UCL Laboratory for Language and Speech Diversions
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Director
Andrew Nevins Andrew Nevins
Professor of Linguistics

a.nevins@ucl.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7679 4278

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Research: Phonological and morphological theory; Improved empirical foundations of linguistic data collection. Recent research includes: Whistled languages; Conjunct agreement; Reduplication; Ergativity; Diminutive formation; Clitic restrictions.
Co-Director
James White James White
Lecturer in Phonology

j.c.white@ucl.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7679 4288

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Research: Phonology; Phonetics; Language acquisition; Experimental approaches.
Organiser
Florian Breit Florian Breit
Research Student

florian.breit.12@ucl.ac.uk

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Research: Segmental/melodic representation; Element Theory; Initial consonant mutation; Welsh linguistics; Laryngeal contrast in nasals.
 Lab Members
John Harris John Harris
Professor of Linguistics

john.harris@ucl.ac.uk
+44 (0) 20 7679 4042

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Research: Phonological theory; Phonetics-phonology interface; Phonological disorder; Variation and change in English.
Faith Chiu Faith Chiu
Research Student

faith.chiu.11@ucl.ac.uk

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Research: The neurobiological basis of speech perception, spoken word recognition and speech processing; Phonology and its interfaces; Segmental and prosodic phonetics.
Silhouette Elizabeth Eden
Research Student

elizabeth.eden.11@ucl.ac.uk
Research: Measuring language distance through phonological parameters and constraint ranking; Historical Linguistics; Corpus collection and compilation; Phonetics and Phonology.
Sam Green Sam Green
Research Student

sam.green.10@ucl.ac.uk
Research: Phonological development in infants, and language acquisition in general; phonetics; corpora (use and creation); psycholinguistics; models and methods of learning.
Nick Neasom Nick Neasom
Research Student

nicholas.neasom.10@ucl.ac.uk
Research: Phonological theory, in particular synchronic and diachronic chain shifts; phonological typology; learnability experiments.
 
 
Past Lab Members/Visitors
Silhouette Dinah Baer-Henney
Research Associate
University of Düsseldorf

dinah.baer-henney@hhu.de
Research: Phonological acquisition; Acquisition of morphophonology; Psycholinguistics; Artificial language learning; Phonetics and Phonology; Frames in phonology.
Márcia do Carmo Márcia Cristina do Carmo
Substitute Lecturer
Federal University of Lavras

Márcia was a post-doc here from 2014 to 2015.

marcia.carmo@ucl.ac.uk
Research: Phonological variation in Brazilian Portuguese; Vowel raising; Sociolinguistics, Phonology, Phonetics.
Thanasis Soultatis Thanasis Soultatis
Research Student

Thanasis was a Research Student here from 2011 to 2014.

athanasios.soultatis.11@ucl.ac.uk
Research: Syllable structure and repair strategies in modern Greek dialects.
Giorgos Markopoulos Giorgos Markopoulos
Research Student
University of Thessaloníki

Giorgos was a visiting research student here in 2014.
Research: Phonological realisation of morphosyntactic features, with a focus on Greek nominal inflection; Morphology, Phonology, Greek dialects.

Kevin Tang
Kevin Tang
Postdoctoral Associate
Yale University

Kevin was a Research Student here and he was the Organiser of LLSD from 2011 to 2015.

kevin.tang.10@ucl.ac.uk

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Research: Investigation of naturalistic "Slips of the Ear" using statistical and computational modelling, particularly with English and Chinese languages; Corpus collection and compilation; Constrain models of diachrony with synchronic data; Psycholinguistics; Speech (mis)perception; Speech segmentation; Phonetics and Phonology.

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