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Dr. Janet F. Werker Officially Invested into the Order of Canada

Dr. Janet F. Werker Officially Invested into the Order of Canada

On November 20th, Dr. Werker attended the Order of Canada investiture ceremony at Rideau Hall, Ottawa.

Infant Studies Centre: Research on Infant Language Development

Infant Studies Centre: Research on Infant Language Development

Directed by Dr. Janet F. Werker, we study language acquisition and speech perception in infants newborn to two years old.

Video: Janet Werker, Canada Council Arts Prize

Video: Janet Werker, Canada Council Arts Prize

UBC has released a video in celebration of Dr. Janet F. Werker’s recent achievements. Click here to watch the video!

Video: Exciting Research At Our Centre!

Video: Exciting Research At Our Centre!

Dr. Nicole Sugden’s research has been featured by UBC News, the Vancouver Sun and The Star. Click here to learn more.

Dr. Janet F. Werker Awarded the 2018 Killam Prize

Dr. Janet F. Werker Awarded the 2018 Killam Prize

The Director of our Centre has been awarded the Killam Prize in the Social Sciences by the Canada Council for the Arts.

NSF & Killam Fellow: Dr. Maria Arredondo

NSF & Killam Fellow: Dr. Maria Arredondo

Maria, a Killam Fellow, has just been awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship from NSF to study bilingual infants’ language acquisition and attention.

Blog: Interview with Dr. Janet F. Werker on Language Acquisition

The Blog on Learning & Development (BOLD) recently interviewed the Director of our Centre; click here to read the full article on how “Babies Brains are Equipped to Handle More Than One Language”.