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Dolly Parton's Imagination Library helps get West Lothian a head start in learning - Daily Record

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library helps get West Lothian a head start in learning - Daily Record | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Pre-school children enrolled in the Imagination Library programme through Almond Housing Association receive a free book in the post every month until their fifth birthday.

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ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development.

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Dolly Parton launches Story Starters in London to prepare children for reading at school

Dolly Parton launches Story Starters in London to prepare children for reading at school | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Story Starters provides one-to-one language and communication support to early years’ children and is a collaborative project between national children’s literacy charity Beanstalk, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library and LuCid (The ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development).

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Article cites LuCid, the ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development.

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Babies using gestures to communicate at a few months old

Babies using gestures to communicate at a few months old | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Babies begin to "talk" at just a few months old using gestures whose meaning is often overlooked by parents, say scientists.

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The article highlights findings from research carried out by the ESRC-funded International Centre for Language and Communicative Development (LuCiD). The research will be the focus of an event during the Festival of Social Science 2016

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Lancaster University staff new international centre established to address child language learning and delay

Lancaster University staff new international centre established to address child language learning and delay | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Experts from Lancaster University and the Universities of Manchester and Liverpool have secured one of the largest grants ever awarded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) – to carry out research which will transform understanding of how children learn to communicate. 

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The £9 million cash injection over five years will see a new ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development (LuCiD) set up in the North West working with experts in the USA, Australia, Germany, Switzerland and Poland.

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BBC Blogs - About the BBC - BBC Early Years Language and Literacy: The Story So Far

BBC Blogs - About the BBC - BBC Early Years Language and Literacy: The Story So Far | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
BBC Early Years Language and Literacy: The Story So Far
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ESRC funds LuCiD. 

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Screen time guidelines need to be built on evidence, not hype

Screen time guidelines need to be built on evidence, not hype | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

There is an important debate to be had about screen time, but we need quality research and evidence to support it.

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ESRC-funded academics - including Professor Caroline Rowland Co-director, ESRC LuCiD centre, department of psychological sciences, University of Liverpool and Dr Mairéad MacSweeney Director of the deafness, cognition and language research centre, UCL - write this open letter to the Guardian.

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Watching TV can be good for toddlers

Watching TV can be good for toddlers | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

Scaremongering about the negative effects of children's TV-watching is not new. But in our busy lives it's more and more tempting to let your child watch television for half an hour.

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The author of the article, Gemma Taylor, is a Research Associate for the ESRC International Centre for Language and Communicative Development (LuCiD).

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