Raffaella Folli

Professor

  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom

  • 168 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
19992019
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Biography

Professor Raffaella Folli studied Philosophy at the University of Milan. In 1998 she completed an MPhil in Linguistics at the University of Oxford and in 2001 a DPhil in Linguistics, also at the University of Oxford. She joined Ulster University in 2005 having previously held research positions at the University of Arizona and then the University of Cambridge.Her main research area is theoretical syntax. Her standing in linguistics is evidenced by her extensive publications in top journals in the field, various grants from different research councils and extensive collaborations with academics in the UK and the US. In 2011 she was awarded a Distinguished Research Fellowship award in recognition of her research achievements.Raffaella is part of the linguistics team that in 2012 established the Ulster Centre on Multilingualism (UCoM), an information service for people raising or working with children growing up with more than one language. As part of UCoM, she is involved in Language Made Fun, a programme designed to support the language needs of multilingual children or migrant children in Northern Ireland. It is delivered in collaboration with Barnardo’s and funded by a grant from the Big Lottery Fund.

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Research Output 1999 2019

Beyond the scope of acquisition: A novel perspective on the isomorphism effect from Broca's aphasia

Kennedy, L., Romoli, J., Tieu, L., Moscati, V. & Raffaella, F. 5 Sep 2018 p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

speech disorder
pragmatics
Group
interpretation
language

Language Made Fun: Supporting EAL students in primary education

Kane , F., Kennedy, L., Sevdali, C., Rhys, C. & Raffaella, F. 15 Oct 2018 (Accepted/In press) Teanga: Special Edition: Multilingualism in the Early Years.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference contribution

primary education
language
vocabulary
student
linguistics

Mel Frequency Cepstral Coefficients Enhance Imagined Speech Decoding Accuracy from EEG

Cooney, C., Raffaella, F. & Coyle, D. 3 May 2018 (Accepted/In press)

Research output: Research - peer-reviewPaper

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Neurolinguistics Research Advancing Development of a Direct-Speech Brain-Computer Interface

Cooney, C., Raffaella, F. & Coyle, D. 22 Sep 2018 8, p. 103-125 22 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
File
Brain computer interface
Decoding
Linguistics
Semantics
Communication

The abundance inference of pluralised mass nouns is an implicature: Evidence from Greek

Renans, A., Romoli, J., Makri, M. M., Tieu, L., de Vries, H., Raffaella, F. & George, T. 3 Oct 2018 p. 1-46 46 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
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