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The Martin J. Ball Award

The award is given for the best student paper presented at the International Symposium on Monolingual and Bilingual Speech. 

The 2019 Martin J. Ball Award was given to:

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Tim Laméris for "Applying the Perceptual Assimilation Model to the L2 Acquisition of Japanese Pitch Patterns", University of Cambridge


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Nicola Schmidt-Renfree for "Perceiving Morpho-syntactic Elements of Complex Sentences when Speakers Reduce These", University of Sussex

Previous ISMBS Early Carreer Awards went to:

Angelica Carlet
Angelica Carlet for "The effect of consonant training on the perception of vowel sounds: Across-training study", Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Anastasia Chionidou for "Voice Onset Time and cross language influence on the speech of bilingual Greek-English children" Artitotle University of Thessaloniki
co-authored with Katerina Nicolaidis


Matthew Patience

Matthew Patience for "Is the L1 or the L2 a stronger source of transfer in L3 learners? Evidence from L1 Mandarin, L2 English, L3 Spanish speakers" University of Toronto


Antje Stoehr
Antje Stoehr for "Accented input impacts phonological acquisition in bilingual preschoolers", Radboud University Nijmegen
co-authored with Titia Benders, Paula Fikkert, Janet van Hell