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NameAffiliationAreas of expertiseResarch methodsLanguages
Ahmad, Nor DianaCompcomputational linguistics; corpus linguistics; natural language processing; semanticscorpus linguistics; natural language processingMalay
Ahmadian, Mohammad Edulanguage pedagogy; psycholinguistics; second language acquisitionexperimental methodsFarsi (Persian)
Aliaga, LoretoEdulanguage comprehension;
language pedagogy;
second language acquisition;
language teacher education
ethnography; classroom observations; stimulated recallEnglish; Spanish
Allen, RichardPsychmemory and learningexperimental methods
Atwell, EricCompcomputational linguistics; corpus linguistics; dialectology; morphology; natural language processing; prosody; semantics; syntax; systemic functional linguistics; text analyticscorpus linguistics; data mining; experimental methodsArabic; English
Bradford, TerryFrenchintercultural competence; interpreting; language comprehension; language pedagogy; lexis; text genres; translationexperimental methods; surveysFrench
Bradley, Jessica Educommunication; intercultural competence; language pedagogy; linguistic ethnography; multimodality; narratives; semiotics; sociolinguistics; translanguaging; translationELAN; ethnographyFrench
Brunetto, ValentinaL&Pfirst language acquisition; psycholinguistics; semantics; syntax
Clarke, Paula Edulanguage comprehensionrandomised controlled trials (for language intervention)English
Daraselia, SophikoL&Pcorpus linguistics; morphology; semantics; syntaxcorpus linguisticsGeorgian; Laz; Megrelian
Davies, CatherineL&Pcognitive development; communication; first language acquisition; language comprehension; pragmatics; psycholinguisticsexperimental methods; eye tracking; randomised controlled trials (for language intervention)English
De Cat, CecileL&Passessing language proficiency; bilingualism; cognitive development; English as an Additional Language (EAL); first language acquisition; generative linguistics; pragmatics; psycholinguistics; second language acquisition; syntaxcorpus linguistics; electroencephalography (ERPs); experimental methods; eye tracking; grammaticality judgement tests; reaction timesEnglish; French; Spanish
Dickins, JamesAIMESaxiomatic functionalism; dialectology; translationcorpus linguisticsArabic; Sudanese Arabic
El-Farahaty, Hanem CTScorpus linguistics; critical discourse analysis; discourse; forensic linguistics; interpreting; multimodality; translationcorpus linguisticsArabic
Gunning, LydiaPsychassessing language proficiency; bilingualism; communication; English as an Additional Language (EAL); first language acquisition; language comprehension; narratives; pragmatics; psycholinguistics; second language acquisitionEnglish
Havelka, JelenaPsychbilingualism; psycholinguistics; second language acquisitionexperimental methods; reaction timesSerbian; Spanish
Klepousniotou, EkateriniPsychacquired language disorders; assessing language proficiency; bilingualism; language comprehension; lexis; neurolinguistics; pragmatics; psycholinguistics; semantics; typical and atypical language development, language production, language processing and representationelectroencephalography (ERPs); experimental methods; functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI); reaction times; surveys; transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS); rating studies, questionnairesEnglish; French; Greek
Love, RobbieEducorpus linguistics; critical discourse analysis; language changecorpus linguisticsEnglish
Nash, Hannah Psychassessing language proficiency; developmental language disorder; first language acquisition; psycholinguistics; second language acquisitionelectroencephalography (ERPs); experimental methods
Norton, ChrisL&Planguage pedagogy; psycholinguisticscorpus linguistics; data mining; electroencephalography (ERPs); eye tracking; reaction timesEnglish
Plug, LeendertL&Pconversation analysis; language change; phonetics; phonology; prosody; tempo perceptionArabic; Dutch; English
Ramos Pinto, SaraCTSaudio-visual translation; dialectology; discourse; multimodality; sociolinguistics; translationexperimental methods; eye trackingPortuguese
Secara, AlinaCTSaudio-visual translation; subtitling; translationexperimental methods; eye trackingEnglish; French; Romanian
Simpson, JamesEdubilingualism; communication; conversation analysis; language pedagogy; linguistic ethnography; sociolinguistics; translanguagingethnography; multimodal analysisEnglish (for Speakers of Other Languages)
Thomas, MartinCTScorpus linguistics; discourse; multimodality; systemic functional linguistics; text genres; translationcorpus linguisticsChinese; Spanish
Tomé Lourido, GiselaL&Pbilingualism; phonetics; second language acquisition; socio-phonetics; speech perceptionacoustic analysis; experimental methods; eye tracking; reaction times; surveysEnglish; Galician
Wang, BinhuaCTSbilingualism; corpus linguistics; critical discourse analysis; discourse; interpreting; systemic functional linguistics; translationcorpus linguisticsChinese
Waterman, AmandaPsychcognitive development; interaction between motor and cognitive development; memory and learningexperimental methods
Watson, Janet C.E.AIMESdialectology; generative linguistics; linguistic ethnography; morphology; phonetics; phonologyacoustic analysis; ELAN; ethnography; electropalatography; laryngographyArabic; German; Mehri; Shehret
Wright, ClareL&Pbilingualism; language pedagogy; psycholinguistics; second language acquisitionacoustic analysis; grammaticality judgement tests; reaction timesChinese; French; Italian
Zezulka, KelliPCIcommunication; conversation analysis; critical discourse analysis; linguistic ethnography; sociolinguisticsethnographyEnglish

Affiliation abbreviations

Arabic, Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies; School of Languages, Cultures and Societies; Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures
School of Computing; Faculty of Engineering
Centre for Translation Studies; School of Languages, Cultures and Societies; Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures
School of Education; Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law
French; School of Languages, Cultures and Societies; Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures
Linguistics and Phonetics; School of Languages, Cultures and Societies; Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures
School of Performance and Cultural Industries; Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures
School of Psychology; Faculty of Medicine and Health