People

Members

Kathleen McCarthy

Kathleen McCarthy

Lab Director

Early phonological acquisition, first and second language acquisition, speech perception and production, bilingualism, acoustic-phonetics

Adib Mehrabi

Adib Mehrabi

Lab Manager

Vocal imitation and analysis, query by vocalisation, audio signal processing, machine learning, statistical modelling

Adam Chong

Adam Chong

Phonological acquisition and processing, prosody and intonational phonology, speech perception

Esther de Leeuw

Esther de Leeuw

Multilingualism, bilingualism, L1 attrition, L2 acquisition, phonetics, phonology

Jenny Cheshire

Jenny Cheshire

Sociolinguistics: Language Variation and Change, Language Contact, Conversational Narrative, Spoken Language: Syntactic and Discourse Struct

Hazel Pearson

Hazel Pearson

Formal semantics and pragmatics, cross-linguistic semantics, philosophy of language, psycholinguistics

Rosie Oxbury

Rosie Oxbury

PhD Student

Sociophonetics, language variation and change, speech production, bilingualism, dialect acquisition, vowels & diphthongs

Cereza Palmer

Cereza Palmer

Research Assistant

Collaborators

Sam Kirkham

Sam Kirkham

Acoustic and articulatory phonetics, sociophonetics, bilingualism, vocal tract imaging

Katrin Skoruppa

Katrin Skoruppa

Language learning, language disorders, phonological acquisition, hearing impairment, multilingualism

Paul Iverson

Paul Iverson

Plasticity for speech perception, accent processing, language learning, music perception

Bronwen Evans

Bronwen Evans

Sociophonetics, experimental phonetics, speech perception, second language learning, development of phonetic perception

Phaedra Royle

Phaedra Royle

Linguistics, psycholinguistics, language acquisition, dysphasia, neurolinguistics

Linnaea Stockall

Linnaea Stockall

Morpho-syntax, morpho-semantics

Devyani Sharma

Devyani Sharma

Sociolinguistics, bilingualism, English dialects, language change, accent variation

Alumni

Grace White

Grace White

Sociolinguistics, language contact, language and identity, and sociophonetics.

Shivonne Gates

Shivonne Gates

Adolescent language and standard language ideology, language and ethnicity in the UK, stylistic variation and sociophonetics