This year a total of 84 Fellows have been elected to the Fellowship of the British Academy, of which five are Cambridge academics. Founded in 1902, the British Academy is the UK’s national academy for the humanities and social sciences. It is a Fellowship of over 1400 of the leading minds in these subjects from the UK and overseas. The Academy is also a funding body for research, nationally and internationally, and a forum for debate and engagement.
Professor Tsimpli works on multilingualism, first and second language development in children and adults, language impairment, attrition and processing, and the effects of socioeconomic challenges on multilingual children’s language, cognition and school skills.
To read more about Ianthi's work, you can view her Faculty research profile here: https://www.mmll.cam.ac.uk/imt20