Centre for Research in Linguistics and Language Sciences

Projects

Projects

  • "Múin Béarla do na Leanbháin" ('Teach the Children English')
    Project Leader(s): Professor Karen Corrigan
    Project Dates: From February 2014 to March 2016
  • A Linguistic Time-Capsule for the Google Generation: The Diachronic Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English
    Project Leader(s): Professor Karen Corrigan
    Project Dates: From October 2010 to October 2011
  • A Linguistic Time-Capsule: The Newcastle Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English
    Project Leader(s): Professor Karen Corrigan
    Project Dates: From October 2001 to April 2005
  • A Pilot Investigation of a Speech and Language Therapy Programme for Parents and their Preschool Children with Cerebral Palsy.
    Project Leader(s): Dr Lindsay Pennington
  • A Preliminary Investigation of the Effects of Speech and Language Intervention for Children with Cerebral Palsy
    Project Leader(s): Dr Lindsay Pennington
  • AAAL and ACLA/CAAL Joint Conference 2006
    Project Leader(s): Florence Myles
    Project Dates: From June 2006 to June 2006
  • Acquisition of Geminate Consonants by Arabic Children
    Project Leader(s): Dr. Ghada Khattab
    Project Dates: From January 2003 to January 2005
  • An Evaluation of Thinking Skill Taxonomies for post-16 Learners
    Project Leader(s): David Moseley
    Project Dates: From April 2002 to January 2003
  • Aphasia Research Clinic
    Project Leader(s): Prof. David Howard, Dr Sue Franklin
    Project Dates: From February 1999 to January 2002
  • Assessment and Management of Children with English as an Additional Language who have Communication Impairments: Finding a New Way Forward
    Project Leader(s): Dr Carolyn Letts, Dr Ghada Khattab
    Project Dates: From September 2006 to August 2008
  • Assessment of Children from a Bi-or Multilingual Context at Risk for Language Impairment
    Project Leader(s): Ghada Khattab and Carolyn Letts
    Project Dates: From October 2009 to September 2011
  • Assessment of Language in Aphasia in Japanese
    Project Leader(s): Prof. David Howard
    Project Dates: From March 2005 to February 2006
  • Baseline Data for Arabic Acquisition with Clinical Applications
    Project Leader(s): Kimary Shahin (Lead-PI, Qatar University), Ghada Khattab (Co-PI, Newcastle University)
    Project Dates: From June 2009 to May 2012
  • British Council China Studies
    Project Leader(s): Dr Mei Lin
    Project Dates: From January 2000 to December 2004
  • British Council China Study Grant: Developing and Evaluating a Model for Thinking Skills Intervention in the Asian Context
    Project Leader(s): Sue Robson and Mei Lin
    Project Dates: From January 2000 to January 2004
  • Centre for Excellence in Inter-Professional Education (CEIPE)
    Project Leader(s): Prof Steve Walsh
  • Centre of Research Excellence in Childhood Language
    Project Leader(s): Professor James Law
    Project Dates: From January 2012 to December 2016
  • Co-production of dementia-care communications technology
    Project Leader(s): Dr Tony Young
    Project Dates: From April 2015 to March 2016
  • Construction des Connaissances Langagières, Diversité des Usages, Contextes Sociolinguistiques
    Project Leader(s): Dr. Ghada Khattab
    Project Dates: From April 2007 to June 2010
  • Cost Action: Enhancing children's oral language skills across Europe and beyond: a collaboration
    Project Leader(s): Prof James Law
    Project Dates: From June 2015 to May 2016
  • CRAMLAP: Celtic Regional and Minority Languages Project
    Project Leader(s): Dr Steve Walsh
  • Critical Reflective Practice in Initial Teacher Education: a Comparative Study
    Project Leader(s): Dr Steve Walsh
  • Developing a replicable model of partnership working to improve the communication skills and academic attainment of children in an area of social deprivation
    Project Leader(s): Dr Helen Stringer
    Project Dates: From January 2011 to January 2013
  • Developing Aphasia Therapy Resources
    Project Leader(s): Dr Julie Morris and Dr Janet Webster
    Project Dates: From September 2005 to December 2008
  • Development of Classroom Language Learning Oral Corpus
    Project Leader(s): Professor Florence Myles and Rosamond Mitchell (Southampton University)
    Project Dates: From November 2002 to March 2003
  • Development of Criticality Among Undergraduates in Two Academic Disciplines
    Project Leader(s): Professor Florence Myles and Rosamond Mitchell (University of Southampton)
    Project Dates: From July 2002 to June 2004
  • Differentiating Cantonese Children with Specific Language Impairment (SLI) from Children with Typical Language Skills.
