CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS


Samara, M. (24-27th April, 2003). Bullied by Siblings: Association with Peer Victimisation and Behaviour Problems in Israeli Lower Secondary School Children. Paper presented in the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) (3-124) Conference in the USA-Tampa, Florida.


Samara, M. & Wolke D. (13-15th March, 2003). Participant Bullying Roles: Association with behaviour problems and related factors. Paper presented in the British Psychological Society Conference in Bournemouth (Ref No: 92).


Samara, M. & Smith P. K. (13-15th March, 2003). The Content of Anti-Bullying Policies at Primary and Secondary Schools in England. Paper presented in the British Psychological Society Conference in Bournemouth (Ref No: 92).


Samara, M., Wolke, D., & Woods, S. (2003, May 21-25). Creating characters and social relationships of those involved in bullying: Description and implications for new approaches to intervention. St Catherine's College, University of Oxford, Kobe Institute, Japan (Measures to reduce bullying in schools conference).

Samara, M. & Wolke D. (27-31st August, 2003). Bullied by Siblings: Association with Peer Victimisation and Behaviour Problems in Israeli Lower Secondary School Children. Poster (58) presented in the Xith European Conference on Developmental Psychology in Milan in Italy (174-86 –P).


Samara, M., & Woods, S. (27-31st August, 2003). The stability of victimisation behavior and factors that predict remaining or escaping direct or relational victimisation. Poster (58) presented in the Xith European Conference on Developmental Psychology in Milan in Italy (228-109 –P).


Wolke, D., Samara, M. And the EPICure team (February, 2003). Cognitive and psychological development at 5 ½ years. Paper presented in the EPICure-Challenge of Extreme Prematurity Conference by Medical Perspectives Ltd, CPD RCPCH Scheme in Nottingham.


Wolke, D., Samara, M., Bracewell, M. A., & Marlow, N. (2003). Cognitive and behavioural status in extremely preterm children at 6 years. Archives of Disease in Childhood, 88(supplement 1), A4.


Wolke, D., Samara, M., Bracewell, M A. (2003). A national study on the psychological development of microbabies: EPIcure 3. Paper presented at the Xith European Conference on Developmental Psychology, Catholic University, Milano, Italy.


Wolke, D., Woods, S., & Samara, M. (24-27th April, 2003). The stability of Victimisation Behavior and Factors that predict remaining or escaping Direct or Relational Victimisation. Paper presented in the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) (3-124) Conference in the USA-Tampa, Florida.


Marlow, N., Bracewell, M., Samara, M., & Wolke D. For the EPICure investigators group (2003). Emerging cognitive disability in extremely preterm children: 6 year outcomes for babies born at 25 completed weeks of gestation or less. Sidney


Wolke, D., Goodman, R., Waylen, A., Ford, T., Samara, M. (2003). Antecedents of attention deficit and hyperactive behaviour in children. 3rd Annual Presentation of Findings (ALSPAC), The Royal Society, London.


Marlow, N., Wolke, D., Samara, M., & Bracewell, M. A. (2003, May 03-06). Cognitive and behavioural status in extremely preterm children at 6 years. Pediatric Research, 53(4), Pages: 459A, Meeting Abstract: 2595, Part 2 Suppl. S. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Pediatric-Academic-Society, Seattle, Washington.


Samara, M. (July, 2004). Scientific Get-Together (SGT): Current cross-cultural research issues in which young scholars, from multidisciplinary and multi-ethnic backgrounds, are involved (Discussion round table group). Bullying in Israeli Schools. Paper presented at the ISSBD conference. Reference number: SGT3; Session number: SES9.


Wolke, D., Samara, M. & Waylen, A. (July, 2004). Precursors of bullying involvement in a large community sample (ALSPAC) in the UK. Paper presented at the ISSBD conference in Belgium. Reference number: S-064-1.


Wolke, D., Samara, M., Bracewell, M. A., & Marlow, N. (2004). Cognitive Abilities and School Achievement in a Whole Population Sample of Children Born <= 25 weeks Gestation. In G. Moriette (Ed.), XXXIVèmes Journées Nationales de Neonatologie, (Vol. 24, pp. 75-99). Paris: Société Française de Néonatologie.


Wolke, D., Samara, M., Bracewell, M., Marlow, N., for the EPICure Study Group (September, 2004). Cognitive and behavioural status in extremely preterm children at 6 years of age. Paper presented at the third Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe (CELSE), University of Bristol, UK. Behaviour, reference number, 4.3.


Wolke, D., Samara, M., and the ALSPAC team (September, 2004). Precursors of bullying involvement in middle childhood: the ALSPAC sample. Paper presented at the third Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe (CELSE), University of Bristol, UK. Behaviour, reference number, 4.4.


