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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre



This workshop, supported jointly by Cambridge Language Sciences and Cambridge Neuroscience, will provide an overview of work relating to the emerging field of computational neurolinguistics, and discussion of the potential for interdisciplinary collaboration based on these Cambridge research strengths.

Convenor: Dr Paula Buttery

Organisers: Dr Mirjana Bozic, Dr Paula Buttery, Dr Dervila Glynn, Ms Jane Walsh

Registration is FREE but required as places are limited.

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Registration, refreshments


Introduction - Paula Buttery, Dept. of Computer Science & Technology
13.45 Welcome – Matt Lambon-Ralph, Director of the MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit
  Session 1 - Chaired by Paula Buttery
Guy Emerson, Dept. of Computer Science & Technology 
Lorraine Tyler, Department of Psychology
Mirjana Bozic, Department of Psychology
Ya-Ning Chang, MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit


15:00-15:30 Break
  Session 2 - Chaired by Mirjana Bozic
Ryan Cotterell, Dept. of Computer Science & Technology
Ed Sohoglu, MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit
Rebecca Jackson, MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit
Napoleon Katsos, Theoretical & Applied Linguistics
Theresa Biberauer, Theoretical & Applied Linguistics
16:45 Closing remarks - William Marslen-Wilson
16:55 Follow up/next steps - Paula Buttery, Mirjana Bozic
  17:00-18:00 Drinks and networking

Language Brains and Machines workshop poster

Monday, 15 October, 2018 - 13:30 to 18:00
Contact name: 
Jane Walsh
Contact email: 
Event location: 
Lecture Theatre, MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit

What we do

Cambridge Language Sciences is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. Our virtual network connects researchers from five schools across the university as well as other world-leading research institutions. Our aim is to strengthen research collaborations and knowledge transfer across disciplines in order to address large-scale multi-disciplinary research challenges relating to language research.