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Final report on the EADP-EARA-SRA Summer School 2023
Report summer school_10.12.23.pdf
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Update on the EADP-ERU writing weeks 2021-2023
ERU EADP_update writing weeks 2021-2023.
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Collaboration Grant Call Second Round

EADP announces the second round of the "collaboration grant". The goal of this funding that is given to a group of European developmental psychologists is to strengthen developmental psychology research activities. The call is open for EADP members of all career stages. Deadline for submission is October 15, 2023. More information can be found here:

Call Collaboration Grant 2024
Cooperation Initiative Second round 2024
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EADP ERU Board Social Event during ECDP2023 in Turku

The ERU invites all early career scholars to join this event on Wednesday, August 30 at 19.30.

Meeting point is Logomo. Please sign up here, if you want to join: EADP Early Researchers Union at ECDP 2023, Turku, Social Event RSVP (google.com)

ECDP-ERU social event
ECDP-ERU social event 2023.pdf
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2023 George Butterworth Young Scientist Award

The award committee has selected Savaş Karataş’ thesis, entitled “Acculturation Processes and Intergroup Relations of Adolescents in Multicultural Societies: The Role of Family, Peer, and School Contexts” as the winner. Savaş, who is from the University of Bologna and Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg will present his work after the award ceremony at the ECDP 2023 on Wednesday, August 30 at 17:45.

2023 William Thierry Preyer Award

The selection committee decided that the  William Thierry Preyer Award for Excellence in Research on Human Development will be awarded to Prof. Marlis Buchmann (University of Zürich, Switzerland). Prof. Buchmann will give the opening keynote at the ECDP 2023 on Monday, August 28 at 18.30.

The ECDP 2023 programme is available now!



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Happy to see you in Turku very soon!

The EADP-ERU open science writing week took place between April 3 and April 7 in Crete, Greece.
Six writing groups started their work on a paper during this writing week. The newly formed writing teams continue to work together remotely until their papers have been published.

The week was a very productive and nice event. More details can be found in the report below.

EADP ERU open science writing week report
ERU_writing week 2023.pdf
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EADP Travel Fellowships to attend the European Conference on Developmental Psychology in Turku, Finland


The selection committee consisting of Prof. Marcel van Aken, Prof. Aysun Dogan and the Early Researchers’ Union event and secretary support Ana Catarina Canário selected 20 early career scholars for the travel fellowships. The selection was competitve, because we got a large number of excellent applications. The travel awards, in the amount of 250 €, will be reimbursed after the conference.


2023 EADP- EARA-SRA Summer School 

The 2023 EADP- EARA-SRA Summer School will be held in Turku, Finland from August 24th to August 27th just before the ECDP conference with arrival on August 23rd. The site for the school will be in Ruissalo, a stunning archipelago island and national park just in front of Turku. 24 PhD students have been selected for participation. 

Elections of the General Council 2023-25


The election for the incoming board of the EADP 2023-25 has been completed.

President-elect: Peter F. Titzmann

Secretary: Simona S. Caravita 

Members at large: Jessie Hillekens, Beata Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz, and Maja K. Schachner 

Welcome on board!

ECDP 2025 in Vilnius


The EADP bid committee unanimously decided to commission the team from Vilnius to organize the ECDP2025 with Vilmantė Pakalniškienė as the conference chair. After being in Vilnius in 2009, EADP looks forward to return to the beautiful city of Vilnius in 2025. 
The Vilnius reception will take place August, 30 between 18.30 and 19.30 during the ECDP 2023 .
Please join this event!

Our latest newsletter is now online! 

You will find the following contents:

  • Note from the Editors
  • Letter from Dagmar Strohmeier, Current EADP President
  • EADP Initiatives 2022 and 2023
  • Reports and News Regarding EADP Activities
  • New, Existing, and Former Council Members
  • 2023 EADP Conference in Turku, Finland
  • 2023 EADP- EARA-SRA Summer School 
  • Membership Stats and News
  • The 2023 George Butterworth Young Scientist Award – Call for Nominations
  • The 2023 William Thierry Preyer Award – Call for Nominations
  • News from ERU
  • Multilingual Corner
Newsletter 2022
Newsletter #6.pdf
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