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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, Magdalene 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.


Posters are not restricted to the conference theme and can be on any topic within language sciences. Posters previously presented at the June Language Sciences Symposium for early-careers researchers may also be submitted.

Call opens 3 September

Call closes 5 October

Poster session organisers: Samantha Sie ( and Dong Ok Lim (also known as Joyce),


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

18.00-18.15  Closing remarks

18.15-19.45   Drinks reception offered with the generous support of Cambridge University Press

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Cambridge Language Sciences Annual Symposium 2018

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Cripps Court, Magdalene College

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