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Ten presentations and two awards for Queen Mary linguistics at BAAP 2024

A group photo of all the Queen Mary contributors at BAAP 2024

QMUL phoneticians at BAAP 2024

A large delegation of Queen Mary staff and students visited Cardiff in late March for the 2024 Colloquium of the British Association of Academic Phoneticians. Presenters from Queen Mary contributed to no fewer than ten presentations at the conference this year. In addition, Keren Rubner and Kathleen McCarthy were awarded the Eugénie Henderson Prize for their talk on Judeo-English in London, and Madlen Jones was awarded the Cardiff Student Prize for her presentation of bilingual language acquisition. A full list of Queen Mary talks is provided below: 

Madlen Jones and Kathleen McCarthy:
The impact of interlocutor context on bilingual children’s productions of stop and lateral consonants 

Adam J. Chong, Jasper H. Sim and Brechtje Post: Ethnicity-related intonational variation in Singapore English child- directed speech

Keren Rubner and Kathleen McCarthy: Phonetic characteristics of Judeo-English in North London

Scott Kunkel: The effects of dialect background and second dialect exposure on the categorical perception of /a ~ ɑ/ in French

Marc Barnard, Scott Kunkel, Rémi Lamarque and Adam Chong: Listening effort across non-native and regional accents: a pupillometry study 

James Turner and Sophie Holmes-Elliott: Sifting through the drifting: exploring speaker agency and awareness in phonetic drift and attrition

Sophie Holmes-Elliott: Phonetic vectors: Testing the role of community variability in the real time incrementation of change

Thomas Packer-Stucki: Unmerging on the isogloss? Apparent time changes in the Black Country BATH-TRAP-PALM system

Andy Gibson, Paul Kerswill, Kathleen McCarthy and Devyani Sharma: Vowel trajectories in MLE across generations of London English

Kathleen McCarthy, Naomi Whittaker, Thomas Packer-Stucki and Outi Tuomainen: The role of accent familiarity in understanding speech in noise by younger and older listeners

Queen Mary contributors are marked in bold



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