Professional Training & Workshops


I took part in a certified graduate program Entwicklung und Management von Forschungsprojekten which aims at qualifying junior researchers at the universities of Kassel and Marburg. To pass the program participants must pass courses in (a) project development and grant application, (b) project management, (c) presentation of research results, (d) conference organization and (e) transfer, as well as submitting a positively reviewed research grant application. Overall, the program encompasses an obligatory courses amounting to 112 hours and a one-day introductory session.


  • Center of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language (CoEDL)
    2/12-6/12/2019: Advanced statistics for linguists: tree-based and mixed-effects models in R
    I was invited to offer a workshop for the Center of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language (CoEDL) at their annual Summer School at the University of Melbourne. The six hour workshop will introduce and practice participants to tree-based models and mixed-effects modeling in R. The workshop will be held in English and will cover the theoretical underpinnings as well as practical examples of Condition Inference Trees, Random Forests as well as Linear and binomial Logistic Mixed-Effects Models.
  • Leuphana Universität Lüneburg
    The workshops listed below were offered at Leuphana Universität Lüneburg and consisted of two hour long guided practice sessions from three to ten PhD/MA/BA-Students.

    • Statistics for linguists: advanced designs
    • Statistics for linguists: basic designs
    • How to create a questionnaire using
    • Introduction to corpora: finding frequently used words and collocations
    • How to use corpus data in your term paper/thesis
    • How to use corpora to improve your English
    • Transcription using F4
    • How to create a personalized vowel chart with PRAAT
    • How to visualize linguistic data using Microsoft Excel
    • How to use corpus data in your term paper
    • How to improve your English using corpora
    • How to write a scientific term paper
    • Introduction to LaTeX in the humanities
  • The workshops listed below were held in German at various German universities with about 15 participants including professors, post docs, PhD students, and students.
    • Leibniz Universität Hannover
      12/10/2015: AntConc & Excel
      17/10/2015: Statistik für Linguisten
    • Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
      01/04-02/04/2015: Statistik für Linguisten
    • Universität Hamburg
      06/02-07/02/2017: Statistik für Linguisten/ Statistics for linguists
    • Universität Bonn
      06/03-09/02/2018: Corpus Linguistics: Focus on quantitative methods

(last updated 2019/10/15)

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