Projeck Team

Dr Joanna Kopaczyk is Senior Lecturer in Scots an English at the University of Glasgow. She is a historical linguist an haes presentit an publisht extensively oan the development, features an contexts o medieval an early modren Scots. She’s Chair o the Forum for Research on the Languages of Scotland and Ulster an Academic Officer of Oor Vyce.

Professor Bernadette O’Rourke is a sociolinguist thit warks oan minority leids, multilingualism an leid policy. She haes warkit extensively oan leid revitalisation ower Europe wi a focus oan ethnography o resistance, leid ideologies an leid activism.  She wis the leader o an EU COST Action (IS1306) New Speakers in a Multilingual Europe: Opportunities and Challenges. The New Speaker Network noo haes mair nor 300 memmers ower 28 kintras.

Jack Capener is a practicioner o Scots leid activism an Poleitical Officer o Oor Vyce, a ceevic associe campaignin fir the statutory recognition o Scots. He led the successfu campaign fir the Scottish National Party (SNP) tae adopt proposals fir a Boord fir the Scots Leid as pairty policy at the pairty’s autumn conference in 2019. 

Bruce Eunson is Scots Language Co-ordinator fir Education Scotland. He’s Board Memmer o Dictionars o the Scots Leid forbye, Council Memmer o the Centre for the Scots Leid  an Co-Convener o Shetland ForWirds . He haes led oan the development o the Scots Language & Culture coorse fir Open University in Scotland. He’s a screiver, poyet an a filum-makker. 

Thanks tae Emer Tumilty frae icecream architecture fir makin illustrations an graphics.