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Research Update Meeting - 5th June 2020

Teaching and Learning Centre, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

Friday June 5th 2020

Research Update Meetings are ideal opportunities for clinicians and researchers to share and discuss ideas for potential research projects, as well as projects in progress or recently completed, in a supportive environment. They offer the opportunity to receive feedback on ideas and to keep up-to-date on current research activities, as ongoing CPD.

The full programme for the 5th June meeting will be advertised in April 2020.

Registration is now open. Please book your place HERE

Attendance at this event is free of charge for BAS members. Please ensure you become a member prior to registering for the RUM.  For information on how to join, please click HERE

Call for project summaries
We welcome abstracts on planned, ongoing or recently completed studies related to aphasia.    Each presentation will be followed by an opportunity for discussion.
Please e-mail a summary of your research idea or project to
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Friday 13th March 2020
Summaries should be no more than 400 words. Please include the following headings: Background, Aims, Methods, Results (if applicable) and Conclusion (or future plans).
All submissions will be reviewed anonymously. Authors will be notified of the outcome of the review on Friday 3rd April 2020.

Living with Aphasia Conference March 2020

Sunday 29th & Monday 30th March, 2020.
Warwick Conference Centre, Coventry, England

We will discuss ways that people can ‘live well with aphasia’.

  • Technology and aphasia, learn and have a go
    • EVA Park , virtual reality world for aphasia
    • Cue speak – therapy exercises for aphasia
  • New online resources for supporting people with aphasia to Live Well
  • The new national Communication Access symbol , increasing awareness of aphasia – what is happening and how you can get involved
  • Sharing what’s happening in aphasia groups and around the world
  • Research – how it happens, what we have learned recently, a chance to get involved in discussions groups to influence research
  • Travelling when you have aphasia.
  • The effects of aphasia on families and friendship groups
  • This is a wonderful opportunity:
    • Do something new, develop confidence, be inspired
    • Learn from each other and share ideas
    • Find out about new services and ways to help
    • Meet people with aphasia from around the world!

Do you want to know more?  You can download more details HERE
Contact Gill or Denise at
01706 825802 (part time office)


BAS Biennial Conference 9 - 11th September 2020

Keynote speakers (updated 14th Jan 2020):

Deborah Hersh. Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia

David Howard, Newcastle University, UK

Beth Jefferies, York University, UK

Brenda Rapp, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA

Call for Abstracts

Abstracts are invited for the British Aphasiology Society Conference 2020.
Abstracts are welcomed on any area relating to the study and management of aphasia resulting from stroke, brain injury, dementia or other conditions.
Abstract information
Abstracts should be submitted via the following form (click HERE) no later than Friday 27th March 2020. Abstracts must be structured, using the following headings: background, method, results, discussion (or similar). The word limit is 400 words and authors can cite up to 4 references (excluded from word count). Abstracts must not contain figures or tables. Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously.
Authors will be notified by May 2020.

You can also download the flyer for the Call for Abstracts HERE