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BMRS2021 - Bilingualism Matters Research Symposium 2021

Our annual interdisciplinary research conference is online again this year, with a two-day programme packed with the latest bilingualism research. The call for papers is now closed and registration will open end of July.

Bilingualism Matters Local & National Events

Find out what events are on with Bilingualism Matters members around the world.

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Help with research!

Help with research and be compensated for your time! PhD student looking for native Spanish speakers from Spain, living in the UK or Spain.

BM Madrid Launch

Bilingualism Matters Madrid, based at the Center for Cognitive Science at Nebrija University, will be formally launched by Prof Antonella Sorace today, Monday 21 June 2021.

Why monolinguals ‘cringe’ in a multilingual society

Do you apologise for your poor foreign language skills in multilingual encounters? Find out about the hidden social effects of this common monolingual practice.

BM Edinburgh Newsletter May 2021

The latest news and updates from Bilingualism Matters at the University of Edinburgh, including upcoming events and research.

UNESCO Futures of Education

Bilingualism Matters is working in partnership with UNESCO on the Futures of Education initiative. Find out about about latest developments and reports.

Pigeonholed by the ‘native English’ privilege

Speaking English is often seen as an advantage, but a new study from Luxembourg shows the 'native English' position can have drawbacks in the multilingual workplace.

Do you trust this accent?

BM Edinburgh volunteer Dr Maria Dokovova interviews Dr Lauren Hall-Lew from the University of Edinburgh about accents and trust.

BM Luxembourg Launch

Bilingualism Matters Luxembourg launches Friday 5th March 2021.

University of Granada 3 Minute Thesis Competition

In her monologue, Cristina López-Rojas explains how bilingualism makes a difference.