I am currently lecturing in developmental psychology at the University of Salford.
Previously, I worked as a Research Associate in the ESRC-funded International Centre for Language and Communicative Development (LuCiD) at the University of Liverpool. I work on the Language 0-5 Project, a longitudinal study investigating individual differences in the language development of 80 children from the age of 6 months to four and a half years. My research focused on on the naturalistic data aspects of the project, looking at children's prelinguistic gesture use and their symbolic play abilities, amongst other things.
Previously, I have worked on children's syntax development and on phonological development.