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How accent bias affects our daily lives

How accent bias affects our daily lives

A recent study in the UK found that the hiring practices of 13 elite law, accountancy and financial companies favoured applicants with posh accents more so than their working-class counterparts.

14 May, 2018
Monash University news

Language and table top games: recent PhD completion

Catherine Cook has been awarded a doctorate for her fascinating thesis about Person Reference Across the Multiple Worlds of Table-Top Roleplaying Games.

25 October, 2017
Monash University news

Language and religion

Niru Perera was interviewed by the Tamil radio group at SBS recently about her work on language practices in a Hindu temple in Australia; you can listen to the interview here. (Although she introduces herself in Tamil, for most of the

5 October, 2017
Monash University news

Simon Musgrave to teach at University of Vienna

Monash's Dr Simon Musgrave (School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures & Linguistics), will be teaching at the University of Vienna over the 2018 European summer

30 August, 2017
Monash University news

In the news

Howie Manns and Simon Musgrave are both quoted in a 27 July, 2017

Monash University news

Recent PhD completions

Three of our graduate students have been awarded their doctorates recently.

22 May, 2017
Monash University Korean Studies Program: two new international appointments

Monash University Korean Studies Program: two new international appointments

The Korean Studies program at Monash, established in 1988, is one of the fastest growing language and studies programs in the School.  With the retirement of the foundational lecturers in 2015, the School made two

6 May, 2017