Past Training Opportunities

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.

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.

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.

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.

Brock University & SHARCNet: EEG Analysis Workshop 2018

The 2018 Annual EEG/ERP Workshop on Advanced Methods, organized by Dr. Sid Segalowitz, will be held at Brock University from April 23-27, 2018. This workshop is designed to give researchers who are familiar with ERP projects an opportunity to get hands on experience exploring advanced EEG analysis methods in a collaborative setting. Click here for more details and to register for the EEG Analysis Workshop.

Words in the World is pleased to be hosting the 2018 Annual EEG/ERP Workshop on Advanced Methods 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 funding towards their attendance in the Annual EEG/ERP Workshop on Advanced Methods at Brock University in St. Catharines, ON, Apr 23-27, 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, see the .pdf of our announcement: 2018 ERP Workshop Registration Competition.

Postdoctoral Fellowship Announcement

The Cognitive Science of Language graduate program at McMaster and the Department of Applied Linguistics at Brock University are soliciting applications for a shared postdoctoral fellowship in psycholinguistics. Click here for more information.

STEP@CCP

Spring Training in Experimental Psycholinguistics at the Centre for Comparative Psycholinguistics (STEP@CCP) will be held at the University of Alberta from May 15-20, 2017 (registration deadline April 21, 2017). 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.

STEP Tuition Waiver Competition

The Words in the World Partnered Research Training Initiative is pleased to announce the 2017 STEP Tuition Waiver 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 five (5) submissions will receive a tuition waiver for their attendance in the Spring Training in Experimental Psycholinguistics at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, AB, May 15-20, 2017. Full Competition details are available at this link: 2017 STEP Tuition Waiver Competition.

 

Brock EEG/ERP Workshop on Advanced Methods

The 2017 Annual EEG/ERP Workshop on Advanced Methods, organized by Dr. Sid Segalowitz, will be held at Brock University from April 24-28, 2017 (registration deadline April 21, 2017). This week-long workshop is designed to give researchers who are familiar with ERP projects an opportunity to get hands on experience exploring advanced EEG analysis methods in a collaborative setting. Click here for more details and to register for the EEG Analysis Workshop.

EEG/ERP Workshop on Advanced Methods Tuition Waiver Competition

The Words in the World Partnered Research Training Initiative is pleased to announce the 2017 Annual EEG/ERP Workshop on Advanced Methods Tuition Waiver 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 five (5) submissions will receive a tuition waiver for their attendance in the Annual EEG/ERP Workshop on Advanced Methods at Brock University in St. Catharines, ON, Apr 24-28, 2017. Full Competition details are available at this link: 2017 EEG/ERP Workshop Tuition Waiver Competition.

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