The DFG Research Training Group “Statistical Modeling in Psychology” (SMiP) is a transregional collaboration of twelve renowned behavioral researchers from five German universities: University of Mannheim (Arndt Bröder, Edgar Erdfelder, Beatrice Kuhlmann, Thorsten Meiser, Sabine Sonnentag), Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (Andrea Kiesel, Karl Christoph Klauer), Ruprecht-Karls-University Heidelberg (Andreas Voss), University of Koblenz-Landau at Landau (Benjamin Hilbig, Tanja Lischetzke), and Eberhard Karls University Tübingen (Mandy Hütter, Rolf Ulrich).
Eunike Wetzel (University of Koblenz-Landau at Landau) will join the SMiP group as thirteenth senior researcher for the group's second funding phase, starting on 01 April 2022.
Jeffrey N. Rouder supports the SMiP group as Mercator fellow. He will visit the Research Training Group repeatedly and offer both basic and advanced workshops on Bayesian methodology. Lesa Hoffman will join the SMiP group as second Mercator fellow for the group's second funding phase.
Daniel Heck joined the SMiP group in October 2017 as PostDoc at the University of Mannheim. Since October 2019 Daniel Heck is Professor of Psychological Methods at the Philipps-Universität Marburg.
Martin Schnuerch successfully completed the SMiP qualification program and became the group's PostDoc in March 2020.