Social and Technological Innovation for Linguistic and Cultural Vitality


Prof Steven Bird

Sustaining linguistic diversity

Dr Cat Kutay

Indigenous knowledge management

Dr James Bednall

Community-led language documentation, revitalisation and maintenance

Paola Fischer

Sociolinguistics, multilingualism, language acquisition, maintenance, and variation

Prof Helen Verran

Charles Darwin University

Digital technologies, environmental management, and provision of education in remote Indigenous settlements

Cathy Bow

Dr Cathy Bow (-2021)

Digital technologies and Indigenous languages


PhD Students

Angelina Aquino

Language technology for crisis response

Siobhan Casson

Siobhan Casson

Language continuation in the Kimberley

Annie Edwards-Cameron

Digital collection management and language revitalisation

Tereza Hlaváčková

Sustaining traditional food practices

Henry Leslie-O’Neill

Co-designing pedagogical resources for language revitalisation

William Lane

Computational modelling of word structure

Valerie Leishman

Pathways to participation and belonging

Julie Walker

Yinhamah: Transmitting women’s knowledge

Brandon Wiltshire

Codesign for language revitalisation

Advisors and Honorary Members

  • Prof Antti Arppe, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Prof Laurent Besacier, University of Grenoble, France
  • Dr Rebecca Hardwick, University of Plymouth, UK
  • Dr John Mansfield, University of Melbourne
  • Dr Virginia Westwood, Protea Textware, Broome