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Name Email address Areas of interest
Dr Arif Ahmed ama24@cam.ac.uk Philosophy of language; decision theory
Dr James Aitken jka12@cam.ac.uk Hebrew language and lexicography; Greek language and lexicography
Dr Dora Alexopoulou ta259@cam.ac.uk Second language learning; theoretical and experimental syntax
James Algie ja600@cam.ac.uk Language acquisition, bilingualism, psycholinguistics, corpus linguistics
Dr Øistein E. Andersen oa223@cam.ac.uk Error detection and correction in non-native English text
Dr Kyriakos Antoniou ka353@cam.ac.uk Bilingualism; bi-dialectalism; language acquisition; pragmatic competence; cognitive development; experimental pragmatics; language processing
Professor John Aston j.aston@statslab.cam.ac.uk Statistical phonetics; spoken language evolution; functional data analysis for linguistics
Dr Simon Baker sb895@cam.ac.uk Natural language processing; biomedical text; lexical acquisition
Dr John Bellamy jpb90@cam.ac.uk Language standardization; language and identity; language ideologies
Professor Wendy Ayres - Bennett wmb1001@cam.ac.uk History of linguistic thought in France; history of the French language; socio-historical linguistics; multilingualism
Dr David G. Beresford-Jones dgb27@cam.ac.uk Synthesis between historical linguistics and archaeology; language history of the Andean region
Dr Marie-Françoise Besnier mfb29@cam.ac.uk The transliteration and translation of texts of the omen corpus; Akkadian
Dr Theresa Biberauer mtb23@cam.ac.uk Theoretical, comparative and historical syntax
Dr Tam Blaxter ttb26@cam.ac.uk Linguistic diffusion; North Germanic languages; statistical methods in linguistics; conditioning of linguistic variation; geolinguistics
Dr James Blevins jpb39@cam.ac.uk Morphology; syntax
Professor Johan Bolhuis jjb19@cam.ac.uk Human evolution; language acquisition; language evolution; neurolinguistics
Giulia Bovolenta gb507@cam.ac.uk Psycholinguistics; Second Language Acquisition; Implicit learning
Dr Mirjana Bozic mb383@cam.ac.uk Neurobiology of language; speech; bilingualism
Dr Francesca Branzi Francesca.Branzi@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk Semantic cognition, language production and comprehension, bilingualism
Dr Sue Brindley sb295@cam.ac.uk Secondary English; teaching and learning through digital technologies
Professor Ted Briscoe Ted.Briscoe@cl.cam.ac.uk Computational linguistics; speech and language processing; textual information management; evolutionary linguistics
Chris Bryant cjb255@cl.cam.ac.uk Grammatical error detection and correction, CALL, NLP
Natalia Budohoska nb574@cam.ac.uk English; world Englishes; English in post-colonial context; multilingualism; English as a world language; language change and diversity
Dr Shawn Michael Bullock P.Phys., F.R.G.S., F.R.S.A. smb215@cam.ac.uk History of language education; History of language policy; Plurilingual education; Language learning
Dr Paula Buttery pjb48@cam.ac.uk The construction and evaluation of (psycho-)computational models of language acquisition; automated corpus analysis
Professor Bill Byrne bill.byrne@eng.cam.ac.uk Statistical modelling for speech and language processing; statistical machine translation; speech synthesis
Dr Andrew Caines apc38@cam.ac.uk Second language learning; first language acquisition; speech; corpus linguistics; language evolution
Dr Bob Carlyon bob.carlyon@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk Hearing; cochlear implants; perceptual segregation of concurrent sounds; effects of attention in auditory perception
Dr Ángeles Carreres ac289@cam.ac.uk Translation; language teaching and learning
Abie Chan hkc35@cam.ac.uk Higher-order thinking skills; Second Language Education; Oracy; Creativity; Group work
Dr Ya-Ning Chang yaning.chang@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk Computational modelling (neural network models) of language processing, word reading, visual word recognition, Psycholinguistics, Semantics
Dr Xiaobin Chen xc311@cam.ac.uk Intelligent Computer Assisted Language Learning, Second Language Acquisition, Computational Linguistics
Rodanthi Christofaki rc420@cam.ac.uk Philosophy of language; semantics; pragmatics; cognitive linguistics; Japanese
