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10-12 May 2018


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Women in Cognitive Science Workshop


International Collaborations


Date: Thursday, 10 May 2018

Time: 16:00 - 19:00 p.m. (Reception at 18:00)

Meeting Room/Reception: Keurzaal, Beurs van Berlage
Organizers/moderators: Teresa Bajo, Universidad de Granada and Lorenza Colzato, University of Leiden

Networking facilitators: Laurie Feldman, University at Albany, SUNY & Suparna Rajaram, Stony Brook University

International collaborations


International collaborations constitute now a common way of doing science. In the last decades science has become a truly international endeavor as can be evidenced by the large number of papers published by international research teams. International collaborations bring together the best ideas and minds across the world, and collaborations permit the convergence of varied expertise for answering some research question. International collaboration brings also the possibility of networking, attracting international grants, recognizing and achieving higher visibility, etc. however it also has many challenges. In this workshop organized by Women in Cognitive Science, an international panel of senior and junior researchers will discuss the opportunities brought about by international collaborations, but also the challenges associated with them. In different presentations, panelists will focus on different aspects of collaborations as they approach the topic from different career standpoints. Challenges and rewards regarding networking, fund raising or finding appropriate topics for collaboration will be discussed. Panel presentations will be followed by open discussion with the audience. Funding opportunities by international collaborations and networks will also be discussed.


After the panel, researchers with extensive international collaborations will be identified and possibilities for individual discussions and networking will be provided for during the reception.



From the woods of Pennsylvania to the world: Creating an international network for research on language learning and bilingualism 
Judith F. Kroll, University of California, Riverside

International Collaborations: Strategies, Challenges, and Rewards
Robert H. Logie, University of Edinburgh

Starting collaborations as a post-doc by going abroad

Magdalena Abel, Universität Regensburg

International collaborations and cross-cultural challenges

Mariska E. Kret, University of Leiden

Funding opportunities for International collaborations
EU representative


Lilith Dorko, Springer

Many thanks to Springer for sponsoring our welcome coffee and reception.






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