Centre for Corpus Research

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.



Exploring Gender in Children’s Literature from a Cognitive Corpus Stylistic Perspective

Pattern Grammar

Pattern Grammar

Applications of Pattern Grammar to teaching and lexicography


Posted 15 November 2017

Writing Development in Global Higher Education Corpus

The Centre for Corpus Research welcomes Dr Randall Sadler and Dr Xun Yan from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, and Dr Jing Zhao from Fudan University, to Birmingham for a week of discussions to launch the Writing Development in Global Higher Education Corpus.

Posted 09 November 2017

CLiC 1.6 release: new interface & more books!

A blog post describing the new 1.6 release of the CLiC web app, an online corpus tool for literary analysis developed as part of the CLiC Dickens project.

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Forthcoming Events

We are proud to offer throughout the academic year a series of events including the annual John Sinclair Lecture.

In 2017, the Centre is hosting the International Corpus Linguistics conference.

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