dr hab., prof. UAMMałgorzata Kul

Małgorzata Kul
University professor

Websites / Profiles


  • MA in English, Poznań, 2002
  • PhD in English linguistics, Poznań, 2007

Research interests

  • English phonetics
  • Natural phonology
  • Articulatory effort
  • Phonological processes
  • Casual speech
  • Acoustic analysis of speech
  • Phonetic and phonological reduction
  • Corpus phonology

Teaching experience

  • Descriptive Grammar of English (phonetics and phonology)
  • TEFL at the university level (pronunciation)
  • MA and BA seminars

Professional organizations

  • Polskie Towarzystwo Fonetyczne (Polish Phonetic Association)
  • International Society of Phonetic Sciences
  • Societas Lingustica Europaea

International experience

  • Erasmus Plus, Leiden University, LUCL (Leiden University Center for linguistics), 2022 (22.02.22-25.02.22) (Work with dr Dik Smakman, prof. Bert Botma and dr Willemijn Heeren)
  • Academic exchange in the frame of Agreement for Scientific Cooperation, University of Thessaloniki, School of English, 2019 (15- 23.10.2019) (Work with Prof. Katerina Nikoalidis)
  • Erasmus Plus, Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, 2016 (10.04.2016-15.04.2016) (Work with Prof. Philip Carr)
  • AMU: A Unique Graduate = Possibilities. Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3, 2015 (13-18.12.15) (Work with Prof. Philip Carr)
  • The Lifelong Learning Programme Erasmus Staff Mobility, Bielefeld University, 2014 (16.06.2014-20.06.2014) (Work with dr Zofia Malisz and Prof. Dafydd Gibbon)
  • The Lifelong Learning Programme Erasmus Staff Mobility, Universitetet i Bergen, 2011 (04.04.2011-09.04.2011) (Work with dr Bente Hannisdal)
  • Erasmus, Universitetet i Tromsø, 2003 (01.02.2003 – 31.04.2003)
  • Tempus Phare, University College Northampton, 2000 (01.10.2000 – 15.12.2000)


  • Research grant number 2020/37/B/HS2/04161 for the project “Probabilistic, prosodic and discourse effects on acoustic distinctiveness in speech”. Source of funding: National Science (Opus), position: PI.
  • Warsaw Scientific Society/Foundation for Polish Science conference travel grant, 2010
  • Research grant number 2012/05/D/HS2/03565 for the project “Corpus-based analysis and description of phonostylistic processes in Lancashire”. Source of funding: National Science Centre. Project website.
  • Research grant number 0113/NPRH2/H11/81/2013 for the project “Online corpus of modern, standard spoken Polish language in the Wielkopolska region”, funded by Ministry of Science and Higher Education within the frameworks of the National Programme for the Development of Humanities (other collaborators: dr Paulina Zydorowicz (AMU), dr Liliana Madelska (University of Vienna), Prof. UAM dr hab. Geoffrey Schwartz (AMU). Project website.

Non-research grants

  • Poznan City Council grant “Academic Poznan” for dr Oriana Kilbourn-Ceron, 2021
  • Grant number 633236 for the project MSCA-NIGHT-2014 - European Researchers' Night (NIGHT). Source of funding: Horizon 2020-EU.1.3.5.Date: 09. 2014.Function: participant.
  • Warsaw Scientific Society/Foundation for Polish Science conference travel grant, 2010
  • Poznan City Council grant “Academic Poznan” for the New Sounds 2010 plenary speaker, Professor James Flege, 2010 (as a member of the New Sounds 2010 organizing committee)

Papers read at international conferences and congresses

  • PLM 2021, Poznań (online)
  • 41st ICAME 2020, Heidelberg (online)
  • PAC 2019 Annual Meeting, Aix-en-Provence 2019
  • Accents 2018, Łódź
  • PAC 2017 Annual Meeting, Paris 2017
  • PLM 2017, Poznań
  • Accents 2016, Łódź
  • PAC 2016 12th Annual Meeting , Aix-en-Provence
  • 46th Poznań Linguistic Meeting, Poznań
  • Sound to Word, Iowa City, 2016
  • ISMBS 2015 (International Symposium of Monolingual and Bilingual Speech), Chania 2015
  • 18th ICPhS (International Congress of Phonetic Sciences), Glasgow 2015
  • ICLAVE 8 (International Conference on Language Variation), Leipizig 2015
  • PAC 2015 11th Annual Meeting, Toulouse 2015
  • 47th Annual Meeting of Societas Lingustica Europaea (SLE2014),11-14 September 2014, Poznań
  • PAC 2014 10th Annual Meeting, Montpellier 2014
  • YLMP 2014 (Young Linguists' Meeting in Poznań), Poznań 2014
  • ExAPP 2013 (Experimental Approaches to Perception and Production of Language Variation), Copenhagen, 2013
  • 22nd Annual Conference of the European Second Language Association, Poznan, 2012
  • L2 proficiency workshop, Montpellier, 2012
  • 8th Old World Conference in Phonology, Marrakech, 2011
  • Sociophonetics at the crossroads of speech variation, processing and communication, Pisa, 2010
  • PAC Workshop, Aix-en-Provence, 2009
  • 5th International Conference on Youth Language, Copenhagen, 2008
  • 38th Poznań Linguistic Meeting, Gniezno, 2007
  • 37th Poznań Linguistic Meeting, Poznań, 2006
  • MediaCom A Workshop on the Media and International Communication, Łódź, 2005
  • 34th Poznań Linguistic Meeting 2003, Poznań

Organizer of international conferences and congresses

  • Co-organiser of the International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech, New Sounds 2010, 1–3 May 2010, Poznań
  • Co-organiser of the 47th Annual Meeting of Societas Lingustica Europaea (SLE 2014),11–14 September 2014, Poznań
  • Co-organiser of the thematic workshop "Phonetic reduction and reduction processes", 47th Annual Meeting of Societas Lingustica Europaea (SLE 2014), Poznań (with dr Bente Hannisdal)


  • The Best Young Scholar’s Poster, “Sociophonetics at the crossroads of speech variation, processing and communication”, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa