Mark Dingemanse -
I hold a Leiden University MA in African Languages and Cultures and a PhD in Linguistics from the Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen (2011). I have been scientific staff in the Language & Cognition Department at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics since 2011.
- In 2012, I was awarded the AVT/Anéla Dissertation Award for 'best dissertation in linguistics in The Netherlands in 2011'
- In 2013, I was awarded the Otto Hahn Medal of the Max Planck Society for 'outstanding scientific achievements'.
- In 2014, I was awarded a competitive Veni research grant by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).
- In 2015, our team was awarded an Ig Nobel Prize ('Research that makes you laugh, then think') for our discovery that 'Huh?' may be a universal word.