Ine Beyens (PhD, 2015, University of Leuven) is a postdoctoral researcher in the Amsterdam School of Communication Research (ASCoR) at the University of Amsterdam and member of the Consortium on Individual Development (CID) of the NWO Gravitation Program. She is studying the uses and effects of screen media among children and adolescents. Her current research focuses on the relationship between media and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and the role of individual difference factors in the relationship.
Ine Beyens completed her PhD at the School for Mass Communication Research (University of Leuven, Belgium) with her dissertation Understanding young children's television exposure: An investigation into the role of structural family circumstances. Her dissertation indicates how structural family circumstances, including parents’ well-being and parenting time pressure, affect the time children spend watching television.
Her research has won awards from the International Communication Association (ICA), including a Top Paper Award (2017), Top Student Led Paper Award (2015), and Top Student Paper Award (2013) from the Children, Adolescents, and the Media (CAM) division.