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Events

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: May 31, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HWH 536

Curtis divides his time being Research Data Coordinator at University of Cambridge and a Researcher in multilingualism and neurodiversity, particularly, the interaction of multilingualism and levels of attention in children. Curtis holds a PhD in Psycholinguistics and an MPhil in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (University of Cambridge). He is currently a researcher with the “Better attention, better communication? How ADHD multilingualism influence children’s pragmatic development”, funded by the Research Council of Norway.

The talk will be given in English.

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Time and place: May 19, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HWH 536

Mary Beth is a first year PhD fellow at the department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas (IFIKK). She is working under the supervision of Ingrid Lossius Falkum (as part of the DEVCOM project) and her PhD is on the literal bias in children’s figurative language development. Mary Beth holds a MAS from the University of Basel and has recently rejoined academia after working as a Senior Science Advisor for the NZ Department of Conservation.

The talk will be given in English.

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Time and place: Apr. 21, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HWH 421

Monica and Hanne will be holding their talk in Norwegian. For more info, please visit the Norwegian version of this page.

Time and place: Mar. 31, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, HWH 536

PhD fellow Sarah Cameron will present her project, in which she will investigate the following: Can L2 learners of Norwegian achieve native-like processing of morphosyntax? Do beginners demonstrate different processing patterns than advanced learners? Do these patterns change with time? And what factors might contribute to more native-like L2 grammar processing?

The talk will be given in English.

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Time and place: Feb. 28, 2022 2:15 PM3:10 PM, Online

Christiane and Ingeborg will be holding their talk in Norwegian. For more info, please visit the Norwegian version of this page.

Please note that this month's clinical forum will take place on a Monday.

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Time and place: Jan. 27, 2022 2:15 PM3:15 PM, online

Franziska Köder is a researcher and lab manager of MultiLing's Socio-Cognitive Laboratory. She holds a PhD in Experimental Psycholinguistics (University of Groningen) and a MA in German Linguistics, and Philosophy (University of Heidelberg). Her interests lie in children’s pragmatic and semantic development, with a special focus on multilingualism and atypical development. She is currently the manager of the project "Better attention, better communication? How ADHD and multilingualism influence children’s pragmatic development", funded by The Research Council of Norway.

Franziska will give the talk in English.

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Time and place: Nov. 25, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, online

Audun is a PhD fellow at MultiLing, University of Oslo. He has a background in psychology and as a preschool teacher. His research interest spans the early years of cognitive development, especially language acquisition and the role of environmental input in shaping language outcomes.

Audun will give the talk in English.

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Time and place: Oct. 28, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, online

Helena is a postdoctoral researcher at Halmstad University, Sweden. With a background in computational linguistics and disability research, she has specialized in aphasia, identity and narrative agency.

Helena will give her talk in English.

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Time and place: Sep. 30, 2021 2:15 AM3:15 AM, P.A. Munchs hus: Seminarrom 360

Ane is a PhD fellow at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian studies at the University of Oslo (UiO), she is also affiliated with MultiLing. Ane has an MA in linguistics from UiO. She has previously worked on a variety of different projects as a research assistant, involving data collection with child and adult populations.

Ane will give the talk in English. 

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Time and place: Aug. 26, 2021 2:15 AM3:14 AM, online

Michelle has an MSc from the European Masters in Clinical Linguistics (University of Groningen) and a PhD from Stellenbosch University. Since obtaining her PhD she has worked as a postdoc for the University of Cape Town, forming part of a team adapting child language assessments into six South African languages. Michelle will be starting as a postdoc at MultiLing later this year. 

Michelle will give the talk in English. 

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Time: May 27, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM

Dr Suzanne Beeke is an associate professor in the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences at University College London, and a qualified speech and language therapist. Her research focuses on communication disability in adults with post-stroke aphasia, traumatic brain injury, and dementia, particularly the impact of these conditions on everyday conversations in the home and on healthcare interactions. She led the team that developed Better Conversations with Aphasia (@BCAphasia), a free e-learning resource and communication training programme for SLTs to use with people with aphasia and family members (https://extend.ucl.ac.uk/). She was part of the Nottingham-based NIHR HR&DS funded VOICE Study, which developed communication training for healthcare professionals interacting with people with dementia on acute hospital wards (@voice_study).

Suzanne Beeke's talk will be in English.

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Time: Apr. 29, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM

Mia Cecilie Heller is a senior advisor at Statped, section for speech and language impairments. She has a PhD in educational psychology (from University of Oslo, Department of Education) and has previously worked as a lecturer (Department of Special Needs Education, UiO) and as a school psychologist (School Psychologist Service in Oslo). Her research interests concern language development in second-language learners, developmental language disorders and interventions that can promote children’s language learning in school.

Mia Cecilie Heller's talk will be in Norwegian.

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Time: Mar. 25, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM

Natalia Kartushina is an Associate Professor in Psycholinguistics, who joined MultiLing in December 2020. She holds a PhD in Experimental Psycholinguistics (University of Geneva) and had previously worked as a postdoctoral researcher at BCBL (Spain) and BabyLing (Institute for Psychology, UiO). Her research interests cover first and second-language phonological/lexical acquisition and the role of environment in shaping language learning.

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Time and place: Feb. 25, 2021 2:15 PM3:15 PM, online

Kristen Schroeder is a postdoctoral researcher at the department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas (IFFIK), joining the University of Oslo in December 2020. Under the supervision of Ingrid Lossius Falkum, she is developing the Norwegian Research Council project entitled, ‘Creativity and Convention in Pragmatic Development’, which assesses pragmatic language development among children with and without Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC). Kristen holds an MA and PhD in Cognitive Science and Language from the University of Barcelona.

The presentation will be given in English.

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Time and place: Jan. 26, 2021 4:15 PM5:15 PM, online

Ellisiv has a BA and MA in linguistics from the University of Oslo, and finished her MA thesis in the fall semester of 2020. Since then she has been working at Biblioteksentralen as a marketing consultant, mostly focusing on our communication with Norwegian publishers.

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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.