The acquisition of complex sentences in children
Prof A Theakston, Prof E Lieven
Applications accepted all year round
Complex sentences such as those involving adverbial clauses (Before you eat your dinner, wash your hands) appear in children’s speech at about three years of age yet experimental studies have found that children have difficulty comprehending these sentences well into the school years.
Movement-science inspired development of upper-limb prostheses for young children
Dr S Watt, Dr K Valyear
1 February 2019
Project rationale and description. Growing up without a hand poses unique and difficult challenges. Prosthesis provision for infants and young children is extremely limited, and the basic-science principles that inform how children learn to use prosthetic devices are largely unknown.
Children and Values in the Environment
Prof G Maio
29 January 2019
Modern British society excludes children from many adult environments. Child-free accommodation, clubs, restaurants, and pubs are common, and workplace environments are frequently far removed from schools and nurseries.