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Today the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) announced that Anne-Mieke Thieme (ACLC) is one of twelve new ‘Faces of Science’. In the near future, Anne-Mieke will give us a glimpse of her life as a PhD researcher via blogs and videos.

Anne-Mieke will share her experiences of researching the impact of children’s language backgrounds on how bilingual children play and interact with other children in daycare. offers visitors a glimpse into the lives of PhD researchers via blogs, videos and articles. The aim is to put PhD students from different fields in the spotlight and to show young people who are faced with a study choice what it is like to be a researcher. Since 2013, about 100 PhD students have blogged as Faces of Science about their life in academia.

A.M.M. (Anne-Mieke) Thieme MA

Faculty of Humanities

Capaciteitsgroep Nederlandse Taalkunde

Read the KNAW announcement here (in Dutch)