Petra Hendriks

  • Vera Hukker
    Vera's PhD project is on children's development of irony understanding and is co-supervised by Dr. Simone Sprenger. The project will start in September 2018.
  • Irene Mognon
    Irene will start her PhD project on pronoun interpretation in children with autism in September 2018. The project is co-supervised by Dr. Catharina Hartman (Accare & Psychiatry, UMCG) and Dr. Sanne Kuijper (Orthopedagogy).
  • Iris Scholten
    Iris investigates language processing in adolescents with autism. 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 (Artificial Intelligence).
  • 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, Dr. Fransje Reesink and the Alzheimer Research Center Groningen (ARCG) of UMCG.
  • Assunta Süss
    Assunta is a PhD student in the IDEALAB program under the primary supervision of Prof. Barbara Höhle (University of Potsdam, Germany). She investigates young German children's morphosyntactic development of subject-verb agreement and gender agreement.
  • Jessica Overweg
    Jessica investigated perspective taking in language in Dutch-speaking children with autism and is co-supervised by Dr. Catharina Hartman (Accare & Psychiatry, UMCG). Since 2017, Jessica works at Agentschap Telecom as a researcher. Her thesis defense is planned for November 8, 2018.
  • Atty Schouwenaars
    PhD Thesis (University of Oldenburg, Germany, 2018): The processing of morphosyntactic cues: Studies on comprehension and production of wh-questions by German children with normal hearing and children with cochlear implants.
    Atty was a PhD student at the University of Oldenburg, Germany, under the primary supervision of Prof. Esther Ruigendijk. Since June 2017, Atty is a research coordinator at the Department of Orthopedagogy of the University of Groningen.
  • 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, Germany.
  • 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 my 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 of 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 my 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 at the Faculty of Arts of the University of Groningen and from January 2018 on she is a Rosalind Franklin Fellow at the Faculty of Sciences and Engineering of the University of Groningen.
  • Gisi Cannizzaro
    PhD Thesis (University of Groningen, 2012): Early word order and animacy. [Kennislink]
    Gisi was a PhD student in my 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 my 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.