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Research funding

Funded Projects:

2020 – 23: Austrian Science Fund (FWF): When your native language sounds foreign: Characterising foreign accent in first language attrition. Principal applicant: Ineke Mennen. Amount: € 397.124,03 

2012 – 14: British Academy: Sociophonetic variation in a language contact situation: The case of Welsh and Welsh English. British Academy. Principal applicant: Robert Mayr (Cardiff Metropolitan University); co-applicant: Ineke Mennen; research assistant: Jonathan Morris (Cardiff University). Amount: £ 7534

2009 – 10: Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience: Language experience and the perception of phonologically similar words in monolingual and bilingual toddlers: an ERP study. Principal applicant: Debbie Mills (Bangor University); co-applicants: Ineke Mennen, Mark Roberts (Bangor University), Todd Bailey (Cardiff University). Amount: £ 5000

2008 – 10: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC): Open Mouthed or Stiff Upper Lip? Exploring language-Specific Settings in English German Bilinguals. Principal applicant: Sonja Schaeffler (Queen Margaret University); co-applicants: Ineke Mennen, James M Scobbie (Queen Margaret University). Amount: £ 81,548

2008 – 10: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC):  The ups and downs of learner intonation: a cross-language and longitudinal investigation of the intonation systems of L2 learners. Principal/sole applicant: Ineke Mennen. Amount: £77,576.97

2007 – 8: British Academy, see journal article: Dissociation of segments and intonation in the production of second language speech. Principal applicant: Christiane Ulbrich (University of Ulster); co-applicant: Ineke Mennen. Amount: £ 7457

2006 – 7: British Academy: An investigation of dysprosody in Foreign Accent Syndrome. Principal applicant: Anja Lowit (University of Strathclyde); co-applicants: Nick Miller (Newcastle University), Ineke Mennen. Amount: £ 7371

2006 – 8: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC): Cross-language differences in pitch range. Principal applicant: Ineke Mennen; co-applicant: G.J. Docherty; research assistant: Felix Schaeffler. Amount: £ 97,257

2005 – 6: NHS Highland Endownment Fund for Research and Development: An investigation into the effects of Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (LVST) on articulation in people with Parkinson’s Disease using Electropalatography (EPG). Principal applicant: Fiona Gardiner; co-applicant: Ineke Mennen. Amount: £ 4885

2005 – 8: Ataxia UK, see journal article: An investigation into the relationship between rhythm and intonation in ataxic dysarthria. Principal applicant: Anja Lowit; co-applicant: Ineke Mennen. Amount: £ 39,800

2004 – 6: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC): Prosodic ability in children with Asperger’s Syndrome. Principal applicant: Fiona Gibbon, Co-applicants: Peppé, O'Hare, Rutherford, Mennen & Lickley. Amount: £ 178,000

1998 – 2001: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC): Alignment of fundamental frequency targets in English and Dutch. Principal applicant: Robert D. Ladd (University of Edinburgh); co-applicant: Ineke Mennen. £ 79,601

Funded Fellowships:

2014 – 15: The nature of prosodic difficulties in second language learning: the case of Welsh stress. British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship. Amount:  £ 131,737

2011 – 12: Unravelling the complexities of intonational learning and transfer in second language speech. Arts and Humanities Research Council Fellowship. Amount: £ 61,088


Ineke Mennen

Institute of English Studies
Heinrichstraße 36/II/327
8010 Graz

Phone:+43 316 380 - 2471

Institute of English Studies
Heinrichstraße 36/II/327
8010 Graz

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