News

2021

  • MA Suvi-Maria Vehkavuori will defend her PhD at the 15th of October. The title of her thesis is

    Early lexicon – associations to later language skills and screening. Suvi-Maria has prepared her PhD in the FinCDI-SF Study (Sanaseula Study), as a member of ELD group.

  • Päivikki and Sakari Solhberg Foundation granted FinCDI-SF Study and FinCDI III Study by 20 000 euros.

  • Two new PhD students (MA Marianna Visapää and MA Susanna Surakka) were accepted to ELD group. Both MA Visapää and MA Surakka will prepare their PhD's in Doctoral Program in Cognition, Learning, Instruction and Communication (CLIC) at the University of Helsinki. 
  • Virtual conference on the International Association for the Study of Child Language (IASCL) in July 2021 (see https://iascl2021.com)
  • Virtual meetting Eight European Network Meeting on Communicative Development Inventories (EUNM-CDI) in May 2021

2020  

  • 16th Nordic Symposium on Child Language will be arranged in May 27-28 2020 in Linnköping, Sweden
  • International Association for the Study of Child Language (IASCL) Conference will be arranged in July 13-17 2020, in Philadelphia, USA. Further information: http://iascl2020.com (postponed to summer 2021 due to corona virus)
  • Eight European Network Meeting on Communicative Development Inventories (EUNM-CDI 2020) will be arranged in April 27-29 2020 in Dubrovnik, Croatia (postponed to spring 2021 due to corona virus)
  • The Finnish National Symposium of Speech and Language Research [Puheen ja kielen tutkimuksen päivät] will be arranged in March 26-27 2020 in Helsinki. Further information: www.puhejakieli.fi/tapahtumat
  • MA Riikka Mustonen, a member of ELD Group, received a one-year scholarship from the Finnish Cultural Foundation in February 2020. 
  • MA Eveliina Joensuu, a member of ELD Group, received a 4-year salaried position for her PhD studies from the doctoral program of Psychology, Learning and Communiciation (Psycho), University of Helsinki. 

2019

  • MA Eva Ståhlberg-Forsén, a member of ELD Group, received a 4-year salaried position for her PhD studies from the doctoral program of Psychology, Learning and Communication (PsyCo), University of Helsinki.
  • The Finnish National symposium of Speech and Language Research [Puheen ja kielen tutkimuksen päivät] will be arranged in March 28-29 2019 in Helsinki. The main theme of the symposium is Developmental Language Disorder [Kehityksellisen kielihäiriön monet kasvot]. Astract submission deadline: 7.1. Further information: www.puhejakieli.fi/tapahtumat

2018

2017

  • A new book on the care and development of preterm children has been published. The book is targeted for all who take care and want to support the development of preterm children. Full reference: Stolt, S., Yliherva, A., Parikka, V., Haataja, L. & Lehtonen, L. (Eds.), 2017. Keskosen hoito ja kehitys. Helsinki: Duodecim. Further information: https://verkkokauppa.duodecim.fi/6532.html

  • Pikkukeskosen kielen­ke­hitystä voi tukea