Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
About us

Tongue and lips determine pronunciation

08 January 2014

Martijn Wieling has been awarded a Veni grant for his research into tongue movement as a basis of differences in pronunciation. He is studying the tongue and lip movements of Dutch and Germans who speak English, hoping to contribute towards improving their pronunciation.

The weekly online video magazine Unifocus highlights topics related to the University of Groningen in the fields of research and society, student life, teaching, policy and internationalization.

Last modified:09 April 2020 12.57 p.m.
printView this page in: Nederlands

More news

  • 06 April 2021

    Martijn Eickhoff to become new director of NIOD

    As from 1 September 2021, Martijn Eickhoff will be appointed by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) as the director of the NIOD Institute for War, Holocaust and Genocide Studies. He will succeed Frank van Vree, who is leaving...

  • 25 March 2021

    The Young Academy Groningen welcomes seven new members

    The Young Academy Groningen welcomes seven new members from diverse disciplines from the University of Groningen.

  • 23 March 2021

    Why do we have more or fewer children?

    Hilde Bras is one of the new Aletta Jacobs professors at the University of Groningen. She looks for explanations for demographic developments. Family relationships seem to have a significant influence.