Funding: Michael Beverley Innovation Fellowship
Summary: The project focusses on safeguarding Galician, a minoritised language in north-west Spain undergoing a process of language shift, as younger generations increasingly speak Spanish.
Principal Investigator: Janet Watson (University of Leeds)
Collaborators: Barry Heselwood (University of Leeds) and Abdullah Musallam al-Mahri
Funding: Leverhulme Trust
Summary: This project investigates the the sound systems of Mehri and Shehret, two endangered Modern South Arabian languages (MSAL) spoken in Southern Arabia.
Collaborators: Robert Lennon (Lancaster University) and Bronwen G. Evans (UCL).
Funding: School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, University of Leeds.
Summary: This project uses eye-tracking to investigate how information about the speakers’ accent influences the time course of spoken word recognition.
Collaborators: Bronwen G. Evans (UCL), Robert Mayr (Cardiff Metropolitan University)
Summary: This project uses phonetic methods, perception tasks and eye-tracking to investigate Galician-Spanish bilinguals' speech production and perception, with a focus on Galician new speakers (neofalantes).