Grants and awards

2019

Co-Investigator University of Zagreb funded research; Interaction of executive functions and semantic memory in divergent thinking. PI: Prof Vlasta Erdeljac, Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
2017 – 2018
Methodological consultant. DFG-Projekt 2015-2018; Microvariation of the Pronominal and Auxiliary Clitics in Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian. Empirical Studies of Spoken Languages, Dialects und Heritage Languages. PI: Professor Bjorn Hansen, University of Regensburg, Germany.
2018

Co-Investigator University of Zagreb funded research; Clinical linguistics: psycholinguistic parameters in lexical-semantical processing and executive functions with individuals with Schizophrenia. PI: Prof Vlasta Erdeljac, Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb, Croatia.
2017One of the top five reviewers for the journal Psihologija
2017
Visiting scholar DAAD Ostpartnerschaft, Institut für Slavistik, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, January 31 – February 4 2017
2017



University of Novi Sad top achievements in 2016, Faculty of Philosophy: Scientific paper Prekovic*, S., Filipović Đurđević*, D., Csifcsak, G., Šveljo, O., Stojković, O., Janković, M., Koprivšek, K., Covill, L.E., Lučić, M., Van den Broeck, T., Helsen, C., Ceroni, F., Claessens, F., & Newbury, D. (2016). Multidisciplinary investigation links backward-speech trait and working memory through genetic mutation. Scientific Reports, 6, 20369; doi: 10.1038/srep20369. (* denotes equal contribution) https://www.nature.com/articles/srep20369
2016 – 2017



Co-Investigator UCL Global Engagement Fund; Relationship between memory, executive function and language skills in adult speakers of Serbian and Croatian. (£1,950). PI: Alexandra Perovic, Univesity College London, UK; Co-Is: Prof Vlasta Erdeljac, Department of Linguistics, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb, Croatia, Dr Sabina Halupka-Rešetar, Department of English, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, Serbia; Dr Dušica Filipović Đurđević, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, Serbia.
2016
Visiting scholar Erasmus+ staff mobility for training, Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Ghent, 5-11 June 2016
2015 – 2016


Co-Investigator UCL Global Engagement Office: ‘Sea and Currents Fund’ for initiatives with global partners; Cognitive abilities of adults with Williams syndrome. (£1000).  PI: Alexandra Perovic, University College London, UK; Co-Is: Dr Špela Golubović, Department for Special Education and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Novi Sad, Serbia; Dr Dušica Filipović Đurđević, Department of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad, Serbia.
2011 – present

Co-Investigator
Laboratory for Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade
Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Serbia research grant
Fundamental cognitive processes and functions (179033)
2011 – present

Co-Investigator
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Novi Sad
Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Serbia research grant
Hereditary, environmental, and psychological factors of mental health (179006)
2008Oxford Colleges Hospitality Scheme Scholar at St. John’s College, Oxford, 1-30 April 2008
2007
Workshop on writing European grant proposals (Expert of European Knowledge certificate) held within Tempus Extra 2 project in University in Novi Sad (CM_SCM-C026B06-2006 RS).
2006 – 2010

Research Assistant
Laboratory for Experimental Psychology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade
Ministry of Science and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia research grant
Fundamental cognitive processes and functions (149039D)
2006 – 2007
Research Assistant
“Cornell University – Einaudi Seed Grant Competition: Clitics in South Slavic Languages: the view from the interfaces” PI: Draga Zec, Cornell University
2006Using R statistical package, workshop in Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen.
2004 – 2006
Research Assistant Ministry of Science and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia PhD Scholarship
Laboratory for Experimental Psychology, University of Belgrade
2002 –  2004

Research Assistant
University of Kent at Canterbury
University of Kent Faculty of Social Sciences Small Research Grant
Serial effects in reading in transparent orthography PI: Dr Jelena Havelka, University of Kent
2002 – 2003

Research Assistant
Royal Society Research Grant
Reading in Serbian and English: testing the orthographic depth hypothesis PI: Dr Jelena Havelka, University of Kent
2001 – 2004
Research Assistant Ministry of Science and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia MA Scholarship
Laboratory for Experimental Psychology, University of Belgrade
2001 – 2002
Research Assistant
Psychology Institute, Belgrade
OECD Program for International Student Assessment
2001The best student who graduated at Faculty of Philosophy, in University in Belgrade, in 2000/2001
2000
“For the promising generation” – the scholarship granted by the Kingdom of Norway to 1000 best students of final years in Serbian universities
1999 – 2001
Gifted Young Scientist Fellowship granted by Ministry of Science and Environmental Protection of the Republic of Serbia
Laboratory for Experimental Psychology, University of Belgrade
1997 – 1999Ministry of Education of the Republic of Serbia Scholarship