Dr Luca Cilibrasi lc683@cam.ac.uk Morphology and syntax; bilingualism; dyslexia
Professor Roberto Cipolla cipolla@eng.cam.ac.uk Robotics; realtime gesture recognition
Professor James Clackson jptc1@cam.ac.uk Indo-European comparison and reconstruction; history of languages of Ancient Italy; history of the Greek language; Armenian; historical sociolinguistics
Valentina Colasanti vc314@cam.ac.uk Comparative Romance linguistics; Italo-Romance linguistics; syntax; morphology; historical linguistics
Dr Nigel Collier nhc30@cam.ac.uk Computational linguistics; machine learning; semantics; text/data mining; knowledge discovery; domain adaptation; question answering
Professor Ann Copestake ann.copestake@cl.cam.ac.uk Natural Language Processing; computational linguistics; semantics
Gamal Crichton Natural Language Processing; machine learning; literature-based discovery; neural networks
Sarah Kaarina Crockford skc48@cam.ac.uk Bilingual language processing and use in autism spectrum conditions
Professor Ian Cross ic108@cam.ac.uk Parallels and differences between music and language in cognition; experimental study of music as communicative interaction; rhythm in music and language
Dr Graham Cunningham gc379@cam.ac.uk The linguistic history of the ancient Middle East; Akkadian; Sumerian
Niall Curry ncurry@cambridge.org Senior ELT Research Manager, Cambridge University Press
Ruyi Dai rd486@cam.ac.uk Language acquisition and processing; contrastive study of English and Chinese
Dr Richard Dance rwd21@cam.ac.uk Old and Middle English texts; Germanic philology; language contact; historical lexicology and semantics; English etymology
Christopher Davis ccd38@cam.ac.uk Computational modelling of first/second language acquisition, machine learning, multimodal semantics
Dr Matt Davis matt.davis@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk Speech perception and comprehension; spoken and written word recognition; language learning
Dr Adrià de Gispert ad465@cam.ac.uk Statistical machine translation
Dr Claire Dembry cdembry@cambridge.org Corpus-building and development in relation to English Language Teaching; corpus-informed pedagogy
Professor Margaret Deuchar FRSA md118@cam.ac.uk Code-switching; bilingualism; language contact; language variation; corpus linguistics
Min Du md590@cam.ac.uk Virtual learning; online learning; course design; EFL assessment; second language education
Dr Jacob Dunn jcd54@cam.ac.uk Acoustics, primate communication, vocal production, evolution of speech, vocal allometry
Jane Durkin jrd46@cam.ac.uk Supporting interdisciplinary research in language sciences
Dr Michelle Ellefson mre33@cam.ac.uk Development of language from a cognitive science perspective; cognitive benefits of bilingualism and multilingualism; early literacy
Dr Guy Edward Toh Emerson gete2@cam.ac.uk Computational semantics; machine learning; morphosyntax; low-resource languages
Professor Brad Epps be243@cam.ac.uk Spanish and Latin American literature; Catalan literature and film; linguistic unity and diversity; language in relation to national and regional identity
Dr Edith Esch eme10@cam.ac.uk Second language education; bilingualism
Dr Michael Evans mje1000@cam.ac.uk Second language education; language teacher education; cross-cultural education; language education policy
Mariano Felice mf501@cam.ac.uk Grammatical error detection and correction in non-native English text
Dr Elena Filimonova ef263@cam.ac.uk Linguistic typology, particularly personal marking and relational marking; typological databases; children's bi-/multilingualism involving Russian
Dr Rory Finnin ref35@cam.ac.uk Language, literature and national identity
Dr Linda Fisher lgf20@cam.ac.uk Beliefs about language learning; language learning motivation; teacher learning; assessment, and assessment for learning; education policy
Sheila Flanagan saf31@cam.ac.uk Phonological processing skills and reading development, auditory processing disorder, developmental auditory neuroscience, psychoacoustics, auditory semantics
Professor Robert Foley FBA r.foley@human-evol.cam.ac.uk Human evolution and language; evolutionary ecology of language and cognitive evolution; social evolution; human cultural diversity; linguistic phylogeny
