The Psychology Research Opportunities Programs (PROPS) is a two-quarter program at UCLA that provides undergraduate students in psychology and related fields with a stipend, research experience, mentorship, and graduate school guidance, among other opportunities. Students are involved in the lab’s research and develop their own projects that may be submitted and presented at the annual
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Dr. Silvers and Dr. Camelia Hostinar of UC Davis were awarded a $10,000 seed grant from the UC Consortium on the Developmental Science of Adolescence to study the influence of the stress hormone cortisol and inflammation on adolescent mental health and well-being. The researchers are particularly interested in internalizing symptoms, such as symptoms of depression,
Dr. Silvers was awarded a Visionary Fund grant by the American Psychological Foundation (APF). The grant is provided to foster innovation through psychological research focused on solving social problems. More information about the grant and APF can be found here. Congrats, Dr. Silvers!
Dr. Silvers received the 2017-2018 Faculty Career Development Award, a grant awarded by the UCLA Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and intended to support the SAND Lab’s research activities. More information about the award can be found here. Congrats, Dr. Silvers!
Dr. Silvers was awarded a grant by the UCLA Academic Senate’s Council on Research. More information about the Faculty Grants Program can be found here. Congrats, Dr. Silvers!
First-year SAND Lab grad student João Guassi Moreira has been awarded the UCLA Dr. Ursula Mandel scholarship. The scholarship funds tuition and fees for graduate students in scientific fields related, allied or of value to the medical field. Congrats, João!
The Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology’s (PNI) Seed Grant Program has awarded Dr. Silvers a grant to study the neuroinflammatory markers of early life stress during adolescent development. The Cousins Center for PNI is part of the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Information about the Seed Grant Program is available here. Congrats, Dr. Silvers!
On February 13, Dr. Silvers spoke at the UCLA School of Education’s Human Development and Psychology Colloquium. The Human Development and Psychology graduate program is an applied research program aimed at informing practices and policies that affect the welfare of children. Find out more about it here.
Dr. Silvers was selected as a 2016 Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science (APS). The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions. The full list of 2016 Rising
The Psychology Research Opportunities Programs (PROPS) is a two-quarter program at UCLA that provides select undergraduate students in psychology and related fields with a stipend, research experience, mentorship, and graduate school guidance, among other opportunities. Only approximately 20 students are admitted to the program each year, and we are happy to welcome PROPS scholar and fourth year undergraduate student