Dr N.H.J. Oostdijk (Nelleke)

Associate professor - Centre for Language Studies
Associate professor - Department of Language and Communication
Member - Representative Council Faculty of Arts
Teacher Ambassador - Radboud Teaching and Learning Centre

Dr N.H.J. Oostdijk (Nelleke)
Visiting address

Erasmusplein 1

Postal address

Postbus 9103

Working days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

As a computational linguist, Nelleke Oostdijk’s main research interests are centred around language use and variation, the role of expert (linguistic) knowledge in approaches to text mining and information retrieval, and the creation and curation of language resources.

Nelleke Oostdijk is affiliated as a researcher with the research institute Centre for Language Studies (CLS) and the research group Language and Speech Technology. She is also chair of the board of the Centre for Language and Speech Technology (CLST).

Nelleke Oostdijk is coordinator of the research master programme in Linguistics and Communication Sciences and teacher ambassador for the Teaching and Learning Centre (TLC). In this latter role she informs colleagues of developments and opportunities in the area of education. She can also bring you into contact with other people and initiatives on campus.

Research group
  • Language and Speech Technology




Ancillary activities

Nelleke Oostdijk researches how predefined linguistic patterns can be used to automatically extract information from large amounts of text. For example, with this method, an investigative authority can detect only those tweets that contain threatening language among millions of tweets.