Emma Verhoeven is a PhD candidate in the CALM project. She studied Linguistics and obtained her bachelor’s and research master’s (Language & Cognition) at the University of Groningen. During her bachelor she developed an interest in experimental research and language acquisition. She did her research internship at the Acquisition Lab of the Centre of Language and Cognition (CLCG) in Groningen and has written her research master thesis about the adverbial hierarchy in Dutch children.  


In her PhD she focuses on the influence of parental language mixing on the language development of the child. She is responsible for the data collection of bilingual Turkish - Dutch, Polish - Dutch and English - Dutch typically developing children for the CALM project.


You can find more information on this project on our website: www.uu.nl/onderzoek/calm