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NLIP Seminar Series

Unsupervised learning of rhetorical structure with un-topic models

UserDiarmuid Ó Séaghdha, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 August 2014, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Helping 10% of the people to read and write better

UserLuz Rello, University Pompeu Fabra.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 13 June 2014, 14:00-15:00

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

Talk cancelled - please accept our apologies

Usertbc (Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 11 June 2014, 12:30-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Multilingual Models for Distributed Semantics

UserKarl Moritz Hermann, Oxford University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 June 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Shift-Reduce CCG Parsing with a Dependency Model

UserWenduan Xu, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 13:00-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Looking for hyponyms in vector space

UserMarek Rei, SwiftKey .

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 12:30-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Grammatical error correction using hybrid systems and type filtering

UserMariano Felice, Computer Laboratory, Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 05 June 2014, 12:00-12:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Robust multilingual syntactic parsing

UserRyan McDonald, Google.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 May 2014, 12:00-13:00

Acquiring temporal meanings without tense morphology: the case of L2 Mandarin Chinese

UserRoumyana Slabakova, University of Southampton and University of Iowa.

HouseGR06/07, 9 West Rd (English Faculty).

ClockThursday 29 May 2014, 16:00-17:30

Object clitics across linguistic modules in a crosslinguistic perspective

UserProf. Teresa Guasti (Milan-Bicocca).

HouseBrown Library (English Faculty).

ClockMonday 19 May 2014, 15:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

A day at the races: some common 'illusions' in gambling behaviour

UserDr Luke Clark, Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 16 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

Learning Language, Evolving Languages

UserTed Briscoe, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge.

HouseLG19, Law Faculty, Sidgwick site.

ClockThursday 15 May 2014, 16:00-17:30

Definiteness and Determinacy

UserProf. David Beaver, The University of Texas at Austin.

HouseBoard room, 9 West Rd (English Faculty).

ClockThursday 15 May 2014, 12:00-14:00

Historical linguistics reading group

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseS-R25, 9 West Rd (English Faculty).

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 16:00-17:30

Germanic clause structure and the OV/VO difference

UserProf. Sten Vikner.

HouseS-R24, 9 West Rd (English Faculty).

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 14:00-16:00

Looking at language acquisition

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseRoom B3, Institute of Criminology.

ClockTuesday 13 May 2014, 11:00-16:00

Zangwill Club

The integration of sensory cues across development

UserProfessor Denis Mareschal, Professor of Psychology & Deputy Head of Department, Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Identifying Deixis to Communicative Artifacts in Text

UserShomir Wilson, University of Edinburgh and Carnegie Mellon University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 12:00-13:00

Semitic Philology Lecture

SAMARITAN MANUSCRIPT CULTURE AND THE ORAL TRANSMISSION OF THE SAMARITAN TORAH

All are welcome. The event will be followed by a reception.

UserProfessor Stefan Schorch, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg.

HouseFaculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Sidgwick Site), Room 8-9.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 17:00-18:00

Chaucer Club

Life as we know it

UserKarl Friston (Institute of Neurology, University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 08 May 2014, 15:30-16:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

The Dialects of Campania. A Perspective of Linguistic Echology

UserRosanna Sornicola, Giovanni Abete, Margherita Di Salvo, Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-05.

ClockWednesday 07 May 2014, 17:15-19:00

Zangwill Club

The Conscious Phenotype

UserProfessor Geraint Rees, Deputy Head of Faculty, Faculty of Brain Sciences, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 May 2014, 16:30-18:00

French Linguistics Research Seminars

The French of Canada

UserSylvie Frigon (Ottawa).

HouseUpper Hall, Peterhouse.

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 18:00-19:15

Chaucer Club

Motor cortex and perception - from speech to laughter

UserSophie Scott (UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 01 May 2014, 15:30-16:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

The decipherment of some recently found ostraca from Post-Roman North Africa

UserDr Sabine Ziegler, Saxonian Academy of Sciences at Leipzig / Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-06/07.

ClockWednesday 30 April 2014, 17:15-19:00

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserTo be confirmed.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 April 2014, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Towards empiricist models of language acquisition

UserAlexander Clark (King's College London).

HouseFaculty of Law, Room LG19.

ClockThursday 24 April 2014, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Adjective modification in compositional distributional semantics

UserEva Maria Vecchi, Computer Lab, Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 11 April 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Using Semantics to help learn Phonetic Categories

UserStella Frank, School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 April 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Exploiting Large Corpora for Parsing

UserDominick Ng, University of Sydney.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Studies of the human brain during experimental and natural conditions using intracranial recordings and electrical brain stimulation

PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK HAS BEEN CHANGED TO THURSDAY 13TH MARCH INSTEAD OF THE USUAL FRIDAY" THIS IS A SPECIAL EXTRA ZANGWILL CLUB SEMINAR"

UserProfessor Josef Parvizi, Associate Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

`What on earth’ in Chinese Speakers' L2 English Grammars

UserBoping Yuang (University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Block, Room 1, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 13 March 2014, 16:00-17:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Dynamic evolution of injury after traumatic brain injury

UserVirginia Newcombe (School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 12 March 2014, 12:30-13:30

Darwin College Lecture Series

Plagues & Metaphor

UserDr Rowan Williams, University of Cambridge.

HouseLMH, Lady Mitchell Hall.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Comparing Apples and Oranges: The Neurocomputation of Value

UserDr Benedetto de Martino, Sir Henry Dale Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

The semantics of poetry: a distributional reading

This talk is also a part of the Language Sciences Interdisciplinary Programme.

UserAurelie Herbelot.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 07 March 2014, 12:00-13:00

Ibero-Romance Linguistics Seminars

Spanish and Catalan Linguistics

UserProf. Montserrat Batllori (Girona) Prof. Avelina Suñer (Girona) Prof. Álvaro Octavio de Toledo y Huerta (Muenchen).

HouseBowett Room, Queens’ College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 14:00-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Constructing topical hierarchies for Expertise Mining

UserGeorgeta Bordea, DERI, NUI Galway.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 28 February 2014, 12:00-13:00

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Descriptive and normative models of working memory limitations

UserRonald van den Berg (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 26 February 2014, 12:30-13:30

Zangwill Club

Limits to Goal-Directed Action Control - Implications for Psychopathologies

UserDr Sanne de Wit, Assistant Professor Dept. of Clinical Psychology University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A Quest Towards Understanding the Challenges of Spoken Content Retrieval

UserGareth Jones, Dublin City University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 21 February 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge-Africa Programme

In Africa: Fossil hunting for human ancestors (King's/Cambridge-Africa Seminar)

Wine will be served from 17:45pm.....

