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Interested in German, phonetics, and speech technology.

Experience

PhD Researcher
Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt | 2022-...

Research Assistant in Speech Processing in the project "HAnS - Hochschul-Assistenz-System"

Student Assistant
University of Groningen | 2021

Teaching assistant for the module "Fieldwork Cultural Geography"

Ambassador
KU Leuven | 2020-2021

Diversity Ambassador at the Faculty of Arts
Student Ambassador at Student Services Campus Antwerp

Tutor
INzicht Examencommissie | 2020-2022
Studant vzw | 2018-2022

Tutoring sessions for German as a foreign language in secondary and higher education

Education

MSc Voice Technology (Hons) | Cum laude
University of Groningen | 2021-2022

Multidisciplinary program combining speech and technology
Honors program: "Leadership: Making the difference!"
Thesis: "Spraakherkenning, wa is da? — Bias in Flemish Speech Recognition"

MA Linguistics | Cum laude
KU Leuven | 2020-2021

Formal and Computational Linguistics
Thesis: "Language Learning Motivation of Flemish Secondary School Students"

BA Applied Linguistics
KU Leuven | 2016-2021

Dutch, English, German
Thesis: "The influence of Flemish pupils' attitudes toward German on their language acquisition"

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Presentations

Herygers, A., Verkhodanova, V., Coler, M., Scharenborg, O., & Georges, M. (2022, September 17). Spraakherkenning, wa is da? — Bias in Flemish speech recognition [Poster presentation]. YFRSW, Incheon, South Korea.
Herygers, A., & Peters, E. (2022, August 24-27). Language learning motivation of Flemish secondary-school students [Poster presentation]. EuroSLA 31, Fribourg, Switzerland.
Herygers, A., Verkhodanova, V., Coler, M., Scharenborg, O., & Georges, M. (2022, May 26-28). Spraakherkenning, wa is da? — Bias in Flemish speech recognition [Conference presentation]. 71. StuTS + 31. TaCoS, Leeuwarden, Netherlands.
Herygers, A., & Peters, E. (2021, May 6-9). Language learning motivation of Flemish secondary-school students [Conference presentation]. 69. StuTS + TaCoS 2021, Leipzig, Germany.

Languages and Skills

Dutch, English, German, Spanish
Praat, Python, R, SPSS, HTML/XML

Committees

Honors Program Committee | University of Groningen | 2021-2022
University Education Committee | University of Groningen | 2021-2022
Linguistics Program Committee | KU Leuven | 2020-2021

Boards

Junge Sprachwissenschaft e.V. | StuTS Contact Person | 2021-...
ILLSA | Network Development Officer | 2021-2022

Memberships

ISCA, GSCL, ACL, ILLSA, SLE, Anéla, BDGV, NVFW, WiV