Venn Diagram of LuCiD research themesOur research is centred on five broad themes, each led by one of the Centre’s Directors:

  • Environment
    How do children integrate multiple sources of information?

  • Knowledge
    How do children build linguistic representations?

  • Communication
    How do children learn to use language structure to communicate effectively?

  • Variation
    How do children adapt to cross-linguistic and socio-cultural variation?

  • Language 0-5
    Longitudinal study following language learning in 80 children from 6 months to 5 years.