News in English Language and Linguistics

University of Birmingham's Big Cat Partnership gets the cream

University of Birmingham's Big Cat Partnership gets the cream

Description
A trailblazing partnership between University of Birmingham academics and the leading marketing communications agency Big Cat has won a major regional business award.
Date:
Friday 2 November 2018
10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

10 place rise in THE World University Rankings 2019

Description
We are now ranked 70 in the subject ranking for arts and humanities, which covers art, performing arts, design, languages, literature, linguistics, history, philosophy, theology, architecture and archaeology.
Date:
Thursday 1 November 2018
Pattern Grammar in the Classroom

Pattern Grammar in the Classroom

Description
Dr Suganthi John and Dr Crayton Walker are in Newcastle to deliver teacher training workshops on 'Pattern Grammar in the Classroom' at International House (Newcastle) for DELTA trainees and language teachers.
Date:
Wednesday 17 October 2018
OutLiar

OutLiar

Description
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.
Date:
Wednesday 10 October 2018
Death before Birth project on show at New Street Station

Death before Birth project on show at New Street Station

Description
Jeannette Littlemore and Sarah Turner showcase findings at in station atrium as part of 'Research at the Heart of Brum' event tomorrow.
Date:
Friday 5 October 2018
Patterns and Constructions in Language Teaching and Lexicography

Patterns and Constructions in Language Teaching and Lexicography

Description
Professor Susan Hunston will travel to Guangdong University of Guangzhou City to deliver a five day workshop.
Date:
Tuesday 2 October 2018
CLiC and the Cadbury Research Library: The start of a collaboration

CLiC and the Cadbury Research Library: The start of a collaboration

Description
Read more about the beginning of the collaboration between the CLiC and GLARE projects with the Cadbury Research Library. The collaboration was kicked off with a seminar for library staff, introducing the CLiC web app and the opportunities it can offer to students, staff and visitors.
Date:
Friday 28 September 2018
Analysis of billions of Twitter words reveals how American English develops

Analysis of billions of Twitter words reveals how American English develops

Description
New words in American English tend to develop in five regional linguistic 'hotspots' before spreading across the United States and beyond, a new study reveals.
Date:
Wednesday 26 September 2018
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