    Project Leader(s): Dr Thomas Klee
    Project Dates: From January 2004 to January 2006
  • Dynamic Assessment of Novel Sentence Learning by Children of Varying Spoken Language Abilities
    Project Leader(s): Dr Nick Riches
  • Early Years Professionals' Understandings of Childrens's Speech and Language Development
    Project Leader(s): Maria Mroz
    Project Dates: From August 2001 to July 2002
  • Enhancing Interactional Awareness to Promote Active Learning
    Project Leader(s): Dr Steve Walsh
  • EPPI-Centre Reviews by the Thinking Skills Review Group
    Project Leader(s): Steve Higgins
    Project Dates: From January 2002 to January 2006
  • ESRC Research Seminar Series: Knowledge and Skills for Learning to Learn
    Project Leader(s): David Moseley and David Leat
    Project Dates: From January 2003 to January 2005
  • Establishment of the Hong Kong Centre for Problem-based Learning
    Project Leader(s):
  • EU Speak
    Project Leader(s): Prof Martha Young-Scholten
  • Evaluating an Innovative Support Centre for People with Aphasia in the North East
    Project Leader(s): Dr Julie Morris and Dr Anne Whitworth
    Project Dates: From February 2006 to October 2007
  • Evaluating the Progress in Reading and Spelling made by Children who Attend the Literacy Clinic, University of Newcastle
    Project Leader(s): Dr Carolyn Letts, Dr Sue Stothard
    Project Dates: From September 2006 to August 2007
  • Evaluation of the Impact of Teacher Research Scholarship Scheme on Teachers’ Professional Development
    Project Leader(s): Viv Baumfield
    Project Dates: From June 2000 to April 2001
  • Exploratory Multivariate Analysis of the Qur'an: the Problem of Variation in Sura Length
    Project Leader(s): Dr Hermann Moisl
    Project Dates: From May 2007 to July 2007
  • Field Trip Study Grant to Study Penan Language Use and Language Change, in Malaysia
    Project Leader(s): Dr. Peter Sercombe
    Project Dates: From January 2003 to January 2007
  • French Interlanguage Corpora
    Project Leader(s): Professor Florence Myles
  • French Learner Language Oral Corpora
    Project Leader(s): Prof Florences Myles, University of Essex and Prof Ros Mitchell, University of Southampton
  • Gateshead Revisited: Inferring Linguistic Variation and Change from the Newcastle Electronic Corpus of Tyneside English
    Project Leader(s): Professor Karen Corrigan
    Project Dates: From August 2005 to August 2005
  • Influences on Vocabulary Development in Two-year-old Children
    Project Leader(s): Professor Stephanie F Stokes & Dr Thomas Klee
    Project Dates: From October 2004 to July 2006
  • Integrating Impairment and Social Models of Healthcare: Treating Sentence Level Difficulties in Aphasia and Making a Difference
    Project Leader(s): Dr Anne Whitworth
    Project Dates: From September 2006 to September 2008
  • L2 Oral fluency and effects of interaction
    Project Leader(s): Dr Clare Wright
    Project Dates: From October 2010 to October 2012
  • Language Learning in the Wild
    Project Leader(s): Professor Paul Seedhouse (ECLS) and Professor Patrick Olivier (Computing Science)
    Project Dates: From May 2010 to October 2012
  • Learning European Languages in a Digital Kitchen: LANCOOK
    Project Leader(s): Prof Paul Seedhouse
    Project Dates: From December 2011 to November 2014
  • Learning French from Ages 5, 7 and 11: An Investigation into Starting Ages, Rates and Routes of Learning Amongst Early Foreign Language Learners.
