1405, 2020

We are hiring!

May 14th, 2020|Categories: Department News|

Come join us!! Assoc/Full Professor Position in Language Diversity and Documentation at HKU! Applications are due soon: 13 June 2020. See the link for details. https://jobs.hku.hk/en/job/500057/professorassociate-professor-in-language-diversity-and-documentation

2001, 2020

Welcome, Dr. Song!

January 20th, 2020|Categories: Department News|

We would happy to welcome a new member of staff to our department! Dr. Yoonsang Song’s research explores the syntactic and morphological representation of language, with a particular focus on how language is processed by [...]

2012, 2019

Congratulations to HKU Iinguistics graduates Sharon Lee and Szeto Pui-Yiu on their Outstanding Thesis Awards from the Linguistic Society of Hong Kong

December 20th, 2019|Categories: General News, News|

Outstanding Thesis Award 2019 (MA category) - "Focus Prosody in Cantonese - The Case of Verb-copying Constructions" by Sharon Tsoi Lam Lee Outstanding Thesis Award 2019 (Ph.D. category) - "Typological Variation Across Sinitic Languages: Contact [...]

111, 2019

HKU-led study tracks 17 languages and finds all languages convey information at similar rates, regardless of whether they are spoken faster or slower

November 1st, 2019|Categories: General News|

Dr. Christophe Coupe has recently published a paper titled "Different languages, similar encoding efficiency: comparable information rates across the human communicative niche" in Science Advances (https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/9/eaaw2594). His findings have been reported by several media including Mingpao, Economist, [...]