language Emar Maier was awarded a Vidi grant by NWO to research the differences between everyday language use and language use in stories. He is investigating why we interpret a text in a newspaper differently from one in a fantasy novel. He is also going to research the differences in language use between different kinds of text, and whether it is possible to teach computers these differences.
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New study shows: one in five people believe fake news about COVID-19
As from 1 April, Jan-Willem Romeijn , professor of philosophy of science at our faculty, is our new dean.
The Ammodo Science Award for fundamental research 2021 has been awarded to professor of Political Philosophy Lisa Herzog. The award consists of €300.000 to be spent on her research.
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