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Kletskoppen Kindertaal Festival 2017
  • Coorganizer of the first child language festival in Nijmegen
  • Engage the general public in research concerning child language

‘Wetenschappelijke doorbraken de klas in’ 2016
As part of the Radboud Science Award 2015, an initiative of The Science Hub Radboud University (WKRU), I was able to:

  • bring our research to the classroom and teach children about language, culture, and the senses
  • work with a group of schoolteachers and help children discover the fun part of doing science, so they could carry out their own research projects
  • develop a workshop, a program for teachers, and give lectures in schools
  • collect a large sample of data on mental imagery and touch ideophones


NEMO Science Museum 2016
Through the Science Live initiative, a research program of the NEMO Science Museum, our team

  • engaged an international audience in our project
  • tested a total of 503 children and adults, aged between 4 and 81 years, from over 23 different countries
  • communicated our research to a broad public


Drongo festival 2015

  • a language festival to showcase research
  • engage the public in a live experiment
  • our team received the Science Live@ Drongo award for the best live experiment
Last checked 2018-05-02

Patricia Manko

Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
PO Box 310
6500 AH Nijmegen
The Netherlands