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February 24, 2021
Deb Wiebe has been selected by the Society Behavioral Medicine's Child and Family Health Special Interest Group to receive its 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to Child and Family Health. She will be presented with this award at the SBM annual meeting....
February 2, 2021
Kyle Hamilton, a PhD Candidate in Health Psychology, was awarded an Early Career Researcher Award from the Association for Interdisciplinary Meta-Research and Open Science. The award was in recognition for his developing and publishing meta-analysis software and conducting workshops,...
January 14, 2021
Two new projects designed and led by UC Merced researchers will address challenges facing many Californians — wildfire recovery and agricultural labor — but will also have global reach. Both are funded through the University of California’s prestigious Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives...
December 14, 2020
Health psychology Professor Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook and incoming grad student Jessica Marino have a new study suggesting that the breastmilk of mothers who have recovered from COVID-19 contains strong antibodies to the virus. In the fight against the global pandemic, there is an urgent need to...
December 4, 2020
Lukas Lopez gave an interview with MedicalResearch.com where he discussed his research. CAREGIVER’S RESPONSE TO BABY BABBLING CAN IMPROVE INFANT’S VOCABULARY
November 19, 2020
Martin Hagger has been recognized as among the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 by the Web of Science, meaning his research publications has been so frequently cited that it places him among the top 1% of ALL scientists in the world for citations. More information about this recognition is available...
November 2, 2020
Professor Walle served as guest editor of a recent special section of the journal Emotion Review that focused on emotional development. The issue brings together international leaders in the study of emotion and emotional development, consisting of 4 target articles, 8 commentaries, and 4 author...
September 21, 2020
Developmental psychology gradaute Pradyumna Lanka Received the Dr. Donald and Effie Godbold Fellowship for internation gradaute students.  According to the award website, "The Dr. Donald and Effie Godbold Fellowship Award is designed to recognized the unique challenges that...
September 21, 2020
Maria Ramirez Loyola, a PhD student in Health Psychology, was recognized with The Outstanding Teaching Award (OTA), which is intended to recognize the valuable contributions of graduate students to teaching and pedagogy. Graduate student contributions include but are not limited to: UC...
September 21, 2020
Sonja Winter, a PhD student in the Quantitative area, was recognized with the Will Shadish Graduate Student Fellowship, which pays tribute to Professor William Shadish (the first Professor in Psychological Sciences at UC Merced), who was instrumental to the creation of our campus and...

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