My little German experience this summer

This year, I will attend the first student health conference in Mainz, the city I studied, lived, and worked in for eight years – so this is something quite special for me! At this conference, I will present the preliminary results of my intervention study, testing a game-approach to enhance student well-being in resilience in […]

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Conferences this summer

I’m really excited! Spring is here, which means that summer is just around the corner and with it the next conference season – and, most importantly, my first in-person conference season! This year, we will be presenting our preliminary results of our ongoing intervention study at the JURE conference for young researchers in Porto, Portugal, […]

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Pre-print publication: Caught Between Relief and Unease

Twenty-four interviews, eleven months of data collection, just as much time analysing, then writing everything up, and now, voilĂ ! The pre-print publication of our second paper is now officially online, in which we investigated student well-being during COVID-19, their resilience factors throughout the pandemic and the role of the learning environment herein. You can find […]

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The project’s aim: an intervention

Long time no see! We had a lot to work on and are now proud to give you a quick update on how things were going these last weeks. From the beginning, the initial aim of the whole PhD project was to create and test an intervention tailored to promote student well-being in a systemic […]

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Our presentation at the Healthy Ageing Symposium

Last week, we presented the preliminary results of our longitudinal study on student well-being in COVID-19 times at the Healthy Ageing Symposium at our Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences of the University of Groningen (check the previous entry to see the presentation; check here for more information about the symposium). It was such a […]

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Conference season is over

And with it begins the excessive writing season! But before we can actually present some papers, I want to share with you our conference presentations. In August, we joined the JURE and EARLI conference, both of them in an online environment – and despite the remote set-up, it was an amazing experience to join, meet […]

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New study – new conference – new poster

Building upon the quanlitative studies we have conducted thus far, we decided to opt for a quantitative design to test our results that we found up until now. That is why we started constructing a survey study in cooperation with Miranda Trippenzee at the department of health psychology at the University Medical Center in Groningen […]

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Well-being Resources for Students in Times of COVID-19

As a small thank you for the participation in our current survey study, we wanted to provide students a resources PDF with some tips and tricks to maintain one’s psychological well-being despite COVID. Here, you can find some resources here on how to cope with a pandemic in general, one’s lifestyle, and how to study […]

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Poster Presentation at the ICO International Spring School 2021

This week, I attended the International Spring School, which should already have taken place last year in person, but, unfortunately, had to be rescheduled and put into an online context. In this framework, I presented the current status of our project on student well-being and resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Netherlands and our […]

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Teachers matter.

Already in our first paper, Raven Rinas and I were focusing on the interaction of teacher and student well-being and found that both of them are interacting. The lesson is clear: When I am well as a teacher, they will be better off as well. This is why teacher well-being is also of high relevance […]

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