2019-2020 Publieksonderzoek Weekend van de Wetenschap 2019 (National Weekend of Science 2019, citizen science research project), together with Simone Sprenger

2018 Rosalind Franklin Fellowship at Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen

2016-2019 NWO Veni project 'Learning language from expectations'

2013-2016 Postdoc at Quantitative Linguistics group of Prof. Harald Baayen at the University of Tübingen, Germany

2008-2012 PhD at the University of Groningen (cum laude)

Jacolien van Rij (2012). Pronoun processing: Computational, behavioral, and psychophysiological studies in children and adults. PhD Thesis, University of Groningen.
Promotor: Prof. Dr. Petra Hendriks, co-promotor: Dr. Hedderik van Rijn

master Human-Machine Communication at the University of Groningen (cum laude)

Jacolien van Rij (2008). The effects of speech rate on pronoun interpretation: Evidence of bidirectional optimization in language? MSc Thesis, University of Groningen.
KION award for the best Dutch AI thesis of 2007/2008.

bachelor Artificial Intelligence at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands