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Projects & Grants

Current research grants

  • Title: Perspectives neurocognitives sur l'acquisition, la perte et le traitement du langage (Neurocognitive perspectives on the acquisition, loss and processing of language)
  • Investigators: Lydia White (PI, Linguistics), Fred Genesee (Psychology), Heather Goad (Linguistics), Yuriko Oshima-Takane (Psychology), Phaedra Royle (Université de Montréal), Karsten Steinhauer (SCSD), Elin Thordardottir (SCSD)
  • Duration of grant: 2015-2019

Research

The focus of research and teaching in the Department of Linguistics at McGill University is on theoretical and experimental linguistics, with special emphasis on the understanding of language diversity and how this diversity may be related to a universal underlying linguistic competence.