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Messaging in the Midlands

Messaging in the Midlands
Description
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

Description
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
Description
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
Description
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

Funding opportunity for PhD students

Funding opportunity for PhD students
Description
The Birmingham Centre for Translation is inviting applications from outstanding UK and EU students interested in doing a PhD in Translation Studies with AHRC funding support through the Midlands3Cities DTP.
Date:
28/11/2014

Txting is for people who can't spell, write? Wrong

Txting is for people who can't spell, write? Wrong
Description
Those of you who missed the talk by Dr Caroline Tagg as part of the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences may be interested in this extract from her talk, posted on The Guardian's 'Mind Your Language' blog.
Date:
07/11/2014
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