CV

Positions

Present – 2019 Post doctoral fellow in the BabyBRAIN group at Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Present – 2016 Post doctoral fellow in the Infant Learning and Development Laboratory at the University of Chicago, US
2013 – 2016 Post doctoral fellow in the BabyBRAIN group at Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands

 

Education

2015 Research visit at Aston Brain Centre, Aston University, Birmingham, UK
2009 – 2014 PhD in the Action & Neurocognition group at Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
2007 – 2009 Cognitive Neuroscience Research Master at Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands (Cum Laude)
2006 – 2007 Cognitive Science (study visit) at University of Trento (Rovereto), Italy
2004 – 2007 Cognitive Science Bachelor at University of Osnabrück, Germany

 

Scholarships & Travel Grants

2015 Travel grant: Erasmus+ Staff Mobility for Training, in Birmingham, UK (about € 4000)
2012 Staff Training: travel to Erice, Italy (Mirror Neurons: New Frontiers 20 Years after their Discovery) by Lifelong Learning program (about € 900)
2011 International Mobility Grant for travel to Montreal, Canada (Biennial Meeting – Society for Research in Child Development) by Radboud University Nijmegen (about € 1100)
2010 International Mobility Grant for travel to Baltimore, US (International Conference on Infant Studies) by Radboud University Nijmegen (about € 1300)
2009 4-year PhD scholarship awarded in the Cognitive Neuroscience TOPtalent Competition; Radboud University Nijmegen (about € 190.000)

 

Awards

2016 Dissertation Award by VNOP (Vereniging Nederlandse Ontwikkelingspsychologie – Dutch Developmental Psychology Association); biennial prize granted to the best dissertation