CEDAR's first PhD
Although CEDAR staff have supervised PhDs in other departments for many years, the Education and Psychology PhD programme in CEDAR was established only in 2014. The first student to graduate from the programme is Jon Painter from Sheffield Hallam University who completed a PhD by published works. Pictured (from left to right): Dr Laurence Taggart (External Examiner), (Dr) Painter, Professor Richard Hastings (PhD supervisor), and Professor John Rose (External Examiner).
Congratulations to Dr Louise Denne, Senior Research Fellow in CEDAR, who graduated last week with a PhD from Bangor University. Pictured is Louise with her PhD supervisors: Professor Carl Hughes Head of the School of Education at Bangor, and Professor Richard Hastings (CEDAR).
Bercow 10 Years On
Bercow 10 Years On : The independent review of provision for children and young people with speech and language needs in England was launched at Speaker's House, Houses of Parliament by John Bercow MP, Speaker at the House of Commons on 20 March 2018.
Professor Geoff Lindsay was a member of the decision-making committee that produced this independent report led by the charity I CAN and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists. Geoff previously led research that informed the original Bercow Report 2008. The Better Communication Research Programme 2009-12 which was funded by the Department of Education to undertake research to meet the Bercow Report's recommendation for the need for more research.