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Ingebjørg Tonne, Unn Røyneland and Anne Charlotte Lindblom-Rosén sitting on a red sofa, smiling

Unn Røyneland and Ingebjørg Tonne share their thoughts on future directions for MultiLing, on the preconditions for excellent research, and on the need to take good care of corona-isolated PhDs and postdoctoral fellows.

Eye, Eyelash, Question mark

EyeHub is announcing two MA grants of 10 000 NOK each to students who are writing about or using eye-tracking and/or pupillometry in their thesis.

Colleagues having a morning coffee over Zoom.

Around the world, people are adjusting to measures put in place to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. The University of Oslo closed its doors Thursday 12 March. At MultiLing we are adjusting to a new normal: working and teaching from home, not knowing when we'll be able to return.

GURT 2020 logo

GURT 2020 Multilingualism: Global South and Global North Perspectives – an important milestone for MultiLing’s INTPART collaboration – was sadly cancelled due to the coronavirus. However, it didn't take long for the organizers to regroup and launch GURT as a virtual conference.

All the participants and organizers in the meeting room, 18 in total

The last week of February, PhD students from all over the world gathered at MultiLing for our winter school: "Issues in second language learning (with)in marginalized populations: Research methods, language policy, teacher education, ideologies."

Picture of the audience in Auditorium 3, Helga Engs hus.

"Leaders in academia have much to learn from leaders in other fields," says HR Manager at the Faculty of Humanities, Helga Reiss. This fall, MultiLing organized its second Women and Leadership Roundtable at Campus Blindern.

MultiLing staff leaning over the table enganged in discussions

In June, MultiLing hosted a three-day workshop which aimed to reflect on visual prompts and methods in both psycho- and sociolinguistics, organized by Judith Purkarthofer and Pernille Hansen. The workshop was part of Colloquium B in MultiLing’s five-year-plan, “Engaging innovative methodologies in studying multilingualism across the lifespan”.