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7141 Sherbrooke West, PY-033
Montreal, QC, H4B 1R6

514-848-2424 ext.5831

Our research investigates how infants from different language backgrounds, both monolingual and bilingual, grow and learn about their language(s).

Our team consists of Dr. Krista Byers-Heinlein and a group of dedicated students and research assistants. On our website you can meet the research team, learn about our research projects, download our publications, and find out how to participate in our studies or join our team. 

Join the Lab




Dr. Byers-Heinlein is accepting applications for graduate students seeking admission to the program. If you are interested, please get in touch well before the Concordia application deadline at


Students wishing to do an honours or specialization project should submit the same materials as required for application to a volunteer position.


There are no paid research assistant positions open at this time. Lab volunteers are prioritized when such positions open.


We are always looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our team of volunteer research assistants! Volunteers get hands-on experience with developmental research. Depending on skills and interest, RAs might be involved in conducting research projects, recruiting and scheduling participants, running studies with infants, coding data, creating stimulus materials, and helping with the setup and maintenance of equipment and facilities.

Volunteers are expected to:

  • Commit to a minimum of 7-12 hours/week (occasional weekend availability is required)

  • Attend weekly lab meetings

  • Have some proficiency in both English and French

To apply, send a copy of the following to :

Note: You can send us your application anytime, but we recommend sending it again in August and April, our busiest recruitment periods