UserDr Marta Mirazon Lahr (Director of the Duckworth Laboratory) & Professor Robert Foley (Director of the Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies). Both speakers are members of the Division of Biological Anthropology, Dept. of Arch. and Anth., C.

HouseWine Room, King's College, Cambridge, CB2 1ST.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 18:00-19:00

Zangwill Club

The role of the motor system in action perception

UserDr James Kilner, Senior Lecturer in Human Motor Neurosciences, Institute of Neurology, University College London .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 14 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The role of "means selection" and "outcome selection" information in infants' goal attribution

UserDr Szilvia Biro, Centre for Child and Family Studies, Leiden University, NL and Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 07 February 2014, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Towards a model of morphological processing grounded in principles of discriminative learning

UserHarald Baayen, Eberhard Karls University, Tuebing and University of Alberta.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 17:00-18:30

Chaucer Club

How do antidepressants work?

UserCatherine Harmer (University of Oxford) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 06 February 2014, 15:30-16:30

Queens' Arts Seminar

Whose voice is it anyway? Literary and Legal Translation

UserChristina Pribichevich-Zorić.

HouseErasmus room, Queens' College.

ClockWednesday 05 February 2014, 19:30-21:00

Zangwill Club

Crossmodal correspondences: Looking for links between sound symbolism & synaesthesia, & their application to multisensory marketing

UserProfessor Charles Spence, Crossmodal Research Laboratory, University of Oxford & Head of Sensory Marketing, JWT Ad Agency .

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Categorical compositional distributional semantics: state-of-the-art!

UserMehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 31 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Fairness, trust & reciprocity: insights from decision neuroscience

UserProfessor Alan Sanfey, Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition, and Behavior.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 16:30-18:00

Comparative diachronic linguistics of German

UserProfessor Horst Simon.

HouseRoom 336, Raised Faculty Building, Sidgwick site.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 16:30-17:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Spectral Learning and Decoding for Natural Language Parsing

UserShay Cohen, University of Edinburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Which take which?

UserRichard Holton, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 17:00-18:30

Kiezdeutsch: Variation and Change in Contemporary German through Language Contact

UserProfessor Horst Simon, FU Berlin.

HouseGR05, English Faculty, 9 West Rd..

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 16:30-17:30

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

The problem of finding sources for the study of Norn, the Scandinavian language of Caithness and the Northern Isles.

UserDr Ragnhild Ljosland, Centre for Nordic Studies, University of the Highlands and Islands.

HouseFaculty of English, Room GR-04.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 17:15-19:00

Zangwill Club

Conditioned Nausea: Experimental Analysis and Practical Applications

UserProfessor Geoffrey Hall, University of York, University of New South Wales, and University of Plymouth..

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

GPstruct: Bayesian non-parametric structured prediction model

UserNovi Quadrianto, Machine Learning, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 17 January 2014, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Parsing Jazz: Harmonic Analysis of Music Using Combinatory Categorial Grammar

UserMark Granroth-Wilding, Computer Laboratory.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 06 December 2013, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Hermann Lotze and Local Sign

UserProfessor Michael Morgan, Professor of Visual Neuroscience at City University (Optometry) London and a Max-Planck Senior Fellow at the Institute for Neurological Research in Cologne.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 29 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A Standard Document Score for Information Retrieval

UserRonan Cummins, University of Greenwich.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 November 2013, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Language Learning and the brain

UserMatt Davies, University of Cambridge.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Chaucer Club

Using the internet for psychological research and clinical trials

UserProfessor Gerhard Andersson (Linköping University).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 28 November 2013, 15:30-16:30

Zangwill Club

The miswired brain – from altered neurodevelopment to psychopathology

UserDr Kevin J. Mitchell, Institutes of Genetics and Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Complexity as L2-difficulty: Implications for syntactic change

UserGeorge Walkden, University of Manchester.

HouseLecture Block, Room 1, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 16:00-17:30

Chaucer Club

Two cortical systems for memory-guided behaviour

UserProfessor Charan Ranganath (Center for Neuroscience and Department of Psychology, University of California at Davis).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 21 November 2013, 15:30-16:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Three Stories on Aggregated Search

UserMaarten de Rijke, University of Amsterdam.

HouseSW 01, Computer Laboratory, William Gates Builiding.

ClockWednesday 20 November 2013, 16:00-17:00

Second Language Education Group

Literacy Instruction and the Bilingual Learner

UserProfessor Catherine Wallace, Institute of Education, University of London .

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS5.

ClockMonday 18 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

Risk, uncertainty and feedback: How and what we learn from observing the outcome of our choices

UserDr Tim Rakow, Reader, Department of Psychology, University of Essex.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning to Generate Natural Source Code

UserDaniel Tarlow, Microsoft Research Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 November 2013, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Traditional and Contemporary Torres Strait Languages and Dialects

UserTanisha Pabai, Stephen Yamashita, Zach Bani, Amelia Mari and Valent Kirk.

HouseFaculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Room 7.

ClockWednesday 13 November 2013, 17:15-19:00

Zangwill Club

What We Need to Know about Intelligence but Do Not'

UserDr Wendy Johnson, Department of Psychology and Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh..

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Data Management, Integration and Retrieval in Life Sciences Using Semantic Web Technology

UserSarinder Kaur Kashmir-Singh, University of Malaya.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 08 November 2013, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Waiting and resting brain states in Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

UserProfessor Edmund Sonuga-Barke (University of Southampton) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 15:30-16:30

Indo-European Seminar

An LFG analysis of the Latin reflexive

Tea served from 16.15

UserMarius Johndahl.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 06 November 2013, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Drug addiction: neural mechanisms underlying the development of compulsive drug seeking habits

UserProfessor Barry Everitt, Professor of Behavioural Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 November 2013, 16:30-18:00

Ibero-Romance Linguistics Seminars

Cleft sentences in the history of French and English: a case of pragmatic borrowing?

UserProf. Carola Trips (Mannheim) & Prof. Achim Stein (Stuttgart) .

HouseBowett Room, Queens’ College, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 31 October 2013, 15:45-16:45

Chaucer Club

Chickens and eggs: Separating cause and effect in drug addiction

CANCELLED, please accept our apologies, we will reschedule next term

UserDr Karen Ersche, University of Cambridge .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 31 October 2013, 15:30-16:30

Indo-European Seminar

'Formal syntax and language phylogeny

Tea served from 16.15

UserPino Longobardi.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 16:30-17:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

PTSD in children and adolescents: How cognitive mechanisms shape early responses to trauma

CANCELLED, please accept our apologies

UserRichard Meiser-Stedman (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 30 October 2013, 12:30-13:30

Zangwill Club

Economical brain networks

UserProfessor Ed Bullmore, Behavioural & Clinical Neuroscience Institute, Dept Psychiatry, University of Cambridge GlaxoSmithKline R&D, Cambridge Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 October 2013, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Neonatal hypoxia, hippocampal damage and episodic memory impairment: A causal sequence?

