First paper published

VOCS is happy to announce the publication of our first paper in the journal Language in Society: “Third culture kids in the outer circle: The development of sociolinguistic knowledge among local and expatriate children in Singapore.” This paper examines local and expatriate children’s social evaluation of some of the English dialects present in Singapore. We […]

Now collecting more participants!

We are very happy to announce that VOCS is once again looking for new participants in our research project investigating what children learn about language in Singapore! We are recruiting children from ages 6-18 from any language background. Children can participate in the project at home or at our lab on NUS campus. Parents will receive a […]

50 participants!

Thank you to the over 50 children (and their parents) who have participated in VOCS so far! We are well on our way to our goal of 200 participants to help us get a broader picture of children’s language in Singapore. VOCS is actively recruiting children ages 6 – 16 from all language backgrounds in any sort […]

VOCS is now live!

After months of gathering recording equipment and training research assistants, we are happy to report that we are now recruiting children from ages 6 – 18 living in Singapore for participation in the Voices of Children in Singapore project!