Category Archives: Research Unit for Indigenous Language

SOLL team wins ARC Centre of Excellence

A team from SOLL (Gillian Wigglesworth, Janet Fletcher, Rachel Nordlinger and Nick Thieberger) have received ARC Centre of Excellence funding (ANU is the lead and we are a major partner) that will commence in July 2014. This is an exciting project that will develop research around language processing, acquisition, evolution, and fieldwork. For more details […]

Dr Nick Thieberger has been awarded a Ludwig Leichhardt Jubilee Fellowship by the German Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

Dr Nick Thieberger from the newly formed Research Unit for Indigenous Language in the School of Languages and Linguistics at The University of Melbourne has been awarded a Ludwig Leichhardt Jubilee Fellowship by the German Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. research paper essay The University of Melbourne press release: “Fellowship symbolises bond between Australia and Germany,” […]

Professor Gillian Wigglesworth, the Director of the University's Indigenous Language Research Unit, said bilingual education was vital to the development of young children in communities where languages other than English were spoken at home

Professor Gillian Wigglesworth, the Director of the University’s Indigenous Language Research Unit, said bilingual education was vital to the development of young children in communities where languages other than English were spoken at home. From: “Academics urge government to heed indigenous language report,” on the Phys Org website. “Without a bilingual program, children are being […]