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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.
AHRC funded 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 16 November 2018
In this guest post, Sophie Phelps explores 'liminal' Dickensian characters who are not quite children and not quite adults, as she shows with a case study of David Copperfield's "child-wife" Dora.
Four of the five films and podcasts launched this week by the University for its 'Fantastic Research' campaign feature academics from the College of Arts and Law.
Posted 10 October 2018
Olu Popoola, a PhD researcher at CCR, has launched OutLiar, a deception blog that showcases investigative linguistic techniques and explores instances of (alleged) duplicity, doublespeak and disinformation in global affairs past and present.
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.