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Cambridge Language Sciences launch event

 

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photo by Nigel Luckhurst

 

Over 90 delegates attended the launch of the Language Sciences Strategic Initiative on Saturday 12 May. After a welcome given by Dr Henriëtte Hendriks of The Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, Professor Lynn Gladden, Pro-Vice Chancellor for Research and Professor Simon Franklin, Head of the School of Arts and Humanities, a packed day included presentations organized around each of the Initiative’s 5 current interdisciplinary research themes: Language Communication and Comprehension, Language Learning across the Lifespan, Human Language Technologies, Cambridge English, and Language Change and Diversity.

Pdfs of the presentations

Prediction and adaptation in speech comprehension Matt Davis

Philosophy of language on language communication Kasia Jaszczolt

Introduction to the Language Learning across the Lifespan session Henriëtte Hendriks

Auditory entrainment, phonology and dyslexia Usha Goswami

The acquisition of quantification across languages and populations Naopleon Katsos

What is learnable in a second language? Teresa Parodi

Introduction to the Human Language Technologies session Ann Copestake

Analysing scientific literature Simone Teufel

Automatic speech transcription Phil Woodland

Statistical spoken dialog systems Steve Young

Statistical machine translation Bill Byrne

Cambridge English Michael Milanovic, Nick Saville, Fiona Barker, Angeliki Salamoura

Ergativity Michelle Sheehan

Modelling Change and Diversity Theresa Biberauer, Paula Buttery

Endangered languages Mari Jones

Website re-development 

This website will no longer be updated after 31 July 2017 while a new version of the site is in development. This is to reflect the transition of Cambridge Language Sciences to the status of Interdisciplinary Research Centre.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ANY CHANGES TO THE RESEARCH DIRECTORY AFTER THE SITE IS FROZEN WILL NOT MIGRATE TO THE NEW SITE. 

Site members will be notified via the mailing list when the new website is live. 

 

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