PhD Thesis Award 2018

Shortlist PhD award 2018 (in alphabetical order):

  • Desender Kobe (VUB): "Metacognition and Cognitive Control"

  • Maes Marlies (KU Leuven): "Loneliness in adolescence: Types of loneliness, measurement, and a meta-analytic perspective on group differences"

  • Smalle Eleonore (UCL): "The cognitive basis of the child advantage in language learning: A memory-based approach"

  • Van der hallen Ruth (KU Leuven): "Little things, big things: Perceptual organization in children with and without ASD"

  • Vergauwe Jasmine (UGent): "Personality and Leadership: Trait-perspectives on charisma, curvilinear relationships, and measurement innovations" 

  • Zaman Jonas (KU Leuven): "What did Pavlov's dogs hear? Perceptual alterations through conditioning and their pathogenic potential in chronic pain"

Award Winner 2018: Kobe Desender (VUB)

Master Thesis Award 2018

Shortlist Master thesis award 2018 (in alphabetical order):

  • Baiverlin Audrey (Université de Liège): "Comment le sentiment de compétence parentale des parents ayant été victimes de maltraitance et/ou d’abus sexuel durant l’enfance est-il modulé par le soutien à l’autonomie, la satisfaction conjugale et le soutien social?" 

  • Bourgois Marion (UCL): "L’impact de la représentation de l’espace dans la détection de stimulations nociceptives. Etude en population saine et non-voyante."

  • Isselé Joanna (ULB): "Visual Constraints on letter perception and how experienced readers defy them"

  • MacKay Kelsey (KU Leuven): "The role of patterning in children's calculation: A patterning study with first- and second-graders"

  • Thielen Hella (KU Leuven): "Investigating emotional face processing in children with autism spectrum disorder using fast periodic visual stimulation electroencephalography" 

  • Verbeke Pieter (UGent): "Flexible Communication through Neural Synchronization: A Computational Modeling Approach"

Award Winner 2018: Pieter Verbeke (UGent)

Bachelor Thesis Award 2018

Shortlist Bachelor thesis award 2018 (in alphabetical order):

  • Caroline Langhendries (Institut Libre Marie Haps): "Analyse des influences des rites culturels et mortuaires dans une procédure d’euthanasie en clinique oncologique adulte​"

  • Marlies Sijmons (Thomas More): "De relatie tussen tijdelijke tewerkstelling en de work-life balance van werknemers. Een onderzoek naar het verband tussen type arbeidscontract en de work-life balance."

  • Agnes Van de Wouwer (Artesis-Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen): "Een kwalitatief onderzoek naar de beleving van ‘Rots en Water’ bij kinderen met een licht verstandelijke beperking."

  • Robin Vloeberghs (Thomas More): "Is it because I’m black? Onderzoek naar de shooter bias en de activatie van stereotypen"

Award Winner 2018: Marlies Sijmons (Thomas More)