2018 BAS Conference

British Aphasiology Society International Conference 2018

University of Sheffield, UK – Wednesday, 14th – Friday, 16th November 2018

Edge Venue

The Edge, 34 Endcliffe Crescent, Sheffield, S10 3ED.
https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/ssid/maps/edge

Keynote Speakers include:

  • Professor Pam Enderby
  • Professor Katerina Hilari
  • Professor Swathi Kiran
  • Professor Rosemary Varley

The three day BAS International Conference will be held on 14th-16th November 2018 at The University of Sheffield, The Edge.

CALL FOR PAPERS

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: FRIDAY 1st June 2018
AUTHORS WILL BE NOTIFIED IN AUGUST 2018
SUBMIT TO: BASabstracts2018@sheffield.ac.uk

We invite submissions from any aetiology (stroke, traumatic brain injury, dementia) and all aspects of rehabilitation including: Assessment and diagnosis, Language interventions; Psychosocial impact of aphasia and families; Neuropathology of aphasia.

Click here to find guidance for submissions

CONFERENCE FEES AND BOOKING

Full 3-day conference package
Standard Earlybird * £230
Standard Late £280
Student Earlybird * £170
Student Late £220
2-day conference package
Standard Earlybird * £180
Standard Late £220
Student Earlybird * £120
Student Late £160
1-day conference package
Standard Earlybird * £100
Standard Late £120
Student Earlybird * £70
Student Late £90

* Early bird reduced rates are available for registrations made by 31st August 2018

A conference dinner will also take place on Thursday 15th November. The price of the dinner is £30.
If you would like to attend please add as an option on the booking form.

The full 3-day conference package includes attendance at all sessions, lunch and refreshments on all days and a wine reception.
The 1-day and 2-day conference packages include attendance at all sessions, lunch and refreshments on the day(s) you have booked.

PLEASE NOTE: The 3-day conference package can be shared between teams, with one delegate attending per day. When booking please give one lead name and then email all delegate names and dates attending to: BASenquiries2018@sheffield.ac.uk

BOOK YOUR PLACE NOW

For further general enquiries please email: BASenquiries2018@sheffield.ac.uk

British Aphasiology Society Student Prizes 2018

The British Aphasiology Society invites entries for its annual Student Project Prize and Student Essay/Case Report Prize.

The BAS Student Project Prize: £300 will be awarded for the best student project on any topic relating to acquired aphasia. The prize will be divided £200 to the winning student and £100 to his/her educational establishment.  The project or dissertation should have been submitted as part of the normal examination procedure in the final year of an undergraduate or postgraduate course (Masters level).

The BAS Student Essay/Case Report Prize: £150 will be awarded for the best essay or case report on any topic relating to acquired aphasia. Entrants should be undergraduate or postgraduate students (masters level). The prize will be divided on the basis of £100 to the winning student and £50 to his/her educational establishment.

Guidelines and applicaton forms for the student prizes are available on the BAS web page http://www.bas.org.uk/index.php/prizes/

The closing date for both prizes is Friday 20thth July 2018. Submissions can only be accepted in electronic format and should be sent to  prizes@bas.org.uk.  Alternatively, you can contact:
Dr. Stefanie Abel, Clinical Senior Lecturer in Cognitive Neuroscience of Speech and Language, BAS Student Prize Coordinator, Neuroscience and Aphasia Research Unit (NARU), School of Biological Sciences, University of Manchester, Brunswick Street, Manchester M13 9PL.

Research Update Meeting

Dear Members,

We are delighted to announce the next Research Update Meeting at Birmingham University on April 27th 2018. The call for presentations has been extended to the 9th February 2018, please see the attached document.

Please address any questions you have regarding this event by email to research-in-progress@bas.org.uk