The Research Team of the CYCL1A project included the project coordinator Dr Kleanthes K. Grohmann from the University of Cyprus as well as Theoni Neokleous and Teresa Parodi from the University of Cambridge.
Dr Kleanthes K. Grohmann, Associate Professor of Biolinguistics in the Department of English Studies at the University of Cyprus, was the project’s Coordinator (CO). At the time of the project, he served as Chair of the Department. Dr Grohmann is founding co-editor of the journal Biolinguistics and the John Benjamins book series Language Faculty and Beyond. He is the author of Prolific Domains, co-author of the textbook Understanding Minimalism, and (co-)editor of over a dozen volumes. He has published widely on comparative syntax and syntactic theory and, more recently, language acquisition, with a recent focus on (a)typical language development, multiingualism, and (Cypriot) Greek. A full CV can be obtained here for download.
Theoni Neokleous, at the time of the project a PhD student in the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at the University of Cambridge, was the Young Researcher (YR). She carried out all research activities in relation to the CYCL1A project, which culminated in her PhD thesis. Theoni holds a BA in Greek Philology from the University of Athens (2007) and an MPhil in English and Applied Linguistics from the University of Cambridge (2008). Her research interests fall mainly within Language Acquisition and Theoretical Syntax.
Dr Teresa Parodi from the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics at the University of Cambridge was the YR's Supervisor.