Internships

The LuCiD Internship Scheme provides early career researchers with the opportunity to oversee and fund a student project and gives undergraduate students from one of our north-west universities the opportunity to gain experience and insight into scientific research. The awards last for 6 weeks during the summer holiday.

Award Recipients

2016

Intern: Joanna Melville, BSc hons Psychology, University of Manchester
Supervisors: Dr Laura de Ruiter
Project: The acquisition of complex syntax

Intern: Helen Ronayne, BSc hons Psychology, University of Liverpool
Supervisors: Amy Bidgood
Project: Validity testing a new babble checklist

Intern: Kascha Visagie, BSc hons Psychology, Lancaster University
Supervisors: Dr Rebecca Frost
Project: How do 8 and 12 month old infants use high frequency words during language acquisition?

2015

Intern: Elizabeth Driscoll, BSc hons Psychology, University of Manchester
Supervisors: Dr Claire Noble and Dr Thea Cameron-Faulkner
Project: A good book? The grammatical properties of shared book reading

Intern: Chris Jordan, BSc hons Psychology, University of Liverpool
Supervisors: Dr Colin Bannard and Prof Julian Pine
Project: Testing statistical models of morphological learning using ‘real’ languages

Intern: Ben Malem, BSc hons Psychology, Lancaster University
Supervisors: Dr Katie Twomey
Project: Curiosity-based word learning