Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
Speaker identity in metaphor processing LCS SRDF 1 January 2015 31 December 2099
TAUS Internally funded 2008 31 December 2099
Dante and Late Medieval Florence: Theology in Poetry, Practice and Society AHRC 2012 31 December 2099
National Network for Interpreting HEFCE January 2017 31 December 2099
Quantifying bilingual language experience: Optimising tools for educators, clinicians and researchers Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1 October 2019 30 September 2022
Experiences of Year Abroad in China Internally funded 1 October 2018 30 June 2021
HSK (Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi) test taker characteristics, test performance and implications for HSK test constructs Hankao International 1 April 2019 1 November 2020
Speech tempo perception and missing sounds Leverhulme Trust 4 September 2017 1 October 2020

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
LITE Excellence and Innovation fellowship LITE 1 September 2018 31 August 2019
“Reading to Learn” – cognitive processes involved in learning Chinese characters LCS 1 May 2019 31 July 2019
Promoting language development via shared reading ESRC 1 April 2015 3 August 2018
ManyBabies1: Quantifying sources of variability in infancy research using the infant-directed speech preference APS 1 May 2017 1 April 2018
Early discourse competence in preschool children: An elicitation study AHRC 1 September 2016 1 December 2017
Syllables, segments and how to measure speech tempo: Evidence from listening experiments British Academy / Leverhulme Trust 4 July 2016 3 September 2017
Exploring psycholinguistic eye tracking methodologies and data analytic techniques British Academy 1 January 2014 31 December 2015
The Bantu-Romance connection ESF / British Academy 1 May 2006 1 May 2007
William Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu: celebrating a 400 year legacy Supported by The Footsteps Fund 01 August 2014 01 December 2016
WebDoc Internally funded 2014 -
TCC Internally funded 1 January 2010 31 December 2012
Signs beyond borders: Meaning-making across sign and spoken languages Internally funded 2017 2018
ReadingCorp - - -
Process Automation for Localisation of Dialogue in Entertainment Media (PALODIEM) InnovateUK 2014 2016
MyExhibition - - -
MULIMO - - -
LangCorp AHRC - -
Kelly Marie Curie FP7 - -
IntelliText AHRC - -
HyghTra Marie Curie FP7 - -
How to promote children's language development using family-based shared book reading ESRC 2015 2018