||Marace Dareau, Editorial Consultant. She was Editorial Director
of the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (1931-2002) and
an editor of the Concise Scots Dictionary (1985). She was Principal Editor of Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd until 2014. She also
edited the glossary of the Edinburgh Encyclopaedia of English
Language and Linguistics (1994). She is Lexicographical Consultant for the dictionary.
||Professor William Gillies,
Honorary Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh. He
has extensive research interests, including the Gaelic of the
Middle Ages, the Book of the Dean of Lismore, and the Books of
Clanranald, of which he is completing a major edition. His contribution
to Gaelic dialectology is most evident in his role in the successful
completion and publication of the Survey of the Gaelic Dialects
of Scotland (1994-7). As Project Manager from 1994-2001, he led
the Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue project to its successful
||Dr Anthony Harvey, Editor
of the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of Medieval Latin
from Celtic Sources (DMLCS). He has been part of the DMLCS project since 1985 and
Editor since 1990. He holds a PhD in early medieval Gaelic and
British linguistics and literacy from Cambridge University’s
Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, where he had previously
gained his MA, and has lectured and published widely on these
subjects. He teaches conversational Welsh informally in Dublin,
and is currently Chairman of the Classical Association of
||Andrew Hawke, Managing Editor of the University of Wales Dictionary of the Welsh Language, Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru (GPC). He graduated from Aberystwyth in Welsh Language and Literature and pursued research towards a historical dictionary of Cornish. He joined the GPC project in 1983 as an Assistant Editor and soon afterwards began computerizing the Dictionary, developing an automated typesetting system. His research interests have chiefly been concerned with Cornish and computing in the humanities. He is currently leading a project to update GPC’s software and hardware systems to the latest standards whilst editing the second edition of GPC.
||Mark McConville. Mark is a computational linguist, who graduated with a PhD from Edinburgh University’s School of Informatics in 2006. He was Glasgow University’s Soillse research fellow from 2010 to 2015 and is now project manager on the DASG project (Digital Archive of Scottish Gaelic), and is involved in the LEACAG project (http://dasg.ac.uk/leacag).
||Colm Ó Baoill, Emeritus Professor of
Celtic, University of Aberdeen. He has research interests in
both Irish and Scottish Gaelic language and literature, including
Scottish Gaelic verse of the period 1600-1730, 17th-19th century
Irish verse, Scottish Gaelic manuscripts, the Scots-Gaelic interface
and comparative study of Irish and Scottish Gaelic.
||Professor Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh (Chair), Professor of Gaelic and Head of the School of Humanities at the University of Glasgow. His
research interests include
linguistic variation in the Gaelic-speaking world (synchronic
and diachronic); Gaelic dialectology and Gaelic historical linguistics,
particularly the divergence between Irish and Scottish Gaelic,
and the emergence of Scottish Gaelic; Gaelic lexicology; Gaelic
place-names; linguistic contact between Gaelic and other languages;
and early Scottish Gaelic grammars. He is Director of the Digital Archive of Scottish Gaelic (DASG) project under whose auspices the Faclair na Gàidhlig corpus is being compiled.