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Wed Feb 02 2005

Support: Socio-phonetics: PhD Student, U of Canterbury

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Message 1: Socio-phonetics: PhD Student, University of Canterbury

Date: 02-Feb-2005
From: Jen Hay <jen.haycanterbury.ac.nz>
Subject: Socio-phonetics: PhD Student, University of Canterbury


University or Organization: University of Canterbury 
 Job Rank: PhD  
 Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Sociolinguistics
 
 The Department of Linguistics at the University of Canterbury (New Zealand)
 is now accepting applications for a Targeted PhD Scholarship in the area of
 the Sociophonetics of New Zealand English.    
 
 Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
         
 Issues to do with Vowel Merger and/or Chain-shift; The relationship between
 speech production and speech perception;  Regional variation in New Zealand
 English;  The speech of New Zealand adolescents.
 
 The successful applicant will receive NZ$15,000 per annum, plus tuition
 fees at the domestic rate, for three years.    The student must enroll in
 the PhD within 6 months of receiving the formal offer.
 
 Applications close March 15.    Interested students should contact Jen Hay
 (jen.haycanterbury.ac.nz) for further information. 
 
 Address for information:
  Jen Hay 
 jen.haycanterbury.ac.nz
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