IDEALAB

International Doctorate for
Experimental Approaches to Language And Brain



2017

Congratulations to our five new graduates at the beautiful graduation ceremony at the University of Groningen!
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We started the year with an exciting “winter”school in Sydney during February.

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2016

Two new associate partners joined IDEALAB: (1) Université de Genève, Suisse and (2) National University of Singapore.

In September we welcomed the new cohort during the summerschool in Potsdam [link].

Congratulations to Oksana Lyalka for successfully defending her thesis in Newcastle on the 30th of November of 2016! [link].

Also Trudy Krajenbrink graduated at Macquarie University [link]. See the pictures with her supervisors Dr. Lyndsey Nickels and Dr. Saskia Kohnen at the graduation ceremony on the 21st of April of 2016. Congratulations Trudy!

On the 18th of March Leigh Fernandez defended her thesis at Potsdam University [link]. Congratulations!

During the winterschool in Rovereto we celebrated Prof. dr. Ria De Bleser ’s commitment to the IDEALAB Program. Thank you Ria for so much!

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This year started with the beautiful graduation ceremony at the University of Groningen. Congratulations to all! [link]

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Rovereto winter school [link]

2015


This year, we started to release a steady stream of graduates. Congratulations on all the appointments and best of luck with your next career move!

Seckin Arslan became a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Potsdam Research Institute for Multilingualism (PRIM) at the University of Potsdam.

Vânia de Aguiar accepted a permanent position of Assistant Professorship of Clinical Speech and Language Pathology at Trinity College Dublin (School of Linguistic, Speech and Communication Sciences, Department of Clinical Speech and Language Studies).

Leigh Fernandez became a Postdoctoral Researcher (wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) at the Psycholinguistics and Language Development Group of the University of Kaiserslautern, starting in October.

Trudy Krajenbrink currently works as a Research Assistant at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD) at Macquarie University. Besides, she tutors for an undergraduate course in Cognitive Science. She will start a new project at CCD in 2016, investigating spelling impairments and treatment for primary progressive aphasia (PPA).

Katharina Nimz will start in a lecturer position at the University of Bielefeld in December.

Seckin Arslan was rewarded the prize for the best student poster (out of around 100!) at the 33rd Meeting of European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology in Bressanone, Italy. The poster can be seen here [link].

We are pleased to announce that the first IDEALAB joint degrees have been awarded to Laura Bos and Rimke Groenewold on January 22nd!

Also on the 8th of December
Katharina Nimz was the first IDEALAB student based at Potsdam University to defend her thesis.

Rovereto winter school [link]


2014

Laura S. Bos was appointed to be a member of the European Master in Law and Economics research group at Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Rimke Groenewold became a study advisor in Linguistics and a Platform coordinator of AfasieNet at the University of Groningen.

“Schau mir in die Augen!”
Kata Tamási and the Potsdam Babylab in the news [link]

Potsdam summer school [
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Sydney winter school [link]


2013

Potsdam summer school [link]

Rovereto winter school [link]