At each biennial meeting, two awards are given by European Association of Developmental Psychology to outstanding researchers in the field of Developmental Psychology:
The William Thierry Preyer Award for Excellence in Research on Human Development will be given to a European psychologist or a group of European psychologists – who is/are recognized internationally for an original and substantial contribution to a better understanding of human development and its contexts, as demonstrated by first-rate publications in scholarly journals, based on empirical research into the antecedents, processes and outcomes of human development-in-context. More information and the call for nominations can be found here.
Past William Thierry Preyer Awardees:
2007: Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı, Turkey
2009: Paul Harris, USA
2011: Josef Perner, Austria
2013: Hakan Stattin, Sweden
2015: Peter Smith, UK
The George Butterworth Young Scientist Award will be given to young scholars who have made valuable contributions to the field of Developmental Psychology at an early stage of their career. More information and the call for nominations can be found here.
Past George Butterworth Young Scientist Awardees:
2007: Ulf Liszkowski, Germany
2009: Elena Hoicka, United Kingdom
2011: Theo Kilmstra, Belgium
2013: Markus Paulus, Germany
2015: Maja K. Schachner, Germany