Waylen, A., Wolke, D., Goodman, R., Ford, T., Samara, M., Beveridge, M., Golding, J., and the ALSPAC Study Team (September, 2004). Antecedents of attention deficit and hyperactive behaviour in children. Paper presented at the third Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe (CELSE), University of Bristol, UK. Behaviour, reference number, 4.2.


Waylen, A., Wolke, D., Goodman, R., Ford, T., Samara, M. (April, 2005). Behavioral Disorders and Accident Involvement in Children in a British Longitudinal Cohort. Paper presented in the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Conference in the USA-Atlanta, Georgia-Poster session (2-140). Poster group 5, ADHD, #2005-5266.


Samara, M., Wolke, D., Waylen, A., Goodman, R., Ford, T., & Beverage, M. (12-14 September, 2006). Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder and conduct disorders and involvement in different bullying roles in a British community sample. Paper presented in the International Conference on Child Cohort Studies in Oxford, (Session 15: Family structure and behaviour).


Waylen, A., Ford, T., Goodman, R., Samara, M., Beveridge, M., Rogers, I., Wolke, D., (12-14 September, 2006). Is dietary omega-3 important in the psychiatric diagnosis of externalising behavior in children? Paper presented in the International Conference on Child Cohort Studies in Oxford. Poster session (13 September, abstract number 102).


Altawil, M. A., Nel, P. W., Askar, A., Samara, M. (6-8 September, 2006). Poster titled: “The chronic traumatic experiences among Palestinian children in Gaza Strip”. Poster presented at the International Conference “Children in War”, University of Reading.


Altawil, M., Nel, P. W., Asker, A., Steve, D., Winter, D. & Samara, M. (2007). The relationship between the chronic traumatic events and symptoms of PTSD among Palestinian children. International conference on trauma management among children, adolescents and the community. 12th to 17th May. Cairo-Egypt: The World Health Organization-Eastern Mediterranean Region WHO (Presentation Article and Poster).


Wolke, D., Samara, M., & Meyer, R. (27-29 March, 2008). Developmental Consequences of Regulation Problems in Infancy and ADHD. Paper presented at XVIth ISIS (International Conference on Infant Studies), Vancouver, Canada. Progress in Understanding Infant Crying and Sleeping Problems, their Distinguishing Features, and Outcomes (Fishbowl Symposium)


Wolke, D., & Samara, M. (20-25 July, 2008). Digit ratio (2D:4D) and child developmental psychopathology. Paper presented at XXIX (International Congress of Psychology), Berlin, Germany. Symposium no.: S-126.


Wolke, D., Woods, S. & Samara, M. (8-13 July, 2008). Peer hierarchies and stability of Victimisation Behaviour over 2 to 4 years. Paper presented at the 30th International School Psychology Association (ISPA) conference (School Psychology in a Changing Society) in Utrecht , The Netherlands. Bullying as a Strategy Symposium.


Sapouna, M., & Samara, M. (7 November, 2008). Bullying: Why does it happen and what can we do about it?. Presentation for the Ban Bullying at Work Day at the University of Warwick.


Wolke, D., Samara, M., Johnson, S., Marlow, N. (18-22 August, 2009). Eating Problems at 6 Years of Age in Children Born at 25 Weeks of Gestation or Less and their Controls (Reference: S 12.3). Paper presented in the XIVth European Conference on Developmental Psychology in Vilnius, Lithuania, (Symposium S12.c: Developmental Psychopathology: Predictors of Feeding Problems in Young Children).


Samara, M., & Wolke, D. (18-22 August, 2009). A Longitudinal Study of Precursors of Bullying Involvement in Primary School Children in a British Cohort (Reference: 1.14.52). Poster presented in the XIVth European Conference on Developmental Psychology in Vilnius, Lithuania, (Poster session I: Theoretical Approaches in Developmental Psychology).


Samara, M. (20 July, 2009). Bullying: Definition, Risk Factors and Consequences. Invited Talk for Alhikma Association in Tira in Israel.


Samara, M. (1 August, 2009). Bullying: Why does it happen and what can we do about it? Invited talk for Inspectors and Head teachers in Israel.


Wolke D, Samara M, Johnson S & Marlow N. Stability of behaviour problems in extremely preterm children. Platform presentation. 50th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Research, Hamburg October 2009 (Published in Acta Paediatrica, 98 (Suppl 460), 30-30).


Wolke D, Samara M, Johnson S & Marlow N. Eating problems at six years in extremely preterm children. Poster symposium presentation. 50th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Paediatric Research, Hamburg, October 2009 (Published in Acta Paediatrica, 98 (Suppl 460), 163-164).


Samara M, & Wolke D. Eating problems at six years in extremely preterm children. Invited talk: Conference on Feeding and Eating in Infancy and Early Childhood, UCL Institute of Child Health – London, 1st March 2010.


