The project "Linguistic Research Infrastructure (LiRI)", lead by Elisabeth Stark, entered, at the end of a three level evaluation process by the institutions UZH, swissuniversities, SNSF (Link zur Ausschreibung) and SERI the Swiss Roadmap for Research Infrastructures of the State Secretary for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI). The roadmap report will be published by the SERI (Link to SERI website).
The center with lab structure for linguistic and language-related research will provide devices and resources for the professional management and processing and analysis of big data.
Members of the LiRI project team during the preparation and design phase (2017-2019) are the following members of the URPP Language and Space and the Zurich Center for Linguistics: Elisabeth Stark, Sabine Stoll, Martin Volk, Volker Dellwo, Martin Meyer, Wolfgang Kesselheim, Tanja Samardzic and Agnes Kolmer.
The LiRI center not only provides devices, but there are also hired researchers and professionals who support researchers. With beginning of February 2019 there is available the position Application Integration Engineer (100 %).