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Research groups

The Research Group in Clinical Linguistics and Language Acquisition consists of researchers and PhD students at the Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies, and also includes researchers from collaborating institutions.

Two women having a conversation in snowy weather.

Conversation analysis is an interdisciplinary research tradition that studies language and social interaction from various perspectives, e.g., sociological, anthropological, linguistic, and pedagogical.

Old books. Photo.

This research group is focused on the history of the book, textual criticism as well as reception studies and theory.

Old paper with handwriting on. Photo.

The Research Group in Language Change brings together people from different subfields of linguistics who do diachronic research.

A girl whispering to a boy. Photo.

We investigate how speakers go beyond linguistically encoded meaning in communication, and how children develop this ability.

Wood with trees in front, lake, mountain and sky. Photo.

Super Linguistics is an emerging sub-field of linguistics that applies formal linguistic methodology to objects of study beyond language, such as gestures, music, dance, and non-verbal pictorial representations.

The research group for theoretical linguistics consists of researchers from different institutes at the Faculty of Humanities.