Bilingualism Matters Research Symposium 2019

The 2nd Bilingualism Matters Research Symposium (BMRS2019) was held on Saturday 21st September 2019 at the Outreach Centre, University of Edinburgh Holyrood Campus.

Around 80 researchers from around the world attended, giving wide-ranging oral and poster presentations on the latest research into bilingualism and language learning.

Keynote speaker, Prof Ianthi Tsimpli

The keynote speaker was Professor Ianthi Maria Tsimpli, Chair of English and Applied Linguistics at the University of Cambridge who gave a lecture entitled ‘Multilingualism in underprivileged contexts: effects on cognition and school skills‘.

Access the final programme here (pdf) for more details.

View photos from the event on our Facebook album.

See all the highlights on the #BMRS2019 hashtag on Twitter.