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26 July 2019

The Dementia Prevention Research Clinic will be officially opened in Christchurch today – the third in a national network of clinics established by Brain Research New Zealand| Rangahau Roro Aotearoa (BRNZ).

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10 October 2018

Experimental diachronics: Investigating language change and evolution in the lab

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08 October 2018

What can Social Media tell us about Māori Loanwords?

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12 November 2017

NZILBB researchers have been awarded a Marsden grant for their project.

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15 November 2016

Congratulations to NZILBB Director, Jen Hay, and NZILBB Bilingual Theme Leader, Jeanette King, on being awarded a Marsden grant Statistical learning with and without a lexicon.

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10 November 2016

Congratulations to Lynn Clark, Kevin Watson and Jen Hay on being awarded a Marsden grant What is the Southland accent?

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01 November 2016

NZILBB needs participants for experiments that we are currently running. All of our experiments have been approved by the UC Human Ethics Committee.

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04 October 2016

Congratulations to Professor Jen Hay (NZILBB Director) on being awarded a prestigious James Cook Fellowship in 2015.

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15 January 2016

Donald Derrick (NZILBB) was recently on the Radio New Zealand National programme talking about his latest research.

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24 November 2015

The UC QuakeBox was established in 2012 after two major earthquakes occurred in September 2010 and February 2011 in the Canterbury region.