Writing for the Birmingham Brief, Professor Jack Grieve, Professorial Fellow in Corpus Linguistics in the Department of English Language and Linguistics examines the challenge of fake news, and how the language used in it could be the key to its detection.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Professor Stefan Evert (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg) delivered the 2018 Sinclair Lecture.
Adam Schembri, Marcus Perlman and Gerardo Ortega quoted in BBC article.
ELAL student Mathew Ellman won this year's British Council Masters Dissertation Award for English Language Teaching.
Joe Bennett and Gareth Carrol visited Catholic Junior College in Singapore to promote the study of linguistics.
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).
Several members of the Centre for Corpus Research will be presenting their most recent work.