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  • Hosted by the Sydney Centre for Language Research, Professor Randy LaPolla gave a presentation on ‘The Creation of Meaning’ on 21 May 2021. Professor LaPolla is Professor of Linguistics with an appointment in Chinese in the School of Humanities at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.......

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  • Dr Lila San Roque from the University of Sydney speaks with Professor Nick Enfield, SCLR Director about her research into the language of the senses. Listen here:  ...

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  • Dr Mark Post is a Lecturer in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Sydney. In this episode of the SCLR Podcast, he speaks with Professor Nick Enfield about his research and work with Greater Mainland South East Asian and Himalayan languages. Listen here:...

  • Is it possible to detect new trends in substance use from language on social media? How is language data used in medical science? Dr Jacques Raubenheimer is a Senior Research Fellow in the Discipline of Biomedical Informatics and Digital Health at the University of Sydney,......

  • Associate Professor Nina Rubino is part of the Department of Italian Studies at The University of Sydney, and a member of the Sydney Centre for Language Research. She speaks to Nick Enfield about the Italian language and identity in Sydney, discussing how language and identity......

  • Dr Alexandra Grey is a Postdoctoral Fellow at The University of Sydney Law School, and founded and runs the Interdisciplinary Law and Linguistic Researcher’s Network. She spoke with Professor Nick Enfield of the SCLR about the relationship between law and linguistics, discussing language choice in......

  • Dr Nick Riemer is a senior lecturer in the Department of Linguistics and the Department of English at the University of Sydney. He is the coordinator of the History and Philosophy of Linguistics node of the Sydney Centre for Language Research. Dr Riemer spoke to......

  • Professor Jaky Troy is Director of Indigenous Research within the Office of Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research at the University of Sydney. Professor Troy spoke to Professor Nick Enfield, Director of the Sydney Centre for Language Research, about the background and implications of her book, ‘The Sydney......