SALC7 best student paper prize

The SALC committee is pleased to announce the winner of the SALC7 best student paper prize: Julia Egger, PhD student at the Max Planck Institute in Nijmegen. Julia won the prize for her paper on “Linking Dutch infants’ speed of processing to vocabulary size at 18 months”. Congratulations Julia!

Two of the other nominated student papers received an honorary mention:
  • Thomas Müller: “Color terms: Natural language categories and artificial language category formation”
  • Roberta Rocca: “The neural correlates of spatial deictics: A fast fMRI study using naturalistic auditory stimuli”
The SALC7 conference was held at Aarhus University May 22-24 2019. The conference had 4 parallel sessions and more than 80 paper presentations. Seven of these presentations were nominated for the SALC7 best student paper prize. The winner received a book prize from the conference sponsor Benjamins.