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Research Interests

Human syntactic processing; Computational models of parsing;
Anaphor resolution; Eye-movements in reading; Cross-linguistic sentence processing

Research Groups

Qualifications

1988 University of Oxford: BA Honours in Modern History (class 2:1)
1992 University College London: MA in Linguistics (distinction)
1997 University of Edinburgh: PhD in Cognitive Science and Natural Language

Teaching

I have taught all or part of the following courses:
– Computational Linguistics I (MSc, University of Edinburgh), 1997
– Psycholinguistics and Cognitive Science (4th year undergraduate, University of
Glasgow), 2000-2002
– Language and Communication (4th year undergraduate, University of Glasgow),
2003-2005
– Psychology of Reading and Understanding (4th year undergraduate, University of
Glasgow), 2003-2005
– Research Methods II (MSc, University of Glasgow), 2003-2005
– Psychology of Thinking and Language (3rd year undergraduate, University of Edinburgh),
2006-2011
– Discourse Processing (MSc, University of Edinburgh; Course Organizer), 2005-2011
– Sentence Processing and Psycholinguistics (4th year undergraduate, University of
Edinburgh; Course Organizer), 2006-2011
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Administrative Roles

2001-2 Organizer, Departmental Seminar Series, Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow
2003-5 Postgraduate Convenor, Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow
2003-5 Member of Management Group: Department of Psychology, University of Glasgow
2003-5 Member of Graduate School Committee: Faculty of Information and Mathematical
Sciences, University of Glasgow
2005- Director of Studies (undergraduate advisor), University of Edinburgh
2007- Member of Teaching Committee, Psychology, University of Edinburgh
2008- Course organiser of Final Honours undergraduate year, Psychology, University of Edinburgh
2010 Chair of exam board, Final honours undergraduate year, Psychology, University of
Edinburgh.

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