The College is home to over 70 research centres and institutes, many of which provide a framework for innovative interdisciplinary collaborations across Schools and Colleges. Some centres have attracted significant external funding from the UK research councils and other sources.

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  • Shilluk Lexicography With Audio Data 

    Remijsen, Bert; Ayoker, Otto Gwado; Martin, Amy
    This archive represents a resource on the lexicon of Shilluk, a Nilo-Saharan language spoken in South Sudan. It includes a table of 2530 lexicographic items, plus 10082 sound clips. The table is included in pdf and MS Word ...
  • Case study of an adult Polish native speaker under attrition from English 

    Maciejczak, Julia; Sorace, Antonella
    This MSc dissertation investigated first-language attrition in the Polish speech of an adult Polish native speaker who has been living in Scotland for eight years. The hypotheses of the study assumed that the subject would ...
  • Acoustic transitions in Khmer word-initial clusters: audio recordings 

    Kirby, James
    This dataset contains 24-bit, 44.1 KHz audio recordings of 10 speakers of Phnom Penh Khmer (3 female) producing 79 lexical items 3 times each at two self-selected speech rates. Recordings were made in Phnom Penh, Cambodia ...
  • The noun-verb distinction in silent gesture 

    Motamedi, Yasamin; Smith, Kenny; Schouwstra, Marieke; Kirby, Simon
    This dataset comprises data collected in a silent gesture experiment, where participants where asked to communicate events using only gesture. Pairs of participants took part in the study in 3 stages. In stage 1, participants ...
  • Evolving artificial sign languages in the lab: from improvised gesture to systematic sign (dataset) 

    Motamedi, Yasamin; Schouwstra, Marieke; Smith, Kenny; Culbertson, Jennifer; Kirby, Simon
    This dataset comprises videos recorded for an artificial language learning study in the manual modality. Three experiments were conducted. In experiment 1, pairs of participants communicated about a set of concepts using ...
  • Energy and Forced Displacement Kenya Dataset 

    Rosenberg-Jansen, Sarah; Okello, Anna; Njoki, Elizabeth
    This dataset contains stories of energy and displacement in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya.
  • Energy and Forced Displacement Burkina Faso Dataset 

    Yemtim, Adolphe; Lebongo, Achille; Ray, Charlotte
    This dataset contains day-by-day field notes exploring energy and displacement in Goudoubo Refugee Camp, Burkina Faso.
  • Shilluk_2016_controlled_ThreeLevelVowelLength 

    Remijsen, Bert; Ayoker, Otto Gwado; Jørgensen, Signe
    The primary data in this dataset are audio recordings (wav format). They are utterances in the Shilluk language (Nilo-Saharan, South Sudan), recorded from 8 speakers, collected through controlled elicitation. The data were ...
  • "Pentaset" Data 

    Komen, Erwin; Los, Bettelou
    This dataset accompanies the paper "The Pentaset: identifying referential state primitives" by Erwin Komen, Bettelou Los and Ans van Kemenade.
  • Onset pitch perturbations and the cross-linguistic implementation of voicing: supplementary materials 

    Kirby, James
    This dataset contains supplementary materials to the paper "Onset pitch perturbations and the cross-linguistic implementation of voicing: evidence from tonal and non-tonal languages", published in the Journal of Phonetics. ...
  • Uzbekistan: Tashkent Part 4 

    Glendinning, Miles
    ### DOCOMOMO INTERNATIONAL MASS HOUSING ARCHIVE ### The provision of healthy modern housing for all was one of the foremost ideals of the Modern Movement, and inspired a vast wave of planning and building across the world ...
  • Uzbekistan: Tashkent Part 3 

    Glendinning, Miles
    ### DOCOMOMO INTERNATIONAL MASS HOUSING ARCHIVE ### The provision of healthy modern housing for all was one of the foremost ideals of the Modern Movement, and inspired a vast wave of planning and building across the world ...
  • Uzbekistan: Tashkent Part 2 

    Glendinning, Miles
    ### DOCOMOMO INTERNATIONAL MASS HOUSING ARCHIVE ### The provision of healthy modern housing for all was one of the foremost ideals of the Modern Movement, and inspired a vast wave of planning and building across the world ...
  • Uzbekistan: Tashkent Part 1 

    Glendinning, Miles
    ### DOCOMOMO INTERNATIONAL MASS HOUSING ARCHIVE ### The provision of healthy modern housing for all was one of the foremost ideals of the Modern Movement, and inspired a vast wave of planning and building across the world ...
  • SUPERSEDED - Uzbekistan: Tashkent Part 4 

    Glendinning, Miles
    ## This item has been replaced by the one which can be found at https://datashare.is.ed.ac.uk/handle/10283/3131. ## ### DOCOMOMO INTERNATIONAL MASS HOUSING ARCHIVE ### The provision of healthy modern housing for all was ...
  • Human, yeast and pig genomics: sequence submissions and first sequence descriptions in the literature (1980-2015) 

    Wong, Mark; Leng, Rhodri; Viry, Gil; Liscovsky Barrera, Rodrigo; Garcia-Sancho, Miguel
    This data collection is derived from two sources: 1) Submissions of DNA sequences of S. cerevisiae (yeast), Sus scrofa (pig) and Homo sapiens (human) to the European Nucleotide Archive, and 2) First description of these ...
  • Project Soothe: Images nos. 1 to 656 

    Chan, Stella
    # Overview # This dataset includes 621 images donated to Project Soothe by volunteers through the Project Soothe website, numbered #1 to #656 except for a small number which were excluded for the reasons listed in the ...
  • Sonikebana, version 1.0 documentation example 

    Parker, Martin
    This is a recording of a sound installation hosted at St. Cecilia's Hall, Edinburgh on the 4th and 5th April 2018. The project was designed for the OrganiCity-funded smart-cities project called City Sounds. This is a mix ...
  • Scottish Young People's Survey Cohort 1983-84, Sweep 3 (SYPS1987autumn) 

    Centre for Educational Sociology.
    Scottish Young People's Survey Cohort 1983-84, Sweep 3 (SYPS1987autumn). The SYPS is a series of large-scale postal surveys that asked young people aged 16-19 from Scottish secondary schools about their experiences of ...
  • Scottish Young People's Survey Cohort 1983-84, Sweep 2 (SYPS1986) 

    Centre for Educational Sociology.
    Scottish Young People's Survey Cohort 1983-84, Sweep 2 (SYPS1986). The SYPS is a series of large-scale postal surveys that asked young people aged 16-19 from Scottish secondary schools about their experiences of school ...

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