External Activities

  • Peer Reviewing and External Examining
  • National Science Foundation (USA)
  • AHRC
  • Cambridge University Press
  • Bilingualism: Language and Cognition
  • Language Learning
  • Applied Linguistics Review
  • Annual Review of Cognitive Linguistics
  • Studies in Language
  • University College London External Examiner for the South Slavonic and Eastern European Studies
  • Cambridge University External Examiner for the Linguistics Tripos


  • Selected Invited Talks
  • 2019, June 26th, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada; Invited Panel talk at the International Symposium on Bilingualism; Title: How bilinguals remember events: Advantages and disadvantages of bilingualism for eyewitness memory
  • 2018, April 9th, University of California Davis, Department of Linguistics Invited Talk; Title: Complex Adaptive System Principles (CASP) model for Bilingualism
  • 2017, October 11th University of Oslo, Centre for Multilingualism in Society across the Lifespan, Multilingualism, Forensic Linguistics and Law Conference; Title: Interpreter-assisted investigative interview: What works vs. what does not work, and why
  • 2017, April 19th; University of California Davis Language Typology Seminar; Title: Language-specific preferences in how we describe and remember events: Spanish and English through a forensic linguistic lens
  • 2015 Cardiff Language and Law Advanced Research Residency; Title: Witness Interviews under a Forensic Linguistic Prism: Seeing, Saying and Remembering in Different Languages
  • 2015 PSYLEX Meeting, University of Zaragoza, Spain; Title: Language as a Complex Adaptive System: Evidence from Processing, Acquisition and Memory
  • 2013 Barbara Gordon Memorial Lecture, Florida International University, Miami, USA; Title: Language in the Witness Stand: Forensic Linguistics Solutions for Cross-Linguistic Problems in Witness Interviews
  • 2013 Festival Linguistics Matters Plenary Talk, Florida International University, Miami, USA; Title: Language(s) and Memory: Universal vs. Language-specific Rules of Engagement

      Engagement Projects

  • TACIT (Translation and Communication in Training) in collaboration with the Cambridgeshire and Norfolk Police Constabularies


  • MAISE-Multilingualism Awareness in Secondary Education (in collaboration with secondary schools and sixth form colleges in Norwich and Cambridge)

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