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My name is Nate Young, and I am a Marie Skłodowska-Curie research fellow at The Department of Linguistics and Scandinavian Studies at the University of Oslo. I also work as a lecturer at the Department of Scandinavian Languages at Uppsala University. I have a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Queen Mary, University of London.

I work on innovative speech-language technology for the Nordic languages, and I do research on language variation and change in Scandinavia, focusing on big data and hyper-scalability.


My formal education is in "Labovian" variationist sociolinguistics, a quantitative field that mainly concerns itself with understanding variation and change in the sound system of a language.

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