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Interdisciplinary Research Centre

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Name Email address Areas of interest
Dr Simon Baker Natural language processing; biomedical text; lexical acquisition
Dr Anusha Balasubramanian Cognitive-linguistic abilities in bi-literate bilingual children, adults and neurologically impaired population; Literacy, mathematics and cognitive skills in bilingual children from disadvantaged contexts in India
Dr John Bellamy Language standardization; language and identity; language ideologies
Professor Wendy Ayres - Bennett History of linguistic thought in France; history of the French language; socio-historical linguistics; multilingualism; language policy
Dr Marie-Françoise Besnier The transliteration and translation of texts of the omen corpus; Akkadian
Dr Theresa Biberauer Theoretical, comparative and historical syntax
Dr Tam Blaxter Linguistic diffusion; North Germanic languages; statistical methods in linguistics; conditioning of linguistic variation; geolinguistics
Professor Johan Bolhuis Human evolution; language acquisition; language evolution; neurolinguistics
Dr Mirjana Bozic Neurobiology of language; speech; bilingualism
Dr Francesca Branzi Semantic cognition, language production and comprehension, bilingualism
Dr Mark Brenchley Corpora/corpus linguistics; Lexico-grammar; First language acquisition; Language testing; Linguistic theory; Second language acquisition; Syntax; Writing Development
Professor Ted Briscoe Computational linguistics; speech and language processing; textual information management; evolutionary linguistics
Chris Bryant Grammatical error detection and correction, CALL, NLP
Natalia Budohoska 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. History of language education; History of language policy; Plurilingual education; Language learning
Professor Paula Buttery Director of the Cambridge Institute for Automated Language Teaching and Assessment; Machine Learning for Natural Language Processing; Cognitive Models of Language; Low Resource Language. 
Professor Bill Byrne Statistical modelling for speech and language processing; statistical machine translation; speech synthesis