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Prof. Ray Fabri
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BSc in Human Language Technology
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Associate Professor, Chairman of the Institute
Room 113, Portacabins (Car Park 6)
(+356) 2340 2425


Ray Fabri

Ray Fabri is Associate Professor in Linguistics and Chairman of the Institute of Linguistics. He is the author of a book on Grammatical Agreement in Maltese (1993), as well as a number of papers dealing with various morphosyntactic aspects of Maltese, including definiteness marking, word order and the tense/ aspect system, among others.

Together with Michael Rosner, from the Department of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence of the University of Malta, he currently leads the MLRS (Maltese Language Resource Server) project, which aims to develop an electronic lexicon and a corpus of Maltese. He is also a member of the currently constituted National Council for the Maltese Language and head a committee within the Council that focuses on Maltese and IT.

Research Interests

  • Formal theories of language
  • Syntax
  • Morphology
  • Language typology

Student contact hours

  • Monday 09:00 -- 11:00 
Note: students should always email to make an appointment.
Linguistics Circle (06 Dec)
Georgios Yannakakis, Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta

Title:  AI designing games for us with (or without) us

Date: Wednesday 6th December 2017 at 12:00 hrs

Venue: GW164

Change in Name
As of April 2017, the Institute has officially changed its name to Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology.

Class timetables are now available from this page.

For study-units LIN1063, LIN1065, LIN2013 and LIN5063, please click on this page to check the Academic English timetable.

Ethical approval
Deadlines for submission of ethical approval forms to the Institute Research Ethics Committee are now available on the Research page.
Posts of Part-Time Research Support Assistant or Officer I/II
Posts of Part-Time Research Support Assistant or Officer I/II for the MASRI project that aims to build a Maltese speech recognition system.  
Post of Part Time Research Support Officer I, II or III
Post of Part Time Research Support Officer I, II or III  for the Maltese Sign Language Research Project.
Last Updated: 13 February 2017

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