The research that has been undertaken by CeLM over the last few years covers many aspects of literacy and multilingualism. Here is a summary of some of the projects that have been conducted:
Professor Jeanine Treffers-Daller
Dr Aileen Ho
- Speech impairment in Parkinson’s disease.
Dr Carmel Houston-Price
- Language experience shapes the development of the mutual exclusivity bias: a comparison of the use of a specific word-learning strategy in young monolingual and bilingual infants.
Professor Doug Saddy
- Integrative Neurodynamics
- Neural Field models of the brain
- Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics
- Processing polarity constructions in Basque and Spanish
- Bridging the Gaps
- Parametric effects in language processing
- Linguistics of polarity and free choice constructions
- Multi-lingual processing
Professor Hilary Footitt
- Languages in war
- HE Modern Languages Strategy.
Professor Ianthi Maria Tsimpli
- Language Impairment in a Multilingual Society: Linguistic Patterns and the Road to Assessment.
- Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Multilingual Development. PI: Monika S. Schmid.
- Age Effects on Language Development in Early Child Bilingualism.
- The Development of Subordinators and Prepositions in Bilingual and SLI Children.
- The Development of Functional Categories in L2 Greek.
- Syntactic Native Language Attrition: A Study of Greek and Italian Speakers of English.
- An Investigation of Extraordinary Language Learning.
- Clitics and Pronouns in Second Language Acquisition.
Dr Jacqueline Laws
- Comparison of the verb-argument structure of intransitive verbs in Mandarin, Italian and English.
Professor Jane Setter
- The production and perception of juncture characteristics in three varieties of English.
- The perception and production of intonation amongst learners of English in the academic population.
- The communicative role of intonation in Hong Kong English.
Professor Jason Rothman
- Typological Primacy Model of L3 Transfer
- Input Delimited Outcome Differences in Heritage Speaker Competence
- The Phonological Permeability Hypothesis.
Dr Jessie Ricketts
- Standardisation of the Diagnostic Test of Word Reading Processes.
Dr Panos Athanasopoulos
- Speaking, thinking and gesturing in two languages (workshop, with Professor Jeanine Treffers-Daller)
- Language Diversity and Thought: Motion Events in Language, Memory, and Cognition (with E. Bylund).
- A systematic investigation of Welsh colour terms and their semantic extension on colour space.
- The effects of second language acquisition on cognition: The case of number.
Dr Sarah Brewer
- The Global Forum for EAP (English for Academic Purposes) Professionals.
Professor Suzanne Graham
- Strategy training in Year 12 French.
Professor Theo Marinis
- Cross-linguistic study of the production and processing of grammatical morphemes in L2 children compared to children with Specific Language Impairment (with Susan Edwards)
- Real-time processing of syntactic information in children with English as a Second Language & children with Specific Language Impairment.
- Investigation of syntactic expectancy in second language learners: an ERP study (with Elisabeth Fonteneau).
- Sentence processing in children with English as a Second Language.
Dr Clare Wright
- Working memory in L2 development
- Sociocultural barriers to interaction in English among international students
- Effects of Year Abroad on L2 Mandarin development