2021 Research Grant awardees and scholarship winners announced

The 2021 scholarship winners and ALS research grant scheme awardees have now been announced.

The Gerhardt Laves Scholarship to support linguistic fieldwork in Australia and the region by a research student has been awarded to Caroline de Dear (Macquarie) for her project Questions and responses in Gija conversations.

The Jalwang Scholarship for supporting linguists to give back to the community by converting research into materials of benefit to the language speakers has been awarded to Alex Anderson (University of Sydney) for The Gudjal Project.

This years' Susan Kaldor Scholarship to assist students to attend an institute, summer school or similar intensive course has been jointly won by Agnieszka Faron (University of Queensland) to attend the International Summer School on Multilingualism at The University of Greenwich and Eleanor Yacopetti (University of Western Australia) to participate in the Bininj Kunwok Language Course.

This years' Research Grants scheme has funded four projects:

Yanping Li (Western Sydney University) has been awarded a grant for the project Native English Speakers’ Learning of Mandarin Tones in Regionally-accented Mandarin Words.

Haoyi Li (ANU) was funded for the project Multimodal Metaphors: the semantics and syntax of tropes in the language and art of Ganalbingu (Djinba).

Thomas Saunders and Sarah Laborde (Griffith) received a grant for the Big Nyikina repatriation of audio and video recordings.

Hanna Torsh (Macquarie) has been awarded a grant for the project Pride and shame ten years on: Revisiting linguistic identity and family language policy.

The ALS executive congratulates all the awardees and grantees.

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