School of Education

Leeds Centre for Interdisciplinary Childhood and Youth Research

PGR poster conference

The Language Development & Cognition satellite is hosting a mini poster conference to give PhD students the opportunity to showcase their research.

  • DATE: Wednesday 15th of March
  • TIME: 12:00-13:30
  • PLACE: LHRI (29-31 Clarendon Place)

All welcome!  There will be tea/coffee and “home made” biscuits.

Preliminary programme:

  • How does prioritisation and probe frequency affect visual working memory in children?

Amy Atkinson – School of Psychology (Supervisors: Richard Allen and Amanda Waterman)

  • Do task-relevant stimuli arrangements boost working memory performance in children?

Ed Berry – School of Psychology (Supervisor: Amanda Waterman)

  • The Role of Syntactic Priming in Auditory Word Identification

Basma Elkhafif – School of Psychology (Supervisor: Jelena Havelka)

  • A pilot study examining academic reading comprehension skills in EFL students

Handan Lu – School of Education (Supervisors: Richard Badger; Shirley Anne-Paul)

  • Do italics facilitate processing of contrastive focus?

Chris Norton  – Linguistics & Phonetics (Supervisors: Cat Davies and Diane Nelson)

  • The Language Profile of the Born in Bradford cohort

Lydia Gunning – School of Psychology (Supervisor: Ekaterini Klepousniotou)

  • Effects of verb-semantic and discourse-contextual information in the interpretation of reflexive ziji by (English-L1) L2 learners of Chinese

Mengling Xu  – Linguistics & Phonetics (Supervisor: Cecile De Cat)



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