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Inge's Mission to Manchester

STSM candidate Inge Klatte reports on her experience in Manchester last month.

Last modified: Mon, 13 Nov 2017 15:40:47 GMT

Working with 30+ countries: what is the best way to do it?

Josie Tulip, Early Stage Researcher, reflects on the translation work of the practitioner survey.

Last modified: Fri, 27 Oct 2017 14:19:16 BST

Zagreb Working Group Meeting (14-15 September 2017)

Ana Matic and Jelena Kuvac Kraljevic report back on the Working Group Meeting in Zagreb last month.

Last modified: Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:38:05 BST

COST IS1406 presented to the Croatian SLPs

This week Croatian Cost Action members Jelena Kuvac Kraljevic and Ana Matic report on the Action's presence at the 9th International Conference of the Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences last May.

Last modified: Wed, 27 Sep 2017 15:08:53 BST

Looking for the 'Theories'

David Saldaña reflects on his work in progress as part of COST Action IS1406 Working Group 1 that aims to understand the ‘theories’ used for intervention across the participating countries and whether they share a common view.

Last modified: Fri, 22 Sep 2017 14:59:01 BST

Seville Training School Reflections: How to Measure Intervention Efficacy?

In this post, Sirpa Tarvainen, Speech and Language Therapist and PhD Candidate at the University of Helsinki, reflects on the lessons of the COST Action IS1406 Training School on Evidence-Based Practice

Last modified: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:16:13 GMT

Engaging with Twitter: Uses for COST Action IS1406

Carol-Anne Murphy writes about her experience of using Twitter. She highlights the @wespeechies Twitter network, and suggests how the platform could be used by COST Action IS1406 members.

Last modified: Fri, 10 Mar 2017 15:24:57 GMT

Focus on Slovenia: Martina Ozbič, Damjana Kogovšek, Jerneja Novšak Brce

In this post, the Slovenian members of the Action outline the particular challenges of the Slovenian Language and their current work in adapting instruments for language assessments for clinicians working in Slovenian

Last modified: Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:05:21 GMT

Focus on Estonia: Virve Vihman

In this post, MC Member Virve Vihman reflects on a milestone for the Estonian community of Speech and Language Therapy: the publication of a state-of-the-art comprehensive handbook on communication disorders, assessment and therapy.

Last modified: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:54:48 GMT

My STSM Experience: Maja Kelić

Maja Kelić, a Croatian PhD student, conducted her STSM with Prof Sue Roulstone at the Speech & Language Therapy Research Unit, Southmead Hospital, Bristol. The aim of this visit was to develop knowledge elicitation skills and materials.

Last modified: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:55:06 GMT

My STSM Experience: Anna-Kaisa Tolonen

PhD Student and SLT, Anna-Kaisa Tolonen recently visited Newcastle University to work on the Working Group 2 systematic review for dosage of intervention. Anna-Kaisa reports on her experiences of an STSM and the progress made on the project

Last modified: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:55:32 GMT

The Education Endowment Foundation

James Law outlines the EEF and their work on interventions to tackle the "attainment gap" between rich and poor school pupils, and discusses future directions.

Last modified: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:19:23 BST

My STSM Experience: Ana Matić

This week, Ana Matić from the University of Zagreb, visited James Law for her Short Term Scientific Mission. Ana writes of her experiences at Newcastle University and her impressions of COST Action IS1406 as an Early Career Researcher

Last modified: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:56:05 GMT

Where are we up to?

MC Chair, James Law, presents an update on the progress of the Action against its original aims and muses on future directions

Last modified: Fri, 05 Aug 2016 11:59:18 BST