Success for PhD candidate and Research Assistant, Nicole Baumann who has been awarded a prestigious 3 year Marie Curie Global Fellowship
Nicole Baumann, building on existing work with Professor Dieter Wolke on the outcomes of preterm birth, has been awarded a prestigious 3 year Marie Curie Global Fellowship to allow her to work at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (USA) with Dr Julia Jaekel and at TNO (the Netherlands) with Professor Stef van Buuren. Nicole will then return to the UK to Leicester University working with Professor Samantha Johnson on research into trajectories of social, emotional and attention problems following very preterm birth.
Professor Dieter Wolke has received the 2020 Award from the BPS for Distinguished Contributions to British Developmental Psychology
The Distinguished Contributions Award is presented by the BPS Developmental Psychology Section to the candidate who has made substantial contributions to research in Developmental Psychology or through Developmental Psychology to wider society.
Dieter's research investigates why some children and adolescents develop mental health or social problems and others don’t. He has therefore investigated the consequences of being born preterm and early regulatory problems such as excessive crying or poor sleep from birth into adulthood. Furthermore, he studies how sibling or peer bullying and parenting alters developmental outcome. The award will be presented at the BPS Developmental Psychology Section Annual Conference 2020 in Sheffield in September 2020.
Previous winners include: Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, Professor Dorothy Bishop, Professor Annette Kamiloff-Smiht and Professor Bruce Hood.
Congratulations to Professor Dieter Wolke@PretermWarwick who is in the 0.1% of most highly cited scientists in the world by @webofscience
Each year, the Web of Science Group identifies the world’s most influential researchers. The select few who have been most frequently cited by their peers over the last decade. In 2019, fewer than 6,300, or 0.1%, of the world’s researchers, across 21 research fields, have earned this exclusive distinction.
Professor Dieter Wolke is among this elite group recognized for his exceptional research influence, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year (Cross-Field) in Web of Science.