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Melbourne Linguistics ranked top in the country and sixth in the world

Linguistics at The University of Melbourne has been academic research paper ranked sixth in the world by the QS index. “The QS World University Rankings is regarded as one of the three most influential and widely observed international university rankings, along with the Times Higher Education World University Rankings and the Academic Ranking of World […]

Tim McNamara on Radio National Big Ideas: Podcast

Is it possible to obtain justice in a language or dialect that is not your own? A panel of linguistic and legal experts discuss language and the law. At the very best of times courts can be confusing but if you don’t understand spoken English it can be overwhelming whether you are a victim, suspect […]

Recent department grants

PhD student Aidan Wilson has received a $20,000 grant from AIATSIS to document parts of the Traditional Tiwi language, an under-studied and highly endangered language from the Tiwi Islands in Australia’s north. buy viagara from canadian pharmacy Debbie Loakes has received an Early Career Researcher Grant of $25,000 from the university to continue her work on […]

2011 Chancellor’s Prize for Excellence in a PhD Thesis awarded to Jennifer Green

Congratulations to Jenny on being awarded the Chancellor’s Prize for her thesis “Between the earth and the air: multimodality in Arandic sand stories”. Each year, the University of Melbourne’s RHD Committee awards the Chancellor’s Prize for Excellence in the PhD Thesis. This is the only University wide award for a PhD Thesis. In 2011, six […]

Congratulations to Susy Macqueen, winner of the 2010 Christopher Brumfit PhD/Ed.D Thesis Award

Dr Macqueen’s Ph.D. thesis, entitled The emergence of patterns in second language writing, was selected by an external panel of judges based on its significance to the fields of second language acquisition, second or foreign language learning and teaching, and its originality, creativity and quality of presentation. cymbalta 30 mg Drawing upon a convergence of […]

Upcoming conference – Sustainable data from digital research: Humanities perspectives on digital scholarship

The University of Melbourne will play host to PARADISEC’s Sustainable Data from Digital Research conference on 12-14th December 2011. Digital methods for recording information are now ubiquitous. no prscription cialis In fieldwork-based disciplines, like linguistics, musicology, anthropology and so on, recordings are typically of high cultural value and there is great benefit in the proper […]

OZCLO: Australian Computational and Linguistics Olympiad 2012

Each year the Linguistics program runs the Australian Computational and Linguistics Olympiad, which is a competition for high school students designed to introduce them to the fun of language and language analysis. This year we had over 700 students participating around the country, which is a fantastic way to introduce students to our discipline. Our […]

Congratulations to Kellie Frost, winner of the 2011 Caroline Clapham IELTS Masters Award

This award is for a Master’s-level dissertation or thesis in English which makes the most significant contribution to the field