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News list

  • MMI Magazin

    How do young children acquire socio-emotional skills?

    In the new issue of the magazine "undKinder" from the Marie Meierhofer Institut für das Kind, Nora Maria Raschle, Elena Federici and Sabine Gysi describe what shapes socio-emotional behavior.

  • Kick-off meeting group

    LEARN kick-off meeting

    The EU Horizon Project LEARN on Reducing Educational Inequalities had its kick-off meeting in June at the University of Helsinki.

  • Doris Hanappi at the SSRE2024 Congress

    At the LEAPS Symposium as part of the SSRE2024 congress in Locarno at the end of June, Doris Hanappi (3rd from left) presented a tool to help children thrive.

  • Welcome Benjamin Poilane

    Benjamin Poilane joined the Jacobs Center at the beginning of May. He is part of the social genomics group of Prof. Michael Shanahan. Among other things he works on relevant life course models.

  • Vorschaubild Klaver

    Talk by Prof. Dr. Peter Klaver

    ZEPPELIN - Education from birth for children from disadvantaged families: Effects after the transition to primary school
    May 27, 2024, 14:00 h
    Andreasstrasse 15, 8050 Zurich, AND 3.46 (3rd floor)

  • Roundtable Discussion on the Topic Establishing Causality: An Impossible Goal in Observational Research?

    On the 14th May the Population Research Center Popstats group and the R Peer Mentoring Group joined forces to host a roundtable discussion on the topic Establishing causality: an impossible goal in observational research? Perspectives from different research fields

  • What do we really know about childhood today?

    The new book “Kindheit - eine Beruhigung” presents the central themes of childhood in eight chapters. Moritz Daum is part of the interdisciplinary team of authors.

  • Doris Hanappi elected to the board of directors of SSHOC-CH

    At the founding meeting of Social Science & Humanities Open Cluster Switzerland (SSHOC-CH) on 24 April, 2024, Doris Hanappi was elected as a member of the Board of Directors.

  • Doris Hanappi und Moritz Daum

    Moritz Daum and Doris Hanappi receive funding for an EU HORIZON Project focused on educational inequalities

    Moritz Daum and Doris Hanappi, leading the "Policy and Impact on Education" work package in LEARN, collaborate with Laura Bernardi and 11 European teams to consolidate and disseminate scientific evidence on educational inequalities, facilitating informed policymaking and public engagement.

  • Vorschaubild Barnby

    Talk by Prof. Dr. Joe Barnby

    Walking a Mile in Their Shoes - Refining the Foundations of Social Representation
    April 29, 2024, 14:00 h
    Andreasstrasse 15, 8050 Zurich, AND 3.46 (3rd floor)

  • Foto

    NZZ Live with Ulf Zölitz - "Parenthood: A journey into the unknown" (in German)

     Tuesday, June 18, 2024, 6 pm - 8:00 pm

  • YouTube-Thumbnail

    Moritz Daum in conversation: Healthy & Happy: What do children really need?

    Moritz Daum talks with Leandra Vogt in the podcast ‘familienort’ on the topic of ‘education today’

  • Seed Grant

    Dr. Christina Haag & Dr. David Bürgin are among the first recipients of the 2024 PRC Seed Grants

    We are very pleased that one of the Seed Grants 2024 awarded by the UZH Population Research Center has been awarded to a joint team from the Jacobs Center and the Institute for Implementation Science in Health Care.

  • JC on Google Scholar

    You can now discover many JC-associated publications in one place: on our Center's Google Scholar profile.

  • Nora Raschle

    Nora Raschle elected to the the Board of Directors of Citizen Science Zürich

    At the General Assembly of Citizen Science Zurich on 16 January, 2024, Nora Raschle was newly elected as a member of the Board of Directors.

  • Online panel discussion on transition to parenthood

    On March 4, an online panel discussion will be held on the topic of "Learning Disabilities / Learning Difficulties," moderated by Moritz Daum (in German).

  • 10. Zürcher Tagung zur frühkindlichen Bildungs- und Entwicklungsforschung

    Weinen, lachen, trotzen - Junge Kinder und ihre Emotionen

    Freitag, 8. März 2024, 13.00 - 17.00 Uhr, Aula der Universität Zürich, Rämistrasse 71