Entries by Anneloes

Winter 2018 issue of the AThEME newsletter – out now!

The ninth and last issue of the AThEME e-newsletter gives a wealth of information about what our researchers and dissemination partners have been up to these last couple of months. As always, the newsletter includes updates on research, dissemination activities and news of upcoming events. This issue’s Meet the Researcher section features AThEME researcher Myrthe Bergstra from Utrecht University, the […]

European Policy Brief (June 2018)

AThEME has published a second European Policy Brief , this time on multilingualism and communicative impairment. Based on AThEME research findings dealing with communicative impairment, this document is intended to present policy-relevant findings to (European) decision-makers as well as offer them research-based policy recommendations. Published on the European Commission website showcasing Social Sciences & Humanities […]

SUMMER 2018 ISSUE OF THE ATHEME NEWSLETTER – OUT NOW!

The eighth issue of the AThEME e-newsletter gives a wealth of information about what our researchers and dissemination partners have been up to these last couple of months. As always, the newsletter includes updates on research, dissemination activities and news of upcoming events. This issue’s Meet the Researcher section features AThEME researcher Tihana Kraš from the University of Rijeka, Center for […]

European Policy Brief (Mar 2018)

AThEME has published a first European Policy Brief on Regional Minority Languages. Based on AThEME research findings dealing with regional minority languages, this document is intended to present policy-relevant findings to (European) decision-makers as well as offer them research-based policy recommendations. Published on the European Commission website showcasing Social Sciences & Humanities research: MULTILINGUALISM AND […]

Latest research: Evidence for an advantage of bilingualism in dyslexia

This study, developed by the University of Verona (Italy), in collaboration with the University of Trento (Italy) and the Xiamen University (China), sheds light on the relationship between bilingualism and developmental dyslexia by comparing the performance of monolingual and bilingual children, with and without a diagnosis of dyslexia, in a task set up to assess […]

Latest research: Children’s early bilingualism and musical training

What do childhood bilingualism and musical training at an early age have in common when it comes to detecting prosody (i.e. rhythm, intonation and tone)? A new study by AThEME researchers from the University of Nova Gorica and the French National Centre for Scientific Research suggests that both types of experience enhance children’s sensitivity to […]

Children’s early bilingualism and musical training influence prosodic discrimination of sentences in an unknown language (Jan 2018)

What do childhood bilingualism and musical training at an early age have in common when it comes to detecting prosody (i.e. rhythm, intonation and tone)? A new study by AThEME researchers from the University of Nova Gorica and the French National Centre for Scientific Research suggests that both types of experience enhance children’s sensitivity to […]

Pragmatic abilities in bilinguals: the case of scalar implicatures (Jan 2018)

This article is a collaboration between AThEME partners CNRS-L2C2 (French National Centre for Scientific Research L2C2) and the Center for Cognitive Science of Language at the University of Nova Gorica in Slovenia. The aim of this research was to replicate existing studies by testing both adult L2 learners and child early bilinguals, using the same experimental […]

Winter 2017 issue of the AThEME newsletter – out now!

The seventh issue of the AThEME e-newsletter gives a wealth of information about what our researchers and dissemination partners have been up to these last couple of months. As always, the newsletter includes updates on research, dissemination activities and news of upcoming events. This issue’s Meet the Researcher section features AThEME researcher Ludivine Dupuy from the French […]

AThEME in Barcelona

On the 15th – 17th November 2017, AThEME will organise a joint meeting with Bilingualism Matters and the AThEME Consortium members. Hosted by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona, the meeting marks an important next step in the AThEME project. With a little more than a year to go until AThEME’s Final Conference (February 2019), […]