CV

Education

2009 – 2014          PhD in Experimental Psychology, Utrecht University

2007 – 2009          MSc in Psychological Health Research, research master programme, Utrecht University, cum laude

2004 – 2007          BSc in Clinical & Health Psychology, Utrecht University

Work

2016 – present     Assistant Professor Neuropsychology, Utrecht University

2014 – 2016          Postdoctoral researcher Experimental Psychology, Utrecht University

2013 – 2014          Researcher / lecturer Experimental Psychology, Utrecht University

2008 – 2009          Student assistant Graduate School of Social and Behavioural Sciences, Utrecht University

Scholarships & awards

  • Nominated for the poster prize at the Conference National Academy for Eating Disorders (2016)
  • Supervisor of student Manja Engel who was awarded the Peter G. Swanbornprize for her thesis (best master thesis of the faculty of social and behavioural sciences) (2016)
  • International Global Foundation for Eating Disorders/Eating Disorders Research Society award for young postdoctoral scientists conducting exceptionally promising research in the eating disorders field (2015)
  • Neuroscience & Cognition Utrecht (NCU) seed money. Three months relieved of teaching obligations to prepare an excellence grant (2015)
  • Best Demo Award, Dutch Belgian Haptics meeting, sponsored by MOOG (2015)
  • Post doctoral grant for a 2 year fellowship awarded by Utrecht University, Faculty of Social & Behavioural Sciences to Prof. dr. H.C. Dijkerman, Prof. dr. A. Van Elburg, Dr. A. Keizer. “Is seeing believing? – The role of multisensory input in correcting the disturbed experience of body size in anorexia nervosa (2014)
  • Second prize poster competition, Conference National Academy for Eating Disorders (2012)
  • EFS travel grant to visit conference “Pain & Pleasure: Relationships in somatosensation and nociception”,  The New Forest, UK (2012)
  • First prize VWN Masterclass NWO Bessensap (2012)
  • First prize poster competition, Altrecht Science Symposium (2010)
  • EPS travel grant to visit conference “Body Representation Workshop”, London, UK (2010)
  • Second prize poster competition, Graduate School of Social and Behaviour Sciences (2009)

Teaching

  • Lecturer Applied Cognitive Psychology I, 2017 – present (master Applied Cognitive Psychology)
  • Lecturer Research in a commercial environment, 2016 – present (master Applied Cognitive Psychology)
  • Daily coordinator Graduate Program Neuroscience and Cognition, 2016 – present (researchmaster Neuroscience & Cognition)
  • Senior supervisor Journal of Neuroscience and Cognition, 2015 – present (researchmaster Neuroscience & Cognition)
  • Coordinator and tutor Neuropsychology track, 2015 – present (Psychology bachelor)
  • Lecturer Brain and Cognition (Psychology bachelor), 2015
  • Lecturer Fundamentals of Neuroscience and Cognition, 2015 – present (researchmaster Neuroscience & Cognition)
  • Guest lecturer Human virtual reality experience, 2014 – present (Fontys Hogeschool ICT)
  • Thesis coordinator, 2012 – present (Neuropsychology master)
  • Coordinator/lecturer Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, 2010 – present (Neuropsychology master)
  • Lecturer Spatial Cognition, 2010 – present (University College Utrecht, 300 level)
  • Lecturer/teacher Biological Fundamentals of Behaviour 2010 – 2015 (Psychology bachelor)
  • Teacher Methoden & Statistiek I 2010 – 2011 (Psychology bachelor)
  • Internship supervision 2010 – present (Capita Selecta Psychology bachelor, Neuroscience & Cognition researchmaster, Social and Health Psychology researchmaster, Neuropsychology master, Applied Cognitive Psychology master)
  • Thesis supervision, 2009 – present (Neuropsychology Bachelor, University College Utrecht, Neuropsychology master, Applied Cognitive Psychology master, Clinical & Health Psychology master, Neuroscience & Cognition researchmaster)

Ad hoc reviewer (selection)

Acta Psychologia, Appetite, Biological Psychiatry, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Journal of Food & Nutritional Disorders, Journal of Psychosomatic Research, Journal of Scientific Research & Reports, Journal of the International Neuropsychology Society, Nature Scientific Reports, Neuroscience & Biobehavioral reviews; PLOS one, Psychiatry Research, Psychiatry Research: Neuroimaging; Psychological Medicine, Review of Philosophy and Psychology.

Committees & workgroups

  • Member of Workgroup on Scientific Integrity, Experimental Psychology (2013 – 2014)
  • Member of Management Team, Experimental Psychology (2011 – 2013)
  • Chair of PhD Council Helmholtz Institute (2011 – 2013)
  • Member of PhD Council Graduate School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (2011 – 2013)
  • Member of PhD Council Graduate School of Life Sciences (2010 – 2013)
  • Chair of Alumni Committee Graduate School of Social and Behavioural Sciences (2009 – 2011)
  • Organizer of the Helmholtz PhD day 2013
  • Organizer of the Helmholtz Institute Bi-annual Retreat (2011 – present)