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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre
Read more at: Nina Haket

Nina Haket

PhD student in the department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics under the supervision of Dr Jaszczolt. Interests include Conceptual Engineering, Semantics/Pragmatics, Language change.

Read more at: Songbo Hu

Songbo Hu

Dialogue Systems, Conversational AI

Read more at: Dr Adil Ishag

Dr Adil Ishag

Psycholinguistics; Second Language Acquisition; Language and Cognition; Bilingualism

Read more at: Chara Triantafyllidou

Chara Triantafyllidou

Reading comprehension; Prosodic skills and implicit prosody; Bilingualism in English as an Additional Language (EAL); Socioeconomic status and reading abilities; Dyslexia

Read more at: Jodie Webber

Jodie Webber

Multilingualism; Nutrition Education; Literacy; Cognition; Education Policy

Read more at: Dr Paul M. Noorlander

Dr Paul M. Noorlander

Linguistic typology & documentation; Areal & historical Linguistics; West Asia; Semitic languages; Indo-Iranian languages

Journal articles


  • Noorlander, PM., 2023. The Neo-Aramaic Dialect Spoken by the Christians of Marga (Sirnak, Southeastern Turkey) JOURNAL OF SEMITIC STUDIES, v. 68
  • 2022

  • Noorlander, PM., 2022. The Neo-Aramaic Dialect of Midyat (Midyoyo), vol 1, Texts JOURNAL OF SEMITIC STUDIES, v. 67
  • 2021

  • Noorlander, PM., 2021. Ergativity and Other Alignment Types in Neo-Aramaic: Investigating Morphosyntactic Microvariation Studies in Semitic Languages and Linguistics, v. 103
  • Noorlander, PM., 2021. Source constructions as a key to alignment change: The case of Aramaic Journal of Historical Linguistics, v. 11
  • 2016

  • Noorlander, P., 2016. The Problem of Classifying Ugaritic KUSATU - Kleine Untersuchungen zur Sprache des Alten Testaments und seiner Umwelt, v. 20
  • 2014 (Published online)

  • Noorlander, PM., 2014 (Published online). Diversity in convergence: Kurdish and Aramaic variation entangled Kurdish Studies, v. 1
  • 2012

  • Noorlander, P., 2012. Sam'alian in its Northwest Semitic Setting: A Historical-Comparative Approach Orientalia 81: 202 - 238,
  • Books


  • Khan, G., Molin, D., Mohammadirad, M., Noorlander, PM. and Habeeb Hanna, L., 2022. Neo-Aramaic and Kurdish Folklore from Northern Iraq
    Doi: 10.11647/obp.0306
  • Khan, G., Noorlander, PM., Mohammadirad, M., Habeeb Hanna, L. and Molin, D., 2022. Neo-Aramaic and Kurdish Folklore from Northern Iraq
    Doi: 10.11647/obp.0307
  • 2020

  • 2020. Studies in the Grammar and Lexicon of Neo-Aramaic
    Doi: 10.11647/obp.0209
  • Book chapters


  • Noorlander, PM., 2022. 32. Mirza Muhammad and the Forty Monsters
    Doi: 10.11647/obp.0307.29
  • Noorlander, PM. and Mohammadirad, M., 2022. 3. Narrative Style and Discourse in Kurdish and Neo-Aramaic Oral Literature
    Doi: 10.11647/obp.0306.03
  • Noorlander, PM., 2022. Christian Aramaic Of Harmashe Text 33: §1–44
    Doi: 10.11647/obp.0306.11
  • Noorlander, PM. and Molin, D., 2022. 1. Introduction to a Comparative Corpus of Oral Literature
    Doi: 10.11647/obp.0306.01
  • Noorlander, PM., 2022. 33. Mirza Muhammad and the Three Princesses
    Doi: 10.11647/obp.0307.30
  • Khan, G., Mohammadirad, M., Molin, D. and Noorlander, PM., 2022. Preface
    Doi: 10.11647/obp.0306.17
  • 2020

  • Noorlander, PM., 2020. Towards a Typology of Possessors and Experiencers in Neo-Aramaic
    Doi: 10.11647/obp.0209.02
  • 2015

  • Noorlander, P. and Stilo, D., 2015. On the Convergence of Verbal Systems of Aramaic and its Neighbors. Part II: Past Paradigms Derived from Present Equivalents

  • Read more at: Itamar Shatz

    Itamar Shatz

    Itamar conducts research in the intersections of the digital humanities, social sciences, and data science. His research spans various topics, like how we can create big language datasets from online platforms, and how we can use these datasets to understand the way people learn and communicate.

    Itamar also teaches quantitative and computational research methods at Cambridge, and promotes open-research practices.

