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The Centre for Corpus Research supports the use of corpus analysis in research, teaching and learning. CCR provides access to a range of corpora and has a dedicated computer suite with specialist resources as well as an eye-tracking laboratory.
CLiC Dickens project
Bringing together researchers from corpus linguistics and statistics
Exploring Gender in Children’s Literature from a Cognitive Corpus Stylistic Perspective
Applications of Pattern Grammar to teaching and lexicography
Posted 15 January 2018
In this guest post for the CLiC Dickens Blog, Pablo Ruano San Segundo discusses gendered reporting verbs and alliterative patterns of character names and reporting verbs found with the CLiC web app.
Posted 12 December 2017
Jack Grieve and Isobelle Clarke from the Centre for Corpus Research released a report describing an analysis of stylistic variation on the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account and the stylistic typicality of the "Pled" Tweet
Professor Michaela Mahlberg writes for the Birmingham Perspective on the ClicDickens project and the first public reading of 'A Christmas Carol' - in Birmingham on 27 December 1853.
We are proud to offer throughout the academic year a series of events including the annual John Sinclair Lecture.
In 2017, the Centre hosted the International Corpus Linguistics conference.
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