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Metaphor and advertising

Metaphor and advertising
Description
Professor Jeannette Littlemore has been invited to deliver a distinguished lecture at the Open University of Hong Kong on 21 January.
Date:
09/01/2017

'Migrants should learn English' - who could object?

'Migrants should learn English' - who could object?
Description
Read the latest blog post by Professor Susan Hunston in 'Language in the News'.
Date:
06/01/2017

Professor Susan Hunston, OBE for services to Higher Education and Applied Linguistics

Professor Susan Hunston, OBE for services to Higher Education and Applied Linguistics
Description
We are delighted to announce that Professor Susan Hunston has been awarded an OBE for services to Higher Education and Applied Linguistics.
Date:
05/01/2017

Birmingham Education Fellowship

Birmingham Education Fellowship
Description
Dr Suganthi John receives her Birmingham Education Fellowship award at the Teaching Academy Awards dinner, 13 December 2016.
Date:
15/12/2016

Beihang University visiting the Centre for Corpus Research

Beihang University visiting the Centre for Corpus Research
Description
A delegation from Beihang University is visiting the Centre for Corpus Research on 13 and 14 December to explore opportunities for collaboration.
Date:
14/12/2016

Paul Thompson invited speaker at the University of Stirling

Paul Thompson invited speaker at the University of Stirling
Description
Paul Thompson is an invited speaker at a one day British Academy funded event on the theme 'Researching, teaching and learning English for Academic Purposes (EAP): Perspectives from Corpus Linguistics (CL)'
Date:
09/12/2016

Dr Ruth Page giving a guest lecture at the University of Macau

Dr Ruth Page giving a guest lecture at the University of Macau
Description
Dr Ruth Page is visiting the University of Macau to give an guest lecture on effective publishing practices, 8-13 December.
Date:
09/12/2016

Michaela Mahlberg at the Hay Festival

Michaela Mahlberg at the Hay Festival
Description
Professor Michaela Mahlberg, interviewed at the Hay Festival, talks about Corpus Linguistics as a method of quickly surveying word usage in texts and illustrates how we can use it to analyse Dickens.
Date:
29/11/2016

A broadly usage-based account of British Sign Language syntax

A broadly usage-based account of British Sign Language syntax
Description
Dr Adam Schembri is a co-investigator on a new AHRC project, 'A Broadly Usage-Based Account of British Sign Language Syntax'.
Date:
16/11/2016

Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowships internal application process

Description
Fellowships to be held in the College of Arts and Law at the University of Birmingham commencing between 1 September 2017 and 1 May 2018.
Date:
14/11/2016
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