Research Articles

This section provides links to the relevant publications:

Conferences

Abstracts and presentations:

International Cleft Congress in Chennai, India (February 2017)
  • Syllable inventory in 12-months-olds with isolated cleft palate, a descriptive study (poster presentation) Associate Professor Christina Persson
  • Naturalistic assessment in real time of prelinguistic vocalizations by infants with cleft palate, a methodological study. Professor Elisabeth Willadsen
Swedish National Cleft Meeting in Gothenburg, Sweden (October 2017)
  • Timing Of Primary Surgery for cleft palate (TOPS). Associate Professor Christina Persson Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland in Birmingham, UK (April 2018)
Craniofacial Society of Great Britain and Ireland in Birmingham, UK (April 2018)
  • Challenges and progress in an international RCT of children with CP (TOPS); Overview of an ongoing international RCT. Professor Elisabeth Willadsen.
  • TOPS (Timing Of Palate Surgery for Cleft Palate): past, present and future; A descriptive study of syllable inventory in 12-months-olds with isolated cleft palate. Professor Elisabeth Willadsen. 17th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference in Malta (October 2018)
17th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference in Malta (October 2018)
  • Development of a reliable method for assessing babbling milestones in real time. Professor Elisabeth Willadsen
European Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association in Utrecht, Netherlands (June 2019)
  • Assessment of canonical babbling status in 485 infants with CP: agreement between Speech Language Therapists and parents. Professor Elisabeth Willadsen
  • A descriptive sub-study of syllable inventory in 12-months-olds with isolated cleft palate. Associate Professor Christina Persson
Professor Bill Shaw, ( The Chief Investigator) has presented the following abstracts:
  • Tridentate Reunion, Jersey (October 2018) – “Progress in Cleft Care”
  • 70th Anniversary of Helsinki Cleft Centre, Finland. (November 2018 – “Lessons learned from RCTs of Cleft Surgery”
  • 3rd ERN CRANIO Meting, Sweden (November 2018) – “Collaborative research and clinical trials in cleft care”