Dr Elisabeth Fonteneau ef309@cam.ac.uk Psycholinguistics; morphology; MEG, EEG; syntax; semantics
Dr Karen Forbes kf289@cam.ac.uk Teaching and learning of Modern Foreign Languages; Language learning strategies; EAL in UK schools; Multilingualism and identity; Community language education
Dr Peter Forster pf223@cam.ac.uk Genetics and language
Professor Simon Franklin FBA scf1000@cam.ac.uk Russian history and culture
Professor Maria Freddi mf540@cam.ac.uk Corpus linguistics; quantitative research methodology; English for Academic/Specific Purposes; rhetoric of science; pedagogical grammars of English
Professor Mark Gales mjfg@eng.cam.ac.uk Large vocabulary continuous speech recognition; robust speaker recognition; speaker adaptation; machine learning; speaker identification and verification
Dr Milica Gasic mg436@cam.ac.uk Statistical modelling of human computer dialogue; spoken language understanding and generation; human language technologies; natural language processing
Professor Susan Gathercole FBA susan.gathercole@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk Cognitive processes relating to language; developmental disorders; reading difficulties in children
Dr Ardeshir Geranpayeh geranpayeh.a@cambridgeenglish.org Psychometrics; automated assessment of writing and speaking; cheating detection; Learning Oriented Assessment; Big Data
Daniela Gerz dsg40@cam.ac.uk Computational linguistics; Artificial Intelligence; machine learning; representation learning; multilingual and cross-lingual approaches
Dr Mahbod Ghaffari mg695@cam.ac.uk Persian language, literature and culture; Iranian studies; Middle Eastern studies; linguistics
Aretousa Giannakou ag771@cam.ac.uk Linguistics; heritage speakers; syntax; morphosyntactic change
Dr Jenny Gibson jlg53@cam.ac.uk Social impact and cognitive underpinnings of specific language impairments; pragmatic language impairments and autism; development of non-literal language comprehension and pragmatic language development
Jonathan R. Goodman jrg74@cam.ac.uk Evolutionary ecology of language change; evolution of exploitative behaviors; evolutionary explanations of the development of accents; cultural evolution
Olivia Goodman ogoodman@cambridge.org Corpus linguistics, functional language, learner English, application of research to inform ELT materials development
Dr Mina Gorji mg473@cam.ac.uk The relationship between literary and spoken language
Professor Usha Goswami FBA ucg10@cam.ac.uk Dyslexia; reading and spelling development; cognitive development; neuroscience in education; reasoning by analogy
Hilary J. Goy hjg@cam.ac.uk Latin; Classical Greek
Dr Calbert Graham crg29@cam.ac.uk Phonetics; language acquisition; psycholinguistics; dialectology; prosody; Japanese and Romance linguistics
Milan Gritta mg711@cam.ac.uk Computational Linguistics; Machine Learning; Artificial Intelligence
Kim Groothuis kag45@cam.ac.uk Comparative syntax; diachronic syntax; Italian dialectology; Romance philology; historical linguistics
Shixiang Gu sg717@cam.ac.uk Machine learning; signal processing; deep learning
Dr Olaf Hauk olaf.hauk@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk Visual word recognition; neuroimaging of language; reading
Professor Sarah Hawkins sh110@cam.ac.uk The acoustics and perception of speech; interactive aspects of speech and music
Dr Henriëtte Hendriks hpjmh2@cam.ac.uk The interaction between language acquisition and cognition
Dr Roxana Herescu arh68@cam.ac.uk The role of thinking skills in language learning; cognitive and linguistic development in bilingual education
Mandy Hill amhill@cambridge.org Director of Academic Publishing, Cambridge University Press
Professor Richard Holton rjh221@cam.ac.uk Philosophy of language
Professor Geoff Horrocks gch1000@cam.ac.uk History and structure of Greek (ancient, medieval and modern); history and structure of Latin (to the early middle ages); syntax, semantics and morphology; language change
Professor Claire Hughes ch288@cam.ac.uk Theory of mind and executive function in children
Professor Caroline Humphrey FBA ch10001@cam.ac.uk Cross-language encounters, such as communication between Chinese and Russian traders