    Project Leader(s): Professor Florence Myles (Newcastle University) and Professor Rosamond Mitchell (University of Southampton)
    Project Dates: From October 2009 to September 2011
  • Linguistic Development in L2 Spanish
    Project Leader(s):
  • Linguistic Development in L2 Spanish: Creation and Analysis of a Learner Corpus
    Project Leader(s): Professor Florence Myles
    Project Dates: From April 2006 to March 2008
  • Linguistic Development of Classroom Learners of French: A Cross-sectional Study
    Project Leader(s): Professor Florence Myles
    Project Dates: From October 2001 to September 2002
  • Low-Educated Second Language and Literacy Acquisition (LESLLA)
    Project Leader(s): Martha Young-Scholten (SELs) and Yvonne Ritchie (Newcastle Workers Education Association)
    Project Dates: From November 2010 to October 2011
  • Null Subjects and the Structure of Parametric Theory
    Project Leader(s): Professor Anders Holmberg
    Project Dates: From October 2002 to September 2007
  • Opening Closed Doors: A Micro Analytic Investigation of Dispute Resolution in Child Contact Cases
    Project Leader(s): Dr. Alan Firth
    Project Dates: From January 2008 to December 2008
  • Orthographoc and Phonetic Transcription of the Tyneside Linguistic Survey's Newcastle Recordings
    Project Leader(s): Dr Hermann Moisl
    Project Dates: From August 2003 to June 2004
  • Paradigms of Diversity and Social Cohesion: Education Planning, Curriculum Design, and Language Vitality Among Latin American Indigenous Peoples
    Project Leader(s): Rosaleen Howard
    Project Dates: From November 2010 to October 2012
  • Phonological Acquisition in Multilingual Settings: The Case of Lebanese Arabic
    Project Leader(s): Ghada Khattab
    Project Dates: From April 2007 to June 2010
  • Phonological acquisition in multilingual settings: the case of Lebanese Arabic
    Project Leader(s): Ghada Khattab
    Project Dates: From April 2007 to June 2010
  • Project on Semantic Change in Body-part Terms and on Lexical Motivation
    Project Leader(s): Dr Richard Waltereit
  • Psychological Significance of Production Templates in Phonological and Lexical Advance: A Cross-Linguistic Study.
    Project Leader(s): Marilyn Vihman, Tamar Keren-Portnoy, Rory DePaolis, Ghada Khattab and Sophie Wauquier
    Project Dates: From June 2009 to December 2011
  • Reading Comprehension in Aphasia: The Development of a Novel Assessment of Reading Comprehension
    Project Leader(s): Dr Julie Morris
    Project Dates: From February 2012 to January 2015
  • Reflexive Marking in the History of French
    Project Leader(s): Richard Waltereit
    Project Dates: From October 2010 to June 2011
  • Semantic Therapy & Aphasia: Contrasting the efficacy of 2 treatment methods & consid issues
    Project Leader(s): Dr Julie Morris
    Project Dates: From March 2011 to March 2014
  • Sentence Repetition in Healthy Older Adults: The Contribution of Inhibitory Processing to Syntactic Processing
    Project Leader(s): Dr Christos Salis
  • Short-term memory treatment for older adults with aphasia: Investigating its effectiveness for language understanding.
