Opportunities

We are building a training and research network that connects people with each other and with resources they can use in their pursuit of language research. You can also find a list of online resources here.

Conferences

Call for Papers: 11th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon, Edmonton, Canada September 25-28, 2018

The 11th International Conference on the Mental Lexicon will be held later this year in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada! The conference welcomes submissions related to psycholinguistic, neurolinguistic, and computational research on the representation and processing of words in the mind/brain. Abstract submissions are welcome until the updated deadline of April 28, 2018.  View the full Call for Papers on our website here. For more information about the conference, visit the official conference site at mentallexicon2018.ca.

Workshops

How to gain insight into reading processes – recreating (or improving) eye-tracking studies from the Turku eye-movement lab

This one-day workshop is being offered on May 9, 2018 by Dr. Raymond Bertram (University of Turku) and is hosted by The Centre for Advanced Research in Experimental and Applied Linguistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON. The workshop will include lecture components, experimental design breakout groups, and time for discussion. For more information about the workshop, visit the official ARiEAL announcement here: https://arieal.mcmaster.ca/news/workshop-how-to-gain-insight-into-reading-processes, or contact ARiEAL at ariealrc@mcmaster.ca.

STEP@CCP 2018

Spring Training in Experimental Psycholinguistics at the Centre for Comparative Psycholinguistics (STEP@CCP) will be held at the University of Alberta from May 14-19, 2018 (registration deadline April 29, 2018). The Spring School is directed at graduate and advanced undergraduate students and anyone else interested in learning how to make their research ideas into concrete steps towards experimental designs, data collection and analysis using advanced experimental and statistical methods. Click here for more details on the Spring Training in Experimental Psycholinguistics including course offerings and registration information.

Words in the World is pleased to offer the 2018 STEP Registration Competition. Trainees of Words in the World Partners and Collaborators are invited to submit an original research abstract of interest to the Psycholinguistics community. The top 5 submissions will receive support towards their attendance in the Spring Training in Experimental Psycholinguistics at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, AB, May 14 – 19, 2018. Contestants can submit entries to wordsintheworldgrant@gmail.com as of Monday, March 5, at 4PM (EST), until the contest closes on Friday, April 13, at 4PM (EST). For more information, visit the Words in the World site here: 2018 STEP Registration Competition.

 

Training Opportunities

Call for Applications for Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Department of Psychology at the University of Alberta is seeking two postdoctoral researchers with expertise in psycholinguistics, computational linguistics, or cognitive psychology, to start by August 30, 2018. For more information, read our announcement here.

Master’s degree in Applied Experimental Psychological Sciences

The Department of Psychology at the University of Milano-Bicocca is seeking applicants for a new Master’s degree in Applied Experimental Psychological Sciences (AEPS), beginning in 2017-2018. For more information, read our announcement here, or visit the program page here.

Collaboration Opportunities

Invitations for Collaboration (forum is password protected) – online listing of proposals for collaboration between members of the Words in the World network. If you are a member of the network and cannot access the invitations page, or if you would like to become a member, please contact us at info @ wordsintheworld.ca.

 

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