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Language and literacy briefing and discussion

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We are pleased to announce a free 2-hour event aimed at educators, speech and language therapists, educational psychologists, and beyond. The event will cover the latest research in language and literacy and welcomes discussion of the challenges faced in these areas.

  • From: Thursday 30 June 2022, 4.30 pm
  • To: Thursday 30 June 2022, 6.30 pm
  • Location: Newton Lecture Theatre 3, Newton Building, Goldsmith Street, Nottingham,
  • Booking deadline: Tuesday 28 June 2022, 12.00 am
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Event details

This event is held as part of the NTU Language, Literacy, and Psycholinguistics Research Group.

The Language, Literacy, and Psycholinguistics Research Group produces transformative research focused on both skilled and developing performance in spoken language, reading, writing, spelling, audition, and sentence processing. We investigate both typical and atypical populations (e.g. dyslexia, specific language impairment, autism, cochlear implant users) to better understand the underlying mechanisms involved in language processing and related areas (e.g. statistical learning, cognition) and how best to alleviate any difficulties in relation to them. In addition to standard methodologies, our work also benefits from a range of technologies such as eye-tracking, handwriting fluency capture, and computational modelling. We have several cross-disciplinary collaborations with other members of the Department, other Research Centres, and national and international researchers. We have been funded by numerous awarding bodies (e.g., The Leverhulme Trust, Education Endowment Foundation, British Academy), work with key stakeholders (e.g., National Literacy Trust, NHS, Norwegian National Reading Centre), have widely published our work (e.g., Developmental Science, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research), and work with numerous national and international collaborators.



Briefings on the latest research across three broad areas of language and literacy:

Language development in the early years

Teaching and supporting reading and writing

Understanding and supporting SEND (e.g., dyslexia).


Opportunity for discussions relating to the challenges that are currently faced in language and literacy over tea/coffee.


Closing comments


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Booking information

Registration to this event is free using the link above.

If you have any questions, please contact Gary Jones.

Location details


Newton Lecture Theatre 3


Newton Building
Goldsmith Street

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