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Early Researchers Union (ERU)

ERU at the ECDP 2019

The Early Researchers Union (ERU) at the European Association of Developmental Psychology (EADP) was established in 2008 to increase the opportunity for network, collaboration and knowledge exchange of student and young members of the EADP at the early stages of their career.

As part of ECDP2019, we organize events specifically for members of the Early Researchers Union.

  • Special ERU pre-conference workshop - Thursday, August 29th, 2019, 10:00-17:45

    How to be productive in terms of scientific writing: practices and techniques

    by Francesca Lionetti, Marta Miklikowska, Stefanos Mastrotheodoros, Pasquale Musso, and Maja Schachner

  • ERU Poster Awards – Friday, August 30th, 2019, 19:0-19:30

  • ERU meeting with presentation of the new Board – Friday, August 30th, 2019, 19:00-20:00

  • ERU Social Event – Friday, August 30th, 2019, 20:00 onwards


Why would you want to become ERU member?

  • -    Summer schools
  • -    Writing retreats
  • -    Travel scholarships
  • -    Newsletter
  • -    Job offers
  • -    Reduced conference fees
  • -    Reduced journal subscription fees
  • -    Networking


Become member of the EADP at and then write to the ERU secretary.

Follow on Facebook/Twitter: @EadpERU

ERU Poster Awards

Are you an undergraduate student, graduate/PhD student, researcher, postdoc, or junior faculty member (up to assistant professorship)? Have you an approved poster presentation at the ECDP 2019?

Well, you are eligible to participate in the competition for the ERU Poster Awards!

  • Posters presentations will be judged for:
  •    quality of the research (innovative, substantive);
  •    organization and structure;
  •    clarity and adequacy of key findings and message;
  •    effective visualization (charts, graphs, images);
  •    overall appearance and creativity of poster.

If you want your poster to be considered for this competition, please send us a final version of your poster (pdf file labeled yourname.poster) latest by August 18th, to and

On Wednesday August 30th, at 19:00, the first three classified people will be announced and invited to show their posters while the audience will assess them to form the final ranking. Please, make sure you attend this session and bring your poster with you!

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