The Interdisciplinary Speech Research Laboratory (ISRL) at UBC was established in 2000 through a New Opportunities infrastructure grant from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation (CFI) to Bryan Gick (Dept. of Linguistics), with collaborators in NeuroscienceAudiology & Speech SciencesLinguisticsPsychology, and Electrical & Computer Engineering. The goal of the original proposal, created in collaboration with Guy Carden and Douglas Pulleyblank, was “to establish a centre for interdisciplinary research in the speech-related fields at UBC.”

Research conducted at the lab has been supported by grants from NSERCSSHRC…etc