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I am a PhD student at the School of Computing Science at Newcastle University, working at Open Lab. My PhD aims to explore how we can use digital technology to build on existing parenting practices and support parental engagement in their children's language development.
Before coming to Open Lab, I completed a BA Psychology (National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG)) and an MSc Human Computer Interaction (Lancaster University). I have also worked as a research assistant in both the Centre for Research in Occupational and Life Stress and the School of Psychology at NUIG.
- Supporting Parental Engagement in Early-Life Communication through PlayAugust 30, 2011Appropriate language development is an important outcome of early-life development, significantly impacting outcomes both during childhood and later life. For example, it can result in children being slower to use words and, later, put sentences togeth...