Year 1 Seminars

Below are the details of seminars held in the first year of LuCiD (2014-15)

Date: Thursday 23rd July 2015
Venue: University of Manchester
Title: 
Identifying a role for frequency information in the acquisition and processing of syntactic structure.
Speaker: Dr Evan Kidd, ANU

Date: Lancaster University
Title:  Sleep and time-dependent learning in infants and young children
Speaker:  Prof Rebecca Gomez, University of Arizona

Date: Tuesday 2nd June 2015
Venue: University of Manchester
Title:  The Bedtime Story Effect: The Role of Sleep and Semantic Training in Vocabulary Learning
Speaker:  Dr Anna Weighall, University of Leeds

Date: Tuesday 5th May 2015
Venue: 
Management School LT06, Lancaster University
Title: 
Collocations in context: A new perspective on collocation networks.
Speaker: 
Prof Tony McEnery, Lancaster University

DateTuesday 14th April 
Venue: 
University of Liverpool
Abstract:  
Learning Grammar from Sound and Meaning (PDF 64KB)
Speaker:  
Dr Jelena Mirkovic, University of York

Date: Tuesday 3rd March 2015
Venue: University of Liverpool
Abstract: Labels and pictures co-refer to object categories in adults and 9-month-old infants (PDF 165KB)
Speaker: Dr Eugenio Parise, Lancaster University

Date: Tuesday 24th February 2015 
Venue: University of Manchester
Abstract: Language development in internationally-adopted children: A special case of very early second language learning (PDF 124KB)
Speaker: Prof Fred Genesee, McGill University

Date: Tuesday 3rd February 2015 
Venue: University of Liverpool
Abstract: Say as I say: Structural priming in young children’s dialogue (PDF 177KB)
Speaker: Prof Holly Branigan, University of Edinburgh

Date: Tuesday 2nd December 2014
Venue: University of Manchester
Abstract: Little ‘Gricean’ comprehenders: Implicature, presupposition and metaphor development (PDF 163KB)
Speaker: Dr Nausicaa Pouscoulous, University College London

Date: Tuesday 4th November 2014 
Venue: Lancaster University
Abstract: Beyond chunks and rules: exploring uses of partial knowledge in grammar development (PDF 96.6KB)
Speaker: Dr Colin Bannard, University of Liverpool