MSc Speech and Language Sciences graduates win the Tavistock Trust for Aphasia University Student Prize
6 December 2016
Congratulations to Helena Thornley and Samantha Sim, both MSc Speech and Language Sciences graduates, who have won the Tavistock Trust for Aphasia University Student Prize.
The prize is awarded for excellence in work related to Aphasia. They share this prize for their excellent final year projects.
Helena’s project: “The influence of emotional valence on word recognition in people with aphasia” was supervised by Dr Carolyn Bruce and Dr Caroline Newton.
Samantha’s project: “The comparison of language abilities measured by self-rated and performance scores in stroke patients” was supervised by Professor Cathy Price.
Trust for Aphasia University Student Prizes aim to raise the profile of aphasia amongst the Speech and Language Therapists of the future.
images: Top: Helena Thornley shown holding her certificate alongside her supervisors - Dr Caroline Bruce (left) and Dr Caroline Newton (right). Right: Samantha Sim shown holding her certificate