Our Mission. Haskins Laboratories is an independent, international, multidisciplinary community of researchers conducting basic research on spoken and written language. Exchanging ideas, fostering collaborations, and forging partnerships across the sciences, it produces groundbreaking research that enhances our understanding of—and reveals ways to improve or remediate—speech perception and production, reading and reading disabilities, and human communication.

Haskins Laboratories has long-standing, formal affiliations with the University of Connecticut and Yale University. We also have collaborations and partnerships, both formal and informal, with other institutions and groups around the world.

Featured: Haskins Global Literacy Hub

Haskins Global Literacy logoAn outgrowth of the Haskins Global Summit is the Haskins Global Literacy Hub, an international and interdisciplinary collaborative that brings together an unprecedented partnership of over 20 teams of expert researchers, practitioners, educators, and education technology specialists representing 5 continents, to solve one of the most critical issues preventing people from escaping poverty, leading healthy, productive lives, and achieving their full potential.

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News and Events

September 10, 2021
The Haskins Press of Haskins Laboratories is pleased to announce the publication of “Language and Life: Haskins Laboratories’ first half century,” by Carol A. Fowler and...
March 10, 2021
See Dr. David Lewkowicz’s letter to Scientific American,  and his interviews on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation , as well as Global TV news, in which he discusses...
Dr. Kenneth Pugh on WTNH News 8
February 24, 2021
In a feature on WTNH News 8, Dr. Kenneth Pugh described a national Haskins research project that measures whether game-based digital tools can overcome the decline in reading...
November 13, 2020
Dr. Kenneth Pugh was interviewed on WKNY 40 -TV, discussing research that investigates the efficacy of game-based reading software in offsetting “coronavirus slide” in...