PGSL offers a unique combination of perspectives for the study of language and is affiliated with 15 cutting-edge research groups. Research groups are usually based on university campuses, and are staffed by both university faculty and full-time research staff. The research groups affiliated with PGSL work in a wide range of areas, including computational linguistics, theoretical linguistics, sociolinguistics and experimental linguistics (including access to state-of-the-art equipment such as EEG and eye-tracking, two phonetics labs, and a ‘baby lab’ for research on newborns and infants). Together, their members work on more than 100 languages, including endangered languages based on fieldwork.
PGSL builds on the research opportunities of the EFL Labex and is affiliated with the following research units: