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Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium 2018

A research and networking event for researchers in the language sciences at the University of Cambridge
When Nov 13, 2018
from 01:15 PM to 07:30 PM
Where Cripps Court, Emmanuel College
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Language sciences and health

Now in its fourth year, this annual meeting of minds brings together established and early careers researchers for an afternoon of talks and poster presentations, and provides an opportunity for informal networking. The theme of this year's Symposium is the link between research in language sciences and health.

Confirmed keynote speakers

Professor Usha Goswami (Centre for Neuroscience and Education, University of Cambridge)

Professor Courtnay Norbury (Professor of Developmental Language & Communication Disorders, UCL)

Dr Sharath Srinivasan (Co-Founder and Director, Africa's Voices Foundation)

Dr Maria Liakata (Dept. of Computer Science, University of Warwick)

Provisional programme

13.00-13.30   Registration; coffee

13.30- 14.30  Prof. Usha Goswami

14.30-15.00   Dr Sharath Srinivasan

15.00-15.30   poster slam

15.30-16.30   poster exhibition; refreshments

16.30-17.00   Dr Maria Liakata

17.00-18.00   Prof. Courtnay Norbury

18.00-19.45   Drinks reception offered with the generous support of Cambridge University Press

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Cambridge Language Sciences is a virtual centre for language researchers at the University of Cambridge. 

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  • to create increased opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration
  • to advance knowledge through the cross-fertilisation of ideas
  • to develop external partnerships
  • to equip the next generation of researchers with the knowledge, experience and skills for interdisciplinary research.

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