Children who enter reception with poor English language skills – whether it’s their first language or an additional language – are more likely to have social, emotional and behavioural difficulties in later years, finds a new study co-authored by Professor Courtenay Norbury in the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, and Royal Holloway.
PhD student Naheem Bashir wins ‘Focus on the Positive’ funding for his public engagement project on empowering stutterers
Naheem Bashir, a PhD student in Experimental Psychology,
has won Focus on the Positive project funding for his
research project “Giving people who stutter a voice”.
The Division of Psychology and Language Sciences (PALS) has retained its title of UCL’s most active department for the Green Impact scheme.
Professor Sophie Scott writes for the BBC and joins comedian Jimmy Carr to talk about the science of laughter
Professor Sophie Scott (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) writes about the physiology and universality of laughter, and is interviewed by comedian Jimmy Carr for a one-off special of the BBC's Horizon programme on the Science of Laughter.
Two year 12 students find out all about Human-Computer Interaction during their in2science placements in UCLIC
The UCL Interaction Centre (UCLIC) has taken part in the in2science placement scheme which gives year 12 students the opportunity to work alongside science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) scientists and receive advice about university and STEM careers.