ISSUE 7   May 2004  
    3rd Annual Network Conference - Montréal '04

Register now for the Annual Conference - Montréal '04. This year's theme is Linking Research, Policy and Practice. Registration deadline is June 10, 2004.

Montreal Summer Pre-conference Workshop - Connectionist Modeling of Cognitive Processes
The Core Facility summer workshop is slated for June 15-16, 2004 in Montreal. The topic is Incorporating Connectionist Modeling of Cognitive Processes into Research Projects.


  Upcoming Events
Review the many conference and meeting opportunities that are available to you.


  One on One: Meet Rob Santos, Healthy Child Manitoba- Partners Committee Member
A question and answer session highlighting how our Partners Committee is sharing the science.


  Member Notes & News
Read the latest news items about Network members.


  Remembering André Courcy


  Student Network Update
The Student Network Executive (SNE) has been working diligently to prepare for the upcoming Annual Network Conference in Montreal.


  Mid-term review
The Network prepares for its review, which takes place in Fall 2004.


  Network Funds Six New Research Projects in 2004
This year, The Network has awarded six new research awards, totaling more than $215,000.


  New Web site Launched
Network's Web site has increased its monthly visits.


  Student Network Call for Posters
Students are invited to submit a poster at the Annual Network Conference in June.
Gerry Shiel joins The Network's External Scientific Advisory Board (ESAB)
Gerry Shiel is a research fellow at the Educational Research Centre, St Patrick's College, Dublin, Ireland.


NCE Conference Summary Imagine the Future Direction of NCEs
NCE Annual Meeting Conference Summary


Road Map to Language and Literacy Project
This project is unique in its scope and attention to the sharing the science of language and literacy development in a manner accessible and relevant to all.


Seminar Sold Out! More Scheduled
Three other workshops are being scheduled for September and October of 2004.


Electronic sources of information of interest to the language and literacy community.


Networks Sponsoring the Second Canadian Conference on Literacy and Health
Call for Presenters Announced - Deadline May 14, 2004.


Network Partner, Edudata Canada and their Consortium wins OECD International Competition
Edudata Canada is preparing two reports on the results of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2003.


Network Research Project Disseminates 30,000 Calendars to Canadian Child Care Professionals
The calendar provides the latest evidence-based research in a Quick Tip format highlighting how to facilitate children's language development in child care settings.


$5000 Supplement for Graduate Students Available (application deadline: June 30, 2021)
Graduate students may apply for this supplemental scholarship that supports multidisciplinary training.





The Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network is proud to be a Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE). As such, we meet funding criteria based on research excellence, the development of world-class researchers, the creation of research partnerships, and the application of research to foster economic and social development.

The NCE program is jointly administered by three granting councils: the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), in partnership with Industry Canada.

Thank you to The University of Western Ontario for hosting the Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network.