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Chinese student wins award for her outstanding research

Chinese student wins award for her outstanding research
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PhD student Shuangling Li has won an award from the Chinese Government who found her research to be 'outstanding'.
Date:
21/05/2015

Author of the Month

Author of the Month
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Routledge May Author of the Month is Caroline Tagg, whose Exploring Digital Communication came out earlier this year.
Date:
05/05/2015

Language and Superdiversity: exploring corpus approaches

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Forthcoming series of seminars which will explore the possible synergies between corpus linguistics and superdiversity.
Date:
31/03/2015

Messaging in the Midlands

Messaging in the Midlands
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Caroline Tagg and Esther Asprey talk about their experience 'Messaging in the Midlands' at the Library of Birmingham.
Date:
26/03/2015

Two new books published

Two new books published
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We are pleased to announce the publication of two new books this month by members of staff in Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics.
Date:
20/03/2015

Centre for Corpus Research special seminar

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The Centre for Corpus Research will host a special seminar on Wednesday 18 March with two invited speakers.
Date:
11/03/2015

£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham
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For 2015 entry the University has two brand new schemes which offer £10,000 scholarships for Masters students. These scholarships have been jointly funded by the British Government; the allocation of the awards, which is the fourth highest in the UK, further cements Birmingham's place amongst the very best higher education institutions for postgraduate study.
Date:
10/03/2015

Messaging in the Midlands

Messaging in the Midlands
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Dr Caroline Tagg and Dr Esther Asprey have received seed corn funding from the University's Institute of Superdiversity Research (IRiS) for a data collection trial to be held in the Library of Birmingham from Monday 2 - Friday 6 March 2015.
Date:
16/02/2015

Developing Corpus Linguistics in South Asia

Developing Corpus Linguistics in South Asia
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Paul Thompson, Akira Murakamiand Dominik Vajnwill travel to Islamabad, Pakistan to participate in a workshop (2-4 March).
Date:
04/02/2015

PhD student wins conference prize

PhD student wins conference prize
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Rawan Saaty, PhD student in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics, has won the 'Best Paper' prize at the Eighth Annual Saudi Student Conference in London.
Date:
03/02/2015
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