UserProfessor Faraneh Vargha-Khadem (Institute of Child Health, London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 15:30-16:30

Indo-European Seminar

The ab urbe condita construction in Latin - an LFG account

Tea served from 16.15

UserDag Haug.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 16:30-17:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Training amygdala regulation using real-time fMRI neurofeedback

UserAnnette Bruhel (BCNI, Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 23 October 2013, 12:30-13:30

Zangwill Club

Re-contextualizing the hippocampus

UserDr Charan Ranganath,Leverhulme Visiting Professor, Dept. of Psychology & Visiting Fellow of Clare Hall, University of Cambridge, UK Professor, Department of Psychology and Center for Neuroscience, University of California at Davis, USA.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 October 2013, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

The onset of borrowing: Somali and English

UserJeanette Sakel, University of the West of England.

HouseGR06/7 English Faculty, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

Chaucer Club

Don't believe everything you read in the papers...

UserProfessor Marcus Munafo, University of Bristol.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 15:30-16:30

Stokes Society, Pembroke College

DNA and Ancient Scrolls

UserProf. Chris Howe.

HouseNihon Room, Pembroke College.

ClockWednesday 16 October 2013, 21:00-22:00

Zangwill Club

Benefits and limitations of hearing aids

UserProfessor Brian Moore, Professor of Auditory Perception, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 October 2013, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Challenging the use of adult neuropsychological models for explaining neurodevelopmental disorders: Developed versus developing brains

UserProfessor Annette Karmiloff-Smith (Centre for Brain & Cognitive Development, Birkbeck, University of London) .

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 10 October 2013, 15:30-16:30

CUED Speech Group Friday Lunchtime Series

Recurrent Continuous Translation Models

UserNal Kalchbrenner (University of Oxford).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR12.

ClockMonday 07 October 2013, 12:00-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Recursive Deep Learning for Modeling Semantic Compositionality

UserRichard Socher - Stanford University.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 31 July 2013, 14:00-15:00

Ibero-Romance Linguistics Seminars

The diachrony of the Romanian particle "să"

UserProf. Virginia Hill (University of New Brunswick in Saint John).

HouseBowett Room, Queens’ College, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 26 June 2013, 16:00-18:00

Pedagogy, Language, Arts & Culture in Education (PLACE) Group Seminars

PLACE Research Group Book Launch

Contact Ewa Illakowicz on ei219@cam.ac.uk if you are planning to attend

UserPLACE Research Group Book Launch.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ in room 1S3.

ClockTuesday 25 June 2013, 17:00-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Developing and testing a self-assessment and tutoring system

UserHelen Yannakoudakis, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 05 June 2013, 12:00-12:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Building abstractions in Language Development

UserProfessor E Lieven (Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig/School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester).

HouseRoom GR06/07, Faculty of English, Sidgwick Site, West Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 16:00-17:30

Chaucer Club

MRI biomarkers for neurodegenerative brain diseases

UserDr Julio Acosta-Cabronero (University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 30 May 2013, 15:30-16:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Title to be confirmed

UserTaylor Schmitz (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 29 May 2013, 12:30-13:30

Semitic Philology Lecture

EDWARD ULLENDORFF AND THE STUDY OF SEMITIC LANGUAGES

The event will be followed by a reception.

UserProfessor Simon Hopkins, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

HouseFaculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies (Sidgwick Site), Room 8-9.

ClockWednesday 22 May 2013, 17:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

"Bonsai trees in your head: the powerful influence of reflexive processes on goal-directed decision-making".

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Jon Roiser, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 May 2013, 16:30-18:00

Bioanth

New Perspectives on the Evolution of Speech

UserProfessor Tecumseh Fitch.

HouseLecture Theatre, Room 41, Pembroke Street..

ClockThursday 16 May 2013, 04:30-05:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Using Bayes to get the most out of null results

UserZoltan Dienes (Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, University of Sussex).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 15 May 2013, 12:30-13:30

Looking at Language Acquisition XIV

UserAkira Murakami, Nikola Vukovic, Yan Tao, Amy Fang-Yen Hseih (DTAL).

HouseRoom B4, Criminology.

ClockTuesday 14 May 2013, 14:00-16:30

Zangwill Club

Heterogeneity in Cognitive Aging

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Ulman Lindenberger, Director for Lifespan Psychology, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Germany.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 May 2013, 16:30-18:00

Constructionalization and constructional changes

UserDr Graeme Trousdale, University of Edinburgh.

HouseLecturers' Common Room, Raised Faculty Building, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 09 May 2013, 16:00-17:30

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Constructionalization and constructional changes

UserDr Graeme Trousdale (Edinburgh University).

HouseLecturer's Common Room, Raised Faculty Building.

ClockThursday 09 May 2013, 16:00-17:30

Chaucer Club

What can brain imaging tells us about psychology?

UserProfessor Dick Passingham (University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 09 May 2013, 15:30-16:30

Zangwill Club

Emotional disorders and mental imagery

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserProfessor Emily A. Holmes, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 May 2013, 16:30-18:00

Zangwill Club

The representational-hierarchical view of cognition: implications for amnesia, interference and Alzheimer's Disease

Tea and Cakes available in 2nd Floor Seminar Room from 4pm

UserDr Lisa Saksida, Reader in Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 April 2013, 16:30-18:00

Comorbidity between Specific Language Impairments and Dyslexia

UserMaria Teresa Guasti, University of Milano-Bicocca.

HouseRoom GR06-07, English Faculty Building, West Rd..

ClockWednesday 24 April 2013, 17:30-18:30

NLIP Seminar Series

How to Give a Technical Presentation in Computer Science

UserStephen Clark, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 March 2013, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Allochthonous languages, Brazilian Zeeuws, and Dummy Auxiliaries

UserAndrew Nevins (co-authored with Gertjan Postma and Elizana Schaffel-Bremenkamp).

HouseFaculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Room 8/9.

ClockWednesday 20 March 2013, 15:30-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Unsupervised Domain Tuning to Improve Word Sense Disambiguation

UserJudita Preiss, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 March 2013, 12:00-13:00

CUED Speech Group Friday Lunchtime Series

Introduction to Dialogue Systems

UserBlaise Thomson (University of Cambridge).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 15 March 2013, 11:30-13:00

Cambridge Linguistics Forum

Transitive psych-predicates In Chinese

UserProfessor Lisa Lai-Shen Cheng, Leiden University/LUCL.

HouseLecture Block, room 3, Sidgwick Site.

ClockThursday 14 March 2013, 16:00-17:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Tinnitus and cochlear implants

UserPhil Gomersall (MRC Cognition & Brain Science Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 12:30-13:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Representational geometry modelling

UserAlex Walter (MRC Cognition & Brain Science Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 13 March 2013, 12:30-13:30

Zangwill Club

Title to be confirmed

THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserProfessor Mark Johnson, Director, Centre for Brain & Cognitive Development, Birkbeck College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 March 2013, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Adaptive constructive processes and the future of memory

UserProfessor Daniel Schacter (Harvard University, USA).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 March 2013, 15:30-16:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Two Approaches to Grammar Induction: From Plain Text to Semantic Supervision

UserOmri Abend, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem .

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 06 March 2013, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Class in multilingualism research

UserProfessor David Block, ICREA-Universitat de Lleida.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, room GS1.

ClockTuesday 05 March 2013, 17:30-19:00

Zangwill Club

All work and no play

UserProf. Louk J.M.J. Vanderschuren, PhD Dept. of Animals in Science and Society, Division of Behavioural Neuroscience, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University Utrecht, The Netherlands.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 March 2013, 16:30-18:00

Indo-European Seminar

Greek in Egypt, a heavyweight minority language

Tea served from 16.15

UserMarja Vierros (Helsinki/New York University).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2013, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Specificity and social cognitive impairment in autism

UserProfessor Sue Leekam, Chair of Autism, School of Psychology, Cardiff University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 22 February 2013, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Distributional Semantics and Kernels

UserTamara Polajnar, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW11, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 February 2013, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Large-scale high-density electrocorticography reveals distinct synchronization networks and their cognitive functions

UserProfessor Pascal Fries (Ernst Strüngmann Institute (ESI) for Neuroscience in Cooperation with Max Planck Society).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 21 February 2013, 15:30-16:30

Indo-European Seminar

Latin as a minority language in late Roman Britain

Tea served from 16.15

UserPaul Russell (ASNAC, Cambridge).

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2013, 16:30-17:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Decision-making with and without rules

UserJiaxiang Zhang (MRC Cognition & Brain Science Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 20 February 2013, 12:30-13:30

Zangwill Club

Experience-related changes in the adult auditory system

UserProfessor Kevin Munro, Professor of Audiology, School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Linguistic Indicators for Estimating the Quality of Machine Translations

UserMariano Felice, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 February 2013, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Executive control and decision making in the human prefrontal cortex

UserProfessor Étienne Koechlin (Hopital de la Salpetriere, Paris).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 14 February 2013, 15:30-16:30

The evolution of human language

UserProf. William Marslen-Wilson (Dept. of Psychology).

HouseLCHES Seminar Room, Leverhulme Centre for Human Evolutionary Studies, Fitzilliam Street.

ClockMonday 11 February 2013, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Don't Believe Everything You Read in the Papers

UserProfessor Marcus Munafo, Professor of Biological Psychology, School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 08 February 2013, 16:30-18:00

Indo-European Seminar

How many languages were spoken in the ancient world?

Tea served from 16.15

UserJames Clackson, Cambridge.

House1.11 Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 06 February 2013, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Exploring the two pathways to fear: Daleks and Parents

UserProfessor Andy Field, Professor of Child Psychopathology (Psychology), School of Psychology, University of Sussex.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 01 February 2013, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Studying action selection in frontoparietal motor networks with transcranial magnetic stimulation

UserProfessor Hartwig Siebner (Danish Research Centre for Magnetic Resonance, Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 31 January 2013, 15:30-16:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

The consequences of intentional forgetting

UserJonathan Fawcett (MRC Cognition & Brain Science Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 30 January 2013, 12:30-13:30

Centre for Family Research Seminar Series

Executive functions and linguistic competence: insights from bilingualism

UserDr Napoleon Katsos (Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, University of Cambridge).

HouseRoom 606, Centre for Family Research.

ClockTuesday 29 January 2013, 13:00-14:00

Zangwill Club

Reasoning rats and clever kids: The role of reasoning in human and animal causal learning

UserProfessor Tom Beckers, Associate Professor, Department of Learning & Experimental Psychopathology, University of Leuven.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 25 January 2013, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Null objects and markedness in L1 acquisition

UserIanthi Tsimpli (Aristotle University Thessaloniki/University of Reading).

HouseBowett Room, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 17:00-18:30

The dynamics of lexical access during language production: A swinging lexical network account

UserProf. Rasha Abdel Rahman (Humboldt University, Berlin).

House MRC-CBU, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge.

ClockFriday 18 January 2013, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Volition and Agency

Joint Chaucer Club/Zangwill Club lecture

UserProfessor Patrick Haggard (University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 17 January 2013, 15:30-16:30

Zangwill Club

Volition and Agency

THIS TALK IS A JOINT ZANGWILL/CHAUCER CLUB SEMINAR TO BE HELD AT 15 CHAUCER ROAD CAMBRIDGE. PLEASE NOTE: THIS PARTICULAR LECTURE WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY INSTEAD OF THE USUAL FRIDAY.

UserProfessor Patrick Haggard, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 17 January 2013, 15:30-16:30

CUED Speech Group Friday Lunchtime Series

Acoustic Factorisation for Robust Speech Recognition

UserEric(Yongqiang) Wang (University of Cambridge).

HouseDepartment of Engineering - LR6.

ClockFriday 11 January 2013, 12:30-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Machine translation from the user's perspective: what is it good for?

UserLucia Specia, University of Sheffield.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 30 November 2012, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Representation of motor skills in cortical networks

UserDr Jörn Diedrichsen (University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 29 November 2012, 15:30-16:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Recent research updates

UserCBSU Programme-leaders (MRC Cognition & Brain Science Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2012, 12:30-13:30

Zangwill Club

A molecular basis of innate and learned behavior

UserProfessor Seth Grant, Professor of Molecular Neuroscience, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences and Centre for Neuroregeneration, University of Edinburgh.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 23 November 2012, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

The Domain of Content

UserHagit Borer (Queen Mary, University of London).

HouseErasmus Room, Old Court, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 22 November 2012, 17:00-18:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

The role of awareness and attention in eye-blink conditioning

Two short talks today

UserMoos Peeters (MRC Cognition & Brain Science Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 12:30-13:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Inferior temporal categoricality not accounted for by visual features

Two short talks today

UserSeyed Kaligh-Razavi (MRC Cognition & Brain Science Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2012, 12:30-13:30

List Closed

The Japanese and Western View of Nature - Beyond Cultural Incommensurability

Tea and coffee and biscuits available from 16.15

UserDr Manuba Sumida, Visiting Scholar, Faculty of Education, Associate Professor, Science Education Department, Faculty of Education, Ehime University, Japan.

HouseGS5, Donald McIntyre Building, Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 19 November 2012, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Predict, Price and Cut: Column and Row Generation for Structured Prediction

User Sebastian Riedel, University College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 November 2012, 12:00-13:00

Second Language Education Group

Styling in a Language Learned Later in Life

All Welcome!

UserProfessor Ben Rampton, Professor of Applied and Socio-linguistics, King’s College London.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room 1S3.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2012, 17:30-18:30

Zangwill Club

Learning and brain plasticity for perceptual decisions

THIS TALK HAS BEEN CANCELLED

UserProfessor Zoe Kourtzi, Chair of Brain Imaging, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 November 2012, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Neural mechanisms of foraging and decision making

UserProfessor Matthew Rushworth (University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 08 November 2012, 15:30-16:30

Assessment Principles

Can the public have confidence in national assessments?

To register please contact the Network Team on 01223 553846 or thenetwork@cambridgeassessment.org.uk

UserAndrew Watts.

HouseCambridge Assessment, 1 Hills Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 08 November 2012, 10:30-12:00

Zangwill Club

Seeing in depth: computations and cortical networks

UserDr Andrew Welchman, Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow & Reader in Sensory Neuroscience, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 02 November 2012, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Discrete bilectalism, multilingualism, and (a)typical language development

UserKleanthes K. Grohmann and Maria Kambanaros (University of Cyprus and Cyprus Acquisition Team).

HouseErasmus Room, Old Court, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 01 November 2012, 17:00-18:30

Zangwill Club

The Contrasting Roles of the Hippocampus & Amygdala in Memory

UserProfessor John O'Keefe, Professor of Cognitive Psychology, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 26 October 2012, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A fast and simple algorithm for training neural probabilistic language models

UserAndriy Mnih, University College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 26 October 2012, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Derogatives: Meaning or Metadata?

The Erasmus Room is on the 1st Floor, and is marked no. 18 on the following map: http://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/mi-content/default.asp?PAGE_ID=1860

UserGeoffrey Nunberg (UC Berkeley).

HouseErasmus Room, Old Court, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 25 October 2012, 17:00-18:30

Perspectives from Cambridge Assessment

Translanguaging: a dynamic bilingual perspective on pedagogy, assessment and research

To register please contact the Network Team on 01223 553846 or thenetwork@cambridgeassessment.org.uk

UserDr W Gwyn Lewis (Bangor University), Stuart Shaw and Helen Imam (University of Cambridge International Examinations).

HouseHughes Hall, Mortimer Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2012, 15:30-17:00

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Face space in the primate visual system

Two short talks today

UserJonathan O’Keeffe (MRC Cognition & Brain Science Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 24 October 2012, 12:30-13:30

Second Language Education Group

Beyond multilingualism: Heteroglossia and social diversity

All welcome!

UserProfessor Adrian Blackledge, MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism, University of Birmingham.

House Faculty of Education, 184 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PQ, Room GS5.

ClockMonday 22 October 2012, 17:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

Cognitive mechanisms of action control and the link with monetary decision-making when gambling

UserDr Frederick Verbruggen, Senior Lecturer, Cognitive Psychology, University of Exeter.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 19 October 2012, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Handling obsolete information in classification: is there a one-size-fits-all strategy?

UserChristoforos Anagnostopoulos, Imperial College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 19 October 2012, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Mechanisms underlying generalisation in word learning

UserProfessor Kathy Rastle (Royal Holloway, University of London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 18 October 2012, 15:30-16:30

Zangwill Club

Prospective memory and prefrontal cortex: Evidence from neuroimaging and computational modelling

UserDr Sam Gilbert, Royal Society Research Fellow, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 12 October 2012, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

A New Twist on Methodologies for ESL Grammatical Error Detection

UserJoel Tetreault, Educational Testing Service.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 12 October 2012, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Neurocognitive universals in types of morphological process?

The Bowett Room is at no.7 on the following map: http://www.queens.cam.ac.uk/mi-content/default.asp?PAGE_ID=1860

UserWilliam Marslen-Wilson (University of Cambridge).

HouseBowett Room, Queens' College.

ClockThursday 11 October 2012, 17:00-18:30

Chaucer Club

Person identification and speech recognition in human communication

UserDr Katharina von Kriegstein (Max Plank Institute, Leipzig, Germany).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 11 October 2012, 15:30-16:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Machine learning for auditory neuroscience

UserRichard Turner (Computational and Biological Learning Lab, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 10 October 2012, 12:30-13:30

Zangwill Club

Conative and Emotional Psychobiology: Evidence from infancy and developmental neuroscience on the purposes and values of human cognition.

UserProfessor Colwyn Trevarthen, Emeritus Professor of Child Psychology & Psychobiology, University of Edinburgh.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Psychology.

ClockFriday 05 October 2012, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

New methods for noninvasive brain imaging and stimulation

UserProfessor Risto Ilmoniemi (Aalto University, Finland).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 04 October 2012, 15:30-16:30

Perspectives from Cambridge Assessment

Research methods in action: how do researchers use the CRAS (Complexity-Resources-Abstractness and Strategy) framework and Kelly’s Repertory Grid (KRG) technique in assessment research studies?

To register please contact the Network Team on 01223 553846 or thenetwork@cambridgeassessment.org.uk

UserMartin Johnson, Rita Nádas, and Dr Sanjana Mehta (Cambridge Assessment).

HouseHughes Hall, Mortimer Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 19 September 2012, 15:30-17:00

Assessment Principles

How can we ensure the value of the assessments we create?

To register please contact the Network Team on 01223 553846 or thenetwork@cambridgeassessment.org.uk

UserAndrew Watts.

HouseCambridge Assessment, 1 Hills Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 13 September 2012, 10:30-12:00

Current Issues in Assessment

How do examiners reach judgements?

To register please contact the Network Team on 01223 553846 or thenetwork@cambridgeassessment.org.uk

UserVictoria Elliott (Oxford University Centre for Educational Assessment and Warwick Institute of Education) and Dr Talia Isaacs (University of Bristol).

