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Cambridge Language Sciences

Interdisciplinary Research Centre

Daria Dashkevich

Language acquisition; Typology of phonetic accent; Learning and teaching pronunciation

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Dr Simon Pickl

German language history; language variation and change; historical sociolinguistics; dialectology and geolinguistics; written language

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Dr Ángeles Carreres

Translation; language teaching and learning

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Albert Ventayol-Boada

Cognitive linguistics;
construction grammar;
endangered languages and language documentation;
linguistic diversity and multilingualism;
Catalan, Welsh, and Slavonic languages

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Kim Groothuis

Comparative syntax; diachronic syntax; Italian dialectology; Romance philology; historical linguistics

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Dr Oliver Mayeux

Language endangerment and revitalization; language contact and change; grammatical change in endangered and revitalized languages; new speakers of endangered languages; corpus linguistics

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Dr Norma Schifano

Historical and synchronic comparative Romance and Greek linguistics;
language contact;

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Professor Dominic Keown

Catalan-speaking areas;
languages and cultures of contemporary Spain

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Dr Rory Finnin

Language, literature and national identity

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Dr Jenny Mander

Modern language education and teaching publications in early modern Europe; impact of technology on linguistic diversity

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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.