On December 1, 2011, Ms. D. Bașkent was appointed adjunct professor of Auditory Perception at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG). Bașkent will study the auditory perception of people with normal and impaired hearing capacities. This research is part of UMCG’s research focus Healthy Ageing.
Deniz Bașkent (Turkije, 1973) studied Electrical and Electronics Engineering at the Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. She did her PhD research at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, United States. In 2003 she defended her thesis entitled “Speech recognition under conditions of frequency-place compression and expansion”. She continued her scientific career as a research scientist at the Starkey Hearing Research Center in Berkeley in the United States. In 2009 Bașkent was appointed as a Rosalind Franklin Research Fellow at the UMCG.
Zito Ysenbaert is the first winner of the Gerrit Krol Award, the University of Groningen (UG) essay competition.
On Friday 14 June, the University of Groningen will be awarding honorary doctorates to Prof. Titia de Lange and Dr Philipp Blom. This academic ceremony is part of the 81st lustrum that takes place from 5 to 15 June 2019. During the ceremony, Prof. Elmer...
More than 200 researchers and their teams can begin to work on social and scientific issues in close collaboration with public and private parties. This close collaboration will take place in 17 research projects.