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Undergraduate research to be presented at upcoming conferences

Five of our undergraduates will be presenting their research at upcoming undergraduate conferences this April.


Third year students Sarah Asinari, Kathryna Shi-Hui Kwok, Laura Potter and Abbie Maguire have all been accepted into the Undergraduate Linguistics Association of Britain (ULAB) Annual Conference in Cambridge.

Sarah will be presenting her research entitled: "Concord and Prequantifiers in Russian numeral constructions."

Kathryna's research is: "On the syntax of discourse particles in Colloquial Singapore English: The case for two distinct particle groups"

Laura's talk will be: "'Mentally ill' or 'terrorist': a discourse and ethnographic approach to the framing of the murderer of politician Jo Cox in British tabloid and broadsheet newspapers"

Abbie will be presenting "Does accent and phonation type affect British English locus equations and their loci values?", which she will also be presenting at the British Conference of Undergraduate Research in Bournemouth.

Additionally, one of our first year students, Macarena Chiclana, will be presenting her co-authored research at ULAB: 

Franco Cabezudo et al. "Humanoid Robots, Specific Language Impairment and Autism Spectrum Disorder." Presented by Macarena Chiclana (undergraduate observer and research assistant, with express permission of the lead researchers)

Many congratulations to you all, and best of luck!