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Dr Warren Maguire

Senior Lecturer

Phone: 0131 650 3947

Willingness to take PhD students: Yes

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Newcastle University

Research Interests

Dialectology, varieties of English/Scots, phonetic and phonological variation and change.

Visiting and Research Positions

Research associate, NECTE Project (funded by AHRC), University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, 2003 – 2005

Research associate, Sound Comparisons project, University of Edinburgh, 2005 – 2007

Lecturer in English Language, University of Edinburgh, 01/08/2007 – present

Teaching

Hons and Masters course ‘Historical Phonology’, 2006-present

Hons and Masters course ‘Scots and Scottish English’, 2007-present

Hons and Masters  course ‘Northern Englishes’, 2007-present

Hons and Masters research methods courses, 2007-2009

Pre-Hons course ‘English Language 1’, 2008-2010

Pre-Hons course ‘Linguistics 1A’, 2008-2011

Pre-Hons course ‘English Language 2’, 2008-present

Hons course ‘Historical Linguistics’ and Masters course ‘Diachronic Linguistics’, 2009

Hons and Masters course ‘Dialectology in the British Isles’, 2009-present

Pre-Hons course ‘Linguistics and English Language 1’, 2011-present

Administrative Roles

Course organiser for Hons and Masters course ‘Scots and Scottish English’, 2007-present

Course organiser for pre-Hons course ‘English Language 2’, 2008-present

Course organiser for Hons course ‘Historical Linguistics’ and Masters course ‘Diachronic Linguistics’, 2009

Joint course organiser for Hons and Masters course ‘Dialectology in the British Isles’, 2009-present

Qualifications

BA Hons in Linguistics, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1995

MA in Linguistics, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1997

PhD, University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, 2008

Websites

Research outputs

  1. Phonotactics, graphotactics and contrast

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  2. Charting the rise and demise of a phonotactically motivated change in Scots

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Sound comparisons: A new resource for exploring phonetic diversity across language families of the world

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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Research activities & awards

  1. English epenthesis in sonorant-consonant clusters in areal perspective

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

  2. 20th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

  3. The unpublished Scotsphonological material from the Linguistic Survey of Scotland

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesOral presentation

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