Projects & recruitment

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Hjerneskanningsundersøgelsen foregår på Center for Funktionelt Integrativ Neurovidenskab (CFIN) ved Århus Universitetshospital.

Tilmelding foregår via dette link:
https://cfin.sona-systems.com/exp_info.aspx?experiment_id=371

 

The following projects are associated with the research group:

PhD projects:

  • Assessing Danish student’s Chinese second language acquisition. PhD project – Sidsel Rasmussen (2016-present). Advisor: Ocke-Schwen Bohn.
  • Prosodic features of Danish response tokens in interaction. PhD project – Søren Sandager Sørensen (2016-Dec 2020! Recently defended!). Supervisor: Jakob Steensig
  • The Melody of Jutland. PhD project – Yonatan Goldshtein (2019-present). Supervisor: Inger Schoonderbeek Hansen, co-supervisor: Peter Bakker.
  • Cross-language training and transfer. PhD project – Jonas Villumsen (2019-present). Advisors: Ocke-Schwen Bohn, Míša Hejná. 

Projects with major funding and collaborations:

  • Perceptual Flexibility in Old Age: Effect of Training on Speech Perception. PI: Ocke-Schwen Bohn. Collaborators at AU: TBA. External collaborators: Linda Polka (McGill University) and Dawn Behne (NTNU Trondheim). Further information can be found here

  • Word processing in native Danish speakers. PI: Ocke-Schwen Bohn (AU). Collaborators: Anders Højen (AU), Thierry Nazzi (Université Paris Decarte), and Boris New (Université de Savoie). Research assistant: Cindy Ida Larsen (AU).

  • Ageing in Language Variation and Change (funded by an AUFF Starting Grant, 2019-2020) & Contrasting Effects of Biological, Social, and Chronological Age on Human Speech (funded by a Small Grant for Strategic Development in Research). Researchers: Míša Hejná (AU), Joel Wallenberg (Newcastle), the Newcastle Centre for Behaviour and Evolution and, as of January 2019, Anna Jespersen (AU).

  • Aspiration dissimilation. Researchers: Míša Hejná (AU) and Adèle Jatteau (Paris 8).

  • It’s not what you said, it’s how you said it: an empirical approach to human voice as the outward expression of inner character (funded by a Carlsberg Foundation Young Researcher Fellowship). Interdisciplinary project. Researchers: Míša Hejná (AU), Mark Eaton (English History, AU), Mathias Clasen (English literature, AU). Postdoc: Jens Kjeldgaard-Christensen. More information here.

  • (Sociopragmatics of Second Language Encounters. Funding yet to be secured. PI: Anna Jespersen (AU). Collaborators: Ocke-Schwen Bohn (AU), Míša Hejná (AU), Andreas Højlund (AU), Camilla Horslund (AU), Mette Hjortshøj Sørensen (AU). Oliver Niebuhr (SDU), Amalia Arvaniti (Radboud), Remco Knooihuizen (Groningen)).