PhD positions at CLS: I am not available as potential supervisor

Our research institute, the Centre for Language Studies at Radboud University, currently has vacancies for two PhD positions. Part of the application procedure involves finding a potential supervisor to write a declaration of approval. I am already supporting one candidate and am therefore no longer available as a potential supervisor in this year’s round. Good […]

New paper on cross-linguistic influence during online processing in bilingual children

In one of the few papers investigating online processing in bilingual children, Chantal Van Dijk, Ton Dijkstra and I found evidence for syntactic co-activation of overlapping structures in the form of inhibition during listening. More specifically, we found that bilingual German-Dutch children were more likely to slow down when processing structures in Dutch which overlapped […]

Article on DutchNews.nl about heritage language schools

On the occasion of International Mother Language Day, DutchNews.nl published an article about the importance of education in the heritage language. You can read it here. Want to hear more from Gisi Cannizzaro from the Heritage Language Education Network? She was a guest on the Kletsheads podcast last year. You can listen in English here […]