Dr Lieke Verheijen has been nominated for the ‘New Scientist Wetenschapstalent 2019’ prize. This prize is awarded annually by New Scientist, to a young researcher with a high scientific and social impact who reaches a broad audience through his or her outreach activities. The winner will be decided by popular vote (50%) and a jury score (50%).
The winner will be announced on 31 May in TivoliVredenburg during New Scientist Live.
Lieke recently published her PhD dissertation in the LOT Dissertation Series (see https://lotschool.nl/lot-dissertation-529-is-textese-a-threat-to-traditional-literacy/). She currently works as an Assistant Professor at Radboud University.