    Read more at: Dr Anusha Balasubramanian

    Dr Anusha Balasubramanian

    Journal articles


  • Tsimpli, IM., Vogelzang, M., Balasubramanian, A., Marinis, T., Alladi, S., Reddy, A. and Panda, M., 2020. Linguistic diversity, multilingualism, and cognitive skills: A study of disadvantaged children in India Languages, v. 5
  • 2019

  • Tsimpli, I., Mukhopadhyay, L., Treffers-Daller, J., Alladi, S., Marinis, T., Panda, M., Balasubramanian, A. and Sinha, P., 2019. Multilingualism and multiliteracy in primary education in India: A discussion of some methodological challenges of an interdisciplinary research project Research in Comparative and International Education, v. 14
  • 2016 (Published online)

  • Anusha, B. and Arpita, B., 2016 (Published online). Manifestation of Agrammatism in Hindi-English Bilingual Aphasia Frontiers in Psychology, v. 7
    Doi: 10.3389/conf.fpsyg.2016.68.00034

  • Read more at: Dr Margreet Vogelzang

    Dr Margreet Vogelzang

    Journal articles


  • Vogelzang, M., Tsimpli, IM. and Panda, M., 2022. How Cognitive Abilities May Support Children’s Bilingual Literacy Development in a Multilingual Society Languages, v. 7
  • 2021

  • Vogelzang, M., Thiel, CM., Rosemann, S., Rieger, JW. and Ruigendijk, E., 2021. When Hearing Does Not Mean Understanding: On the Neural Processing of Syntactically Complex Sentences by Listeners With Hearing Loss. J Speech Lang Hear Res, v. 64
  • Vogelzang, M., Thiel, CM., Rosemann, S., Rieger, JW. and Ruigendijk, E., 2021. Effects of age-related hearing loss and hearing aid experience on sentence processing. Sci Rep, v. 11
  • Vogelzang, M., Guasti, MT., van Rijn, H. and Hendriks, P., 2021. How Children Process Reduced Forms: A Computational Cognitive Modeling Approach to Pronoun Processing in Discourse. Cogn Sci, v. 45
  • Peristeri, E., Baldimtsi, E., Vogelzang, M., Tsimpli, IM. and Durrleman, S., 2021. The cognitive benefits of bilingualism in autism spectrum disorder: Is theory of mind boosted and by which underlying factors? Autism Res, v. 14
  • 2020 (Published online)

  • Schippers, A., Vogelzang, M. and Öwerdieck, D., 2020 (Published online). COMP-trace effects in German: the role of processing Nordlyd, v. 44
    Doi: 10.7557/12.5256
  • 2020

  • Tsoukala, A., Vogelzang, M. and Tsimpli, IM., 2020. Syntactic Ambiguity: Meter, Rhyme and Lineation Effects
    Doi: 10.33774/coe-2020-th322
  • Cairncross, A., Vogelzang, M. and Tsimpli, I., 2020. Syntactic L1-Attrition and Re-Exposure
    Doi: 10.33774/coe-2020-2tj3m
  • Vogelzang, M., Foppolo, F., Guasti, MT., van Rijn, H. and Hendriks, P., 2020. Reasoning about alternative forms is costly: The processing of null and overt pronouns in Italian using pupillary responses Discourse Processes, v. 57
  • Tsimpli, IM., Vogelzang, M., Balasubramanian, A., Marinis, T., Alladi, S., Reddy, A. and Panda, M., 2020. Linguistic diversity, multilingualism, and cognitive skills: A study of disadvantaged children in India Languages, v. 5
  • Vogelzang, M., Thiel, CM., Rosemann, S., Rieger, JW. and Ruigendijk, E., 2020. Neural Mechanisms Underlying the Processing of Complex Sentences: An fMRI Study Neurobiology of Language, v. 1
  • Hendriks, P. and Vogelzang, M., 2020. Pronoun Processing and Interpretation by L2 Learners of Italian: Perspectives from Cognitive Modelling DISCOURS-REVUE DE LINGUISTIQUE PSYCHOLINGUISTIQUE ET INFORMATIQUE,
  • 2017

  • Vogelzang, M., Mills, AC., Reitter, D., Van Rij, J., Hendriks, P. and Van Rijn, H., 2017. Toward Cognitively Constrained Models of Language Processing: A Review Frontiers in Communication, v. 2
  • 2016

  • Vogelzang, M., Hendriks, P. and van Rijn, H., 2016. Pupillary responses reflect ambiguity resolution in pronoun processing Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, v. 31
  • 2013

  • Shinar, D. and Vogelzang, M., 2013. Comprehension of traffic signs with symbolic versus text displays Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, v. 18
  • Conference proceedings


  • Vogelzang, M., 2020. The role of discourse in Italian pronoun interpretation: Investigating variations in experimental results with cognitive modeling Proceedings of ICCM 2019 - 17th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling,
  • 2015

  • Vogelzang, M., Van Rijn, H. and Hendriks, P., 2015. A constraint-based approach to pronoun interpretation in Italian Proceedings of ICCM 2015 - 13th International Conference on Cognitive Modeling,

  • Read more at: Javier Moreno-Rivero

    Javier Moreno-Rivero

    Translation and language policy; Sociolinguistics and sociology of language; Law and language; Translation Studies
    Theses / dissertations

    2023 (No publication date)

  • Moreno-Rivero, J., 2023 (No publication date). Translation Policies of Minoritised Languages through Organised Activism: a Comparative Study of Catalan and Welsh

  • 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.