Dr Ahmed Izzidien BEng(Hons) MA MSc MPhil(Cantab) ai297@cam.ac.uk Arabic; Arabic texts; textual style; subconscious schemata; Language Communication and Comprehension; Human Language Technologies
Professor Kasia M. Jaszczolt kmj21@cam.ac.uk Semantics and pragmatics; philosophy of language; propositional attitude reports and belief ascription; representation of time; semantic ambiguity and underspecification
Professor Mari Jones FLSW mcj11@cam.ac.uk Language variation and change; language contact; language death; language revitalization; dialectology; language policy and planning
Dr Neil Jones neilfjones@ntlworld.com Language assessment; multilingual frameworks for assessment and learning; Learning Oriented Assessment; adaptive learning
Dr Eivind Kahrs egk1000@cam.ac.uk Sanskrit linguistics and philosophy of language; Pali; Prakrit
Melek Karadag mk923@cam.ac.uk Language comprehension; language acquisition; morphological processing; speech perception; orthographic processing
Dr Dimitrios Kartsaklis dk426@cam.ac.uk Computational Linguistics; Natural Language Processing; Distributional Semantics; Compositionality; Mathematics of Language; Language Communication and Comprehension; Language Change and Diversity; Language Learning across the Lifespan; Multilingualism; Cambridge English; Human Language Technologies
Dr Napoleon Katsos nk248@cam.ac.uk Semantics and pragmatics; language acquisition; language processing; language disorders; bilingualism
Professor Dominic Keown dk209@cam.ac.uk Catalan-speaking areas; languages and cultures of contemporary Spain
Professor Geoffrey Khan gk101@cam.ac.uk Judaeo-Arabic texts
Mia Kim mkmk2@cam.ac.uk Bilingualism; language learning; language and thought
Professor Juhani Klemola jk723@cam.ac.uk English language and linguistics; contact linguistics; dialectology; corpus linguistics
Dr Anastasia Klimovich-Gray ak798@cam.ac.uk Syntactic, morphological and phonological language processing; neurolinguistics
Ben Knight bknight@cambridge.org Application of linguistic research to design of learning materials; ELT pedagogical research; corpus linguistics
Dr Kate Knill kate.knill@eng.cam.ac.uk Speech recognition; speech synthesis; limited resource and language independent speech technology; language learning and assessment; assistive speech technology
Dr Ece Kocagoncu ece@csl.psychol.cam.ac.uk The neural representation of semantic knowledge
Dr Ekaterina Kochmar ek358@cam.ac.uk Natural Language Processing; computational semantics
Professor Anna Korhonen alk23@cam.ac.uk Computational approaches to lexicon, syntax, semantics and discourse; scientific text processing and text mining; NLP for biomedicine; NLP for real-world applications; computational models of human language learning
Professor Zoe Kourtzi zk240@cam.ac.uk Learning and brain plasticity; cognitive ageing; adaptive behaviours across the lifespan
Alexander Kuhnle aok25@cam.ac.uk Machine learning for NLP; visual question answering; synthetic language data; evaluation methodology
Professor Matt Lambon Ralph Matt.Lambon-Ralph@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk Memory and language, and multiple disorders in these domains
Dr Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga dl518@cam.ac.uk Semantics; pragmatics; experimental semantics and pragmatics; language acquisition; philosophy of language
Professor Adam Ledgeway anl21@cam.ac.uk Romance languages and linguistics; (Morpho)Syntactic Theory; Italian linguistics and dialectology; historical syntax; morphology
Dr Victoria Leong vvec2@cam.ac.uk Speech rhythm and temporal patterns of slow amplitude modulation in the speech envelope
Jing Li jl806@cam.ac.uk Language policy; foreign language learning; psycholinguistics
Dr Gad Lim lim.g@cambridgeenglish.org Assessment of writing and speaking
Dong Ok Lim dol20@cam.ac.uk Second language acquisition; computer-assisted language learning; corpus linguistics; L2 vocabulary acquisition; L2 writing; language teaching; education
Dr Xunying Liu xl207@cam.ac.uk Large vocabulary continuous speech recognition; statistical modelling for speech and language processing; language modelling and adaptation; machine learning
Dr Yongcan Liu yl258@cam.ac.uk Second language teacher development; sociocultural theories of learning and SLA; community/heritage/minority language acquisition and education
