Awards

Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students

Travis Major is awarded the Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award

Published: May 13, 2019

Congratulations to linguistics graduate student Travis Major for being chosen as a recipient of the Charles E. and Sue K. Young Graduate Student Fellowship Award. These awards “recognize outstanding graduate students for exemplary academic achievement, research, and service to the campus and the community.” Only four graduate students at UCLA are chosen to receive this…

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Category: Alumni, Awards, Conferences, Labs, Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate Travel Award for Sophia Luo

Published: November 15, 2018

Sophia Luo received a departmental Undergraduate Research and Travel Award for her participation in the Fall Acoustical Society of America meeting. Sophia assisted with the project “Tongue bracing under bite block perturbation”. These awards were established in 2017 with gifts to the UCLA Phonetics Lab from former undergraduates Cheng Cheng & Loke Tan, and Vernon…

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Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students, Labs, Staff

Breiss and Rich awarded NSF GRF

Published: April 4, 2018

Graduate student Canaan Breiss and lab manager Stephanie Rich have each received the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a highly competitive award that provides three years of financial support during five years of graduate training. Congratulations, Canaan and Stephanie!  

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Category: Awards, General, Graduate Students

Connor Mayer receives SSHRC Doctoral Award from Canadian government

Published: November 27, 2017

Our graduate student Connor Mayer received a SSHRC (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) Doctoral Award from the Canadian government, under the application title Embodied primitives in phonological theory! The award will give him funding throughout his degree ($105,000.00). Read more about the award here and find Connor’s name here. Congratulations, Connor!

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Category: Awards, General

UCLA receives $1 million for Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali postdoctoral fellowship in Iranian linguistics

Published: November 8, 2017

Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali, a renowned linguist, founded Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute in 2000. A donation of $1 million from Roshan Cultural Heritage Institute will establish the Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Postdoctoral Fellowship in Iranian Linguistics in the UCLA Department of Linguistics, one of the nation’s top-ranked linguistics departments. “The Elahé Omidyar Mir-Djalali Postdoctoral Fellowship in Iranian Linguistics…

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Category: Awards, Undergraduate Students

Announcing the Undergraduate Research and Travel Awards!

Published: October 11, 2017

The UCLA Linguistics Department is pleased to announce the new Undergraduate Research and Travel Awards. Starting immediately, we will be accepting applications for these awards on a rolling basis to Linguistics undergraduates who need funding for research, research travel, or conference travel. The awards are possible due to gifts to the UCLA Phonetics Lab from…

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Category: Awards, Faculty

New NSF grant

Published: September 22, 2017

Pat Keating is a co-investigator on a new 3-year NSF grant to UCLA, “Variance and invariance in voice quality: Implications for machine and human speaker identification”.  In an earlier phase of this project, Pat coordinated the recording and transcription of the UCLA Speaker Variability Database in the Phonetics Lab. Prof. Jody Kreiman, who has a…

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