Wolke, D., & Samara, M. (1st July, 2010). Regulatory problems and psychiatric outcome: Infancy to middle childhood. Paper presented at the World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH), Leipzig, Germany (S89). Symposium on infant regulatory problems: precursors and long-term behavioural and cognitive outcomes (S87).


Wolke, D., & Samara, M. (2010). Regulatory problems and psychiatric outcome: Infancy to middle childhood. Infant Mental Health Journal, 31 (Abstract Supplement, p 47-48).


Wolke, D., Schmid, G., Samara, M., Hemmi, M. (12-15 September, 2010). Stability and Longterm Consequences of Regulatory Problems in Infancy. Paper presented at the British Psychological Society Developmental Section Conference, London, UK. Symposium on the prevention and management of regulatory problems in infancy (RHB 137a).


Samara, M., & Wolke, D. (30 March-2 April, 2011). A Longitudinal Study of Precursors of Direct and Relational Bullying Involvement in Primary School Children in a British Cohort (Reference: 1.14.52). Poster presented in the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) in Montreal, Canada (Poster session I: Theoretical Approaches in Developmental Psychology).


Wolke, D., Samara, M., & Alvarez, M. (June 8-10, 2011). Meta–analysis of fuss/cry durations and colic prevalence across countries. Paper presented at the 11th International Infant Cry Research Workshop Infant Crying and Parenting: Brain, Behavior and Hormones June 8-10, 2011 - The Netherlands (Session: Cultural and age-related differences).


Samara, M. (20 August, 2011). How Schools Tackle Bullying? Presentation for primary school teachers in Israel.


Samara M. & Khadaroo B. A. (March, 2012). Investigation of the Well-being of School Refugee Children in the UK. Poster session: 2-016. Board Number: 45. The 2012 SRCD Themed Meeting: Positive Development of Minority Children, Florida, USA.


Samara M., Wolke D., Marlow N. & Johnson S. (April, 2012). Precursors of emotional and behavioural problems amongst extremely preterm infants: Factors from the perinatal, infancy and childhood periods. Reference: 2730. The 13th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH) in Cape Town, South-Africa.


Samara M., Wolke D., & Marlow N. (April, 2012). Eating and behavioural problems amongst extremely preterm children at age 6 years in a whole population sample. Reference: 2720. The 13th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH) in Cape Town, South-Africa.


Samara M., Al-tawil M., Khadaroo A., & Hammuda S. (April, 2012) Factors moderating the risk of PTSD, emotional and behavioral problems amongst children in war zones and refugees escaping from warfare. Reference: 2727. The 13th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health (WAIMH) in Cape Town, South-Africa.


Jerry, B. & Samara, M. (24th April, 2012) Bullying in primary schools: behaviour, health and siblings. British Psychological Society (BPS), London and Home Counties Branch, Research Symposium for Postgraduates (session 1).


Samara M. Smith, P., Davidson, J., Terry, P., Hamerton, C., Penson, M., & Al Jaber, M. (June, 2012). Comparative study of cyberbullying in Qatar and the UK: risk factors, impact on health and solutions. Poster. International Conference on Cyberbullying, COST, Paris, France.


Samara, M. (27 August, 2012). Bullying: characteristics, precursors, consequences and solutions. Invited Talk for secondary school teachers in Israel.


Samara M. Smith, P., Davidson, J., Terry, P., Hamerton, C., Penson, M., & Al Jaber, M. (October, 2012). Comparative study of cyberbullying in Qatar and the UK: risk factors, impact on health and solutions. Poster. International Conference on Cyberbullying, COST, Vienna, Austria.


Phippard, T. & Samara, M. (November, 2012). Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI): Relationship with health problems, social support and life experiences in Ex-British military. British Psychological Society Careers Conference in Southampton.


Samara M. & Altawil, M. (April, 2013). A longitudinal study on factors moderating and increasing the risk of PTSD, emotional and behavioral problems amongst children in war zones. (Event 1-185). Poster presented in the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) in Seattle, USA (Poster Session 5, poster number 63: Developmental Psychopathology).


Samara M., El Asam, A. & Hammuda S. (April, 2013). Investigation of the Well-being of School Refugee Children in the UK in Comparison to a Non-Refugee Control Group (Event 2-190). Poster presented in the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) in Seattle, USA (Poster Session 11, poster number 167: Race, Ethnicity, Culture, Context).


Lereya, T., Samara, M. & Wolke, D. (April, 2013). Family environment, parenting and the risk of becoming a victim of bullying: A meta-analysis of prospective- and cross-sectional studies (Event 3-140). Poster presented in the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) in Seattle, USA (Poster Session 15, poster number 177: Social Relationships).