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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre

Javier Moreno-Rivero

Javier Moreno-Rivero is a researcher in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at the University of Cambridge, focusing on translation policies of minoritized languages. He holds undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in translation (Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Universitat d'Alacant) and applied Spanish linguistics (Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo and Instituto Cervantes). He has held various academic positions in France (Rouen), the United Kingdom (Heriot-Watt, Sheffield and Open University) and the United States, where he was a Lecturer in Spanish at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) prior to joining Cambridge. In 2018, he was appointed Assessor in Spanish Translation by the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University. He has extensive experience in higher education teaching and research; and his research interests lie in the fields of translation policy, minoritized languages and legal translation and interpreting. At the moment, he is in the editorial board of the International Journal for the Semiotics of Law (Springer) and the Journal of Language and Law.

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Tim Laméris

L2 acquisition of speech; Lexical tone; Influence of linguistic and non-linguistic factors in L2 speech acquisition; Japanese

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Andromachi Tsoukala

Language pathology; Syntactic parsing during reading

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Julia Schwarz

Morphological Processing; Phonology; Psycholinguistics; Cognitive Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Language Communication and Comprehension; Natural Language Processing

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Dr Xiaobin Chen

Intelligent Computer Assisted Language Learning,
Second Language Acquisition,
Computational Linguistics

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Sarah Kaarina Crockford

Bilingual language processing and use in autism spectrum conditions

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Jasper Sim Hong

language acquisition;
new Englishes

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Dr Tam Blaxter

Linguistic diffusion; North Germanic languages; statistical methods in linguistics; conditioning of linguistic variation; geolinguistics

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Dr Ekaterina Ostashchenko

Lexical deficits in children with ASD;
language acquisition;
atypical development;
phonological processing in atypical development

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James Algie

Language acquisition,
corpus linguistics

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What we do

Cambridge Language Sciences is an Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge. Our virtual network connects researchers from five schools across the university as well as other world-leading research institutions. Our aim is to strengthen research collaborations and knowledge transfer across disciplines in order to address large-scale multi-disciplinary research challenges relating to language research.