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Dr Dragana Vidovic

Senior Research Officer
Department of Government
Dr Dragana Vidovic

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Biography

Dr Dragana Vidovic is a Senior Research Officer with the Connected Communities Project, Department of Government, University of Essex, United Kingdom. Connected Communities is a social prescribing initiative being implemented in the UK and France, in collaboration with Local Authority Organisations and the University of Essex. She completed her Doctorate Degree in politics at the University of Essex in 2018. Prior to that, she worked at the University of Minnesota, Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research (MCTFR) and studied psychology at the College of Saint Benedict, USA. Her current research focuses on issues of loneliness, its impact on wellbeing and civic and political participation. She is currently working on evaluating the impact of Connected Communities on health and wellbeing. Her other research is in the area of nonviolent and violent conflict analysis.

Appointments

University of Essex

  • Senior Research Officer, University of Essex, University of Essex (16/9/2019 - present)

Research and professional activities

Conferences and presentations

University host, presentation about East of England social prescribing, presentation on research/evaluation

Invited presentation, Keynote presentation, 4th International Conference, 9/3/2022

Evaluation of Social Prescribing

Invited presentation, Keynote presentation, East of England Social Prescribing Conference, 3/3/2022

Publications

Journal articles (5)

Reinhardt, G., Vidovic, D. and Hammerton, C., (2021). Understanding Loneliness: a Systematic Review of the Impact of Social Prescribing Initiatives on Loneliness. Perspectives in Public Health. 141 (4), 204-213

Vidovic, D., Reinhardt, GY. and Hammerton, C., (2021). Can Social Prescribing Foster Individual and Community Well-Being? A Systematic Review of the Evidence. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 18 (10), 5276-5276

Belgioioso, M., Gleditsch, K. and Vidovic, D., (2018). A Tale of Two Governments? Government Responses and Perceived Influence in the 2014 Protests in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Journal of Global Security Studies. 3 (3), 285-301

Cunningham, DE., Gleditsch, K., González, B., Vidović, D. and White, PB., (2017). Words and Deeds: From Incompatibilities to Outcomes in Anti-Government Disputes. Journal of Peace Research. 54 (1), 468-483

White, PB., Vidovic, D., González, B., Gleditsch, KS. and Cunningham, DE., (2015). Nonviolence as a Weapon of the Resourceful: From Claims to Tactics in Mobilization*. Mobilization: An International Quarterly. 20 (4), 471-491

Conferences (8)

Vidovic, D., Bernat, EM., Malone, SM. and Iacono, WG., (2011). MISMATCH NEGATIVITY AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS: A TIME-FREQUENCY ANALYSIS

McLaughlin, IB., Bernat, EM., Vidovic, D., Burwell, SJ., Hammer, MA., Bedford, DW., Klaphake, JA., Gilmore, CS., Iacono, WG. and Malone, SM., (2010). ERP AND PERSONALITY CORRELATES OF EXECUTIVE CONTROL: TIME-FREQUENCY DECOMPOSITION OF THE GO/NOGO ERP TASK IN ADOLESCENT SUBJECTS

Burwell, SJ., Malone, SM., Bernat, EM., Aviyente, S., Hammer, MA., McLaughlin, IB., Vidovic, D., Yoon, HH. and Iacono, WG., (2010). REDUCED INTERTRIAL EEG PHASE SYNCHRONY AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Vidovic, D., Bernat, EM., Burwell, SJ., Hammer, MA., McLaughlin, IB., Bedford, DW., Klaphake, JA., Gilmore, CS., Iacono, WG. and Malone, SM., (2010). DECOMPOSING THE MISMATCH NEGATIVITY USING TIME-FREQUENCY ANALYSIS

McLaughlin, I., Bedford, D., Burwell, S., Hammer, M., Vidovic, D., Gilmore, CS., Malone, SM. and Iacono, WG., (2009). HABITUATION RATE AND ADHD SUBTYPE IN A LARGE SAMPLE OF PREADOLESCENT CHILDREN

Burwell, SJ., Malone, SM., Hammer, MA., Bedford, D., McLaughlin, I., Vidovic, D. and Iacono, WG., (2009). PERSONALITY DIMENSIONS ARE ASSOCIATED WITH ERP TIME-DOMAIN AND TIME-FREQUENCY FEATURES IN ADULT MALES

Hammer, MA., Malone, SM., Burwell, SJ., Bedford, DW., McLaughlin, IB., Vidovic, D., Gilmore, CS. and Iacono, WG., (2009). ERP FEATURES IN ADULT FEMALES WITH TRAITS INDICATIVE OF BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER

Malone, SM., Hammer, MA., Vidovic, D., Kelly, LE. and Iacono, WG., (2008). Externalizing psychopathology is associated with reduced EEG beta in adolescent males

Reports and Papers (1)

Reinhardt, G., Vidovic, D. and Hammerton, C., Evaluation: LifeLink Programme

Contact

dvidov@essex.ac.uk

Location:

5.022, Colchester Campus

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