Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award
The Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award was established in memory of Sandra Wiener to help defray costs of graduate students attending the annual meeting of ISDP. These awards honor Sandy for her interest and concern for students and her dedication and affection for ISDP. The winners of this award receive a $700 cash award, an engraved plaque and will be invited to give a special presentation of their work at the annual meeting. Applicants must be currently enrolled as a bona fide graduate student and be first author of a presentation.
Criteria for the award: (in addition to criteria mentioned above)
a. The applicant/nominee must be a member of ISDP
b. The applicant/nominee has not won this award in the past
c. The applicant/nominee must have an overall good academic record
d. The applicant/nominee’s work must show originality and significance
e. The applicant/nominee must be committed to the field of Developmental Psychobiology show promise of a career in this field
1. A letter of nomination/recommendation from the student’s research advisor (or letters) that documents the student’s status and the level of independence of the student’s contributions, together with the student applicant’s current CV as a combined PDF document.
2. Applicant’s abstract (downloaded at the time of submission before the April 28, 2023 abstract submission deadline), through the ISDP 2023 Meeting Online Abstract Form.
Your nomination will be sent to the Awards Committee for review along with all completed applications received by the submission deadline.
Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award Winners:
2021 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award Winner: Mariann A. Howland, M.A. (she/her/hers), Doctoral Student | Developmental Psychopathology and Clinical Science, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, University of Minnesota Institute of Child Development
2020 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award Winner: Denise M. Werchan, Dept. of Cognitive, Linguistic, and Psychological Sciences, Brown University
2019 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award Winner: Raha Hassan, Department of Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour, McMasters University
2018 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award Winner: Michelle VanTieghem, Columbia University, New York, United States
2017 Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award Winner: Kristie L. Poole, McMaster University