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Dr Yvonne Wren on ALSPAC and the Cleft Collective

Dr Yvonne Wren has been on the road this week speaking at a number of events.

Congratulations Robin Clark OBE, FCA, Hon FRCSLT

Robin Clark, friend and benefactor of BSLTRU, has been awarded an OBE for his charitable services through The Underwood Trust. Many congratulations to Robin for this well deserved award!

Welcome Karen Sage - New Director of BSLTRU

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.

Cleft Gene Bank to welcome a Royal visitor

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. 

 

Dr Yvonne Wren is a BBC's Expert Woman!

Dr Yvonne Wren is a research speech and language therapist with a particular interest in children's speech development and disorder.

Free speech and language therapy resources available on our website!

The resource pages were set up by one of the research team following the suggestion from the Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Research Unit Parent Panel

Sound Start Team at Bristol Speech & Language Therapy Research Unit - August 2013

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.

Sound Start Team in Bristol - August 2013

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.

Graduation congratulations to Lydia Morgan!

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).

Honorary Doctor of Health Award to Professor Sue Roulstone - July 2013

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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