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PhD student
School of Psychology and Clinical Languages

About me

My areas of interest are paediatric deafness; Bi-/multilingualism, English as an Additional Language (EAL); language development, cognitive development.

Please click here to learn about my PhD project.

CeLM research I am involved with

Vishnu Nair

Theme Co-Lead (Health) Lecturer in Clinical Language Sciences School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences About me CeLM research I am involved with

Being Multilingual: Perspectives from Language, Education, Health, Neuroscience and Migration

CeLM Showcase Do multilinguals think about space and time differently in their languages? What is the relationship between language learning and creativity? What happens in the brain when we learn…Read More >

The Multilingual Mind Lecture Series: Jie’en Yee

The Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism is pleased to invite you to an online talk provided by Jia’en Yee (University Putra Malaysia) entitled Multilingualism effects on brain structure. The talk will be…Read More >

Supporting EAL Children in the Multilingual Classroom Interview

Dr Naomi Flynn was recently interviewed on Dr Kathy Weston’s Get a Grip Parenting Podcast. The interview can be found here. In this parent and teacher-oriented podcast, Dr Flynn talks to Dr Weston…Read More >

The relationship between morphological knowledge and word reading among children attending bilingual schools in Kuwait

Who is running this project? This project is being run by PhD student Lujain Almatrouk under the supervision of Dr Daisy Powell and Dr Holly Joseph, Institute of Education. What...Read More >

Fairbrother Lecture 2021: Living with More than One Language – The Effects of Bilingualism on Mind and Brain

The Fairbrother Lecture is an annual Graduate School event at which a Reading doctoral researcher presents their research to a wider audience. This year, past CeLM PhD student Dr Toms…Read More >

Early language, emergent literacy skills, and developmental language disorder: What can we learn from Arabic-speaking children?

By Zakiyah A. Alsiddiqi (PhD Student – School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences) Research has shown that early years’ experiences in children’s lives lay the foundation of their later learning...Read More >

The Multilingual Mind Lectures Series: Professor Merel Keijzer

The Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism is pleased to invite you to an online talk provided by Professor Merel Keijzer (University of Groningen) entitled Language learning as a vaccine to promote healthy aging:…Read More >

Can motion event construal be taught or restructured? Evidence from bilinguals and L2 learners

Can motion event construal be taught or restructured? Evidence from bilinguals and L2 learners Organisers: Fraibet Aveledo and Jeanine Treffers-Daller (University of Reading) Workshop Dates: 16-17 April 2021 (free event,...Read More >

Online panel: Translation outreach in schools and the move online

The Centre for Book Cultures and Publishing and The Centre for Literacy and Multilingualism at the University of Reading, in partnership with Outside in World, the organisation dedicated to promoting and exploring world literature...Read More >