2017/18 Seminars

Below are details of the LuCiD seminars that took place in our fourth year (2017-18):

Date: Tuesday 5th June 2018
Venue: University of Liverpool
Title: The role of shared book reading in language development 
Speaker: Dr Claire Noble, University of Liverpool 

Date: Tuesday 8th May 2018
Lancaster University
The acquisition and evolution of linguistic variation 
 Dr Kenny Smith, University of Edinburgh 

Date: Tuesday 10th April 2018
Room 2.05, Williamson Building
Title: Bootstrapping language acquisition 
Speaker: Prof Mark Steedman, University of Edinburgh

Date: Tuesday 6th February 2018
Venue: Room 2.219, University Place, University of Manchester
Title: Investigating the effectiveness of SLT interventions in a special school for children and adolescents with severe language disorders 
Speaker: Dr Susan Ebbels, Moor House School and University College London

Date: Tuesday 16th January 2018
126, Mount Pleasant, University of Liverpool
(How) Can Infants Learn Words From Statistics?
Dr Jill Lany, University of Notre Dame

Date: Tuesday 12th December 2017
Venue: Room 2.220 University Place, University of Manchester
Title:  Socioeconomic disparities in early language development: Predictors, consequences and considerations for intervention
Speaker:  Prof Meredith Rowe, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Date: Tuesday 7th November 2017
Venue: Lancaster University
Title: New insights into curiosity-driven learning
Speaker: Dr Katie Twomey, University of Manchester 

Date: Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Venue: Room B2.4, Ellen Wilkinson Building, University of Manchester
Title: Language acquisition in typologically different languages
Speaker: Prof Sabine Stoll, University of Zurich