We are pleased to announce that, as of 1 September 2017, Maria Eskevich will take on the position of Central Office Coordinator at CLARIN ERIC.
In 2015-2017 Maria worked as post-doctoral researcher at the Centre for Language Studies, Faculty of Arts of Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Her role involved research on policies for text and data mining, as well as open access in the Horizon 2020 FutureTDM project. In 2014-2015 she worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the Multimedia Communications Department of EURECOM where she focused on challenges in multimedia search and hyperlinking. In 2014, she obtained a Ph.D. at the School of Computing, Dublin City University, Ireland, where she explored ways to effectively improve spoken document retrieval, the different aspects of data set creation, and results evaluation.
With her strong background in language and speech technologies, digital humanities, and language skills (six!), Maria Eskevich will be a welcome reinforcement of the existing and upcoming operations and initiatives of the CLARIN Office.