Jessica Hamilton (Lauren Alloy’s student) won the 2015 Anne Anastasi General Psychology Graduate Student Research Award from APA Division I.
Brooke Ammerman (Mike McCloskey’s student) was awarded an NIH F31
Thomas Shipley, with a paper co-written with his geology colleagues on spatial thinking in geosciences education, won the “outstanding paper of the year award” from the Journal of Geoscience Education.
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek became a Senior Fellow at the Brookings institution in DC. The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit organization devoted to independent research and policy solutions. Its mission is to conduct high-quality, independent research and, based on that research, to provide innovative, practical recommendations for policymakers and the public.
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek received a grant from the William Penn Foundation to create playful “smart zones” in low income neighborhoods.
Matt Carper, Phil Kendall’s student, was awarded an F31. In getting that award he thanked Lauren Alloy in particular, pointing out that not only did 80% of students in her 2013 grant writing class have their F31s funded, but 5 of the 11 students remaining in the cohort Matt started Temple with had their F31…Details
Samantha Moore-Berg, a student of Dr. Andy Karpinski, was awarded a Young Graduate Scholarship sponsored by Goldman Sachs. This scholarship covers direct costs related to tuition, books and other associated fees. The award will allow Samantha to allocate these funds toward research expenses. She also met with the staff of Senator Bob Casey, Senator Pat…Details
Lauren Gibson, Lauren Ellman’s student received the Division 18 Outstanding Student Award! The award came with a check for $500 at the awards ceremony during the APA Convention on Saturday, August 8th from 4-5 pm at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel
This summer, Peter Marshall’s BCS student Ashley Drew attended the ERP Boot Camp, a prestigious NIH-funded 10-day summer workshop that is held each year at UC Davis.
Peter Marshall has had new grants funded by NSF and NIH. The general topic of these new grants is the development of body maps in infancy, which was also the theme of a recent review paper by Peter and his collaborator Andy Meltzoff (at the University of Washington) that made the cover of Trends in…Details