Dr Bingjiang Lyu bl444@cam.ac.uk Incremental speech processing; neurolinguistics; cognition; computational linguistics
Xusong Ma xm246@cam.ac.uk Comparative Syntax; Second Language Acquisition; Bilingualism; Language and Cognition; Language Communication and Comprehension; Language Change and Diversity; Language Learning across the Lifespan; Multilingualism; Cambridge English; Human Language Technologies
Ruijun Ma rm847@cam.ac.uk Multilingualism; bi-literacy; cognitive linguistics; language acquisition
Dr Lucy MacGregor lucy.macgregor@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk Spoken language comprehension; attention and memory in language comprehension
Jean Maillard Machine Learning; computational linguistics; Natural Language Processing; syntax; semantics
Dr Jenny Mander jsm15@cam.ac.uk Modern language education and teaching publications in early modern Europe; impact of technology on linguistic diversity
Professor William Marslen-Wilson FBA wdm10@cam.ac.uk The neuroscience of language
Oliver Mayeux ofm23@cam.ac.uk Language endangerment and revitalization; language contact and change; grammatical change in endangered and revitalized languages; new speakers of endangered languages; corpus linguistics
Mohyi Eldeen Maziad medmhs2@cam.ac.uk Critical Discourse Analysis; Cognitive Linguistics; Middle Eastern Studies; Arabic-English translation and interpreting
Dr Kirsty McDougall kem37@cam.ac.uk Phonetic theory; speaker characteristics forensic applications of phonetics
Dr Barbara McGillivray bm517@cam.ac.uk Computational semantics; quantitative historical linguistics; digital humanities
Dr Torsten Meißner tm10012@cam.ac.uk Reconstruction of the Proto-Indo-European parent language; historical bilingualism and multilingualism
Professor David Menon dkm13@wbic.cam.ac.uk Cognitive impairment; traumatic brain injury; Alzheimer's disease
Professor Neil Mercer nmm31@cam.ac.uk Language and education; oracy
Dr Avin Mirawdeli am2623@cam.ac.uk Automatic Speech Recognition; Stuttering research; Disfluency; Speech, Language and Communication disorders; Developmental Speech disorders; Language Communication and Comprehension; Human Language Technologies
Professor Marta Mirazón-Lahr m.mirazon-lahr@human-evol.cam.ac.uk Evolution of language
Professor James Montgomery jem33@cam.ac.uk Classical Arabic; literary translation and the translation of classical Arabic poetry
Professor Brian Moore bcjm@cam.ac.uk Mechanisms of normal and impaired hearing
Dr Lisa-Maria Müller lmm72@cam.ac.uk Bi-/multilingualism; language acquisition; (Specific) language Impairment; applied Linguistics; psycholinguistics;
Gordana Najdanovic Gordana.Najdanovic@admin.cam.ac.uk Research Strategy Manager, Funder Relations and Knowledge Exchange
Nicolaos Neocleous nn275@cam.ac.uk Romeyka
Li Nguyen nhbn2@cam.ac.uk Code-switching; language contact; theoretical linguistics
Professor Máire Ní Mhaonaigh mnm21@cam.ac.uk Medieval Irish language; medieval Welsh language; Celtic philology
Dr Galina Nikiporets-Takigawa gn254@cam.ac.uk Corpus linguistics; pragmatics; language change; semantics; CALL
Professor Francis Nolan fjn1@cam.ac.uk Phonetic theory; the application of phonetics in forensic science
Dr Dennis Norris dennis.norris@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk Speech recognition; reading
Athina Ntalli an496@cam.ac.uk Child second language acquisition of morphosyntax
Andrea Olguin ako26@cam.ac.uk Selective auditory attention; selective neuronal tracking of attended speech; bilingualism
Professor Alex Oliver ado10@cam.ac.uk Logic; metaphysics
Dr Ekaterina Ostashchenko eo346@cam.ac.uk Lexical deficits in children with ASD; language acquisition; atypical development; phonological processing in atypical development
Dr Karen Ottewell MCIL ko201@cam.ac.uk Assessment of academic English; the "cultural" impact on writing; academic writing across the disciplines; achieving clarity in writing; academic literacy
Dr Ben Outhwaite bmo10@cam.ac.uk The vocalization and underlying pronunciation of medieval Bible manuscripts; Medieval Hebrew; Hebrew and Aramaic documents as a source for the history of the medieval Middle East
Dr Hratch Papazian hp363@cam.ac.uk Ancient Egyptian language; social and economic history of ancient Egypt; palaeography and epigraphy