HouseDowning College, Regent Street, Cambridge, UK.

ClockThursday 06 September 2012, 16:30-18:30

Assessment Principles

Measurement or judgement: is assessing an art or a science?

To register please contact the Network Team on 01223 553846 or thenetwork@cambridgeassessment.org.uk

UserAndrew Watts.

HouseHughes Hall, Mortimer Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 12 July 2012, 10:30-12:00

Cambridge Endangered Languages and Cultures Group

Language Endangerment: Methodologies and New Challenges

Registration fee: £30 (payable at CRASSH) (cash only please). The fee includes lunch and a wine reception

UserPlenaries by Nicholas Ostler (Foundation for Endangered Languages) and Tjeerd de Graaf (Frisian Academy).

HouseCRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DP.

ClockFriday 06 July 2012, 08:45-17:45

NLIP Seminar Series

Data Mining and Information Extraction for CiteSeerX and Friends

UserDr. C. Lee Giles, Pennsylvania State University.

HouseSW01, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 29 June 2012, 12:00-13:00

Categories and Gradience: Neural Systems for Speech Communication

UserKai Alter (University of Newcastle), Matt Davis (MRC CBU, Cambridge), Aditi Lahiri (University of Oxford).

HouseDept. of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics.

ClockTuesday 26 June 2012, 00:00-00:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Fuse Project and Citation Analysis

UserDain Kaplan - University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 June 2012, 12:30-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Learning Syntactic Verb Frames Using Graphical Models

UserTom Lippincott, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 22 June 2012, 12:00-12:30

Perspectives from Cambridge Assessment

Students’ and teachers’ views and experiences of A level unit re-sits

To register please contact the Cambridge Assessment Network Division on thenetwork@cambridgeassessment.org.uk

UserTim Gill and Dr Irenka Suto, Cambridge Assessment.

HouseHughes Hall, Mortimer Road, Cambridge.

ClockTuesday 19 June 2012, 15:30-17:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Following Wisdom in Machine Learning

UserNovi Quadrianto, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 15 June 2012, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Look on the bright side: Reducing anxiety via the direct modification of cognitive bias

UserDr Laura Hoppitt (School of Social Work and Psychology, University of East Anglia).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 14 June 2012, 15:30-16:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

The neural basis of speech intelligibility

Postponed from 13th to 20th June, please accept our apologies for any inconvenience

UserSam Evans (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 13 June 2012, 12:30-13:30

Chaucer Club

Does the motor system have a functional role in action perception?

UserDr James Kilner (Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience and Movement Disorders, Institute of Neurology).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 07 June 2012, 15:30-16:30

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

An overview of Bayesian filtering and its applications to neuronal data

Please note - this is a change from our original schedule

UserHamid Mohseni (post-doc at Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 06 June 2012, 12:30-13:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Semi-supervised learning for automatic conceptual property extraction

UserColin Kelly, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 June 2012, 12:30-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Modelling selectional preferences in a lexical hierarchy

UserDiarmuid Ó Séaghdha, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 June 2012, 12:00-12:30

Chaucer Club

Distributed neural circuits, not circumscribed centers, mediate both face and word recognition

Talk Cancelled - Please accept our apologies

UserProfessor Marlene Behrmann (Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University and Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockMonday 28 May 2012, 15:30-16:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Modeling coherence in ESOL learner texts

UserHelen Yannakoudakis, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 May 2012, 12:30-13:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Context-Enhanced Citation Sentiment Detection

UserAwais Athar, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 May 2012, 12:00-12:30

Indo-European Seminar

LATIN CLITICS AND LATIN WORD ORDER

Please note - timings still unknown

UserDr Giuseppe Pezzini (Oxford); Prof. Peter Kruschwitz (Reading).

HouseRoom to be announced Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 23 May 2012, 15:00-19:00

DTAL Tuesday Colloquia

The present perfect puzzle revisited

UserProf. Wolfgang Klein (Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen).

HouseGR-06/07, English Faculty Building.

ClockTuesday 22 May 2012, 16:00-18:00

Cambridge Comparative Syntax Conference (CamCoS) 1

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseSidgwick site.

ClockSaturday 19 May 2012, 00:00-00:00

Zangwill Club

The Determination of Memory Course after Retrieval

UserDr Kerrie Thomas, School of Biosciences, Cardiff University, Wales.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Repair and adherence in patient-clinician dialogues

UserMatthew Purver -- Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 May 2012, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Multimodal neuroimaging of the human visual system: Linking cortical oscillatory dynamics to haemodynamic responses, neurotransmitters and behaviour

UserProfessor Krish Singh (Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC), School of Psychology, Cardiff University).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 17 May 2012, 15:30-16:30

Cambridge Language Sciences launch event

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseLucia Windsor Room, Newnham College.

ClockSaturday 12 May 2012, 10:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Imprinted genes, brain and behaviour

UserProfessor Lawrence Wilkinson, Behavioural Neuroscience, School of Psychology, Cardiff University, Wales.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 11 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Conduct problems and callous-unemotional traits: Using multiple methodologies to find out more

UserProfessor Essi Viding (Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, UCL, London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 10 May 2012, 15:30-16:30

Assessment Principles

How can assessment support learning?

To register please contact the Network Team on 01223 553846 or thenetwork@cambridgeassessment.org.uk

UserAndrew Watts.

HouseCambridge Assessment, 1 Hills Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 10 May 2012, 10:30-12:00

Indo-European Seminar

INDO-IRANIAN REFLEXES OF INDO-EUROPEAN STATIVES

Tea served from 16.15

UserDr Ilya Yakubovitch, Oxford.

HouseRoom 1.11, Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 09 May 2012, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Reinforcement, learning, and cognitive control

UserDr Tom Verguts, Department of Experimental Psychology, Ghent University, Belgium.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 04 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Beyond Shallow Semantics

UserMartha Palmer, University of Colorado.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 04 May 2012, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Title to be confirmed

UserAnn Copestake (University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, E Staircase, Clare College Old Court.

ClockThursday 03 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Chaucer Club

Placing the wandering mind in context: Dispelling three myths about the daydreaming state

UserJonathon Smallwood (Department of Social Neuroscience, Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive Brain Sciences, Germany).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 03 May 2012, 15:30-16:30

Perspectives from Cambridge Assessment

Vocational assessment – valid and manageable?

To register please contact the Network Team on 01223 553846 or thenetwork@cambridgeassessment.org.uk

UserGeorgina Sear (OCR).

HouseHughes Hall, Mortimer Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 02 May 2012, 15:30-17:00

DTAL Tuesday Colloquia

Syntactic change and information structure

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGED START TIME (16:30)

UserProf. Eric Fuss (Goethe Universität Frankfurt/ Universität Stuttgart).

