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Dr Patrick Honeybone

Senior Lecturer

Phone: 0131 651 1838

Research Interests

Historical Phonology, Phonological Theory, Northern Englishes

Visiting and Research Positions

2008 - ongoing Senior Lecturer, Linguistics and English Language, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Studies, University of Edinburgh.

2003 - 2008 Lecturer, English Language → Linguistics and English Language, School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Studies, University of Edinburgh

1999 - 2003 Lecturer in English Language, Department of English Language and Literature, Edge Hill College of Higher Education (now Edge Hill University).

Teaching

Linguistics and English Language 1: Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology, Dialectology

Linguistics and English Language 2: Introduction to Historical Phonology, New Dialect Formation, Slavic Linguistics

Honours/MSc: Phonological Theory and the Phonology of English; Historical Phonology; Current Issues in Phonology; Dialectology

Qualifications

2002 PhD in Linguistics. University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

1995 MA in Linguistics, passed with distinction. University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

1994 BA(Hons) in German and English Language, first class honours and distinction in spoken German. University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Administrative Roles

2013: Member of the interview panel for a Lectureship in Theoretical Phonology.

2012 - 2013: Lead in the development of new pre-honours course ‘LEL2D: Cross-linguistic Variation: Limits and Theories’, and subsequently Course Organiser.

2012 - ongoing: Convenor of the P-Workshop (with James Kirby and Bert Remijsen).

2011: Lead organiser on the development of the new Linguistics and English Language 1 course.

2010 - 2011: Course Organiser for Linguistics 2Lh: The Structure and History of the Western European Languages.

2007 - 2010: Programme Director for MSc by Research degrees in Linguistics and English Language (MSc by Research in English Language, MSc by Research in Linguistics, MSc by Research in Theoretical Linguistics).

2007 - 2009: Member of the Linguistics and English Language Teaching Committee2007 Member of the interview panel for a Lectureship in Linguistics and English Language.

2006 - ongoing: Director of Studies/Personal Tutor.

2006 - 2010: Convenor of the English Language Research Group.

2006-2010: Member of the School Postgraduate Group (PG Studies Committee).

2005 - ongoing: Creator and convenor of the Historical Phonology Reading Group.

2005: Member of the interview panel for an AHRC-funded Research Associate in Linguistics and English Language.

2004 - 2010: Member of staff responsible for the MSc by Research in English Language.

2004 - ongoing: Erasmus/Socrates and international student co-ordinator for English Language, and since 2006 for Linguistics and English Language.

2004 - 2007: Programme Director for the taught MSc in English Language.

2004-2005: Member of English Language departmental AHRB/C postgraduate committee, processing AHRB/C applications. Author of the department’s research training strategy statement for the AHRB/C in 2004.

2003 - 2009: Undergraduate recruitment and University Open Day convenor (latterly co-convenor) for English Language.

2003 - 2008: Web editor for English Language at Edinburgh. This involved completely renovating the Department of English Language’s website in 2003, and then the co-creation of new Linguistics and English Language website in 2006.

2000 - 2003: Web editor for Department of English Language and Literature, Edge Hill College of Higher Education.

2000 - 2003: Undergraduate tutor for second year students for the Department of English Language and Literature, Edge Hill College of Higher Education.

Websites

Research outputs

  1. Are there impossible changes? θ > f but f ≯ θ

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Preface: Papers in Historical Phonology

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

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Research activities & awards

  1. Northern English T-to-R is not impossible (luckily).

    Activity: External academic engagementInvited talk

  2. 7th Northern Englishes Workshop

    Activity: Participation in conference, seminar or training courseParticipation in conference

  3. Papers in Historical Phonology

    Activity: Editorial work or peer review of publicationsEditorial activity

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