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The Research Group in Clinical Linguistics and Language Acquisition consists of researchers and PhD students at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, and also includes researchers from collaborating institutions. We organize a monthly forum for clinical linguistics and language acquisition (often in Norwegian), normally on Thursdays at 14:15.

Archive for the period 2005-2014 (in Norwegian).

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Time and place: Feb. 27, 2020 2:15 PM4:00 PM, HWH 536

Junyi Yang is a Doctoral research fellow at the Department of Education, and a member of the research group Text Comprehension: Development, Instruction and Multiple Texts (TextDIM). She has a background as a language teacher for young learners, and an MA in Early Language Education from University of Eastern Finland. She also works as a volunteer in teaching Chinese at Kinesisk Skole i Norge.

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Time: Jan. 16, 2020 2:15 PM

Maria Garraffa is Assistant Professor at Heriot- Watt University (Edinburgh) where she teaches and does research on Language Acquisition and impairment. In collaboration with leading scholars, some of her key achievements include the development of the first UK psychological test to assess reading in adults with language disorders and a model to investigate vulnerable aspects of language in children with language impairment and adults suffering from stroke. Developed in parallel with a core interest for language impairment, her research on multilingualism addresses the effects of early second language learning in immigrants and people speaking heritage languages. She is the director of the Language Across the Life Span lab, based in Edinburgh and Malaysia (https://langlife.hw.ac.uk).

She was Research fellow at University of Siena, Milano Bicocca, Newcastle University and Edinburgh University.

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Time and place: Dec. 12, 2019 10:15 AM12:00 PM, MultiLings møterom 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

On Thursday 12.12, Tahreem Ghazal Siddiqui will present two studies about elderly hospital patients. Siddiqui is a PhD student in the research group for Health services research unit, Ahus and Institute of Clinical Medicine, UiO. In her PhD project, she investigates cognitive effects of  medication and doctor-patient communication among older patients.

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Time and place: Dec. 5, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room (421)

Maurits van den Noort is a regular professor at Kyung Hee University (Seoul) in the Research Group of Pain and Neuroscience. Maurits is our guest for our December's clinical forum, where he will present some of his research on bilingualism and cognitve control.

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Time and place: Nov. 14, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, MultiLing meeting room (421)

Sari Ylinen is a researcher at the department of Education at the University of Helsinki. She will present some of her ongoing work at the clinical forum on November 14th 

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Time and place: Oct. 24, 2019 2:15 PM3:45 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Frank Wijnen, professor in Language processing and language pathology at Utrecht University, will visit Oslo this fall, and give a presentation at the Forum for Clinical Linguistics and Language Acquisition on October 24th, titled "What Statistical Learning Studies Have to Say about (Disordered) Language Acquisition".  The event will take place in English and is open to everyone.

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Time and place: Oct. 10, 2019 2:15 PM3:45 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

On October 10th, Elisabet García González will present her PhD project at the Forum for Clinical Linguistics and Language Acquisition. Her talk is titled “The role of individual differences in Executive Function in bilingual children: can we predict balanced bilingualism?".  The event will take place in English and is open to everyone.

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Time and place: Sep. 5, 2019 2:15 PM3:45 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing meeting room 421

Gabrielle Weidemann, associate professor in psychology at Western Sydney University, will come to the Forum for Clinical Linguistics and Language Acquisition September 5th to give a lecture titled «The influence of word and object salience on word learning under ambiguous conditions». The event will take place in English and is open to everyone.

Time: June 6, 2019 2:15 PM3:45 PM

At the Forum for clinical linguistics and language acquisition June 6, MultiLing postdoc Kate Kuzmina will present her research on cognitive control and language ability effects of psycholinguistic variables on object naming among persons with aphasia.

Time and place: Mar. 21, 2019 2:15 PM4:00 PM, PAM 489

Julien Mayor is associate professor at Department of Psychology, UiO. He will visit us to present a new short version of the MacArthur-Bates Communicative Development Inventories, soon to be available for researchers.

