Australian Linguistic Society

The Australian Linguistic Society is the national organisation for linguists and linguistics in Australia. Its primary goal is to further interest in and support for linguistics research and teaching in Australia. The Australian Linguistic Society is one of the two main linguistics societies in Australia.

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The ALS Newsletter is issued four times per year, in the middle of February, May, August and November. Information for the Newsletter should be sent to the Editor, Joe Blythe (alsonline-at-als.asn.au) by the end of the first week of February, May, August, and November. There is a list of people who are automatically advised that it is time to contribute material; if you wish to be added to that list, send Joe an email.

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The Australian Linguistic Society is the national organisation for linguists and linguistics in Australia. Its primary goal is to further interest in and support for linguistics research and teaching in Australia. The Australian Linguistic Society is one of the two main linguistics societies in Australia.

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Australian Journal of Linguistics

The Australian Journal of Linguistics, the journal of the Australian Linguistic Society, is published four times per year. Members can access their electronic copy via the member portal online.
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Scholarships & Prizes

The Australian Linguistic Society offers four Prizes and Scholarships to support linguistics research students: the Michael Clyne Prize; the Gerhardt Laves Scholarship; the Jalwang Scholarship; and the Susan Kaldor Scholarship 
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Research Grants

The Australian Linguistic Society offers a research grant scheme of up to $5000 per grant for research in any area of linguistics.
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ALS Research Grants scheme grantees announced

The results of the 2019 ALS Research Grants scheme have now been announced. Congratulations to all the grantees. The awarded projects are:

Celeste Rodriguez Louro ‘Prisons, schools and fire: Yarning and language change’ ($4935)

Minna Korhonen ‘Language variation and change over time in rural Australian English’ ($4957)

Debbie Loakes ‘Understanding voice quality in Australia: Aboriginal English and mainstream Australian English’ ($3932)

Gegentuul (Hongye) Bai ‘Transformation and transmission: Mongolian language and cultural workshops in Inner Mongolia’ ($5000)

Zhen Zeng ‘Infants’ Auditory Cue-weighting of Speech and Music Rhythm’ ($5000)

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