Practicing science is a field of passion. With all the external incentives and publication pressure, however, it is almost understandable that scholars move towards unethical practices such as using fraudulent questionnaires and emphasizing only the positive (i.e. significant) findings. Through my work, I urge upon an emphasis on the personal, the ethical and the honest of practicing science.
I am affiliated with a number of organisations aiming to improve science and society as whole, such as The Young Academy and the FD Young Circle. Also, I regularly devote time with my PhD students to discuss the fine boundaries of responsible research practices. All these activities I initiate with the aim to inspire young people to never renounce from improving research output and resulting political decisions.
Because of my belief in change when it is needed, I am described to be an open-minded, ambitious person, using my academic specialisations to encourage academics to level up. I am specialised in the inclusion of expert opinions into Bayesian Statistical models to bring practice and theory closer together. The accuracy of concepts tested in questionnaires is also a topic he is eager to study, and provide feedback and advice on. In terms of applying statistics, I am particularly interested in posttraumatic stress originating from extraordinary situations, such as fire hazards and wars.
Besides my academic life, I enjoy outdoor climbing and survival trips with my family to counterbalance the long hours in the office. Notably, I have a particular fascination and love for the black bears I've met in Alaska.
Rianne van Dijk
Rianne van Dijk
Sonja D. Winter
Time till the start of our Symposium on Systematic Reviewing 3.0
Completely Free Open Access
Can you help us (Rens and Herbert) to make a list of journals for which no fees have to be paid (not by authors, readers or universities/libraries/funders) and with a high enough quality you would want to publish your work in it. So far we…
Symposium Systematic Reviewing 3.0
Scopus search of researchers working at Utrecht University who published with ‘systematic review’ in the title. Systematic Reviews are “top of the bill” in research. The number of systematic reviews published by researchers increases year after year. But performing a sound systematic review is a…
Deelname onderzoek lvs-CITO scores
We zijn op zoek naar (parttime* en fulltime) PO docenten groep 3 t/m 7, die gebruik maken van het CITO LVS systeem. Aanmeldingen van individuele docenten zijn welkom, maar opgeven met een groep collega’s of zelfs met het hele team is ook mogelijk.