Language and Cognition: PhD Student, University of New England, Australia

Andrea Schalley andrea.schalley at
Fri Mar 24 00:18:05 UTC 2006

PhD Scholarship in Language and Cognition

The Language and Cognition Research Centre, University of New England, 
seeks candidates for a PhD scholarship in one of the following areas: • 
The origins and evolution of language • Semantic and conceptual 
analysis across languages • Cognitive processes in language acquisition 
• Models of rationality • Moral and ethical concepts.

The Centre brings together researchers in psychology, linguistics, 
archaeology and philosophy. Details of the Centre, and of the 
cross-disciplinary supervision teams available for each of the research 
areas, can be found at:

The scholarship is funded as a UNE Research Scholarship (UNERS) for 
three years of full-time study. This year, the stipend stands at AU$ 
19,231. Relocation expenses will be subsidized (limited to the UNE 

Applicants should have an Honours I or II (1) Bachelor or a research 
Masters degree with a minimum 25% research/thesis component in a 
relevant discipline, or

Send expressions of interest to Professor Brian Byrne at 
Lang_Cog_Centre at Include a cv, an outline of topics and/or 
areas of interest, contact details of 2 referees, and any other 
information that may be relevant.

For further information, contact Prof. Brian Byrne or Prof. Cliff 
Goddard at Lang_Cog_Centre at

Closing date: 1 May 2006

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