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Julija Vaitonyte (1992) is currently doing her PhD at Tilburg University on a project that seeks to build virtual humans that are life-like. She has a background in psycholinguistics and a great interest in a variety of aspects of non-verbal communication. Originally from Lithuania, Julija came to the Netherlands in 2016 to follow a research master’s in Language and Communication at Radboud University. During her studies, she completed internships at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen and the University of Cambridge.
Julija could never survive without… of course oxygen but as much as oxygen is essential so are travelling, theatre, baking and chocolate.