Today I successfully defended my thesis and became a “Magistra”! The last few months were gruelling, and the defense wasn’t any easier, but I am incredibly glad to have taken on this endeavour. Completing a graduate degree has been an extremely valuable experience for me, both professionally and personally. I’m excited for the future and … More Keely Morrow, MSc.
Registration in STEP (Spring Training in Experimental Psycholinguistics) is now open for 2017! STEP is a week long spring workshop aimed at advanced undergraduate students to academic faculty members, which focuses on current issues and hands on training in practical methods in psycholinguistics. To view STEP’s page and/or to register, click here! As a student … More STEP@CCP: Registration Now Open!
I suggested the idea of having a Data Blitz in our lab about a year ago as a way to foster the lab community and keep one another up to date on the current research being carried out in the CCP. Today we had the first event! Everyone from our graduate students to our lab director … More CCP Data Blitz
I had the privilege to present a poster on my undergraduate work at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)’s 2017 Annual Meeting. My poster focused on the different influences number (singular vs. plural) and concept-relatedness (central vs. peripheral) of pronouns have on implicit anaphora resolution, and how a Visual World Paradigm (eye-tracking) is … More 2017 AAAS Annual Meeting
Today Claudia Heinrich, a PhD student in our department and editorial assistant for Cognitive Linguistics, led a presentation and discussion on the publishing process for our department’s graduate students. There was so much interest in the event we are planning on hosting a second one soon.
I presented at my first “away” conference this weekend. The research I presented on was data collected during my undergraduate thesis work, where I used eye-tracking and a visual world paradigm to investigate how number and concept-relatedness of ambiguous pronouns can facilitate implicit anaphora resolution. The Alberta Conference on Linguistics is a conference organized and run … More ACOL 2016
The Linguistics Graduate Students’ Association (LGSA) held it’s second annual workshop today. This workshop is aimed at providing technical, academic, and extra-cirricular resources to graduate students in the linguistics department at the University of Alberta. The following talks were included: Dr. John Simpson: Compute Canada & Systems Available to Students Erika Banski: Linguistics.Research@UAlbertaLibraries Isabell Hubert: … More LGSA Graduate Student Workshop