Preserving China’s minority languages
A language preservation project is working to preserve some of China’s minority languages to ensure they don’t die out, says University of Melbourne expert.
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.
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.
The many voices of the North
University of Melbourne research explores the multilingualism of indigenous languages in remote communities in north Australia bound up in custom and tradition
Words and war: The role of the linguist in conflict resolution
Language can divide, but it is also key to uniting people. Professor Jo Lo Bianco from the University of Melbourne works in conflict zones, including Myanmar.
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.