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Faculty honorary doctorate for Prof. dr. Terrie Moffitt

On 14 September 2017, Prof. dr. Terrie Moffitt will receive a faculty honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences at KU Leuven for her groundbreaking research on human behavior, health and development across the life-span.

Academic ceremony

THU 14th SEPT 2017 AT 16:00H - 18:00H

The dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences kindly invites you to the ceremony of the faculty honorary doctorate of Terrie Moffitt. Registration is free, but necessary.

  • Invited: faculty staff and academics
  • Programme: academic ceremony, speeches and reception
  • Venue: University Library - Ladeuzeplein 21, 3000 Leuven

 

Scientific meeting

FRI 15th SEPT 2017 AT 9:30H - 18:00H

On this occasion, the faculty organizes a scientific meeting on recent findings in developmental psychopathology and new research avenues, such as GxE and epigenetics.

  • Invited: researchers
  • Programme: keynotes, poster symposium, public lecture, reception
  • Venue: Van den Heuvel Institute - Dekenstraat 2, 3000 Leuven

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Public lecture

FRI 15th SEPT 2017 AT 15:30H - 18:00H

During the scientific meeting, Prof. dr. Moffitt will give a public lecture on her field of study. The lecture is open for all interested professionals. Registration is free, but necessary.

  • Invited: professionals and alumni
  • Programme: public lecture by Terrie Moffitt and reception
  • Venue: Van den Heuvel Institute - Dekenstraat 2, 3000 Leuven

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Biografy

Terrie Moffitt studies how genetic and environmental risks work together to shape the course of abnormal human behaviors and psychiatric disorders. Her particular interest is in antisocial and criminal behavior, but she also studies depression, psychosis, and addiction. For her research, Dr. Moffitt has received the American Psychological Association's Early Career Contribution Award (1993) and Distinguished Career Award in Clinical Child Psychology (2006). Dr. Moffitt was also awarded a Royal Society-Wolfson Merit Award (2002-2007), the Klaus-Grawe Prize (2009), and was a recipient of the Stockholm Prize in Criminology (2007), NARSAD Ruane Prize (2010), and Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize (2010). Dr. Moffitt works at Duke University in the USA, at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London in the UK, and at the University of Otago, Department of Psychology, in New Zealand.

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