People

Members

Dr Esther de Leeuw

Dr Esther de Leeuw

Lab Director (on leave)

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

Dr Adam Chong

Dr Adam Chong

Acting Lab Director

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

Dr Adib Mehrabi

Dr Adib Mehrabi

Lab Manager

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

Dr Erez Levon

Dr Erez Levon

Sociolinguistics, gender & sexuality, language style, indexicality, social cognition, intersectionality, Israel, South Africa

Prof Devyani Sharma

Prof Devyani Sharma

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

Dr Kathleen McCarthy

Dr Kathleen McCarthy

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

Dr Qian Luo

Dr Qian Luo

Phonetics, phonology, tones

Students

Scott Lewis

Scott Lewis

PhD Student

ultrasound, phonetic drift, bidialectalism, longitudinal studies, AAA software, R, Praat

Elisa Passoni

Elisa Passoni

PhD Student

Japanese-English bilingualism, L1 attrition, L2 acquisition, pitch, prosody, sociophonetics, gender

Nathan Young

Nathan Young

PhD Student

Forced alignment, multiethnolect, prosody, sociophonetics, Swedish

Ynda Jas

Ynda Jas

PhD Student

Prosody, pitch, voice quality, sibilance, gender

Miriam Tenderini

Miriam Tenderini

PhD Student

Emotion, bilingualism, music psychology, EEG (event-related potentials)

Karen Beaman

Karen Beaman

PhD Student

Sociolinguistic variation and language change, sociophonetic and morphosyntactic focus, lectal coherence, German dialectology (Swabian)

Rosie Oxbury

Rosie Oxbury

PhD Student

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

Collaborators

Prof Phaedra Royle

Prof Phaedra Royle

Linguistics, psycholinguistics, language acquisition, dysphasia, neurolinguistics

Prof Karsten Steinhauer

Prof Karsten Steinhauer

Psycholinguistics, cognitive neuroscience, event-related brain potentials (ERPs), speech and music processing

Dr  Linnaea Stockall

Dr Linnaea Stockall

Morpho-syntax, morpho-semantics

Dr Marcus Pearce

Dr Marcus Pearce

music cognition, statistical learning, prediction, empirical aesthetics

Dr Enkeleida Kapia

Dr Enkeleida Kapia

Albanian, syntax, prosody, speech perception, speech production, language acquisition

Dr Tiina Eilola

Dr Tiina Eilola

bilingualism, music cognition, psycholinguistics, emotional representation in bilinguals

Dr Lazaridou-Chatzigoga

Dr Lazaridou-Chatzigoga

Formal and experimental semantics and pragmatics, psycholinguistics, first and second language acquisition

Zoe Adams

Zoe Adams

PhD Student

perception, attitudes, accent stereotyping, and persuasive communication, PsychoPy, R

Visitors

Dr Sarah Knight

Dr Sarah Knight

Cognitive contributions to speech-in-noise perception; vocal trait judgements; speech rhythm

Celia Gorba Masip

Celia Gorba Masip

PhD Student

Spanish, L1 attrition, speech perception, speech production, bilingualism

Dr Danielle Turton

Dr Danielle Turton

Ultrasound tongue imaging, phonetics, phonology, variationist sociolinguistics and quantitative methods

Alumni

Vittoria Moresco

Vittoria Moresco

MA Student

Executive control, speech, cognition, bilingualism, phonetics

Aurela Tusha

Aurela Tusha

MA Student

Albanian, L1 attrition, phonology, phonetics