Monday, July 2, 2012

Chuchu Li and Candise Lin (HDQM) - Best Student Paper Award, Shanghai, China

Chuchu Li and Candise Lin, both from the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology, UMD, attended the Speech Prosody International Conference, which was held in Shanghai, China, May 22-26, 2012. Both of them won the second prize of the “Best Student Paper Award” at this conference. From among 189 papers, 4 were awarded the 2nd prize and 1 was awarded the 1st prize. The title of Chuchu Li’s presentation was “The Activation of Segmental and Tonal information in Lexical Access among Chinese-English Bilingual Speakers”, and the title of Candise Lin’s presentation was “The Role of Lexical Knowledge and Stress Cues in Segmentation in Second Language Learners of English”.

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