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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

Paul Thompson to give a lecture and seminar in Prague

Paul Thompson to give a lecture and seminar in Prague
Description
Paul Thompson is in Prague this week (1-3 November) to give a lecture and seminar as an invited speaker on a funded project 'Using Language Corpora: An Introduction', run by Dr Marketa Mala.
Date:
02/11/2016

Dr Maristella Gatto visiting the Centre for Corpus Research

Dr Maristella Gatto visiting the Centre for Corpus Research
Description
Dr Maristella Gatto, Assistant Professor of English at the University of Bari (Italy), will be visiting CCR from 31 October to 4 November 2016.
Date:
31/10/2016

Satisfaction in the National Student Survey

Satisfaction in the National Student Survey
Description
The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics received a score of 100% overall satisfaction on the most recent National Student Survey.
Date:
12/10/2016

Language for Specific Purposes conference

Language for Specific Purposes conference
Description
Paul Thompson has been invited to give a plenary lecture at the Language for Specific Purposes conference (LSP2017) in Bergen on 28-30 June 2017.
Date:
06/10/2016

The 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference - Call for papers, posters and panels

The 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference - Call for papers, posters and panels
Description
The 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference will take place in the week of 24 - 28 July 2017 at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
30/09/2016

EMMA goes to Brussels

EMMA goes to Brussels
Description
Dr Paula Perez-Sobrino and Professor Jeannette Littlemore showcased their Marie Curie project at the 'Science is wonder-ful! –European Researchers' Night' event in the Parliamentarium in Brussels.
Date:
30/09/2016

Ways of presenting, recording and remembering vocabulary

Ways of presenting, recording and remembering vocabulary
Description
Dr Crayton Walker delivers a workshop on teaching vocabulary at the Penang English Language Learning and Teaching Association, Malaysia.
Date:
14/09/2016
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