PALS News

Professor Sophie Scott

Professor Sophie Scott gives a TED Talk on why we laugh

Professor Sophie Scott, (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) gives a TED Talk on why we laugh, and explains the social meaning of laughter, and the science behind it.
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Dr Jenny Crinion, ICN

Dr Jenny Crinion awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship in Clinical Science

Congratulations to Dr Jenny Crinion (Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) who has been awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship in Clinical Science of over £1.28M to undertake the project: Mechanisms underlying spoken language production: facilitating frontal brain networks following aphasic stroke.
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SLMS Education Awards announced

PALS awarded in the SLMS Education Awards 2014-15

The Division of Psychology and Language Sciences is delighted to announce that five of its members have been recognised in the inaugural UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences (SLMS) Education Awards. More...

SLMS Open Day 2015

UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences Graduate Study Open Event

UCL School of Life and Medical Sciences (SLMS) will hold a graduate study open event on Wednesday 29 April 2015, from 4pm to 8pm.
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DCAL Bake Off - image of baking entries

DCAL 'Bake Off' celebrates 12th anniversary of British Sign Language being recognised as an official language in UK, raises Money for Deaf Children, and launches new CPD courses

UCL Deafness, Cognition and Language team (DCAL) launched their new CPD courses and celebrated the 12th anniversary of British Sign Language (BSL) being recognised as an official language in the UK. In recongition of these events, DCAL held a very competitive Bake Off, inviting entries from within UCL and the general public, the theme being BSL and all funds raised were donated to the Frank Barnes School for Deaf Children. More...