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Time and place: Feb. 14, 2019 2:15 PM3:30 PM, PAM 489

Our new Marie S. Curie postdoctoral fellow Liquan Liu will talk at the Forum for Clinical Linguistics and Language Acquisition about his new research project at MultiLing.

Time and place: Nov. 22, 2018 1:00 PM5:15 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

The Research group in clinical linguistics and language acquisition are pleased to invite you to a half-day symposium on language and the brain. Speakers: Annika Hultén (Aalto University) , Kasper Boye (University of Copenhagen) & Thomas Bak (University of Edinburgh).

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Time and place: Aug. 22, 2018 12:15 PM1:30 PM, Henrik Wergelands Hus, MultiLing Meeting Room 421

Johanna Rendle-Short, associate professor at the Australian National University, will give a guest lecture on pragmatic impairment in children diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome or High Functioning Autism.

Time and place: May 24, 2018 2:15 PM3:45 PM, P. A. Munchs hus room 489

May 24 Melanie Kirmess will visit Forum for clinical linguistics and language acquisition to present research on SunCIST, a program for language treatment for persons with aphasia, tested at Sunnaas rehabilitation hospotal.

Time and place: Apr. 26, 2018 2:15 PM3:45 PM, Mutliling Meeting room (4th floor)

On April 26th, Valantis Fyndanis, postdoc at MultiLing, and Sarah Cameron, MA student at ILN, will give a talk on cognitive advantages of bilingualism at the Forum for clinical linguistics and language acquisition.

Time and place: Apr. 12, 2018 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Henrik Wergelands hus, room 536

On Thursday April 12th, Natalia Kartushina, postdoctoral fellow at the Department of Psychology, will come to the Forum for clinical linguistics and language acquisition to give a talk on how acoustic variability may both aid and slow down phonological development in an L1 or L2. 

Time and place: Oct. 26, 2017 2:15 PM4:00 PM, HW536

Kate Kuzmina and Leena Maria Heikkola joined the research group before the summer to work on MultiLing's new project on studies in multilingual aphasia.

Time and place: Sep. 28, 2017 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Room 421, Henrik Wergelands hus

Julien Mayor is associate professor at Department of Psychology, UiO. He will visit us to talk about children's early language development.

Time and place: May 18, 2017 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Rom 536, Henrik Wergelands hus

Jan de Jong from the University of Bergen and the University of Amsterdam will present his research on children with specific language impairment (SLI). 

Time and place: Apr. 6, 2017 2:15 PM4:00 PM, Room 536, Henrik Wergelands Hus

On April 6th Helene Fulland from Statped will visit the Clinical forum. She defended her PhD before Christmas, and will talk to us about her work entitled: Language minority children's perspectives on being bilingual - On 'bilanguagers' and their sensitivity towards complexity.

Time and place: Dec. 1, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, HW536

Frenette Southwood and Helena Oosthuizen from Stellenbosch University in South Africa will join us on the last Clinical Forum of the year to tell us about assessment of multilingual children in South Africa. 

Time and place: Nov. 17, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, HW536

Ingrid Lossius Falkum and Franziska Köder from CSMN will visit us on Thursday November 17th to talk about their ongoing poject about children's understanding of metonomy.

Time and place: Oct. 20, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, HW536

Francisco Pons from the Department of Psychology (PSI) will come to the Clinical forum on October 20th to talk about his latest data on how children comprehend emotion. He will also introduce the TEst of Emootion Comprehension (TEC)

Time and place: Sep. 22, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, HW536

Helene Killmer and Ingeborg Ribu will present their PhD projects in clinical linguistics on Thursday September 22nd.

Time and place: May 26, 2016 2:15 PM4:00 PM, HW536

The conference International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association (ICPLA) 2016 is held in Halifax, Canada, 15.-18. of June. We have been accepted with four oral presentations and will present two of them at this meeting: 

1) N-LARSP: Adaption of the LARSP profile chart to Norwegian

2) Cross-linguistic adaptations of The Comprehensive Aphasia Test: challenges and solutions