ContactEsteve Gibert, Núria
She has been associate professor at the UOC's Faculty of Psychology and Education Sciences since September 2018. She obtained her doctoral degree in 2014 at Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona). Subsequently, she has worked as postdoctoral researcher at the Aix-Marseille University's Brain and Language Research Institute and the University of Barcelona's Language Acquisition Research Group (GRAL).
Her research focuses on studying language acquisition, encompassing both mother tongues and foreign languages.
She is particularly interested in how children learn to use the verbal aspects of language (prosody of speech, body gestures, the visual context) to express their communicative intentions, and to understand those of others. She also research on the integration between auditory, visual and tactile input in the language of children and adults. She use experimental techniques to evaluate language perception, production and processing, such as eye tracking, act-out tasks or elicitations of semi-controlled productions.