Lecturer in Applied Linguistics
Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
I am a lecturer in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics at the University of Birmingham. I have a background in English Language teaching and training. My research focuses on digital interaction, including text messaging and online social media.
For a discussion of my research, here is a podcast recorded in May 2012 with the Ideas Lab at the ...
Telephone +44 (0)121 4145499
School of Psychology
Title of PhD: The Neuroeconomy of Love - The moderation of social interactions and attachment style on decision making; psychophisics and fMRI
Supervisors: Ulrik Beierholm, PhD, Professor Stephen Wood MA PhD
I'm interested in the cognitive psychodynamic of decision making within relationships rooted in the attachment theory and it's ...
Primary Care Clinical Sciences
Lynda Tait is a Research Fellow in Primary Care Clinical Sciences.
Lynda has published articles in peer reviewed scientific journals as well as editorials and a book chapter in the field of mental illness. She has received funding from NIHR EME/Medical Research Council and from NIHR RfPB programmes.
Lynda has a personal academic website and academic ...
Telephone +44 (0)121 414 8584
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Title of PhD: Source Apportionment of Industrial Air Pollutants
Supervisors: Professor Roy Harrison, Dr William Bloss
Adewale Taiwo is undertaking his doctoral research in source apportionment of industrial air pollutants. Source apportionment models being used are Pragmatic Mass Closure (PMC), Chemical Mass Balance (CMB) and Multivariate ...
School of Psychology
Dr Chie Takahashi is a postdoctoral research fellow in Cognitive Psychology and Brain Science at the Behavioural Brain Sciences Centre, and a member of the Selective Attention & Awareness Laboratory (SAAL)directed by Dr Jason Braithwaite. Her current research is to investigate the brain mechanisms of cortical hyperexcitability and the out-of-body experiences in non-clinical ...
Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 2861
Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Yemisi Takwoingi is a Research Fellow in Medical Statistics in the UK Support Unit for Cochrane Systematic Reviews of Diagnostic Test Accuracy located within Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics.
Yemisi collaborates on methodological and applied research projects. Her research interest is primarily in diagnostic test evaluation and systematic review methodology, ...
Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7833
Director, Research Unit in Asian Christianity
Department of Theology and Religion
Edmond Tang was educated in Hong Kong where he gained his first degree in philosophy before postgraduate studies in theology at the Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven in Belgium. He taught systematic theology at the Catholic seminary in Hong Kong in 1975-6 before joining Pro Mundi Vitain Brussels as Asia researcher from 1977 to 1989, while teaching occasionally Asian theology at the ...
Telephone +44 (0)121 415 8371
Language Co-ordinator for Chinese
Department of Modern Languages
I have been involved with almost all aspects of the undergraduate teaching of Chinese Mandarin and frequently assume a lead role in both the development and organisation of course modules.
Telephone +44 (0)121 414 7740
Department of Modern Languages: Italian Studies
PhD Title: Shaping Identities through Dialect - The Case of the Lega Nord
Supervisors: Dr. Daniele Albertazzi and Prof. Gabriele Iannaccaro (University of Milano–Bicocca)
PhD Italian Studies
Having graduated from the University of Pisa, Italy and University of Iceland in Italian Linguistics, Icelandic, Art History and Cultural Heritage ...