Nijmegen Gesture Centre (NGC) -
Visitors and Staff in 2012
- Short term visitors:
April 16- end of June: Prof. Susan Goldin Meadow will visit the lab as part of her sabbatical.
24 April: Kirsten Bergmann and Stefan Kopp will be visiting the GSL lab for a lecture.
- Long term researchers:
Emanuela Campisi will start a new project in September 2012 about comparison of Child- and Adult-directed communication in Italian and Dutch speakers.
Beyza Sumer started her PhD on Sign Language Acquisition (CLSM - room 315) in 2010.
Reyhan Furman is visiting here long term with a Huygens fellowship to work on speech-gesture devleopment of caused motion to finish her PhD here (CLSM - room 309).
Dr. Judith Holler started her Marie Curie postdoc fellowship at the MPI in 2010 focusing on "The effect of social cues influencing gesture and speech comprehension". Judith will also coordinate the NGC with Asli Ozyurek.
Idil Kokal, a graduate student of prof. Keyser from University of Groningen, is also hired part time to work on the imaging aspect of above project.
Dr. Pamela Perniss came back from DCAL, London, in July 2010-July 2011 to hold a 1,5 year Postdoc on the VIDI project comparing space and discourse structures in German and Turkish Sign Languages.
Dr. Chu, a previous student and a current postdoc of Sotaro Kita and Antje Meyer, is going to join Peter Hagoort's group to work on speech and gesture production in the VR lab - also possibly combined with imaging from October 2010 onwards.