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21 June 2017
Professor Peter Stockwell (University of Nottingham), CI on the CLiC Dickens project, discusses interdisciplinary work at the interface of corpus stylistics and cognitive poetics.
25 May 2017
We have added a new feature for sorting and grouping concordance lines to CLiC.
03 March 2017
Inaugural lecture of Professor Jeannette Littlemore, Professor of English Language and Applied Linguistics
09 December 2016
Paul Thompson is an invited speaker at a one day British Academy funded event on the theme 'Researching, teaching and learning English for Academic Purposes (EAP): Perspectives from Corpus Linguistics (CL)'
Dr Ruth Page is visiting the University of Macau to give a guest lecture on effective publishing practices, 8-13 December.
29 November 2016
Professor Michaela Mahlberg, interviewed at the Hay Festival, talks about Corpus Linguistics as a method of quickly surveying word usage in texts and illustrates how we can use it to analyse Dickens.
12 October 2016
The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics received a score of 100% overall satisfaction on the most recent National Student Survey.
30 September 2016
The 9th International Corpus Linguistics Conference will take place in the week of 24 - 28 July 2017 at the University of Birmingham.
Dr Paula Perez-Sobrino and Professor Jeannette Littlemore showcased their Marie Curie project at the 'Science is wonder-ful! –European Researchers' Night' event in the Parliamentarium in Brussels.
27 June 2016
Paul Thompson is an invited speaker at a one-day seminar on 'Using corpus-based methods to support multidisciplinary research' at the University of Hertfordshire on Monday 27 June.
22 June 2016
The 11th Sinclair Lecture was delivered by Professor Michaela Mahlberg, Chair in Corpus Linguistics and Director of the Centre for Corpus Research.
20 June 2016
Second year students that have opted to take a Year Abroad are setting off to towns and cities across the world. This year's cohort are the first to fully benefit from the new "Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad".
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