CV and short biography
 
Undergraduate
BA French and German
 
University of Nottingham
 
September 2001 - July 2005
 
 
 
I always loved languages and science at school. After studying French, German and Biology at A-level, I decided to carry on with French and German at university. I’d taken evening courses in Italian and Spanish as a teenager, and I studied Dutch as part of my BA. I later had a go at learning Japanese too.
 
During my undergraduate course I took modules in French and German linguistics, and enjoyed them so much that I wanted to do a Masters in linguistics - I saw this as a chance to marry my two interests: language and science.
 
I completed an MPhil in Linguistics, and decided to continue with a PhD, on a similar topic to my MPhil dissertation. My PhD investigated how duration and pitch interact as cues in the perception of speech rhythm by speakers of two rhythmically different languages - French and Swiss German.
 
I’m now working on a research project which is investigating the perception of rhythm and pitch by children with Specific Language Impairment.
Postgraduate
MPhil Linguistics
 
Department of Linguistics,
University of Cambridge
 
October 2006 - July 2007
PhD Phonetics
 
Department of Linguistics, University of Cambridge
 
October 2007 - July 2010
 
 
 
Post-doctoral
Research Associate
 
Centre for Neuroscience in Education,
Department of Experimental Psychology,
University of Cambridge
 
April 2010 - present
 
 
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