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Dr Bodo Winter wins Young Researcher's Award

Dr Bodo Winter wins Young Researcher's Award
Description
Dr Bodo Winter has won the award at the Third International Symposium on Figurative Thought and Language for his paper Synesthetic metaphors are neither synesthetic nor metaphorical.
Date:
02/05/2017

Final Year student presents at national Linguistics conference

Final Year student presents at national Linguistics conference
Description
Final year BA English Language student, Samantha Ford has presented her work at the Undergraduate Linguistics Association of Britain (ULAB) 2017 hosted by the University of Cambridge.
Date:
13/04/2017

Multimodal metaphor in advertising

Multimodal metaphor in advertising
Description
On Tuesday 28 March, Dr Paula Pérez Sobrino and Professor Jeannette Littlemore presented their work to a group of local local businesses at the University of Birmingham Business Club.
Date:
30/03/2017

American Association for Applied linguistics conference

American Association for Applied linguistics conference
Description
Paul Thompson to speak at the March 2017 event.
Date:
14/03/2017

Why do metaphors work?

Why do metaphors work?
Description
A video recording of the inaugural lecture of Professor Jeannette Littlemore.
Date:
03/03/2017

The millennial apprentice workshop

The millennial apprentice workshop
Description
Join Mariachiara Barzotto and Paula P Sobrino in this workshop, take part in the quiz to explore the new face of manufacturing, and to find out more about how manufacturers truly design and build the future in smart factories.
Date:
01/03/2017

Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes

Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes
Description
Apply for a Birmingham Fellowship and join our sector-leading programme.
Date:
01/03/2017

Donald Trump's Inaugural Speech - and Barack Obama's

Donald Trump's Inaugural Speech - and Barack Obama's
Description
Read the latest blog post by Professor Susan Hunston in 'Language in the News'.
Date:
06/02/2017

Professor Michael Toolan awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship

Professor Michael Toolan awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship
Description
Professor Michael Toolan and Dr Eva Maria Gomez-Jimenez have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship for the project DINEQ.
Date:
30/01/2017

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
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