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Dr. Nataša Logar, Associate Professor

General Information
  • Dr. Nataša Logar, Associate Professor
    Phone: +386 1 58 05 319
    Email: is.jl-inu.vdf@ragol.asatan
    Office Hours:

    B 210

    Undergraduate courses
    Academic writing: language and style
    Language culture
    Journalism Internship

    Graduate courses
    Language, style and narration of journalistic writing
    Newsroom Internship
    Expert sphere:
    Modern Slovene Language and Stylistics

    Language Culture, Normativity and Standardization

    Corpus Linguistics

    Terminology and Terminography

    Academic Slovene
  • Associate Professor Nataša Logar, PhD

    University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences, Kardeljeva ploščad 5, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia



    Education and training

    Bachelor: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, 1999; Bachelor of linguistic sciences and sociology

    Masters: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, Department of Slovene Language, Masters thesis (title: Word-formation Stylistics), 2004; Master of science (field: Slovene standard language and stylistics)

    Doctoral studies: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts, PhD theses (title: The Corpus Approach to the Obtaining and Presentation of the Language Information in Terminological Dictionaries and Terminological Databases), 2008; PhD (field: linguistics)


    Occupation and position held

    1999, 2002 and 2006 – teaching assistant (field: Slovene language and stylistics), University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

    2008, 2015 and 2020 – assistant professor, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

    2021 – associate professor, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts



    1999–2004: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts

    2004–: University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Social Sciences


    Research leadership and collaboration

    a) national projects, leader:

    – Terminology data banks as the bodies of knowledge: The model for the systematization of terminologies (Slovenian Research Agency, 2011–2013)

    – Promotion of a language game application for mobile devices (Ministry of Culture, 2018–2019)

    – The use of dictionaries and corpora in judicial practice: current situation, needs, guidelines (bilateral project, Slovenia – USA; Slovenian Research Agency, 2018–2020, ext. 2021)

    b) national projects (Slovenian Research Agency), researcher:

    – Designing Corpus-based Dictionary and Grammar Descriptions of the Slovene Language (2004–2006)

    – The upgrade of the Military Dictionary: a Multilingual Military Dictionary (2006–2008)

    – Voice TRAN II: Multilingual mobile speech communicator for 21th century warriors (2006–2008)

    – Slovene Terminology Web Portal (2007–2009)

    – Slovene Scientific Texts: Resources and Description (2016–2018)

    – Collocations as a Basis for Language Description: Semantic and Temporal Perspectives (2017–2020)

    – Synonyms and Collocationa 2.0: The Expansion of Dictionary and other Language Datasets, Centre for Language Resources and Technologies, University of Ljubljana (Slovenian Ministry of Culture, 2021–2022)


    c) national research programme (Slovenian Research Agency), researcher: 

    – Slovene Language: Basic, Contrastive, and Applied Studies (1999–2024)


    d) projects funded by the EU, researcher:

    – Communication in Slovene (Slovenian Ministry of Education, Science and Sports; European Social Fund, 2008–2013; person responsible for the consortium partner University of Ljubljana)

    – ECOPSI: European Communication Professionals Skills and Innovation Programme (European Commission, Lifelong Learning Programme, 2011-2013)

    – COST actions: European Network of E-Lexicography (2013–2017); ELN stands for European Literacy Network (2016–2018); Study Abroad Research in European Perspective (SAREP, 2016–2018)

    – RSDO: Development of Slovene in a Digital Environment – Language Resources and Technologies (Slovenian Ministry of Culture and European Regional Development Fund, 2020–2022)


    Teaching abroad

    2013 and 2014: Universiteit Gent, Faculteit van de letteren en wijsbergeerte, Belgium (6 weeks)

    2016: Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Arts, Slovakia (4 weeks)

    2017: Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (4 weeks)

    2019: Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic (5 days)


    Commission and board membership

    2008–2009: member of the National Team for Evaluating EU Terminology at the Government Office for Development and European affairs, Republic of Slovenia
    2011–2015: member of the Commission for quality self-assessment, Faculty of Social Sciences
    2013–2015: member of the Expert Group for Slovenian Language at the Ministry of Culture, Republic of Slovenia
    2017–: member of the Senate, Faculty of Social Sciences
    2017–: delegate of the Project Council, Centre for Language Resources and Technologies, University of Ljubljana
    2019–: member of the Orthograpy Commision (Extended Section) at the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA) and the Research Centre of the SASA
    2021–: head of the Chair of Journalism at the Faculty of Social Studies

  • Important projects:

    a) TERMIS,

    b) Communication in Slovene, 

    c) Dictionary of Modern Slovene, 

    d) Slovene Scientific Texts: Resources and Description, 

    e) Collocations in Slovene: