LINGUIST List 10.1853

Thu Dec 2 1999

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  1. John Ingram, General Ling:Research Stipends at University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Message 1: General Ling:Research Stipends at University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 18:52:51 -0500 (EST)
From: John Ingram <>
Subject: General Ling:Research Stipends at University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Rank of Job: PhD or Masters students
Areas Required: Graduate research stipends: language processing
Other Desired Areas: Linguistics, Psycho-linguistics, Computational
University or Organization: University of Queensland
Department: English
State or Province: Queensland
Country: Australia
Final Date of Application: January 28th, 2000
Contact: John Ingram

Address for Applications:
Department of English, University of Queensland
Queensland 4072

(Post) Graduate Research Stipends for doctoral research in Language
Processing and Linguistics.

As part of an interdisciplinary research initiative into the linguistic,
computational and psycholinguistic bases of human language processing,
the University of Queensland is offering four doctoral stipends for the
year 2000, each to the value of $A8,000 per annum, which recipients may
use to supplement other sources of funding for full-time graduate study
(e.g., APAs for Australian graduates). The stipend is for the first year
of doctoral study, with the possibility of renewal each year over three
The doctoral stipends are intended in the first instance for students
who wish to pursue a program of study that involves collaboration across
the Departments of English (Linguistics), Speech Pathology & Audiology,
Computer Sciences and Electrical Engineering and the School of

Applicants should feel free to nominate their own preferred area of
research. However, opportunities for collaborative research exist
principally in the following areas:

1. Connectionist modelling of natural language processing.
2. Psycho-linguistic investigations of aphasia or language disorders in
3. Linguistic reconstruction and language change in Australian
4. Computational evolutionary modelling of language origins and language
5. Phonetics and phonology.

Further information and application guidelines may be obtained from:

Dr John Ingram
Department of English

Dr Helen Chenery
Department of Speech Pathology & Audiology

Assoc. Prof. Janet Wiles
Department of Computer Sciences and
Electrical Engineering & School of Psychology

Applications close: January 28th, 2000.
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