Marie Curie doctoral position available

A generously-funded 3-year PhD studentship on computational modelling in speech perception is available to work in the Marie Curie network INSPIRE, with a start date of October 1st 2012. Closing date for applications: 15th April 2012 See http://laslab.org/shared/esrAd.pdf for more details.

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Guest Talk by Professor Isabel Trancoso

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Workshop: Third Language (L3) Acquisition: A focus on cognitive approaches

Thursday, 24 May 2012 – Friday, 25 May 2012Submission deadline:  Monday, 9 January 2012Location: Vitoria-Gasteiz, SpainContact person: María del Pilar García Mayo (mariapilar.garciamayo@ehu.es)Meeting E-mail: L3Gasteiz@gmail.comLinguistic fields: cognitive science, language acquisition Meeting description Workshop on Third language (L3) acquisition: A focus on cognitive approachesConvener: Language and Speech Laboratory (http://www.laslab.org) – University of the Basque CountryConference dates:…

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Post-doc position available on the Sound to Sense project

A postdoctoral fellowship for up to 12 months is available immediately on the EU Marie Curie Research Training Network “Sound to Sense”. The post is funded for up to 12 months ending on 30th April 2011. The fellow will be based in the Language and Speech Laboratory in Vitoria but will spend some time at…

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Multiple Perspectives on Second Language Acquisition Workshop

13 and 14 May, 2010 Facultad de LetrasPaseo de la Universidad, 5 Vitoria-Gasteiz The workshop is aimed at teachers, lecturers, university students and researchers interested in Second Language Acquisition (SLA). More details: Multiple Perspectives on SLA 2010   Some presentation slides and handouts from the workshop are supplied below: Eva Alcón, Universitat Jaume I    PPT Ana…

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Curso de Formación de Profesorado de ELE, Instituto Cervantes-UPV/EHU

Del 5 de marzo al 15 de mayo de 2010 se celebrará en Vitoria-Gasteiz una nueva edición del Curso de Formación para Profesores de Español Lengua Extranjera organizado conjuntamente por la Universidad del País Vasco/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea y el Instituto Cervantes. El título de este nuevo curso es: DESARROLLO DE COMPETENCIAS Y REVISIÓN DE ENFOQUES…

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2 postdoc positions available on the LISTA project

A number of research positions are available from 1st September 2010 at the University of the Basque Country (Spain) to work on the LISTA (The Listening Talker) project funded by the European Union Framework 7 FET-Open Programme until April 30 2013. About the LISTA project Speech is efficient and robust, and remains the method of…

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Third Language (L3) Acquisition Workshop: Developing a Research Base Seminar

Call for Proposals: Up to 4 Travel/Accommodation Fellowshipsfor Participating Scholars Application Deadline: Tuesday, January 5, 2010.Seminar Dates: Monday June 7 – Friday June 11, 2010.More details can be found at www.uiowa.edu/obermann/L3 or flyer The acquisition of a third language (L3) or more in adulthood, otherwise labeled successive multilingualism, sits at the forefront of current international…

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The Big Listen

How well can you recognise simple English words in noise? Take our 2-minute online listening test at http://www.thebiglisten.org.uk  

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