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An evaluation of the Scottish Government’s 1+2 language policy and its relation to uptake of languages in national exams.

The University of Stirling and Scotland’s National Centre for Languages (SCILT) are pleased to announce the availability of a fully funded Collaborative Doctoral Award studentship from 1 October 2023 under the AHRC’s Collaborative Doctoral Award Scheme. Read more

Understanding large language models

Large language models such as GPT and FLAN are increasingly being used as a foundation in a number of AI applications. They are created by training a machine learning architecture known as a “Transformer” on very large amounts of natural text. Read more

Language development in early childhood: Precursors of the transition to literacy

Early language skills are known to contribute to later reading acquisition. This project will examine how variation in early language affects the transition to literacy among children developing typically or atypically due to factors such as neurodiversity or socio-economic status. Read more

Language development in early childhood: Exploring the quality of interactions with adults and peers

A connection between a child’s early language development and the learning environment is well established. What is less clear is how specific environments and experiences affect the linguistic skills of young children with resulting effects on their later conceptual understanding and language use. Read more

Applied Linguistics PhD Scholarship

Eligibility criteria. Applications will be considered based on the quality of the research proposal and its alignment with the focus outlined below. Read more

Postgraduate Research Opportunities in Education

The. School of Education. is recognised as one of the very best in the UK for its research and teaching excellence, with 81% of our research deemed 'world-leading' and 'internationally excellent' by the Research Excellence Framework in 2021. Read more

Chancellor's Anniversary scholarships

To celebrate 200 years of the University of Huddersfield, which in 1825 was established as The Science and Mechanics Institute, the University is awarding 60 Chancellor’s Anniversary Scholarships across all PhD disciplines. Read more

School of Arts and Humanities Scholarships

The School of Arts and Humanities Scholarship scheme offers full or partial fee waivers to candidates proposing high-quality research aligned to the School’s key areas of research. Read more
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PhD studentship in morphological change

We have an exciting opportunity for a fully funded PhD in historical linguistics with the Surrey Morphology Group on the subject of change to inflectional morphology. Read more

Research opportunities in the Department of Psychology

Our Department of Psychology is among the world's top psychology departments*, excelling in both teaching and research. We offer the following research degree programmes. Read more

Cardiff University School of English, Communication and Philosophy - PhD Opportunities

With its unique mix of disciplines, Cardiff School of English, Communication and Philosophy offers an exciting range of specialised and innovative postgraduate programmes and a dynamic and highly successful research culture. Read more

English Language and Applied Linguistics - Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Carry out your research with one of the UK’s leading English Language departments, renowned for our expertise in Corpus Research, Cognitive Linguistics and Psycholinguistics, and Discourse Analysis and Stylistics. Read more

Consequences of predictive language processing for learning and memory

Language arrives at a rate of 150-300 words per minute. a rapid input stream that needs to be decoded at high speed. There is now an emerging consensus that the input is to some extent predictable, and that the brain generates predictions about likely upcoming input, which may provide a head start on processing. Read more

Learning new words from diverse linguistic input

This project is a large-scale study investigating novel word learning in diverse contexts. We are often exposed. to new words in the rich linguistic input we receive on a daily basis. Read more

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