Dr Teresa Parodi tp209@cam.ac.uk Monolingual and bilingual first language acquisition; second language acquisition by children and adults; multilingualism; second language acquisition and language change
Carla A. Pastorino Campos cap72@cam.ac.uk Psycholinguistics; second/additional language acquisition; lexical acquisition and processing; multilingualism
Dr Karalyn Patterson FBA karalyn.patterson@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk Neuropsychology of language and memory; semantics; phonology; focal dementia syndromes; cross-language studies of English and Japanese
Dr Ana I. Pérez aip27@cam.ac.uk Language comprehension; bilingualism and second language learners; developmental cognitive processes; individual differences in comprehension
Dr Pascual Pérez-Paredes pfp23@cam.ac.uk Learner language; variation and multidimensional analysis of (specialized) language(s); CALL; corpora in applied linguistics; ICTs in language education
Dr Simon Pickl sp886@cam.ac.uk German language history; language variation and change; historical sociolinguistics; dialectology and geolinguistics; written language
Professor Catherine Pickstock cjp15@cam.ac.uk The application of linguistics to theories of religious language
Nandhaka Pieris MCollT MCCT nhmp2@cam.ac.uk EAL; language testing and assessment; multilingualism; second language education; teacher assessment literacy; teacher cognition; teacher education
Dr Charles M. Pigott cmp72@cam.ac.uk Mayan; Quechua; Ecolinguistics; Literature (oral and written); Endangered languages; Multilingualism; Language change and diversity
Dr Mohammad Taher Pilehvar mp792@cam.ac.uk Semantic representation (of word senses); lexical semantics; semantic similarity; Word Sense Disambiguation; semantics
Dr Kate Plaisted-Grant k.plaisted@psychol.cam.ac.uk Auditory perception; speech-in-noise perception; linguistic processing
Dr Tamara Polajnar tp366@cam.ac.uk Compositional distributional semantics; Kernel methods
Edoardo Maria Ponti ep490@cam.ac.uk Typological linguistics for polyglot NLP
Dr Brechtje Post bmbp2@cam.ac.uk Phonology; phonetics; language psychology; neurolinguistics
Afra Pujol i Campeny ap666@cam.ac.uk Historical linguistics; syntax; language change; language acquisition
Rishi Rajpopat rar52@cam.ac.uk acoustics, Indian languages and linguistics, linguistics and mathematics, linguistics and Indian music
Dr Billi Randall billi@csl.psychol.cam.ac.uk The neuroscience of language; morphology; semantics
Professor Sumantra Ray sr506@cam.ac.uk Nutritional education; interfaces between nutrition, cognitive flexibility and language; cognitive development; language communication and comprehension
Olesya Razuvayevskaya or264@cam.ac.uk Natural Language Processing; machine learning; argument mining
Dr Marek Rei marek.rei@cl.cam.ac.uk Machine learning; neural network models; sequence labeling tasks; automated assessment
Professor Ian Roberts FBA igr20@cam.ac.uk Comparative and historical syntax
Professor Peter Robinson pr@cl.cam.ac.uk Human-computer interaction; inference and expression of affect in non-verbal aspects of speech
Professor Pauline Rose pmr43@cam.ac.uk Educational inequality: gender and poverty; international and national policies and practices for reaching the marginalised
Professor Paul Russell pr270@cam.ac.uk Multilingualism and language contact; medieval linguistic analysis and thought; spelling systems; morphology and word formation; medieval translation
Professor James Russell j.russell@psychol.cam.ac.uk Language acquisition; lexical development; syntax
Dr Angeliki Salamoura salamoura.a@cambridgeesol.org Second language learning with reference to L2 English; language assessment; learner corpora; bilingualism
Dr Helena Sanson hls37@cam.ac.uk History of Italian literature and culture with reference to women and gender; history of the Italian language; history of linguistic thought
Danielle Saunders ds636@cam.ac.uk Neural machine translation; domain adaptation for natural language
Dr Biljana Savikj bs475@cam.ac.uk Second language socialisation of immigrant background children; social networks
