I coordinate the research administration of the groups of Tim Behrens, Karla Miller, Steve Smith and Heidi Johansen-Berg. My responsibilities include:
- Assisting with grant applications
- Monitoring grant budgets
- Managing grant reporting
- Ensuring compliance with Open Access requirements
- Managing the ethical approval process for studies
- Assisting with recruitment and other HR issues
My background is in the cognitive neuroscience of memory and language. I did my PhD and a short postdoc at the Donders Institute in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, where I used EEG, MEG and fMRI to study how novel words are consolidated and integrated into lexical memory. After that I decided to switch to a more administrative role within research. When I moved to Oxford in 2017 I started a job as coordinator of INDIREA, a large Marie Curie Initial Training Network at Experimental Psychology. The INDIREA project funded 13 PhD projects across Europe, focussing on various aspects of the diagnosis and rehabilitation of attentional disorders. During the final year of the project I was responsible for compiling the scientific and financial reports to the EC.
I enjoy making research administration as efficient as possible, and maximising the time researchers can spend on their science. Please feel free to come and chat to me about your work and anything I might be able to help with! My desk is on the top floor of FMRIB.
Theta-band Oscillations in the Middle Temporal Gyrus Reflect Novel Word Consolidation.
Bakker-Marshall I. et al, (2018), J Cogn Neurosci, 30, 621 - 633
Interaction between episodic and semantic memory networks in the acquisition and consolidation of novel spoken words
Takashima A. et al, (2017), Brain and Language, 167, 44 - 60
Bakker I. and Takashima A., (2016), Entrenchment and the Psychology of Language Learning: How We Reorganize and Adapt Linguistic Knowledge
Tracking lexical consolidation with ERPs: Lexical and semantic-priming effects on N400 and LPC responses to newly-learned words.
Bakker I. et al, (2015), Neuropsychologia, 79, 33 - 41
Changes in theta and beta oscillations as signatures of novel word consolidation.
Bakker I. et al, (2015), J Cogn Neurosci, 27, 1286 - 1297
Richness of information about novel words influences how episodic and semantic memory networks interact during lexicalization.
Takashima A. et al, (2014), Neuroimage, 84, 265 - 278
Competition from unseen or unheard novel words: Lexical consolidation across modalities
Bakker I. et al, (2014), Journal of Memory and Language, 73, 116 - 130
Past tense in the brain's time: neurophysiological evidence for dual-route processing of past-tense verbs.
Bakker I. et al, (2013), Neuroimage, 71, 187 - 195