Social and Technological Innovation for Linguistic and Cultural Vitality


Steven Bird

Sustaining linguistic diversity

James Bednall

Community-led language documentation, revitalisation and maintenance

Awni Etaywe

Forensic linguistics, violent extremist discourse, and semiotics of compassion in strategic digital communication

Ian Gumbula

Researcher, cross-cultural facilitator

Cat Kutay

Indigenous knowledge management

Helen Verran

Cultural, social and philosophical studies of language use in context

PhD Students

Angelina Aquino

Disaster communication, intercultural translation, and language technology

Siobhan Casson

Siobhan Casson

Language continuation in the Kimberley

Annie Cameron

Digital collection management and language revitalisation

Tereza Hlaváčková

Sustaining traditional food practices

Henry Leslie-O’Neill (ANU)

Co-designing pedagogical resources for language revitalisation

Julie Walker

Yinhamah: Transmitting women’s knowledge

Brandon Wiltshire

Codesign for language revitalisation

Advisors and Honorary Members

  • Dr Bhanu Bhatia, Charles Darwin University
  • Dr Nicola Bidwell, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Dr Nicole Curtin, Honorary University Fellow, Charles Darwin University
  • Dr Rebecca Hardwick, University of Plymouth, UK
  • Dr John Mansfield, University of Melbourne
  • Dr Virginia Westwood, Protea Textware, Broome

Past Members

  • Prof Antti Arppe, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Prof Laurent Besacier, University of Grenoble, France
  • Dr Cathy Bow, Charles Darwin University
  • Dr Mat Bettinson, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
  • Dr Éric Le Ferrand, Boston College, USA
  • Dr William Lane, Amazon, USA