Dr Nick Saville saville.n@cambridgeenglish.org Language proficiency scales and descriptors in the context of assessment; learning-oriented assessment; language and migration
Sarah Schechter ss2431@cam.ac.uk Language learner motivation; Outreach for language education; Applied Linguistics
Dr Norma Schifano ns513@cam.ac.uk Historical and synchronic comparative Romance and Greek linguistics; morpho-syntax; dialectology; language contact; cartography
Dr Elaine Schmidt aeis2@cam.ac.uk Psycholinguistics; language acquisition; language Processing; phonetics and phonology; neurolinguistics; prosody; sentence processing
Dr Meredith Shafto mshafto@csl.psychol.cam.ac.uk Age-related changes in specific language abilities
Curtis Sharma BA, MPhil cjms2@cam.ac.uk Bilingual cognition; developmental disorders; cognitive neuroscience; executive function; attention and working memory; pragmatic language use
Jin Shen js2425@cam.ac.uk Corpus linguistics; second language education; corrective feedback
Pu Shi sp618@cam.ac.uk Academic literacy; critical thinking and learner autonomy; cultural and ideological issues in language education; history of English language education in China
Samantha Sie slws2@cam.ac.uk Second Language Acquisition; multilingualism; syntax
Dr Roberto B. Sileo rbs30@cam.ac.uk Contextualism; default semantics; expressiveness and truth-conditional content
Jasper Sim Hong jhs71@cam.ac.uk Sociophonetics; language acquisition; bilingualism; new Englishes
Michael Simmons mps48@cam.ac.uk Potential collaborative research proposals and projects; knowledge exchange
Dr Nidhi Singal sn241@cam.ac.uk Disability, poverty and development; poverty, ethnicity and special educational needs
Dr Ioanna Sitaridou is269@cam.ac.uk Comparative and historical syntax of the Romance languages; Greek dialectal and diachronic syntax
Dr Ediz Sohoglu es481@cam.ac.uk Speech perception; auditory cognitive neuroscience
Professor Janet Martin Soskice j.soskice@jesus.cam.ac.uk Metaphor and figurative speech in bibilical studies; religious language and "Naming God"
Dr Emmanuel Stamatakis eas46@cam.ac.uk The neural basis of consciousness; the neural basis for poor cognitive outcome following traumatic brain injury
Harper Staples hs615@cam.ac.uk Multilingualism; Comparative Education; Identity
Dr Philippa Steele pms45@cam.ac.uk Languages of ancient Cyprus; Aegean linear scripts; multilingualism in the ancient world; languages of ancient Mediterranean and Near East; Ancient Greek dialectology
Professor Roel Sterckx FBA rs10009@cam.ac.uk Classical and literary Chinese; classical Chinese philology
Brian Stone bstone@cambridge.org Editor, Humanities and Social Sciences journals
Dr Li Su ls514@cam.ac.uk Language comprehension; imaging and computational techniques for cognitive neuroscience
Professor Simone Teufel sht25@cl.cam.ac.uk Natural Language Processing; Information Retrieval
Dr Andrew Thwaites acgt2@cam.ac.uk Information processing; theory of mind; brain-imaging; computational theory
Professor Ianthi Maria Tsimpli imt20@cam.ac.uk Bilingualism and multilingualism; first and second language acquisition; psycholinguistics; language impairment
Dr Richard E. Turner ret26@cam.ac.uk Computer perception in relation to sound, and its applications
Dr Melody Turner mt745@medschl.cam.ac.uk Applying linguistic analysis in healthcare; Language Communication and Comprehension; Language Change and Diversity; Language Learning across the Lifespan; Cambridge English; Human Language Technologies
Professor Lorraine K. Tyler FBA l.tyler@csl.psychol.cam.ac.uk The functional and neural structure of the language system; preservation and loss of language function following stroke; neurobiology of language and aging
Dr Bert Vaux bv230@cam.ac.uk Phonology; historical linguistics; dialectology; Armenian; Abkhaz
Albert Ventayol-Boada av485@cam.ac.uk Cognitive linguistics; construction grammar; endangered languages and language documentation; linguistic diversity and multilingualism; Catalan, Welsh, and Slavonic languages
Dr Vincenzo Vergiani vv234@cam.ac.uk Sanskrit; Classical Tamil; the history of linguistic ideas and the philosophy of language in ancient India
Lydia Viñals-Castonguay lv288@cam.ac.uk Second language learning, bilingual language processing
