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Here you can find all news regarding BRISE

November 22, 2023: Doctorate completed: Congratulations to Pia Römer for the successful completion of her doctorate. (Universität Bremen)

September 3 - 6, 2023: Dr. Ulrike Frischen and Dr. Annika Wienke are the moderators of Symposium A3 EPSY conference in Berlin.

July 31, 2023: Radio Bremen butenunbinnen-Short report on the child scheme with contributions by BRISE (in German).

July 17, 2023: Doctorate completed: Congratulations to Gizem Samdan for the successful completion of her doctorate (University of Heidelberg).

June 19 - 20, 2023: The 2nd BRISE Conference takes place in Berlin, Germany. Keynote-Speakers were Dr. Pauline Slot, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands (Continous professional development as pathway towards sustainable quality in early childhood education) and Dr. Kathrin Hirsh-Pasek, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA (Re-imagining education: Delivering high quality education through playful learning).

March 9, 2023: The ZEIT online magazine no. 11 publishes the article "Mit dem ersten Schrei" (At the first cry) by Martin Spiewak, reporting about brain research in the BRISE project. (in German).

March 6 + 7, 2023: Caroline Birau presents the BRISE project at the congress "Armut und Gesundheit" (Poverty and Health).

December 15, 2022: Doctorate completed: Congratulations to Natalie Kiel for the successful completion of her doctorate(University of Bremen).

November 30, 2022: Shaping transitions - retaining families: At the end of 2022, the Bremen Senatorial Authority for Social Affairs, Youth, Integration and Sports organized two expert days to discuss with funding programs, authorities and academia the goals and implementation of the BRISE funding chain.

Oktober 24, 2022: Development of maternal self-efficacy. Gizem Samdan et al. publish an empirical study on the role of social and demographic factors in the development of maternal self-efficacy in parenting. Open access-Zugriff unter:

October 13, 2022: At the DGPs symposium "Not just Mom's eyes: early childhood development and mothers' significant roles", the Heidelberg, Bamberg and Bremen subprojects presented empirical work from BRISE. We also presented results at the FLUX conference on brain development.

July 7, 2022: Doctorate completed: Congratulations to Polina Stoyanova for the successful completion of her doctorate (University of Bremen).

May 18, 2022: The "Familiennetz" Bremen - whose team offers suitable solutions to many questions of everyday family life - presents BRISE in a 7-part series from the perspective of the participating families, the city, the support programs and the scientific monitoring.

March 24, 2022: Under the topic „How we become who we are“ did Gizem Samdan and Julia Ruge discuss our research in BRISE about infants, toddlers and their parents with a broad audience.

March 9, 2022: Together with our partners from Kiel, Heidelberg, and Berlin, Dr. Annika Wienke and Natalie Kiel represented BRISE at the symposium "Family Background and Early Childhood Development" at the conference of the Society for Empirical Educational Research.

November 10, 2021: Pia Römer and colleagues publish article on potential dangers of e-cigarettes during pregnancy. Open Access at: DOI:10.1055/a-1524-5155

October 16, 2021: The new Newsletter is online. Here you can find the latest issue.

October 1st, 2021: We are happy to welcome our new staff members Dr. Melanie Böckmann (Coordinator), Manuela Fellmann (Secretariat), Julia Ruge (WiMi) and Victoria Wölbling (WiMi). Welcome to the team!

September 14, 2021: Dr. Annika Wienke presented preliminary data from our EEG measurements with infants at the "Psychology and the Brain" Symposium on 6/4/2021 and the "AMID: Attention & Memory in Development Workshop" on 9/14/2021.

May 26, 2021: The May issue of BREMER reports on the research field of early intervention in BRISE (S.21). „Eine wissenschaftliche Aufarbeitung hilft dabei, wirksame Komponenten zu identifizieren, Lücken zu schließen und eine Verstetigung anzubahnen“ pediatrician Claudia Gerken explains in the report.

May 1st, 2021: "Jede Familie braucht ein unterstützendes Umfeld" - Interview from Dr. Heidemarie Rose in "Von Kopf bis Fuß - das Gesundheitsmagazin für Bremen und Umgebung" on Site 8-9.

March 29, 2021: "Langzeitstudie BRISE zur frühkindlichen Förderung geht in die zweite Förderphase". - Press release of the Senatorin für Soziales, Jugend, Integration und Sport der freien Hansestadt Bremen.

March 23, 2021: Message on the topic "Children in focus" from the University of Bremen.

March 10th, 2021: „Bremer Förderprojekt Brise wird verlängert“ - Press release of the Weser Kurier.