The Department is a world-leading centre of excellence for both teaching and research in English Language and Applied Linguistics.
15 August 2018
Eight leading universities in the Midlands are joining together to train the next generation of highly-skilled arts and humanities researchers, thanks to funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Jeannette Littlemore, Kate Rumbold and Sarah Turner write for The Conversation.
11 July 2018
Professor Susan Hunston is giving a plenary talk at this year's Teaching and Language Corpora Conference (TaLC), which will take place on 18-21 July 2018 at the University of Cambridge.
30 June 2018
Starting on 2 July, the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics is running a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Introduction to Linguistics, hosted by FutureLearn.
29 June 2018
June is Sands (the Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) awareness month and the University is currently undertaking vital research into descriptions of Death Before Birth and Lived Experiences of Miscarriage in order to better understand and improve the experiences of those affected by miscarriage.
26 June 2018
Professor Stefan Evert (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) delivered the 2018 Sinclair Lecture.
Adam Schembri, Marcus Perlman and Gerardo Ortega quoted in BBC article.
22 June 2018
ELAL student Mathew Ellman won this year's British Council Masters Dissertation Award for English Language Teaching.
31 May 2018
Joe Bennett and Gareth Carrol visited Catholic Junior College in Singapore to promote the study of linguistics.
25 May 2018
In June Professor Michaela Mahlberg, who has been leading the CLiC project, will give a keynote at the 4th Corpus Linguistics in China Conference and then speak at Beihang University (Beijing) and Southwest University (Chongqing).
17 May 2018
Several members of the Centre for Corpus Research will be presenting their most recent work.
11 May 2018
Read more for details on the CLiC article in Babel and an announcement of a Digital Reading Competition.
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