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Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad

Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad
Description
With exam season at an end, second year students that have opted to take a Year Abroad are starting to set off to towns and cities all across the world. This year's cohort are the first to fully benefit from the new "Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad" resource.
Date:
20/06/2016

Sinclair Lecture 2016

Sinclair Lecture 2016
Description
Professor Michaela Mahlberg, Chair in Corpus Linguistics and Director of the Centre for Corpus Research, will deliver the annual Sinclair Lecture on Monday 20 June 2016.
Date:
09/06/2016

Guardian League Tables 2017

Guardian League Tables 2017
Description
BA English Language at the University of Birmingham stands at 6th place in the newly released Guardian League Tables.
Date:
24/05/2016

Pint of science

Pint of science
Description
Paula Pérez-Sobrino will participate in Pint of Science - Logroño (Spain) with her talk "Everyday creativity: Metaphor & Advertising".
Date:
24/05/2016

Exploring the mind through music

Exploring the mind through music
Description
Dr Paula Pérez-Sobrino is invited as Science Fellow to the "Exploring the Mind Through Music" workshop at Rice University.
Date:
24/05/2016

Professor Jeannette Littlemore awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship

Professor Jeannette Littlemore awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship
Description
Professor Jeannette Littlemore (PI), Dr Paula Perez-Sobrino (Post-doctoral Fellow) and Dr David Houghton (Co-I) have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship, for the project 'Exploring Multimodal Metaphor and Metonymy in Advertising' (EMMA).
Date:
19/05/2016

International recognition

International recognition
Description
Professor Jeannette Littlemore has been appointed as Distinguished Professor at the Open University, Hong Kong.
Date:
17/05/2016

Exploring corpus-attested patterns in Dickens's fiction

Exploring corpus-attested patterns in Dickens's fiction
Description
Michaela Mahlberg and Gareth Carrol will be speaking at the CASS Corpus Data and Psycholinguistics Seminar at the University of Lancaster.
Date:
17/05/2016

Florent Perek invited speaker at the University of Pisa

Florent Perek invited speaker at the University of Pisa
Description
Dr Florent Perek will be giving an invited talk at the University of Pisa on 11 May 2016. The title of the talk will be: "Modelling constructional change with distributional semantics".
Date:
06/05/2016

New research-focussed positions in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics

New research-focussed  positions in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
Description
This is part of a broader initiative on the part of the university to recruit high level research-focussed staff in order to build its international research reputation.
Date:
31/03/2016
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