In their new research report Ulf Zölitz & Josef Zweimüller document the success of UZH graduates on the Swiss labor market.
Congratulations to our Jacobs Center economist, Dr. Helge Liebert, who was a recipient of the “Swiss Award for Educational Research” 2021, along with his colleagues Beatrix Eugster and Simone Balestra!
Short contribution by Prof. Nora Raschle in "Heute Morgen" (SRF News, Audio)
Talk by Prof. Lilly Shanahan at the lunch seminar of the UZH Competence Center for Mental Health (CCMH) on Wednesday, March 3rd 2021 at 12:00 noon (CET).
Congratulations to Prof. Kaspar Burger who published a paper in European Sociological Review entitled "Human Agency in Educational Trajectories: Evidence from a Stratified System".
Mental health problems among youth and the opioid epidemic are ongoing concerns in the United States.
Congratulations to Prof. Kaspar Burger for his new publication in the Journal of Adolescence!
We are excited for the upcoming Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD 2021) conference. This is one of the largest child development conferences worldwide, and several Jacobs Center researchers will be presenting their work there (see schedule below).
Short lecture on March 18 on "Psychologische Folgen der Pandemie" and a lecture as part of the school program (both in german).
Prof. Terrie Moffitt was the first speaker of our J.E.D.I Symposium (*J*acobs *E*ncounters in *D*evelopmental Science from an *I*nterdisciplinary Perspective) series.
We greatly enjoyed the virtual meeting of the z-proso International Research Network (zIReN) in August 2021!
Two new publications by Prof. Marlis Buchmann, Prof. Jeanine Grütter, and colleague in the journal "Child Development".
The joint IZA & Jacobs Center Workshop on the Consequences of COVID-19 for Child and Youth Development brought together over 40 researchers for a two-day online workshop in September 2021.
Congratulations to our research assistant, Michelle Loher (Risk & Resilience area, PI: Lilly Shanahan) who was recently awarded a start-up grant.
Prof. Moritz Daum and Anja Gampe were interviewed by SRF 1 "Einstein" on how smartphones and voice robots influence our children.
Prof. Lilly Shanahan and her team recently published a paper in "Drug and Alcohol Dependence".
This week Prof. Nora Maria Raschle was a guest in Sabine Gysi's audio podcast series SciComm Palaver.
The NMR Kids Lab published their newest research article looking at the well-being of adults and children during the first months of the pandemic as published in the magazine Scientific Reports.
PATIENT AND PRESCRIBER RESPONSES TO SUPPLY-SIDE DRUG POLICY DURING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC
February 26, 2021, 10:00 h
The new director of the Jacobs Center, Moritz Daum, talks about his plans, goals and wishes in an interview with UZH News.
Prof. Lilly Shanahan was recently interviewed by the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (BAG).
Prof. Lilly Shanahan is the new chair of the ethics commission of the UZH Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Congratulations to our JC economics professor Ana Costa Ramón for receiving a grant of CHF 30'000. - from the Foundation for Scientific Research at the University of Zurich!
Congratulations to Prof. Kaspar Burger who published a paper in Developmental Psychology.
MANAGING THE PUBLIC HEALTH IMPACT OF NONMEDICAL CANNABIS LEGALIZATION
March 26, 2021, 10:00 h
Dr. Denis Ribeaud and Profs. Manuel Eisner and Lilly Shanahan recently received 1 million Swiss francs from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) for the continuation of the "Zurich Project on the Social Development from Childhood to Adulthood, z-proso."
Laura Bechtiger, Dr. Annekatrin Steinhoff, Prof. Lilly Shanahan & colleagues recently published a paper in the journal Child Development.
"How does science become relevant?
Interdisciplinarity, Citizen Science, Knowledge Transfer – A discussion of the societal demands and criteria that science faces."
Saturday, 13.11.21, 12:00-13:00, UZH auditorium (KOL-G-201)
APART BUT CONNECTED: ONLINE TUTORING AND STUDENT OUTCOMES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
March 12, 2021, 10:00 h
New manuscript accepted by Lynn Fehlbaum, Réka Borbás and Prof. Nora Maria Raschle's team in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.
"Early Helping Behavior - Investigating the Social Origins of Early Prosocial and Moral Development"
May 21, 2021, 10:00 h
Full title: “Why Precarious Work Is Bad for Health: Social Marginality as Key Mechanisms in a Multi-National Context"
Prof. Lilly Shanahan will be giving a plenary talk on 27 may at the 6th Stakeholder Conference of the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH / BAG).
The Jacobs Encounters in Developmental Science from an Interdisciplinary Perspective (J.E.D.I. Symposium)
November 19, 2021, 14:00 h
Department of Psychology, Binzmühlestr. 14, Zürich, BIN 1.B.01
Congratulations to our Jacobs Center post-doctoral researcher, Dr. Jeanine Grütter, who accepted a professorship for Education and Inclusion at the University of Konstanz in Germany!
Congratulations to Prof. Kaspar Burger who published a paper in Longitudinal and Life Course Studies.
Congratulations to our JC faculty member Prof. Manuel Eisner who recently published a paper in Nature Human Behavior entitled "A global analysis of the impact of COVID-19 stay-at-home restrictions on crime" with a group of international collaborators.
Laura Bechtiger and colleagues from the Risk and Resilience research team (PI: Lilly Shanahan) and the COCON study (PI: Marlis Buchmann) published new study in the Journal of Research on Adolescence.
We had the inaugural meeting of our journal club on the broad topic of substance use, which brings together scholars from the Jacobs Center and from the UZH Psychiatric Hospital.
Doctoral student Plamina Dimanova from the NMR Kids Lab participated at the annual symposium of the Zurich Neuroscience Network.
ANTIBIOTICS IN EARLY CHILDHOOD AND SUBSEQUENT COGNITIVE SKILLS
April 23, 2021, 10:00 h
Teachers can shape interethnic relations in the classroom: This recent study shows that there is less in-group bias in children’s friendship selection if students perceive high emotional support by teachers.
Many congratulations to doctoral candidate Réka Borbás for her new publication in the Journal of Developmental Cognitive Neurosicence!
Prof. Mike Shanahan has been appointed founding Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Discover Social Science and Health,” published by Springer Nature.
4th International TREE Conference (Transitions from Education to Employment):
Life Course in the Making.
11/12 November in Bern/Switzerland
DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS' REASONING ABOUT SOCIAL INEQUALITY
May 7, 2021, 10:00 h
Dr. Annekatrin Steinhoff recently presented new work by the Risk & Resilience area of the Jacobs Center at the “2. Luzerner Suchtforum (Addiction Forum).”