers expressed between 2016 and 2019. The research was commissioned by the Research and Documentation...
During the New Year's reception of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Groningen on January 6, developmental psychologist Mandy van der Gaag received the BSS Science for Society Impact Award 2019.