Social and Technological Innovation for Linguistic and Cultural Vitality


Prof Steven Bird

Sustaining linguistic diversity

Dr Cat Kutay

Indigenous knowledge management

Cathy Bow

Dr Cathy Bow

Digital technologies and Indigenous languages

Dr James Bednall

Batchelor Institute

Community-led language documentation, revitalisation and maintenance

Paola Fischer

Batchelor Institute

Sociolinguistics, multilingualism, language acquisition, maintenance, and variation

Dr Janine Oldfield

Batchelor Institute

Language planning and policy, critical discourse analysis, multilingual education, Indigenous pedagogy

Dr Michele Willsher

Batchelor Institute

Language and literacy education in multilingual settings

PhD Students

Siobhan Casson

Siobhan Casson

Language continuation in the Kimberley

Annie Edwards-Cameron

Digital collection management and language revitalisation

Tereza Hlaváčková

Sustaining traditional food practices

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 Jennyfer Lawrence Taylor, Australian National University, Canberra
  • Dr Virginia Westwood, Protea Textware, Broome