Text4Science in the media

The Text4Science research team thinks that text messaging is fascinating and, judging from the buzz, we’re not the only ones! Check out the samples below of Text4Science in the media!

 Is texting making us more creative? Canadian researchers think so” in The Globe and Mail

OMG! Is texting ruining our language?” in the Vancouver Sun

The Science of Texting” – an interview with Dr. Christian Guilbault on CTV News

Researchers want to know how texting affects our writing” on CKNW AM 980

Ur texting is making u creative: Study” in the London Free Press

Canadian Study Dissects Texting Phenomenon: What Impact Does it Have on Our Language? on TechVibes

New study looks at texting habits of Canadians” on News 1130

How does ur txting affect ur writing?” on CBC.ca

R u being lzy when u text?” in the Vancouver Sun

The meaning of texting” in the Ottawa Citizen

Researchers want your text messages” in Burnaby NOW

University of Ottawa researchers want you to “text4science”” in the uOttawa Gazette

Text4Science wants your texts” in SFU News Online

 Texting Study” – an interview with Dr. Elizabeth Marshman on CBC radio program Ottawa Morning

Le vocabulaire des messages textes” on SRC program Phare Ouest (in French)

Interview with Dr. Christian Guilbault on SRC program Téléjournal Colombie-Britannique, January 21


Media contact: Patrick Drouin at patrick.drouin@umontreal.ca


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Did you know?

text4science is part of a larger project called sms4science. The aim of this international project is to collect SMS corpora from all over the world.  

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