Dr Piers Vitebsky pv100@cam.ac.uk Oral language traditions; indigenous languages of tribal India; indigenous languages of Siberia
Jane Walsh jaw75@cam.ac.uk The development of interdisciplinary research in language sciences
Jia Wan jw996@cam.ac.uk Computational linguistics
Xiao Wang xw317@cam.ac.uk Data-driven learning; corpus linguistics; second language pragmatics; academic English
Yingcan Wang yw443@cam.ac.uk Predictive neural mechanism of speech learning; Language Communication and Comprehension, Language Change and Diversity, Language Learning across the Lifespan; Multilingualism; Cambridge English; Human Language Technologies; psycholinguistics
Dr Elizabeth Warburton eaw23@medshcl.cam.ac.uk Aphasia
Dr Sheila Watts sw271@cam.ac.uk German and Germanic linguistics
Dr Daniel Weston daniel.weston@ntnu.no Discourse analysis of academic admissions interviews at elite institutions, bilingual code-switching, English dialect development, historical sociolinguistics
Dr Emma Widdis ekw1000@cam.ac.uk Russian and Soviet cinema
Mandy Wigdorowitz mw738@cam.ac.uk Monolingualism, bilingualism and multilingualism; comprehension and cognition; linguistic distance; speech and language processing; statistical analysis
Dr John Williams jnw12@cam.ac.uk Second language lexical and syntactic processing; cognitive mechanisms in second language learning
Dr David Willis dwew2@cam.ac.uk Syntactic change; history of Celtic and Slavonic languages; use of electronic corpora in historical linguistics
Dr Jo Willmott jcw25@cam.ac.uk Mood and modality in ancient Greek
Dr Elspeth Wilson ep321@cam.ac.uk First language acquisition; word learning; experimental semantics & pragmatics; implicature; bilingualism
Dr Andrew Winnard awinnard@cambridge.org Publisher: Language, Linguistics, Anthropology
Dr Ian Winter imw@cam.ac.uk The neural basis of hearing
Helena Wood hsw38@cam.ac.uk Speech and language disorders; Developmental Language Disorder
Professor Phil Woodland pcw@eng.cam.ac.uk Machine learning and statistical pattern recognition; signal processing
Dr Martin Worthington mjw65@cam.ac.uk Babylonian and Assyrian grammar; Akkadian; Sumerian
Dr Laura Wright lcw21@cam.ac.uk History of the English language; history of London English; historical code-switching; historical sociolects
Jocelyn Wyburd jmw234@cam.ac.uk Learning environments; curriculum design; language learner autonomy; use of technology to support language teaching and learning
Dr Mengying Xia mx224@cam.ac.uk Metaphor; Chinese
Lini Xiao lx236@cam.ac.uk language and identity; sociolinguistics of mobility; language socialisation; Language Change and Diversity; Language Learning across the Lifespan; Multilingualism
Wenduan Xu wenduan.xu@cl.cam.ac.uk Natural Language Processing
Xin Xu xx802@cam.ac.uk acoustics; multilingualism; identity; English as a second language; corpus linguistics; Language Communication and Comprehension; Language Change and Diversity; Language Learning across the Lifespan
Lilong Xu lx238@cam.ac.uk Language acquisition; bilingualism; multilingualism; syntax
Dr John Xuereb jhx1000@cam.ac.uk The neuropathy of language disorders
Dr Helen Yannakoudakis helen.yannakoudakis@cl.cam.ac.uk Automated assessment
Professor Steve Young sjy@eng.cam.ac.uk Spoken dialogue systems; speech recognition and synthesis; human-computer interaction
Dr Zheng Yuan zy249@cam.ac.uk Natural language processing; machine translation; grammatical error detection and correction; language testing and assessment
Dr Boping Yuan by10001@cam.ac.uk Developmental linguistics (syntax, semantics, interfaces); non-native grammar, particularly second language acquisition of Chinese
Dr Nicholas Zair naz21@cam.ac.uk Languages of Ancient Italy; Proto-Indo-European and the Indo-European Languages
Austin Zhang sxz20@cam.ac.uk Speech recognition; speaker verification; computer music composition
Meng Zhang mz342@cam.ac.uk Discourse organisation assessment of non-native English text
Danyang Zhang dz298@cam.ac.uk Second language acquisition Vocabulary learning Learning strategy MALL CALL Language education
Vicky Yiran Zhao yz462@cam.ac.uk Language disorder; Social Communication Disorder; psychosocial adversities; literacy; Global South
Associate Professor Haiyan Zhu zhuhaiyan6@126.com Motion encoding in space and language; cognitive linguistics