Iris started her project on language processing in adolescents with autism in September 2017. The project is supported by a grant from the NWO programme "PhDs in the Humanities" and is co-supervised by Dr. Catharina Hartman (Accare & Psychiatry, UMCG).
Sofia Bimpikou Sofia is a PhD student in Dr. Emar Maier's NWO Vidi project "The language of fiction and imagination".
Dorothée Hoppe In her PhD project, Dorothée aims to investigate whether there is an optimal design of teaching input for learning noun gender in a second language. She is co-supervised by Dr. Jacolien van Rij and Dr. Michael Ramscar (University of Tübingen, Germany).
Leanne Nagels Leanne's PhD project on the influence of the perception of voice characteristics on speech and language processing in children with a cochlear implant is co-supervised by Prof. Deniz Başkent (Audiology, UMCG).
Anna de Koster Supported by a grant from the NWO programme "PhDs in the Humanities", Anna investigates children's development of distributivity. She is co-supervised by Dr. Jennifer Spenader (Artificial Intelligence).
Amélie la Roi Supported by a grant from the NWO programme "PhDs in the Humanities" and co-supervised by Dr. Simone Sprenger, Amélie studies how elderly adults process idioms. Her research is carried out in collaboration with Prof. Peter Paul De Deyn and the Alzheimer Research Center Groningen (ARCG) of UMCG.
Assunta is a PhD student in the IDEALAB program and is supervised by Prof. Barbara Höhle (University of Potsdam, Germany). She investigates young German children's morphosyntactic development of subject-verb agreement and gender agreement.
Atty is a PhD student at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany, under the supervision of Prof. Esther Ruigendijk. She investigates the comprehension and production of morphosyntactic cues in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired German-speaking children.
Jessica Overweg Jessica investigates perspective taking in language in Dutch-speaking children with autism and is co-supervised by Dr. Catharina Hartman (Accare & Psychiatry, UMCG).
Margreet Vogelzang PhD Thesis (University of Groningen, 2017): Reference and cognition: Experimental and computational cognitive modeling
studies on reference processing in Dutch and Italian.
Since May 2017, Margreet is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Dutch Studies of the University of Oldenburg and the cluster of excellence Hearing4all.
Sanne Kuijper PhD Thesis (University of Groningen, 2016): Communication abilities of children with ASD and ADHD: Production, comprehension, and cognitive mechanisms. [NWO press release]
Sanne was a PhD student in the NWO Vici project "Asymmetries in Grammar" and was co-supervised by Dr. Catharina Hartman (Accare & Psychiatry, UMCG). Since October 2015, Sanne is a lecturer and researcher at the Department of Orthopedagogy at the University of Groningen.
Franziska Köder PhD Thesis (University of Groningen, 2016): Between direct and indirect speech: The acquisition of pronouns in reported speech. [Kennislink]
Franziska was a PhD student in the ERC project "BLENDS" of Dr. Emar Maier (Philosophy) and now works as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oslo, Norway.
Noortje Venhuizen PhD Thesis (University of Groningen, 2015): Projection in discourse: A data-driven formal semantic analysis.
Noortje was a PhD student in the Groningen Meaning Bank project led by Prof. Johan Bos (Computational Linguistics) and currently is a postdoctoral researcher at Saarland University, Saarbrücken, Germany.
Jacolien van Rij PhD Thesis (University of Groningen, 2012, cum laude): Pronoun processing: Computational, behavioral, and psychophysiological studies in children and adults. Jacolien's PhD project was associated with the NWO Vici project "Asymmetries in Grammar". After obtaining her PhD, she held a postdoctoral position in Prof. Harald Baayen's group at the University of Tübingen, Germany. In January 2016, she started her NWO Veni project in Groningen.
Gisi Cannizzaro PhD Thesis (University of Groningen, 2012): Early word order and animacy. [Kennislink]
Gisi was a PhD student in the NWO Vici project "Asymmetries in Grammar". She now works as an international educational consultant at Edufax in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
Gerlof Bouma PhD Thesis (University of Groningen, 2008, cum laude): Starting a sentence in Dutch: A corpus study of subject- and object-fronting. Gerlof was a PhD student in the NWO Cognition project "Conflicts in Interpretation". After obtaining his PhD, he held a postdoctoral position at the University of Potsdam, Germany. Currently, he is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.