How data expertise is fostering endangered languages
The PARADISEC digital archive model revitalising endangered languages in the Pacific has been taken up in North America, says a University of Melbourne expert.
50 words in Australian Indigenous languages
A new University of Melbourne online resource – the 50 Words Project – makes words from local Indigenous languages available for everyone to hear and learn.
Bringing back languages from scraps of paper
The Bates Online project, led by the University of Melbourne, has digitised Daisy Bates' unique papers which recorded many endangered Aboriginal languages.
Breathing new life into old songs
Thabi - public songs indigenous to west Pilbarra - offer a unique insight into Australian history, and University of Melbourne researchers are documenting them.
Islands of language enter virtual reality
A University of Melbourne linguist and other language researchers are making archives of endangered languages accessible as virtual reality.