LINGUIST List 29.4466

Tue Nov 13 2018

Support: Phonetics; Phonology: PhD, Newcastle University

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Date: 06-Nov-2018
From: Ghada Khattab <ghada.khattabncl.ac.uk>
Subject: Phonetics; Phonology: PhD, Newcastle University, UK
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Department: Speech and Language Sciences
Web Address: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/ecls/about/sls/

Level: PhD

Institution/Organization: Newcastle University, UK

Duties: Research

Specialty Areas: Phonetics; Phonology
Speech Perception and Production

Description:

Applications are invited for PhD studentships in speech science at Newcastle University. We encourage applicants who are interested in all aspects of speech perception, production and learning. Studentships, to start in October 2019, will be awarded via open competition for two doctoral training partnerships:
- AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium, deadline Wednesday 9th January 2019.
- ESRC Northern Ireland and North East Doctoral Training Partnership (NINEDTP), deadline Friday 18th January 2019.

Please contact the following supervisors if you are interested in their broad research areas:

Ghada Khattab <ghada.khattabnewcastle.ac.uk>:
PhD supervision interests: Monolingual and bilingual phonological acquisition, accent/dialect acquisition, L2 phonology, and bilingualism and cognition. For more details, see:
http://www.ncl.ac.uk/linguistics/staff/profil/ghadakhattab.html#research

Jalal Al-Tamimi <jalal.al-tamiminewcastle.ac.uk>:
PhD supervision interests: L1/L2 phonology, speech production and perception, laboratory phonology, speech classification and recognition.
For more details, see:
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/ecls/staff/profile/jalalal-tamimi.html#research

Laurence White <laurence.whitenewcastle.ac.uk>:
PhD supervision interests: Prosody in speech perception and production, first and second language acquisition, developmental and acquired language disorders. For more details, see:
https://www.ncl.ac.uk/ecls/staff/profile/laurencewhite.html#research

Danielle Turton <Danielle.Turtonnewcastle.ac.uk>:
PhD supervision interests: Phonological variation, diachronic phonology, language variation and change, ultrasound tongue imaging, phonetics-phonology interface, laboratory phonology. For more details, see: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/elll/staff/profile/danielleturton.html#research

The AHRC Northern Bridge Consortium for Doctoral Training Partnership (NBCDTP) offers tuition fees and £14,777 per annum funding for 42 months (http://www.northernbridge.ac.uk/). Award-holders may extend their studentship to pursue an approved research training programme or to undertake a placement by a further 6 months, and successful applicants can apply for additional funding during their studentship to support their research costs and individual training needs. In addition to the standard PhD pathway, students can apply under the collaborative doctoral pathway, through which applicants develop a research project in collaboration with a partner organisation, and spend a substantial portion of their doctoral study at the partner organisation.

The ESRC Northern Ireland and North East Doctoral Training Partnership (NINEDTP) offer +3, +3.5, 1+3 and, for Language Based Area Studies only, 2+3 awards (https://www.ninedtp.ac.uk/). The awards cover tuition fees and for the duration of the degree. Award-holders may also apply for research training support grants, internships and placements, and overseas fieldwork and difficult language training, as well as overseas institutional visits. However, these need to be laid out clearly at the application stage and are considered on a case-by-case basis. In addition to the standard PhD pathway, students can apply under the collaborative doctoral pathway, through which applicants develop a research project in collaboration with a partner organisation.

Applications Deadline: 09-Jan-2019

Web Address for Applications: https://www.ninedtp.ac.uk/; http://www.northernbridge.ac.uk/

Contact Information:
        Ghada Khattab
        ghada.khattabncl.ac.uk
        Phone:01912086583



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