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Professor Michael Toolan wins British Academy Funding

Professor Michael Toolan wins British Academy Funding
Description
Congratulations to Professor Michael Toolan on obtaining £29,654 research funding from the British Academy for his research project entitled: Translating Children's Narrative: A Corpus-based Study.
Date:
16/09/2015

ELAL welcomes Newton Fellow, Lincoln Fernandes, from Brazil

ELAL welcomes Newton Fellow, Lincoln Fernandes, from Brazil
Description
The Deaprtment of English Language and Applied Linguistics is pleased to host Professor Lincoln Fernandes, from the Foreign Languages and Literatures Department of the Federal University of Santa Catarina.
Date:
15/09/2015

100% overall satisfaction

100% overall satisfaction
Description
The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics received a score of 100% overall satisfaction in the 2015 NSS.
Date:
11/09/2015

Dr Adam Schembri more downloaded than Chomsky

Dr Adam Schembri more downloaded than Chomsky
Description
New English Language and Applied Linguistics Lecturer writes most downloaded article in the journal 'Lingua' in the last three months.
Date:
03/08/2015

Birmingham Centre for Translation at IATIS 2015

Birmingham Centre for Translation at IATIS 2015
Description
Two members of the Birmingham Centre for Translation represented the University of Birmingham at the fifth IATIS conference in Belo Horizonte Brazil, 7-10 July 2015.
Date:
03/08/2015

Professor Susan Hunston elected Chair of the University Council of General and Applied Linguistics

Professor Susan Hunston elected Chair of the University Council of General and Applied Linguistics
Description
Professor Susan Hunston has been elected Chair of UCGAL. She will be helping to lead and shape the way Linguistics is researched and taught, at a national and international level.
Date:
15/07/2015

InForm Conference 2015

InForm Conference 2015
Description
On Saturday 11 July 2015, Dr Paul Thompson will give an invited plenary address at the InForm Conference, at the University of Reading.
Date:
07/07/2015

The student perspective

The student perspective
Description
Jennifer Giles talks about her reasons for choosing the University of Birmingham and her experience of studying the BA English Language degree programme.
Date:
24/06/2015

New Senior Lecturer in Stylistics

New Senior Lecturer in Stylistics
Description
We are delighted to welcome Dr Ruth Page, our new Senior Lecturer in Stylistics, who will be joining our department in September.
Date:
10/06/2015

Professor Michaela Mahlberg joins the University

Professor Michaela Mahlberg joins the University
Description
Professor Michaela Mahlberg will be taking up the Chair in Corpus Linguistics in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics in the autumn.
Date:
08/06/2015
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