Abstract submissions and conference registration for ULAB 2021 are open! Check out 'University of Aberdeen 2021' in 'Conferences' above.

Local Committee

The local committee is responsible for all planning, publicity and communications for the conference, all liaising with the host institution, and the running of the conference, subject to the supervision of and with the help of the executive committee.
  • Beatrix Livesey-Stephens

    Beatrix Livesey-Stephens, Local Chair

    University of Aberdeen

    Beatrix (Bea) Livesey-Stephens is a third year undergraduate Language & Linguistics student at the University of Aberdeen, where she is the President of the Linguistics Society. As the Convenor of AUSA Disabled Students Forum, she is particularly interested in the areas of Linguistics surrounding disability, such as the linguistics sign language and Braille. She would also like to work on the ethics of NLP and continue to host UKLO markathons. When not doing Linguistics, she’s making new consent workshops for CASE, or knitting. 
  • Sharon Methven

    Sharon Methven

    University of Aberdeen

    Sharon is a 2nd Gaelic Studies and Linguistics and Language student at University of Aberdeen where she is on the committee of the Linguistics Society. She is especially interested in Multilingualism and how it pertains to Language Maintenance and Shift. Additionally, she is the President of the Mature Students Society.
  • Tina Wolff

    Tina Wolff

    University of Aberdeen

    Tina is a second-year student in Modern Languages (French, Spanish, Arabic), Translation and Interpretation at the University of Aberdeen. She is particularly interested in neurolinguistics, language acquisition, and multilingualism in relationship to translation studies. She is part of the committee of the Linguistics Society at the University of Aberdeen, and the treasurer of the local committee of ULAB. Her hobbies include gymnastics, rock climbing, dancing, and studying too many languages (Dutch, Chinese, and Japanese), including Skyrim’s Dovahzul in case it ever serves as useful.


  • Emma Johnson

    University of Aberdeen