Two researchers from the NCCR Evolving Language visit the meerkats in the Lewa Savanna at Zurich Zoo. They record calls, play sounds, listen and look closely. Here you can find more information about the project – with three videos.
- Admin Team
- Animal Communication
- Paper in a nutshell
- Press releases
- Steering Comittee
In October of 2023, Nina Kazanina will join the University of Geneva and the NCCR Evolving Language as a full professor in the Department of Basic Neurosciences. She studies how we can understand oral and written language in real-time, with little effort.
On the 2nd and 3rd of September 2023, researchers from the NCCR Evolving Language got to showcase the research conducted in the center to the visitors of Scientifica23, a science fair that amassed 20’000 visitors this year! Through four activities on the NCCR booth and a round table, interesting discussions sparked.
Starting September 2023, Alexis Hervais-Adelman will take a position as an assistant professor in the Department of fundamental neurosciences at the University of Geneva. As a neurolinguist, his main interest is the study of what he calls “extreme language”.
Meet researchers from the NCCR Evolving Language at Scientifica, Switzerland’s largest science festival, on the 2nd and 3rd of September! Through activities on our booth and a scientific cafe, you’ll be able to learn and discuss about the fascinating origins, present and future of language.
On the 30th of June, researchers from the NCCR Evolving Language had the chance to explore the city of Biel through a singular lense: graffiti tags. Indeed, the city is famous for its numerous paintings on buildings.
The WP Aptitudes, a project within the NCCR Evolving Language, has just finished collecting their dataset. With its variety, including polyglot, monolingual, multilingual participants, some of which with dyslexia, the team has a lot of projects in mind, starting with a big exploratory analysis using the behavioral and brain data collected.
As of August 1st, linguist John Mansfield will be joining the University of Zurich and the NCCR Evolving Language as a P.I. During his 9-year career at the University of Melbourne, he specialized in Northern Australian Aboriginal languages.