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URPP Dynamics of Healthy Aging

Dr. Damaris Aschwanden & Dr. Theresa Pauly are among the winners of this year's Vontobel Award for Research on Ageing

We are proud to announce that Dr. Damaris Aschwanden (Florida State University, USA and former URPP Dynage doctoral student) and Dr. Theresa Pauly (URPP Dynage & Department of Psychology) are two of the three awardees of this year's Vontobel Award for Research on Ageing - Dr. Aschwanden for her paper on "Is Personality Associated with Dementia Risk? A Meta-Analytic Investigation", and Dr. Pauly for her paper on "Everyday Associations Between Older Adults' Physical Activity, Negative Affect, and Cortisol". These prestigious awards, endowed by the Vontobel Foundation, support gerontological research in Switzerland from any field of science to raise awareness of issues around aging in society among the general public. More information about the prize and the other awardees can be found (in German) here.

URPP Dynamcis of Healthy Aging