Linguistics researchOur research centres, clinical groups, research lab and research groups collaboratively foster a dynamic and interdisciplinary teaching and research environment for our staff and students.

We carry out research and PhD supervision across a wide range of areas of linguistics such as language acquisition and disorders of language, language, speech and hearing, and languages in society.

Research centres 

ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders

Linguists are involved in international collaborative research in the study of cognition, its disorders, and their treatment.

Centre for Language Sciences

Leading research in Language Acquisition, Computational linguistics, Pyscholinguistics, Sign Language and other inter-disciplinary areas.

The HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)

The HEARing CRC is focused on the twin challenges of more effective prevention and improved remediation of hearing loss.

Research groups 

Language Acquisition and Disorders of Language

Linguistics showcases research strengths in child language across the spectrum, from child language acquisition to developmental disorders. 

Language, Speech and Hearing

Linguistics has a long-standing tradition of excellence in research examining the processes that underlie language, speech and hearing. 

Languages in Society

Linguistics has a particular concern with the applications of linguistic theory to issues in social life.

Research publications 

View journals, articles, books and chapters published by our staff.

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Research events 

Explore new research areas and network with leading academics from our Department and other universities as well as invited visitors and our students at our research seminars. Many of our exciting events are available via webcast on the echoes website.

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