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NIAS Opens Doors to 11 New Fellows

The second semester of the academic year 2016/17 has begun: on 8 February eleven newly arrived fellows were introduced to each other and to the institute. Claudi Bockting, Professor of Clinical Psychology, held a talk on the topic that she and her theme-group members will explore: 'patient-proof' empirical models and more effective interventions in mental health. 

Fellows during the opening on 8 February 2017.

Second Semester Fellows


Marisa Anne Bass
Yale University 
History of Art 
February – June 2017

Karin Bijsterveld
Maastricht University
Science & Technology Studies
February – June 2017

Doris van Halem
Delft University of Technology
Water Management
February – June 2017

Urok Shirhan
February – June 2017

Sherill Tippins
Non-Fiction/Cultural History
February – June 2017 


NIAS Theme Group: My Optimism Wears Heavy Boots: so much research, so few implications, towards ‘patient-proof’ empirical models and more effective interventions in mental health 

Claudi Bockting
Utrecht University
Clinical Psychology
February –  June 2017 

Angélique Cramer 
University of Amsterdam 
Methodology and Clinical Psychology
February –  June 2017 

Steve Hollon
VanderBilt University, USA 
Clinical Psychology
February –  June 2017 

Johan Ormel
University Medical Center Groningen  
February –  June 2017 

Greg Siegle 
University of Pittsburgh 
Cognitive Neuroscience
February –  June 2017 

Philip Spinhoven 
Leiden University 
Clinical Psychology
February –  June 2017