About Angela Schuurmans[email protected]
Angela Schuurmans was born on July 1th 1987 in The Netherlands. She obtained her BSc. degree in Psychology and Health at Tilburg University, and went a year abroad to study Genetics and Popular Culture at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Back in The Netherlands, Angela started with the research master Behavioural Science at Radboud University Nijmegen where she tested the effectiveness of a videogame intervention for youths in the residential treatment centers at Pluryn. In summer 2014, she worked as a research intern at the University of Cambridge before starting with her PhD in September 2014. This is a collaborative project of the Radboud University and Pluryn on the development and implementation of a videogame intervention to promote the youths’ transition from residential care to society. Next to her part-time PhD-project, Angela started with a MA. in Philosophy.