Researching Morphological Awareness: How Children Attend to Shapes of Words

By Minna Nygren (UCL) What if I asked you to choose the right ending for the following sentence…: … and the options to choose from were: -which option would you choose? Yes, you did read right! And no, it’s not a typo. The list of options written here are deliberately chosen non-words – a way … Continue reading Researching Morphological Awareness: How Children Attend to Shapes of Words

AI in (and for) Games

iRead researchers Kostas Karpouzis and George Tsatiris from the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) have recently published their work "AI in (and for) Games" around the uses of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) in games and how we can capitalise on these technological innovations to generate proper and interesting content for language … Continue reading AI in (and for) Games

iRead presents work at British Dyslexia Association Conference 2021

Last month members of the UCL team presented work from iRead at the virtual British Dyslexia Association conference. This event took place on 20-21 May and is a venue for leading experts on dyslexia and dyscalculia to share their work with hundreds of researchers and professionals from around the world. Dr Mina Vasalou led the … Continue reading iRead presents work at British Dyslexia Association Conference 2021

How to best support children’s participation in research? Considerations, strategies, and resources for ethics and consent

By Laura Benton (UCL Knowledge Lab) Next month several (current and former) members of the UCL iRead team (Laura Benton, Minna Nygren and Seray Ibrahim) are organising a virtual workshop funded by theUCL Researcher-Led Initiative scheme and themed on the ethics and creative practice in seeking children's consent in research.  The workshop includes a keynote presentation from … Continue reading How to best support children’s participation in research? Considerations, strategies, and resources for ethics and consent