3 results for tag: awards


2018 John B. Carroll Award for Research Methodology: Inga Schwabe

Inga Schwabe Biosketch: Inga grew up in Paderborn, Germany. She received her M.Sc. in Applied Cognitive Psychology from the University of Twente (Netherlands) in 2013 where she then started her Ph.D. research at the department of Research Methodology, Measurement and Data Analysis. Her doctoral dissertation discusses a number of psychometric issues that require special attention in the analysis of genetically-informative data and proposes new methodology in the form of multilevel item response theory (IRT) (pdf). She held a postdoctoral fellowship at the department of Biostatistics and Clinical Research at the University of Münster (Germany) before ...

2018 ISIR Prize for Best Student Poster

Cassidy Burningham Biosketch:  Cassidy grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah with a family who has supported her throughout her entire life. Growing up with family and friends who were constantly asking for her advice is what drove Cassidy in to the world of behavioral science. Cassidy received her Bachelor's Degree in Behavioral Science with an emphasis in Psychology this past Spring from Utah Valley University. Cassidy will be continuing her education at the University of Utah and will be getting her Master's Degree in Social Work. Cassidy is hoping to work in the hospital setting with trauma victims and/or be involved in crisis intervention. She will ...

2014 Lifetime Achievement Award: Ian Deary

The Lifetime Achievement Award is ISIR’s highest honor, reserved for individuals who have, over their professional lifetime, substantially advanced the field of intelligence. The 2014 awardee was Professor Ian Deary Interviewed for the award, Professor Deary summed up his work as follows: "I feel like four different people in intelligence research,” says ISIR’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner for 2014, Ian Deary. “I started by being, and still am, intrigued by the fact that simple-seeming measures of processing speed correlate strongly with higher-level cognitive abilities. There are still many miles to go on that road. My research changed ...