Research Synthesis 2019 - incl. Big Data Symposium: Registration and Preliminary Program

The preliminary program for the Research Synthesis 2019 Conference which includes a Pre-Conference Symposium on "Big Data in Psychology" is now available.

Preliminary Program as of Jan 31, 2019.

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The event is organized by ZPID - Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information and is taking place in Dubrovnik, Croatia, May 27-31. The overall aim of Research Synthesis 2019 is to address methodological advances in the area of systematic reviews and meta-analysis. Moreover, hotspot topics addressed with the aid of research synthesis methods in all subfields of psychology and related areas are also being presented.

Invited keynote speakers include:

  • Christina Bergmann, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics:
    "Dynamically aggregating evidence in community-augmented meta-analyses"
  • Larry Hedges, Northwestern University:
    "Meta-analytic perspectives when studying replication"
  • Terri Pigott, Loyola University Chicago:
    "Power analysis in meta-analysis"
  • Wolfgang Viechtbauer, Maastricht University:
    "The R package metafor: Past, present and future"

The overall aim of the pre-conference symposium on "Big Data in Psychology" is to present innovative methods and applications using big data in psychology.

Invited keynote speakers include:

  • Ross Jacobucci, University of Notre Dame:
    "Flexible Specification of Large Structural Equation Models with Regularization"
  • Joop Hox, Utrecht University:
    "Computational social and behavioral science methodology: Current issues in using big data"

Registrations are now accepted (places are limited, early registration is strongly recommended). The Early bird fee applies until March 15, 2019. 

For more information and to register, please visit the conference website:

Contact Person

Andrea Muthers
Event Manager

+49 (0)651 201-3657