Lines of research

In this section you will find all the lines of research on this PhD programme and its thesis supervisors. You will also find, in the right-hand column, the staff who can act as academic tutors.

Your thesis must have a single tutor, who may or may not be the same person as the thesis supervisor.

You can find detailed information on the functions and responsibilities of supervisors and tutors by clicking on the menu options Thesis supervision and Thesis tutoring.


Lines of research and thesis supervisors

Academic tutors

Teaching and learning of foreign or second languages
Critical analysis and elaboration of techniques and materials for teaching and learning of foreign or second languages (mainly Romance languages or other languages based on native Romance languages)

Baqué Millet, Lorraine
Blanco Escoda, Xavier
Estrada Medina, Marta
Gauchola Gamarra, Roser
Ripoll Villanueva, Ricard

Bilingual and multilingual dictionaries; automatic translation
Design and elaboration of new, bilingual and multilingual lexicographical products both the field of general languages and specialised terminology. Includes online dictionaries. Analysis and development of semantic, syntactic and morphological modules for automatic translation software (mainly to or from Romance languages).

Blanco Escoda, Xavier
Gauchola Gamarra, Roser

Speech analysis and treatment
Analysis and formalization of segmental and prosodic phonic systems, marks of speech affectivity, analysis of psycholinguistic processes of oral language, análisis del habla desviante (L2, patologías de lenguaje y/o del habla), deviant speech remediation methodologies, speech technologies (synthesis and automatic speech recognition, person-machine dialogue), etc.

Baqué Millet, Lorraine
Estrada Medina, Marta
Gauchola Gamarra, Roser
Murillo Puyal, Julio

Literary and cultural studies in Romance languages
Analysis of the works and creative processes of the main literary tendencies in Romance languages including avant-garde works.

Arqués Corominas, Rossend
Blanco Escoda, Xavier
Cerdà Subirachs, Jordi
Corral Fullà, Anna
Ripoll Villanueva, Ricard
Vilella Morató, Eduard

Arqués Corominas, Rossend
Baqué Millet, Lorraine
Blanco Escoda, Xavier
Cerdà Subirachs, Jordi
Corral Fullà, Anna
Estrada Medina, Marta
Gauchola Gamarra, Roser
Murillo Puyal, Julio
Ripoll Villanueva, Ricard
Vilella Morató, Eduard

 

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