HouseGR-06/07, English Faculty Building.

ClockTuesday 01 May 2012, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

How memory guides perception

UserProfessor Kia Nobre (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 26 April 2012, 15:30-16:30

DTAL Tuesday Colloquia

Understanding acceptability judgments: grammar or processing?

UserDr Philip Hofmeister (University of Essex).

HouseGR-06/07, English Faculty Building.

ClockTuesday 24 April 2012, 16:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

Executive Functions and Prefrontal Cortex: Genetic and Neurochemical Influences, Gender Differences, and Novel Methods to Help Children Become Masters of their Own Behavior

UserProfessor Adele Diamond, Canada Research Chair in Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 April 2012, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Education 2.0: How genetics informs us about cognitive development, learning, and achievement

UserProfessor Timothy Bates (School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences, University of Edinburgh).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 19 April 2012, 15:30-16:30

Microsoft Research Cambridge, public talks

The science of guessing

This event may be recorded and made available internally or externally via http://research.microsoft.com. Microsoft will own the copyright of any recordings made. If you do not wish to have your image/voice recorded please consider this before attending

UserJoseph Bonneau (Cambridge University).

HouseSmall lecture theatre, Microsoft Research Ltd, 7 J J Thomson Avenue (Off Madingley Road), Cambridge.

ClockThursday 05 April 2012, 09:30-10:30

Perspectives from Cambridge Assessment

Making the most of our assessment data

To register please contact the Network Team on 01223 553846 or thenetwork@cambridgeassessment.org.uk

UserNicholas Raikes (Cambridge Assessment).

HouseHughes Hall, Mortimer Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 04 April 2012, 15:30-17:00

Queens' Linguistics Fest 2012

6th EDiSyn 2012, Queens' College, Cambridge

UserInvited Speaker: David Willis.

HouseBowett.

ClockSaturday 31 March 2012, 09:00-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Helping computers talk from experience

UserBlaise Thomson, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 23 March 2012, 11:00-12:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Entity-based Models for Discourse Structure

UserMicha Elsner, University of Edinburgh.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 16 March 2012, 14:00-15:00

Semantics and Pragmatics Research Group

Reading Group

UserDiscussion of F. Moltmann 2010 'Generalizing detached self-reference and the semantics of generic *one*'.

HouseRoom 109, Kennedy Building, Newnham College.

ClockWednesday 14 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Zangwill Club

Are there multiple memory systems? A new theoretical framework for implicit and explicit memory.

UserProfessor David Shanks, Professor and Associate Dean of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 09 March 2012, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Neurocognitive plasticity in the aging brain

CANCELLED - please accept our apologies

UserProfessor Lorraine Tyler (Centre for Speech, Language and the Brain, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 08 March 2012, 15:30-16:30

Assessment Principles

What is the purpose of public assessments?

To register please contact the Network Team on 01223 553846 or thenetwork@cambridgeassessment.org.uk

UserAndrew Watts.

HouseHughes Hall, Mortimer Road, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 08 March 2012, 10:30-12:00

World Oral Literature Project

The Encyclopaedia of Literature in African Languages

UserUrsula Baumgardt and Marie Lorin (National Institute of Oriental Languages and Civilisations (INALCO) and Mixed Research Unit (UMR) CNRS, Language, Languages and Cultures of Black Africa (LLACAN)).

HouseMcDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 05 March 2012, 17:00-18:00

Chaucer Club

Imagining other people

UserDr Demis Hassabis (Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 01 March 2012, 15:30-16:30

Humanitas

Writing War

UserJay Winter (Yale).

HouseRoom 3, Mill Lane Lecture Rooms, 8 Mill Lane, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 29 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Indo-European Seminar

"Progress in Mycenaean Studies"

Tea served from 16.15

UserProf. John Bennet, Sheffield.

HouseRoom 1.11, Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 29 February 2012, 16:30-17:30

Semantics and Pragmatics Research Group

Reading Group

UserDiscussion of I. Noveck et al. 2011 'A deflationary account of invited inferences'.

HouseRoom 109, Kennedy Building, Newnham College.

ClockWednesday 29 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

Ivory Tower Society, Pembroke College

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Sylvia Huot, Department of French, Modern & Medieval Languages, Cambridge University.

HouseN7, Pembroke College.

ClockTuesday 28 February 2012, 19:30-20:30

Zangwill Club

The Adolescent Brain

UserProfessor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Automatically Creating Reading Lists with Topical PageRank

UserJames Jardine, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Components of working memory in task control

UserProfessor Graham Hitch (Department of Psychology, University of York).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 23 February 2012, 15:30-16:30

Zangwill Club

The principles and functions of (hippocampal) memory reconsolidation

UserDr Jonathan Lee, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 17 February 2012, 16:30-18:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

Title to be confirmed

UserBonnie Schwartz (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen).

HouseLatimer Room, E Staircase, Clare College Old Court.

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Isaac Newton Institute Seminar Series

Formal mathematics and natural language

Semantics and Syntax: A Legacy of Alan Turing

UserKoepke, P (Universitt Bonn).

HouseSeminar Room 1, Newton Institute.

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 17:00-17:30

Indo-European Seminar

"Progress in Mycenaean Studies"

Tea served from 16.15

UserDr Helena Tomas, University of Zagreb.

HouseRoom 1.11, Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 15 February 2012, 16:30-17:30

Chaucer Club

Cognitive reserve and Alzheimer’s disease: Where society and biology meet

Note - this is a Joint Chaucer/Zangwill Club talk and will be held at Department of Experimental Psychology

UserProfessor Ian Robertson (School of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin).

HouseDept of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 February 2012, 16:30-17:30

Zangwill Club

Cognitive Reserve and Alzheimer’s Disease: Where Society and Biology Meet

JOINT ZANGWILL/CHAUCER CLUB SEMINAR

UserProfessor Ian Robertson, Professor of Psychology, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 10 February 2012, 16:30-18:00

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Neurophysiology of speech act processing

UserNatalia Egorova (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 08 February 2012, 12:30-13:30

Cambridge Society for the Application of Research (CSAR)

Boosting your Brain:Cognitive Enhancement and Neuroethics

UserProfessor Barbara Sahakian, Department of Psychiatry, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge.

HouseWolfson Lecture Theatre, Churchill College, Storey's Way, Cambridge.

ClockMonday 06 February 2012, 19:30-21:00

Zangwill Club

Against Qualia

UserProfessor Tim Crane, Knightsbridge Professor of Philosophy, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Cambridge.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 03 February 2012, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Brain function for communication: Cross-species comparisons

UserDr Christopher Petkov (Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University Medical School).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 02 February 2012, 15:30-16:30

Natural Language Processing Reading Group

NLP Reading Group: Cross-Cutting Models of Lexical Semantics

UserDiarmuid Ó Séaghdha (University of Cambridge).

HouseGS15, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 02 February 2012, 12:00-13:00

Indo-European Seminar

"Progress in Mycenaean Studies"

Tea served from 16.15

UserDr Jörg Weilhartner, Austrian Academy of Sciences.

HouseRoom 1.11, Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 01 February 2012, 16:30-17:30

Perspectives from Cambridge Assessment

Researching impact in an educational assessment context

To register please contact the Network Team on 01223 553846 or thenetwork@cambridgeassessment.org.uk

UserDr Hanan Khalifa and Dr Karen Ashton (University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations).

HouseHughes Hall, Mortimer Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 01 February 2012, 15:30-17:00

DTAL Tuesday Colloquia

Negotiating wages for verbs: The valency approach and argument structure constructions

UserProf. Thomas Herbst (Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg).

HouseGR-06/07, English Faculty Building.

ClockTuesday 31 January 2012, 16:00-18:00

Zangwill Club

Becoming a skilled comprehender: causes and consequences

UserDr Kate Cain, Department of Psychology, University of Lancaster.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 27 January 2012, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Bayesian Smoothing for Language Models

UserYee Whye Teh, University College London.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 27 January 2012, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Developmental dyslexia: A temporal sampling framework

UserProfessor Usha Goswami (Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 26 January 2012, 15:30-16:30

Natural Language Processing Reading Group

NLIP reading group: Bayesian Smoothing for Language Models

UserAndreas Vlachos (University of Cambridge).

HouseGS15, Computer Laboratory.

ClockThursday 26 January 2012, 12:00-13:00

Zangwill Club

Thinking aloud about mental voices

UserDr Charles Fernyhough, Department of Psychology, Durham University.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 20 January 2012, 16:30-18:00

Chaucer Club

Computational phenotyping of social gestures using economic games

UserProfessor P. Read Montague (Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Dept of Physics, Virginia Tech & Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College, London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 19 January 2012, 15:30-16:30

Craik Club

Colour Categories in Language and Thought

UserDr. Anna Franklin, University of Sussex.

HouseKenneth Craik Room, Craik-Marshall Building, Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 17 January 2012, 13:00-14:00

Chaucer Club

Information gathering and impulsivity

UserProfessor Bruno Averbeck (Laboratory of Neuropsychology, National Institute of Mental Health).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 12 January 2012, 15:30-16:30

Perspectives from Cambridge Assessment

Developing a model for investigating the impact of assessment within educational contexts by a public examination provider

To register please contact the Network Team on thenetwork@cambridgeassessment.org.uk or 01223 553846

UserDr Nick Saville (University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations).

HouseHughes Hall, Mortimer Road, Cambridge.

ClockWednesday 14 December 2011, 15:30-17:00

Chaucer Club

Cognitive style in Autism: what does 'weak central coherence' explain?

UserProfessor Francesca Happe (Institute of Psychiatry, London).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 08 December 2011, 15:30-16:30

NLIP Seminar Series

Probabilistic models of similarity and plausibility in context

UserDiarmuid Ó Séaghdha, University of Cambridge.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 02 December 2011, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Computing and Technology Society (CUCaTS)

Unsupervised Machine Learning and Linguistics

Last talk of term

UserProfessor Alex Clark (Royal Holloway, University of London).

HouseWinstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College.

ClockThursday 01 December 2011, 18:00-19:15

CRASSH

The Last Words

UserProfessor Anvita Abbi.

HouseCRASSH 17, Mill Lane, Cambridge.

ClockThursday 01 December 2011, 17:00-18:30

Chaucer Club

Distributed cortical circuits, optimized over development, mediate visual cognition

CANCELLED, to be rearranged for the new year

UserProfessor Marlene Behrmann (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 01 December 2011, 15:30-16:30

NLIP Seminar Series

What is meaning? - Formalising the Distributional Hypothesis

UserDaoud Clarke, University of Hertfordshire.

HouseFW26, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 25 November 2011, 12:00-13:00

Chaucer Club

Executive functions: fractures, fractionation, and repair

UserProfessor Sue Gathercole (MRC Cognition and Braiin Sciences Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockThursday 24 November 2011, 15:30-16:30

Indo-European Seminar

Official prescriptive texts in Republican Italy : a diaphasic koiné ?

Tea served from 4.15

UserEmmanuel Dupraz (Rouen).

HouseRoom 1.11, Classics Faculty.

ClockWednesday 23 November 2011, 16:30-17:30

Computer Laboratory Wednesday Seminars

Automatic Discovery of Patterns in Media Content

UserNello Cristianini, Professor of Artificial Intelligence, Departments of Engineering Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Bristol.

HouseLecture Theatre 1, Computer Laboratory.

ClockWednesday 23 November 2011, 14:15-15:15

Wednesday Lunch Time Seminar Series

Does working memory training work?

UserJoni Holmes (MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit).

HouseLecture Theatre, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Chaucer Road.

ClockWednesday 23 November 2011, 12:30-13:30

CamCREES seminars (Cambridge Committee for Russian and East European Studies)

Ukrainian, Russian, and Rusyn on the Western Periphery

Tea and coffee available from 16:45

UserProfessor Michael Moser (University of Vienna; Ukrainian Free University, Munich).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2011, 17:00-19:00

Historical Linguistics Research Cluster

The pro cycle

UserJan Terje Faarlund, University of Oslo.

HouseGR-03, English Faculty Building, West Road.

ClockMonday 21 November 2011, 16:00-17:30

Zangwill Club

fMRI of color signals in human visual cortex

UserProfessor Alex Wade, Department of Psychology, University of York.

HouseGround Floor Lecture Theatre, Department of Experimental Psychology.

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 16:30-18:00

NLIP Seminar Series

Stream-based Statistical Machine Translation

UserAbby Levenberg, University of Oxford.

HouseSS03, Computer Laboratory.

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 12:00-13:00

Cambridge University Linguistic Society

The effects of language contact on event construal: insights from language production of L1 and very advanced L2-speakers of German

Room changed. Tea beforehand will be on the third floor

UserBarbara Schmiedtová (Universität Heidelberg).

HouseGR04, English Faculty, 9 West Road (Sidgwick Site).

ClockThursday 10 November 2011, 17:00-18:30

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