    Project Leader(s): Dr Christos Salis
    Project Dates: From October 2012 to December 2013
  • Sociolinguistics Symposium
    Project Leader(s): Professor Karen Corrigan
    Project Dates: From April 2004 to April 2004
  • Speaking features that distinguish IELTS proficiency levels
    Project Leader(s): Prof Paul Seedhouse
    Project Dates: From July 2012 to July 2013
  • Structure and Linearization in Disharmonic Word Orders
    Project Leader(s): Professor Anders Holmberg
    Project Dates: From October 2007 to September 2010
  • Symposium - Human Language: Cognitive, Neuroscientific and Dynamical Systems Perspectives
    Project Leader(s): Dr Hermann Moisl
    Project Dates: From October 2003 to November 2003
  • Systematic Review of Thinking Skills Approaches to Effective Teaching and Learning
    Project Leader(s): Viv Baumfield and Steve Higgins
    Project Dates: From December 2001 to November 2002
  • Temporal Language and Thought
    Project Leader(s): Dr Panos Athanasopoulos
    Project Dates: From January 2011 to December 2013
  • The Art of Making the Best use of Bad Data: Irish-English Folklore Corpora as Evidence of Syntactic Change
    Project Leader(s): Professor Karen Corrigan
    Project Dates: From August 2002 to August 2002
  • The Emergence and Development of the Tense-aspect System in L2 Spanish
    Project Leader(s): Florence Myles
    Project Dates: From August 2008 to January 2010
  • The Empire Speaks Back: Northern Irish-English as a Post-Colonial Dialect
    Project Leader(s): Professor Karen Corrigan
    Project Dates: From September 2008 to February 2009
  • The New Reynell Development Language Scales
    Project Leader(s): Carolyn Letts
    Project Dates: From December 2008 to September 2010
  • The Past is My Present to Your Future
    Project Leader(s): Professor Karen Corrigan
    Project Dates: From December 2002 to December 2003
  • The Structure of French Interlanguage: A Corpus-based Study
    Project Leader(s): Professor Florence Myles
  • The Syntax of Yes and No
    Project Leader(s): Anders Holmberg
    Project Dates: From October 2011 to September 2013
  • Topic Development in the IELTS Speaking Test
    Project Leader(s): Paul Seedhouse
  • Topographic Mapping as a Tool for Analysis and Results Visualization of Dialectal Data
    Project Leader(s): Dr Hermann Moisl
    Project Dates: From August 2002 to August 2002
  • Transition and Transfer between Key Stage 2 and Key Stage 3
    Project Leader(s): Mei Lin and Vivienne Baumfield
    Project Dates: From September 2001 to January 2002
  • Transition between Key Stages in Schools
    Project Leader(s): Vivienne Baumfield, Mei Lin
    Project Dates: From July 2001 to June 2002
  • Translating cultures and the legislated mediation of indigenous rights in Peru
    Project Leader(s): Prof Rosaleen Howard
    Project Dates: From October 2014 to June 2016
  • Understanding what matters most: exploring trajectories and transitions in children’s development and learning from the Foundation Stage to formal education.
    Project Leader(s): Dr Cristina McKean
    Project Dates: From November 2009 to November 2011
  • Verb and sentence therapy for people with aphasia
    Project Leader(s): Dr Janet Webster
    Project Dates: From August 2009 to January 2010
  • Vicarious Learning and Teaching of Clinical Reasoning Skills
    Project Leader(s): Dr. Julie Morris
    Project Dates: From June 2004 to August 2007
  • What is the Cause of Phonological Errors in Aphasic Speech and What is the Most Effective Method of Therapy for these Errors?
    Project Leader(s): Dr Anne Whitworth, Professor David Howard
    Project Dates: From October 2006 to January 2010
  • Year Abroad Effects on Language Proficiency for English University Students Learning Chinese (L2 Chinese)
    Project Leader(s): Clare Wright
    Project Dates: From September 2010 to August 2011
  • You came TO DIE?! Perceptual adaptation to regional accents as a new lens on the puzzle of spoken word
    Project Leader(s): Professor Gerald Docherty
    Project Dates: From January 2012 to December 2014
  • Introduction here.

    Across our broad research themes, staff work on a wide range of languages, adopt diverse methodologies and theoretical perspectives. For staff working on speech/language disorders and second language learning, there is also a strong focus on developing the evidence base underpinning practice.

    Below is a selection of some of our current and recent projects: