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Research Update Meeting: ** New date 5th October 2020**

Teaching and Learning Centre, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

**Please note that due to the current situation with Coronavirus, we have moved this event (originally scheduled for June) to a new provisional date of 5th October. We very much hope that the situation will be improved by then and that we can go ahead on this new date. However, we will continue to monitor this and review our plans as necessary. Please check this website and our twitter page for further updates.**

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 RUM will be published soon. Please keep an eye on our website and Twitter page for announcements about this.

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

BAS International Conference, Newcastle University - postponed until 8-10th September 2021.

Due to the ongoing situation with Coronavirus, BAS and our conference organising team at Newcastle University have made the difficult but necessary decision to postpone this year's BAS International Conference (originally planned for September 2020).  It will now be held on Wednesday 8th, Thursday 9th and Friday 10th September 2021. If you have submitted an abstract for the conference, the organising committee should already have been in touch about next steps, but if for some reason, you have not received such an email, please contact For further updates about this event, please keep an eye on the BAS website, mailing list and Twitter announcements, or if you have any questions, please email:

Academy of Aphasia 58th Annual Meeting

October 18-20, 2020 Philadelphia, USA



The 58th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia will be held at The Notary Hotel in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Academy of Aphasia welcomes submissions of original experimental, clinical, theoretical, and historical research from any field that contributes to the study of aphasia, including Speech-Language Pathology, Psychology, Neurology, Neuroscience, Linguistics, History, and Computational Modeling.

Our keynote speaker this year will be is Dr. Elissa Newport, who runs the Learning and Development Lab, which studies the acquisition of language, the relationship between language acquisition and language structure, and the Pediatric Stroke Research Project at Georgetown University. In addition, the NIDCD-funded Academy of Aphasia conference grant (R13 DC017375-01) sponsors funded student fellowships as well as the New Frontiers in Aphasia Research seminar. This year the focus will be on transcranial direct current stimulation, and the speaker will be Dr. Marom Bikson of The City College of New York.

Submissions should be made through EasyChair at the following link: 

More information is available on the Academy of Aphasia Website ( and in the attached Call for Papers, that includes submission instructions.