Dr Efrosini Deligianni is a linguist specializing in Greek historical linguistics. She has received her PhD from Lancaster University (UK). She was also awarded the postgraduate Mont Follick Fund for research on Classical Greek. Her research portfolio focuses on Greek syntactic change, as inextricably tied to socio-contextual and cognitive processing factors. During her previous placement at a research organization in Cyprus (CNTI), she was actively involved in EU-funded programs on Educational Technology, Global Education and Youth Activism. Her future research is directed towards projects that are highly relevant to the Greek-Australian context, like a portal of electronic resources for the study of Modern Greek, and a sociolinguistic study on the issue of the cultural identity of Greek Cypriots in Sydney. Her other academically related interests are historiography, translation and creative writing. She is also pleasantly engaged in choreography, artistic cinema, wine and gastronomy, and black and white photography. Her next big venture is to delve into the Japanese language and culture on the occasion of a joint business project in fashion design. She is also committed to fulfilling her childhood dream of learning how to play Greek traditional violin.