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Dr Claire Nance

Lecturer

Claire Nance

Lancaster University

County South

LA1 4YL

Lancaster

Tel: +441524594513

Research overview

My research involves sociolinguistics, phonetics, laboratory phonology. In particular, I focus on the Celtic languages, especially Scottish Gaelic. I consider the phonetic and social implications of bilingualism and have extensively investigated the context of minority langauge revitalisation in Scotland. Other research interests include rising intonation in Glasgow Gaelic and Liverpool English, as well as ultrasound tongue imaging. My ultrasound research so far has considered tongue root contrasts in Twi and Ghanaian English, as well as palatalisation contrasts in Gaelic sonorants.

PhD supervision

I would be happy to receive PhD applications for the following areas: Phonetics, Laboratory phonology, sociophonetics, sociolinguistics, Celtic languages, minority languages.

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