NWO PhD-grant for teachers, for dr. Katherine Stroebe and prof.dr. Tom Postmes
December 1, 2011 - Dr. K.E. Stroebe and prof.dr. T. Postmes (University of Groningen) in collaboration with Birol Akkus MSc. (Saxion hogeschool, Enschede) received a NWO PhD grant for teachers for "Social Work in cross-cultural contexts: does seeking and accepting help depend on worldviews?". This grant gives Birol Akkus the opportunity to complete a PhD under supervision of Stroebe and Postmes while continuing his work as a lecturer at the Saxion hogeschool.
Doctoral Grant for Teachers aims to increase the number of teachers holding a doctorate. It is open to teachers in primary, secondary, vocational and special education.