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Helen Buckler @ LEL Research Seminar

April 10, 2018 by

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On Tuesday 17th April, LEL welcomes Helen Buckler, Assistant Professor in Psycholinguistics and Second Language Acquisition at the University of Nottingham. Helen’s main research areas focus on “how infants and children acquire language(s) from the speech they hear”, investigating both the “acoustic properties of infant- and child-directed speech, and how this relates to speech perception […]

Babies’ first gestures in the news

November 8, 2016 by

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Research by LEL’s Thea Cameron-Faulkner along with her colleagues in Psychology, Elena Lieven, Laura Boundy and Anna Theakston, has made the news! You can read the press release here, and it has also appeared in the Mirror and the Daily Mail. The research deals with the development of gestures in tiny little babies, 10 months […]

Welcome to our new PhD students!

September 26, 2016 by

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It’s that time of year when it’s out with the old and in with the new. The new, in this case, is a crop of PhD students working with members of LEL staff. Pictured are Fan Wang, Stephen Nichols, Donald Morrison and Stefano Coretta. Fan will be working on syntactic variation in interpreting, with George […]

Julio and Spanglish in the news

September 16, 2016 by

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Lecturer Julio Villa-GarcĂ­a features this week in the Spanish newspaper El Nueva España for his talk, Spanglish or how to mezclar dos lenguas successfully, at the University of Oviedo. Nice work, Julio! Featured image: Julio giving his talk. From the Nueva España news story.

Summer conference round-up

July 19, 2016 by

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LEL staff are never idle! With the end of teaching term, we’ve been taking every opportunity to spread the good word to all parts of the globe. Professor Delia Bentley is a keynote speaker at this year’s Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) in Naples, talking about S-V and V-S agreement on evidence from Italo-Romance. Yaron Matras […]

English Compound Words and L2 Planning

April 15, 2016 by

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On Tuesday 26th April at 4.15pm, current postdoc Hilary Wynne will be talking about English Compound Words and L2 Planning: A Psycholinguistic Approach. Join us in SG1! Here’s her abstract: This talk will discuss non-native (L2) language production, focusing especially on the sub-process that prepares prosodic frames during the phonological encoding stage. In order to […]

Masterclass: speech production and psycholinguistics

March 14, 2016 by

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On Wednesday 20th April from 11am-1pm, Hilary Wynne (Oxford/Manchester) will be teaching a masterclass on speech production and psycholinguistics. The masterclass will take place in Stephen Joseph G4. It is aimed at PGRs, but all are welcome! Abstract and reading suggestions below. This master class presents a detailed look at how we plan and produce […]