We pursue research in the formal, generative tradition in syntax and semantics and their interfaces with other areas of the grammar such as pragmatics, discourse structure, and morphology, and the relation between grammatical structures and language processing.

We combine the theoretical coherence, creativity, and precision that are the hallmarks of generative linguistics with attention to empirical detail.

We aim to integrate experimental and computational approaches to the development of our theoretical understanding of syntax and semantics and to be at the forefront of the synergy and mutual exchange between advanced abstract theory and experimental scrutiny, and also to use experiments to construct exploratory theoretical models of syntax, semantics and their interfaces.

Research degrees

Study with us – MA or PhD in Linguistics, Language and Communication, and Applied Linguistics

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