LuCiD Director, Prof Elena Lieven, has been elected to the British Academy in recognition of her achievements in child language development research.
Elena joins a community of over 1400 of the leading minds that make up the UK's national academy for the humanities and social sciences. Current Fellows include the classicist Dame Mary Beard, the historian Sir Simon Schama and philosopher Baroness Onora O’Neill, while previous Fellows include Sir Winston Churchill, C.S Lewis, Seamus Heaney and Beatrice Webb.
As well as a fellowship, the British Academy is a funding body for research, nationally and internationally, and a forum for debate and engagement.
For further details please see the British Academy's website.