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Linguistic DNA of modern western thought

The Linguistic DNA project, funded by the AHRC, is mapping semantic and conceptual change in Early Modern English by applying computational tools to tens of thousands of digitized Early Modern texts. Find out more.

Language variation in Czech

Fundamental research into how speakers experience and participate in language use is at the heart of a project led by Professor Neil Bermel in the School of Languages and Cultures, funded by the Leverhulme Trust. Find out more.

Frequency in language

Frequency of exposure is among the most robust predictors of human behaviour, including linguistic behaviour. Dr Dagmar Divjak's BA Mid Career Fellowship disentangles the nature of frequency and the mechanics by which frequency achieves its effects. Find out more.

Overlapping talk in conversation

Professor Bill Wells has been awarded an Emeritus Fellowship by the Leverhulme Trust to work on “Overlapping talk in conversation: phonetics, phonology and interaction”. Find out more.

Migration in discourse & experience

Dr Kristine Horner is the academic lead on this WUN project that explores the relationship between language and culture to inform our understanding of migration discourses and experiences. Find out more.

Redundancy in language

This project, led by Dr Dagmar Divjak, explores alternative ways for linguists to model their data that take account of redundancy in language. Find out more.