Gaëlle Chantrain is a linguist and egyptologist with a research background from the University of Liege and Yale University. In May 2022 she is a visiting research fellow at the Department of Linguistics.
Lisa Gustavsson has been granted SEK 4 millions from the Marcus and Amalia Wallenberg Foundation. in the project Learning First Words: The Effect of Hyperarticulation on Infant Word-Recognition, Word-
Segmentation and Word-Learning (L3WO), she will examine the impact of articulation on infants' language acquisition.
Thomas Hörbergs has been awarded grants from the The Swedish Research Council for the upcoming research project ”Grundläggande lukttermer: mot en universell semantisk rymd för lukter”. The aim of the project is to show whether there is a "universal" olfactory-semantic space.
In January 2022, two new PhD courses will start at Stockholm University Brain Imaging Centre (SUBIC). The courses are offered in cooperation between the Department of Linguistics, the Department of Psychology and Karolinska Institutet.
The research project Language contact and relatedness in the Hindu Kush region (2015—2020) systematically compared languages spoken in the linguistically diverse region. One tangible outcome of the project is an open online database.