Entries by Anneloes

Article on maintenance of regional languages (September 2018)

This  article  written by researchers from AThEME partners CNRS-IKER (French National Centre for Scientific Research-IKER), Utrecht University and the University of Rijeka examines  the complex  articulation  between the  setting  up of  a  standard language  and the  accompanying political  and social  changes  that explain  the  relatively successful language  shift reversal  evolution  of Basque. Some aspects of the Basque evolution are compared   elements  in   other   European  minority […]

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 […]

Report on design of new teaching methods and remediation tools for dyslexia (April 2018)

This report was jointly written by AThEME researchers from the University of Verona and the University of Reading. In it, researchers provide a review of the remediation therapies that can be used in the rehabilitation of Developmental Dyslexia (DD), emphasising morphological instruction as a promising strategy for compensating the phonological deficits exhibited by both monolingual […]

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 […]