Dr. Qing Lin is currently working as a lecturer in Chinese Language and Culture at the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies and hosting a project on the language documentation of the Chenghai dialect, a variety of Southern Min Chinese. Her main research interest is diachronic linguistics, particularly sound change. Further interests include the phonetics-phonology interface and phonetics-prosody interface. She has published papers on the historical change of Thai tones, the nasal rhymes and the nasal initials of Southern Min Chinese. During her PhD studies, she was awarded grants from the School, the University, and the International Chao-Xue Research Society for her research on Southern Min tones.