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Postgraduate Study in Linguistics

Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

 

Current PhD Students in the Section

Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

Current PhD Students in Theoretical & Applied Linguistics

Name Research Topic Contact details Supervisor
Hanna Danbolt Ajer Adpositions in the Uralic language Lule Sámi - an Investigation of the Distribution of Ambipositions hda21@cam.ac.uk

Dr Theresa Biberauer

James Algie Corpus-based and Experimental Approaches to Second Language Acquisition ja600@cam.ac.uk Professor Ianthi Tsimpli
Dimitrios Alikaniotis Computational Models of Implicit Language Learning da352@cam.ac.uk Dr John Williams
James Baker Split/fluid-S Case and Agreement Systems jb750@cam.ac.uk Professor Ian Roberts and Dr Michelle Sheehan
Carlos Balhana Deep Learning of Semantic Models of Second-Language English Learners ceb81@cam.ac.uk Dr Anna Korhonen and Dr Dora Alexopoulou
Rowena Bermingham Motion Events in British Sign Language: Native and Non-native Descriptions rb617@cam.ac.uk Dr Henriette Hendriks
Giulia Bovolenta Implicit Learning and Production gb507@cam.ac.uk Dr John Williams
Kerri-Ann Butcher A Sociophonological Approach to Understanding Language Variation in Suffolk kab82@cam.ac.uk Dr Bert Vaux
Rodanthi Christofaki Expressing the Self: Cultural Diversity and Cognitive Universals rc420@cam.ac.uk Professor Ianthi Tsimpli
Costanza Conforti Rumour Mill: Measuring the Veracity of Rumours in the Social Media (in collaboration with DREAM - CDT in Data, Risk, and Environmental Analytical Methods) cc918@cam.ac.uk Dr Nigel Collier
Gamal Crichton Improving Automated Literature-based Discovery for Cancer Biology  gkoc2@cam.ac.uk Professor Anna Korhonen and Dr Nigel Collier
Sarah Crockford Multilingualism and Cognition: What Are the implications for autism spectrum conditions? skc48@cam.ac.uk Dr Napoleon Katsos
Kateryna Derkach The Acquisition of Articles in L2 English kyp22@cam.ac.uk Dr Dora Alexpoulou
Harald Flohr Historical Development of Irish Phrasal Verbs: The Irish Verbs coinnigh/coimeád hf280@cam.ac.uk Dr David Willis and Dr Máire Ni Mhaonaigh
Daniela Gerz Lexical Acquisition Across Languages dsg40@cam.ac.uk Dr Anna Korhonen
Milan Gritta Understanding the Significance of Adverse Health Event Reports Using Distributed Semantic Models mg711@cam.ac.uk Dr Nigel Collier and Professor Anna Korhonen
Julia Heine Processing Language Through the Body: The Necessity of Embodiment Processes jh2020@cam.ac.uk Dr John Williams
Anna Hollingsworth

Discourse-Configurationality in Finnish and Japanese and its Repercussions to the Minimalist Architecture of Syntax

avh29@cam.ac.uk Dr Theresa Biberauer
Katie Howard The School Experiences of Bilingual Children on the Austistic Spectrum kbh30@cam.ac.uk Dr Napoleon Katsos
Yan Huang Computational Linguistic Techniques for Exploring L1 Effects in SLA yh358@cam.ac.uk Professor Anna Korhonen
Drasko Kascelan Prevalence of Autistic-Like Traits in Non-Clinical Bilingual and Monolingual Samples and Their Effect on Metaphor Processing/Comprehension dk497@cam.ac.uk Dr Napoleon Katsos
Cherry Chit-Yu Lam Negation and Aspects: a Comparative Study of Mandarin, Hong Kong Cantonese, and Gaozhou Cantonese cyl47@cam.ac.uk Professor Ian Roberts and Dr David Willis
Tim Lameris L2 Acquisition of Lexical Tones and the Role of the L1: A Categorical and Neural Approach tjl44@cam.ac.uk Dr Brechtje Post
Anthony Li The Domain-Specificity of Task-Switching in Multilingualism: a Study on Cantonese-Mandarin-English aml78@cam.ac.uk Professor Ianthi Tsimpli
Qianchu Liu Automatic Detection of Concreteness in Words ql261@cam.ac.uk Dr Anna Korhonen
Isabelle Lorge Construction of the Lexicon in Bilingual and Monolingual Infants ipcl2@cam.ac.uk Dr Napoleon Katsos
Xusong Ma English Speakers' Acquisition of the V-DE Construction in L2 Mandarin Chinese xm246@cam.ac.uk Dr Henriette Hendriks
Ruijun (Melody) Ma Investigating Childhood Bilingualism and Cross-Linguistic Influence rm847@cam.ac.uk Professor Ianthi Tsimpli
Olga Majewska Multi-Lingual Acquisition of Semantic-Syntactic Lexical Resources for Verbs om304@cam.ac.uk Professor Anna Korhonen
Oliver Mayeux Language Change in Louisiana Creole ofm23@cam.ac.uk Professor Mari Jones
Javier Moreno Translation Policies in Organised Activism for Minoritized Languages: A Comparison of Catalan and Welsh jm2227@cam.ac.uk Professor Wendy Bennett
Nicolaos Neocleous Headedness in Romeyka: Continuity, Contact and Change in the Hellenic varieties of Pontus nn275@cam.ac.uk Dr Ioanna Sitaridou
Li Nguyen Matrix Language in a Corpus of Vietnamese-English Mixed Speech in Canberra, Australia nhbn2@cam.ac.uk Dr Henriette Hendriks & Dr Theresa Biberauer
Athina Ntalli Child L2 Acquisition an496@cam.ac.uk Dr Henriette Hendriks
Carla Pastorino Campos Exercise and Language Learning cap72@cam.ac.uk Dr John Williams
Edoardo Ponti Network Analysis of Linguistic Events and their Relations ep490@cam.ac.uk Professor Anna Korhonen
Victor Prokhorov Inducing Semantic Embeddings for Unseen Words with Artificial Neural Networks vp361@cam.ac.uk Dr Nigel Collier
Afra Pujol i Campeny Old Catalan and Old Occitan word order ap666@cam.ac.uk Dr Ioanna Sitaridou
Connor Quinn The Neural Basis of Adult Second Language Learning: How Instructional Methods and Behavioural Outcomes Relate to Neural Representations of Words cq209@cam.ac.uk Dr John Williams and Dr Matt Davis
Julia Schwarz Separate, Combined, or Parallel Routes? An Interdisciplinary Approach to Complex Word Processing js2275@cam.ac.uk Dr Brechtje Post
Abhimanyu Sharma Language Policy and Planning in the European Union and India aks71@cam.ac.uk Professor Wendy Bennett
Curtis Sharma Interactions of Bilingualism and ADHD cjms2@cam.ac.uk Dr Napoleon Katsos
Itamar Shatz How Learners' Native Language Influences their Lexical Development during Second Language Acquisition: a Large-Scale Corpus Study is442@cam.ac.uk Dr Dora Alexopoulou
Samantha Sie The role of Manglish in the acquisition of English as a second language in Malaysia slws2@cam.ac.uk Professor Ianthi Tsimpli
Jasper Sim Phonological Acquisition of Contact varieties of English in Simultaneous Bilinguals jhs71@cam.ac.uk Dr Brechtje Post
Julio Song Formal Flexibility of Syntactic Categories cs791@cam.ac.uk Professor Ian Roberts and Dr Theresa Biberauer
Alim Tusun The Expression of Motion Events in Uyghur-Chinese Child Bilinguals at648@cam.ac.uk Dr Henriette Hendriks
Lydia Viñals-Castonguay The Neural Basis of Adult Second Language Learning: How Instructional Methods and Behavioural Outcomes Relate to Neural Representations of Words lv288@cam.ac.uk Dr John Williams and Dr Matt Davis
Mandy Wigdorowitz Language Distance and Experience in Bilinguals: Psycholinguistic and Cognitive Effects mw738@cam.ac.uk Professor Ianthi Tsimpli
Mengying (Chris) Xia Acquisition of Metaphorical Expressions by Chinese Learners of English mx224@cam.ac.uk Dr Henriette Hendriks
Kayeon Yoo Domain-Initial Strengthening Effects in Korean ky259@cam.ac.uk Professor Francis Nolan
Yixin Zhang L1 Development of Lexical Tone from an Interactive and Parallel Perspective yz510@cam.ac.uk Dr Brechtje Post and Dr Elaine Schmidt
Yi Zhu LEXICAL Project yz568@cam.ac.uk

Professor Anna Korhonen