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SCOOP is hiring! PhD position in Social Psychology at the University of Groningen

SCOOP Job Alert!

PhD position at the Social Psychology department in the University of Groningen regarding contagious cooperation: 

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate for a PhD project titled “Contagious cooperation: A closer look at collective self-organization”. The aim of this position is to examine evidence for spontaneous prosocial/cooperative behaviour under conditions of acute and chronic adversity (threats)

Applications are open until the 4 July 11:59pm / before 5 July 2023 Dutch local time (CET): To apply & read more

New article by Nick Wuestenenk

PhD student Nick Wuestenenk has published a new article.

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Piet Groot's PhD Defense 14th of June

On Wednesday, June 14th, at 12.15, Piet will publicly defend his Ph.D. dissertation, entitled “Born Abroad, Studied here: A Historical and Psychological Account of Migrant Doctors Integrating, in the Senaatszaal at the Academiegebouw, Domplein 29,  3512 JE in Utrecht.

With this email, we would like to cordially invite you to attend the ceremony in person.
Please be there 15 minutes before the start of the ceremony. After the ceremony, there will be a reception (until 14.30) to congratulate Piet. If you are not able to attend the ceremony in person, it is also possible to watch the ceremony online with the following link

Watch the ceremony

SCOOP fellow, Katharine Frederick, awarded Keetje Hodshon price

We are very proud to announce that SCOOP fellow, Katharine Frederick, has been awarded the Keetje Hodshon price in recognition of her doctoral research in the field of historical sciences:
"Deindustrialization in East Africa: Textile Production in an Era of Globalization and Colonization, c. 1830-1940."

The Keetje Hodshon price is awarded annually by the Royal Holland Society of Sciences (Koninklijke Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen, in Dutch) to one researcher in recognition of innovative research in the field of humanities.

The awards ceremony will take place on the 7 of July, in the Royal Holland Society of Sciences (KHMW) Hodshon huis, in Haarlem, The Netherlands.

Congratulations, Katherine! 

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Prof. dr. Lisa Herzog appointed Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Groningen

Congratulations are in order for Prof. dr. Lisa Herzog, SCOOP senior, for being appointed Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy at the University of Groningen!
Through this new role, Dr. Herzog reiterates the faculty's commitment to fundamental research and applied and interdisciplinary work, and engaging with the wider RUG community and beyond.
Again, congratulations Dr. Herzog!


University of Groningen
SCOOP - Sociology

Visiting address:
Grote Rozenstraat 31
9712 TG Groningen
The Netherlands
Postal address:
RUG - SCOOP - Sociology
Grote Kruisstraat 2/1
9712 TS Groningen
The Netherlands