Category Archives: UC Linguistics news

Welcome to new PhD student Xuan Wang

We are very pleased to welcome Xuan Wang to the Department of Linguistics, to study for a PhD under the supervision of Dr Kevin Watson. In this guest post, Xuan introduces herself. Welcome to Christchurch, and UC! Hi, I’m Wang … Continue reading

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Lynn Clark research funding success!

Congratulations to Dr Lynn Clark, who has been awarded a Marsden grant for a three year research project called “Recency effects in spoken New Zealand English”. The Marsden fund is very competitive – this year a total of 1157 proposals were … Continue reading

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Welcome to new PhD student Matthias Heyne

We are very pleased to welcome Matthias Heyne to the Department of Linguistics, to study for a PhD under the supervision of Professor Jen Hay. In this guest post, Matthias introduces himself. Welcome to Christchurch, and UC! Hi, I’m Matthias Heyne and … Continue reading

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Welcome to new PhD student Darcy Rose

We are very pleased to welcome Darcy Rose to the Department of Linguistics, to study for a PhD under the supervision of Professor Beth Hume. In this guest post, Darcy introduces herself. Welcome to Christchurch, and UC! Hi, I’m Darcy … Continue reading

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Welcome to new PhD student Jiao Dan

We are very pleased to welcome Jiao Dan to the Department of Linguistics, to study for a PhD under the supervision of Dr Heidi Quinn. In this guest post, Jiao Dan introduces herself. Welcome to Christchurch, and UC! Hi, everyone, … Continue reading

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Welcome to new PhD student Ahmad Haider

We are very pleased to welcome to UC Ahmad Haider, who has recently arrived to begin working on a PhD in Linguistics. In this guest post, Ahmad introduces himself and his research. Welcome to Canterbury, Ahmad. I am Ahmad S. Haider, … Continue reading

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UC to UKLVC

UC was out in force at UKLVC, the UK’s largest conference on language variation and change, which was held from 2-4 September in Sheffield. Jen Hay (UC Linguistics & NZILBB) was an invited speaker and gave a plenary lecture called … Continue reading

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Bon voyage to Simon Todd

Simon Todd, who graduated from UC with a First Class Honours in Maths and Linguistics, has won a very prestigious Fulbright scholarship to pursue graduate studies in the USA. Congratulations, Simon! He will leave Christchurch in the next few days to begin … Continue reading

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Welcome to new NZILBB post-doc Péter Rácz!

This is a guest post by new NZILBB post-doctoral researcher Péter Rácz, who joined us a few months ago. Welcome, Péter! Making morphology sexy A few months ago I was very happy to learn that I had been hired to be a … Continue reading

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UC QuakeBox collection launched

UC QuakeBox collection launched The first release of 2010 and 2011 earthquake stories collected by the QuakeBox recording studio goes live today.   This is the first public release of a collection that has the dedicated involvement of a large … Continue reading

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