The Bristol Speech & Language Therapy Research Unit is delighted to welcome Karen Sage as the new Director of the Unit. Karen will take over as the Underwood Trust Professor of Language and Communication Impairment at the University of the West of England, Bristol, leading the programme of research.
Dr Yvonne Wren joined other members of the Cleft Collective research team to welcome the Countess of Wessex to the University of Bristol today. The Countess was there in her role as patron of the Healing Foundation, the charity which is funding the research.
We were pleased to welcome Professor Sharynne McLeod, Dr Jane McCormack, Kate Crowe and Sarah Masso from Charles Sturt University Australia. We are collaborating with them on a project called 'Sound Start'. This will evaluate the use of 'Phoneme Factory' in Australian preschools.
Professor Sharynne McLeod, Dr Jane McCormack, Kate Crowe and Sarah Masso from Charles Sturt University, New South Wales, Australia joined the team here in Bristol for a week of discussions and shared learning about our research projects.
The Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit, North Bristol NHS Trust, is pleased to announce that Lydia Morgan graduated on 17th July with a doctorate in philosophy from the University of the West of England (UWE).
Professor Sue Roulstone (Underwood Trust Professor of Language and Communication Impairment in the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences and Director of the Bristol Speech & Language Therapy Research Unit at North Bristol NHS Trust) was this month awarded an Honorary Doctor of Health by Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU).
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