Michael Clyne Prize for research thesis on immigrant bilingualism and language contact

The Michael Clyne Prize has been announced. The winner is:

  • Dr Chloe Castle, for her PhD Thesis (University of Adelaide, 2021), titled “The co-option of grammatical resources between languages: a focus on English and Czech.”

The annual Michael Clyne Prize has been established for the best postgraduate research thesis in the area of immigrant bilingualism and language contact. The Prize up to $1500 is jointly administered by ALAA and ALS (Australian Linguistic Society).

Prize to be awarded to an MA (research) or PhD thesis examined (or passed by examiners) in the previous year that focuses on some aspect of immigrant bilingualism and language contact. The thesis should have been submitted to an Australian university.

The award is a $1000 plus contribution of up to $500 to cover costs (e.g. travel, accommodation, conference registration) for the recipient to attend either ALS or ALAA (their choice) to present a paper on their research.

The recipient will have a guaranteed slot in the conference of their choosing (i.e. either ALS or ALAA in the year of the award).

Award to be announced at the AGMs of each society.

Details of the Prize, including eligibility requirements, timeline and submission process, are here: Michael Clyne Prize

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