Meet our new linguistic project manager!
The language centre is thrilled to welcome Callan Bindon to the BIW team as our new linguistic project manager (linguist).
Callan started this week as linguist, returning after his internship here in 2019 under the supervision of former linguist Jacqui Cook. He and BIW must've been a good fit as he's back here now and has hit the ground running!
He grew up in Perth, and studied Linguistics and German at UWA, and has experience both studying and working in Computer Science. He is interested in languages of all kinds, and completed his honours focusing on historical linguistics; making computer simulations of lexical diversification between Aboriginal languages in Victoria. He has also done corpus linguistic work on Idi - a language of Papua New Guinea - during a research scholarship at the ANU in late 2019 and early 2020.
Callan has already been helping the team problem-solve technical issues (who knows what an HDMI cord is anyway?!) and is looking forward to getting out of the office to meet people all around the region.
If you see him around town make sure you say hello!