Perspectives on Interdisciplinary Research

Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research
Wednesday 29th April 2020 (13:30-17:00)
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A Centre for Corpus Research open event

The Centre for Corpus Research, in association with the Institute of Advanced Studies and the Institute for Global Innovation, invites you to a series of talks offering different perspectives on the practice and assessment of interdisciplinary research.

13:30-15:00: Linguistic perspectives on Interdisciplinary Research

The topic of the first session will be: writing, speaking and getting published in interdisciplinary research.

The speakers will be:

  • Paul Thompson and Susan Hunston, authors of Interdisciplinary Research Discourse (2019, Routledge);
  • Seongsook Choi (University of Edinburgh), co-author of Interdisciplinary Discourse: Communicating Across Disciplines (2017, Palgrave MacMillan)

15:30-17:00: The practice and assessment of Interdisciplinary Research

Topics in the second session will include: Assessing interdisciplinary research: UKRI and publishers’ perspectives; using Corpus Linguistics in interdisciplinary research.

The speakers will include:

  • Andrew Plume, Director of the International Center for the Study of Research, Elsevier publishers
  • Michaela Mahlberg, Director of the Centre for Corpus Research and Director of Research, College of Arts and Law

The talks will be followed by a wine reception, from 17:00.

This event marks the publication in December 2019 of the book Interdisciplinary Research Discourse (P. Thompson & S. Hunston) [publisher website].

The event is free and open to all, but please register at EventBrite.

Please note the change in date for this event. It was originally planned for 11 March, and now will be held on the 29 April.

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