Call for Graduate Student (MA/PhD) Applications (Deadline January 3rd, 2020)

The Alberta Language Technology Lab (ALTLab) in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Alberta is offering two graduate student positions at the PhD (4 years) level in its graduate program, beginning in September 2020 within the research project: 21st Century Tools for Indigenous Languages, funded by a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Partnership Grant in 2019 – 2026, see our project website for more information: http://altlab.artsrn.ualberta.ca/21c.

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“21st Century Tools for Indigenous Languages” awarded 7 year SSHRC Partnership Grant valued at $2.5 Million dollars

On July 17th, 2019 the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) announced that the Partnership “21st Century Tools for Indigenous Languages” headed by Dr. Antti Arppe has been awarded one of sixteen seven-year Partnership grants, valued at $2.5 million. This Partnership includes 27 participants from 14 partner organizations located in Canada, United States, and Norway. With the additional funding committed from our partners, our total project budget is approximately $6.2 million.

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