Call for applications
The DFG Research Training Group “Statistical Modeling in Psychology” (SMiP) offers  1 Post Doc Position (100% TV-L E13) from January 2020 (or starting as soon as possible thereafter) until March 2022. Pending on the funding of the German Research Foundation (DFG), the position can be extended for ...
SMiP fall winter semester 2019/2020 started
First, we would like to welcome our newest cohort of PhD Candidates: Ruben Laukenmann, Maren Mayer, Nils Petras, Marcel Schreiner, Annika Stump, Marie Wieschen and Constantin Meyer-Grant. And during the semester, we will again welcome some highly valued external guests:    Jeffrey Miller, who ...
Daniel Heck starts as Professor of Psychological Methods at the Philipps-Universität Marburg
Congratulations: SMiP post doc Daniel Heck will start his new position as Professor of Psychological Methods at the Philipps-Universität Marburg in October 2019! The post doc position at our Research Training Group will thus be open for applications soon.
SMiP offers a Post doc position/ course program online
Call for Applications: The RTG SMiP offers a Post doc position (TVL E13, 100%) starting in October 2019. For more information see Jobs. The course program for fall / winter is now available online.
8th ADok Workshop
The Research Training Group SMiP supports the 8th ADok Workshop ( at the University of Mannheim. The A-Dok is an annual workshop/conference for doctoral students in cognitive and experimental psychology. Each year, the A-Dok is organized by doctoral students of ...
Visit from Jeff Rouder
Our Mercator Fellow Jeff Rouder will visit us from June 11 to July 12, 2019. He will offer a 1-day course on “Transparent Open Science”. Moreover, he will visit the different SMiP locations and offer individual consultations for our PhD candidates. We're very much looking forward to welcoming you ...
Application period open/ Winter Retreat
Application period is open for the PhD Cohort 2019 (starting October 2019). We are looking forward to your applications!! On February 15 & 16 we met for our Winter Retreat in Ludwigshafen.
IOPS welcomes all the SMiP PhDs to join courses
IOPS welcomes all the SMiP PhDs to join courses at the program for the spring/summer term 2019 – for more information  please click here:  Please register via dr. Laurien Hansma (
Dr. Heck receives grant from the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
Dr. Daniel Heck along with geoinformatic researcher Franz-Benjamin Mocnik recieved a grant  of 319.720€ for their three-year-long, interdisciplinarily project called “Heterogeneity and Convergence in Shared Data Sources: The Importance of Cognitive Coherence in Collective Decision Making” from the ...
SMiP News November 2018
The qualification program for the spring summer semester 2019 is online! Again we will cordially welcome our Mercator Fellow Jeffrey Rouder and have invited excellent external instructors: Francis Tuerlinckx (KU Leuven), Herbert Hoijtink (Universiteit Utrecht) and Daniel Bolt (UW-Madison School ...