29 June 2021

Norland’s 2021 annual research conference will take place on Tuesday 29 June at its Oldfield Park campus in Bath.

The event will open with a keynote address from one of the world’s leading experts in infant brain development, communication and emotional health. Professor Colwyn Trevarthen, Emeritus Professor of Child Psychology and Psychobiology at the University of Edinburgh, will give a keynote talk entitled ‘joy and pride for play with friends from birth’.

Leading experts at Norland and from across the UK will speak on a range of topics including a review of different approaches to infant sleep, the development of a therapeutic intervention framework for young autistic children, the benefits of outdoor activities, the development of curious minds, the benefits of virtual practical training for developing professional skills, what makes home-based childcare distinctive, and on teaching and assessing early years undergraduate students.

The conference programme, speaker biographies and abstracts can be viewed at the links below.

Conference programme and speaker's biographies and abstracts

Conference programme

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Abstracts and presenter details

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