Vitae

As of 2015: Lecturer, University of Birmingham, UK

2012-2014: Staff Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands

2008-2011: PhD candidate, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, Netherlands

2018: Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE) with distinction

2012: PhD in Social Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands

2008: Masters Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium, Magna Cum Laude

2005: Bachelor Psychology, University of Leuven, Belgium, Cum laude

Katrien Segaert

Neuroscience of language lab

Positions

Degrees

Grants

2018-2021: ESRC Research Grant "The effects of individual differences in bilingual experience on cognitive control networks" (co-I)

2017-2018: University of Agder research project development grant (co-I)

2016-2019: ESRC DTC studentship for Sophie M Hardy on “Investigating changes in syntactic processing across the lifespan” (As main PhD-student supervisor)

2016: The Wellcome Trust ISSF Independent Research Award "Language and speaking skill in the elderly and the ameliorating effects of physical fitness" (PI)

2015: The Wellcome Trust ISSF Pump-priming research grant "Uncovering the neurobiological infrastructure of syntactic language comprehension using a multi-modal simultaneous EEG-fMRI imaging approach" (PI)

 

Public engagement

I have initiated and coordinated an interactive public engagement website with Questions and Answers about language. The webpage is available in English, Dutch and German.

Academic service

Committees:

Member of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Ethical Review Committee for the University of Birmingham (2017-Present)

University of Birmingham Lead for the Language, interaction and social cognition Research Theme (2017-present)

 

Peer review:

Journals: Brain and Language, Frontiers in Language Sciences, Neuropsychologia, Cognition, Cerebral Cortex, PNAS, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuroimage, PLoS One, Journal of Memory and Language, European Journal of Neuroscience, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, Language, Language Learning, Discourse Processes, Lingua

Conferences: Society for Neurobiology of Language, Organization for Human Brain Mapping, AMLAP

Examiner in PhD defense of M. Kos and A. Veenstra

Downloadable CV

 

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