Lucy Jackson

Research title: Examining Media Effects on Implicit Sociolinguistic Cognition

Research Summary

My area of research covers the following points:

  • Social meaning of linguistic variation
  • Underlying mechanisms in which we form social evaluations of a speaker/social group based on accents and language varieties
  • Language attitudes and language ideologies
  • Implicit and explicit attitudinal research
  • Media influence on language production and perception
  • Documentation of accent bias and its discriminatory effects in society


  • 2021 - Language Variation and Change (LVC 13), Glasgow, UK
  • 2021 - International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA), Marburg, Germany
  • 2018 - International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA), Huddersfield, UK: Winner of Best Student Presentation

Additional Information

  • People's Choice Award Winner for the University of Glasgow Three-Minute-Thesis Competition (2023)




Funded by the Scottish Graduate School of Arts and Humanities (SGSAH): 

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