Shedding light on how we learn languages

A £1 million grant awarded to Dr Dagmar Divjak and team to help understand what speakers know about languages and improve how we learn languages.

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Centre for Linguistic Research

The Centre for Linguistic Research offers an interdisciplinary research forum for members of the University of Sheffield who conduct research on language. Our members repesent a range of theoretical frameworks and have expertise in more than a dozen Germanic, Romance, Slavonic and Asian languages.


Leading research

From historical linguistics to language acquisition, dialectology and new theoretical approaches, explore our research clusters and current projects

Research clusters> Current research projects>

Postgraduate study

We offer breadth of expertise across all major linguistic subdisciplines and specialise in more than a dozen European and Asian languages

Postgraduate courses> Funding opportunities >
Information for Postgraduates