Press invitation: International Conference on Big Data and Research Synthesis Methods in Psychology

ZPID Director Prof. Dr. Michael Bosnjak initiated the conference. More than 150 participants have registered. The renowned speakers come from all over the world – from China, Europe and the USA.

For the Big Data Conference (June, 7-9), keynote speakers will be:
– Fred Oswald, Rice University (USA)
– Mike Cheung, National University of Singapore
– Andreas Brandmaier, Max Planck Institute for Human Development
– Katrijn van Deun, Tilburg University (NL)
– Michael Neale, Virginia Commonwealth University

For the Research Synthesis Conference (June, 10-12), keynote speakers will be:
– Frank Bosco, Virginia Commonwealth University
– Wolfgang Viechtbauer, Maastricht University
– Daniel Lakens, Eindhoven University of Technology
– Mike Cheung, National University of Singapore
– Wim Van Den Noortgate, KU Leuven (BE)

The Big Data in Psychology Conference focuses on methods and applications of using Big Data in psychology. The Research Synthesis Conference discusses the applications of research synthesis methods for current topics in sub-areas and related fields of psychology.

Here are a few examples of topics for the Big Data in Psychology Conference:
– Analysing how patients with a chronic disease discuss about treatments in a social self-help platform
– Should they stay or should they go? Predict whether consumers are going to leave their energy supplier.
– Political Ideology and Affective Attitudes Towards Mobility Innovation

Further information on these and other topics:

Here are a few examples of topics for the Research Synthesis Conference:
– How ethical leadership impacts employee organizational citizenship behavior?
– The relationship between subjective well-being and physical activity
– The positive effects of patient education on health

Further information on these and other topics:

The conference will be held in English at the University of Trier.

Big Data in Psychology 2018:

Research Synthesis 2018:

Media representatives are cordially invited to participate in the conferences. Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information or to arrange an interview partner.

Bianca Weber
Public Relations
ZPID – Leibniz-Zentrum für Psychologische Information und Dokumentation
ZPID – Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information
Universitätsring 15
D-54296 Trier – Germany
Tel.: +49–651–201-2028

Background information:
The Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID) is the supra-regional scientific research support organization for psychology in German-speaking countries. It supports the entire scientific work process from gathering ideas and researching literature to documenting research, archiving data and publishing the results, based on an ideal-type research cycle. It is committed to the idea of open science and sees itself as a public open science institute for psychology. ZPID is a member of the Leibniz Association which connects 93 independent research institutions in Germany.

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