FNRS news

2 members of our team have been awarded scholarships from the FNRS this year: Camila Arnal for a PhD project on the relation between critical thinking and conspiracy beliefs and Judit Kende for a post-doctoral project on “how diversity and equality shape interactions, attitudes and belonging among natives, immigrants and their offspring.” Congratulations to both of […]

Ouverture d’un poste d’assistant·e temps plein

Référence : 2021/S116 Date limite du dépôt des candidatures : 30/04/2021 Date d’entrée en fonction prévue le : 01/10/2021 Descriptif du poste Les charges de l’assistant·e se répartiront entre des activités de recherche (réalisation d’une thèse de doctorat) et des activités pédagogiques et administratives. Sur le plan de la recherche, l’assistant·e développera un projet de […]

Opening: Academic Position at the CeSCuP

We are opening an academic position in social psychology at the Center for Social and Cultural Psychology! The position, starting in October 2021, is destined for a full-time academic working on intra- or intergroup processes. We are looking for a good scientist with a love for teaching, a preoccupation for the non-scientific world, and who […]

FNRS “aspirant” fellowship for Youri Mora

The CeSCuP will soon have a new member! Youri Mora obtained an F.R.S.-FNRS “aspirant” fellowship to pursue a dissertation titled “Blinded by your perception? A social cognition approach on intersectional invisibility.” Youri’s PhD will be supervised by Olivier Klein and Christoph Leys. The collaboration between Youri and members of the CeSCuP, especially Christoph started already […]

Awards for CeSCuP members Laurent Licata and Olivier Klein!

We are proud to announce that two of our Professors, Laurent Licata and Olivier Klein, have received awards for their work! Laurent Licata was awarded the EASP Award for Outstanding Service to the Field for leading the COST action network “Social psychological dynamics of historical representations in the enlarged European Union”. You can find more […]

Robin Wollast recipient of a BAEF scholarship

Robin Wollast, former PhD in our lab, has been awarded a prestigious scholarship from the Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF) to pursue a Post-doctorate in the team of Prof. James Gross at Stanford University starting in the fall of 2020. Congrats, Robin!

Dr. Julia Eberlen

Congrats to Julia Eberlen for completing her PhD titled “Learning about Groups: The Self and Social Networks in the Emergence of Stereotypes” under the supervision of Profs. Olivier Klein and Matteo Gagliolo. The very successful defense was presented online given the (partial) lockdown.

Prix de la recherche à Patricia Mélotte

Patricia Mélotte, chercheuse au sein du CeSCuP, a obtenu le prix de la journée de la recherche de la Fédération Wallonie Bruxelles. Ce prix récompense un thèse de doctorat excellant dans une thématique pertinente par rapport aux compétences de la fédération. La thèse, sous la supervision de Laurent Licata, s’intitule: “Confrontation ou évitement: Étude des […]

New project: the Socio-Cognitive Impact of Literacy

The project “Socio-Cognitive Impact of Literacy” (SoCOIL), lead by Régine Kolinsky and Olivier Klein, kicked off with its first meeting earlier this month! Throughout this collaboration between the UNESCOG (CRCN) and the CeSCuP, three doctoral candidates and one post-doctoral researcher will work together to find out whether improving reading and writing skills will also help […]

New publication by members of our lab (spearheaded by Julia Eberlen). Where we show that making people aware that their responses will be made (anonymously) available has no bearing on their willingness to take part in a study. Informed consent about data sharing is no obstacle to participation. It’s open access and you can check […]

Maartje Mulders’ PhD defense

Time for Maartje Mulders to defend her PhD. in room R42.5.110 (Solbosch Campus, Room  R42, 5th floor, 42 avenue F.D. Roosevelt) on Tuesday, Sep 10, at 4 PM. Title:  To read or not to read : the influence of nutrition labels on the judgement and choice of food products », under the supervision of Olivier Klein (ULB) & Olivier Corneille […]

Philippe Bernard chercheur qualifié

Philippe Bernard, currently a “collaborateur scientifique” (scientific collaborator) on our center, has been appointed “Chercheur Qualifié” (research associate) by the FRS-FNRS, the main funding body in the french speaking part of Belgium. This is a tenured, and very competitive, position. This ensures that Philippe will continue to be part of our center and greatly contribute to the […]

Almudena Classen’s PhD defense

Almudena Claassen, will present and defend her PhD on June 20, 2019 at 10 h in room R42.4.110  (Solbosch campus, R42 building, avenue Roosevelt, 42, 1050 Brussels).  The title of her PhD is “Relative socioeconomic status and decision-making: an application to eating behaviors” (Advisors: Olivier Klein, ULB & Olivier Corneille, UCLouvain) Open to all people interested Jury: Assaad Azzi […]

PhD position on social cognition and literacy

Applications are invited for a full-time doctoral research position at the Faculty of Psychology of Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium. The position is covered by an Advanced Concerted Research Actions project (ACR) titled “The Socio-Cognitive Impact of Literacy”, coordinated by Régine Kolinsky (Research Unit in Cognitive Neurosciences, Center for Research in Cognition & Neurosciences, CRCN) and Olivier Klein (Center for Social and Cultural […]

Chaire Francqui au titre belge (Olivier Klein)

En mai et juin 2019, Olivier Klein dispensera cinq leçons dans le cadre d’une chaire Francqui attribuée par la faculté des sciences psychologiques, de l’éducation et de logopédie de l’Université de Liège.  La leçon inaugurale, le 3 mai à 15H, aura  pour titre “Y a-t-il une solution à la crise de réplication en psychologie?”. Toutes […]

“La psychologie interculturelle en pratiques”

Nouvel ouvrage d’Audrey Heine et Laurent Licata paru chez Mardaga.           “Dans de nombreux secteurs d’activité, tels que l’éducation, les soins de santé physique et mentale, la formation ou le travail social, les professionnel·le·s travaillent quotidiennement en contexte multiculturel. Ils et elles déploient des trésors de motivation et d’inventivité afin de […]

Are you immune to false information?

As we constantly face misinformation (“fake news”), it is extremely important to study the psychological processes involved in gullibility. This is what Myrto Pantazi did in her Ph.D. thesis under the supervision of Olivier Klein, from Cescup, and Mikhail Kissine, from Ladisco, both at ULB. Their work has resulted in a publication in  Social Cognition. You can discover […]

New paper: “Intergroup Conflict Self-Perpetuates via Meaning: Exposure to Intergroup Conflict Increases Meaning and Fuels a Desire for Further Conflict”

  New paper involving members of our center in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Congratulations to Antoine Roblain and Laura De Guissmé! http://psycnet.apa.org/record/2017-42703-001

New publication by members of our lab: “Are attitudes toward peace and war the two sides of the same coin?”

A new publication by Nicolas Van der Linden, Christophe Leys, Olivier Klein & Pierre Bouchat is now live! Read it online on the following link: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0184001

Carnets d’identités : “Au-delà des on-dit et des apparences”

Comment vivons-nous un an après les attentats de Bruxelles ? Belle initiative à laquelle plusieurs membres du CesCup (Olivier Klein, Julia Charlotte, Antoine Roblain, Laurent Licata) ont activement participé ! Sous la coordination scientifique d’Andrea Rea, “Carnets d’identités” réunit, avec la collaboration du service Communication Recherche, les analyses interdisciplinaires de 24 enseignants-chercheurs de l’ULB, en […]