News and events 2018

November

22.11. – Gabriella visited the Child and Infant Lab at the University of Linköping and continued the discussions about future cooperation with the lab members.

12.11. – Gabriella had a meeting at the University of Oslo with members of the BabyLing Lab, and discussed possibilities for future joint projects.

October

23-24.10. – Mikael Heimann, professor in developmental psychology at the University of Linköping, visited the BabyLab to discuss imitation research and ideas for future cooperation.

September

25.09. – Gabriella and Solveig had a presentation about infancy research at the Open kindergarten at Stakkevollan. Several parents with children listened to this presentation, and asked some very good questions.

23.09. – The BabyLab had a stand at the Science Expo («Forskningstorget») at UiT, which was organized in the framework of the Norwegian Science Week («Forskningsdagene»). We also invited people to an open lab, where visitors could take a peek in the lab and learn about our research. Many children visited the lab with their parents, and played outside the lab and made nice drawings.

20.09. – The BabyLab had a stand at the Science Expo («Forskningstorget») at UiT, which was organized in the framework of the Norwegian Science Week («Forskningsdagene»). We also organized activity stations about development from infancy to old age, where school children from the schools Solneset, Sommerlyst and Kroken participated.

18-19.09. – We had a project meeting, including a symposium on infancy research.

17.09. – In the framework of the Norwegian Science Week («Forskningsdagene»), Gabriella and Solveig had a presentation about infancy research at the Open kindergarten at Langnes.

August

07.08. – Data collection for the first study was completed, and the second study started in the beginning of August.

July

06.07. – Solveig visited the Child and Infant Lab at the University of Linköping in Sweden, and discussed imitation research with senior lecturer Anett Sundqvist.

June

21.06. – Solveig and Linda visited the Open kindergarten at Langnes, and talked to the parents about our second imitation study that will start in August.

07.06. – Gabriella gave a presentation in the LAVA lunch seminar series at the Department of Language and Culture at UiT.

May

11.05. – Our master student Linda held a presentation about her master project, which is linked to our imitation project, for her fellow students and their supervisors.

April

09.04. – Solveig visited the Open kindergarten at Langnes again, and talked to the parents about our study.

March

12.03. – We visited the Open kindergarten at Langnes again, and talked to the parents about our study.

07.03. – Solveig wrote a blog post about the project on UiT’s health blog (in Norwegian).

01.03. – NRK’s report about the BabyLab was both on the radio (from 02:28:19) and on the evening news on TV (from 05:53).

February

27. 02. – NRK Troms interviewed Solveig and filmed one of our study participants.

12. 02. – We visited the Open kindergarten at Langnes, and talked to the parents about our study.