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Radovic Slaviša: visiting researcher in the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning

Date: 23 October 2014

The Department and Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning are delighted to announce that Radovic Slaviša, from the Faculty of Mathematics and G ... Read more»

 

Special Edition - Inclusive Technologies and Learning

Date: 23 October 2014

Professor Don Passey has been invited as guest editor of a special issue of the open access journal Social Inclusion (ISSN: 2183-2803). The topic for ... Read more»

 

Thinking differently

Date: 2 October 2014

Research projects led by Professors Don Passey and Murray Saunders are featured in the recent issue of Lancaster University's "Thinking Differently" ... Read more»

 

Viva Congratulations

Date: 29 September 2014

Very many congratulations to Dr Maria Cutajar on the award of PhD. Maria is a member of Cohort 3 of the Doctoral Programme in E-Research and Technolog ... Read more»

 

Presentation at the Disability Studies Conference

Date: 29 September 2014

Sue Cranmer presented at the Disability Studies Conference, Lancaster University, September 2014 on:What is an assistive technology? Convergence acr ... Read more»

 

Worlds of Literacy 2.0

Date: 26 September 2014

Worlds of Literacy 2.0: Literacy Studies - looking into the future and celebrating the past, with David Barton and Mary Hamilton, took place on 26 Sep ... Read more»

 

Seminar at The Work Foundation

Date: 24 September 2014

Professor Don Passey recently gave a lunchtime seminar at The Work Foundation entitled 'Digital technologies and young people not in education, employ ... Read more»

 

Networked Learning Conference 2016 - Announcement

Date: 23 September 2014

We are pleased to announce that the 10th International Conference on Networked Learning will be hosted by the Department of Educational Research, Lanc ... Read more»

 

New members of the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning

Date: 17 September 2014

The Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning is pleased to welcome two new members: Dr. Natasa Lackovic and Dr. Murat Oztok. Dr Natasa Lackovic is a ... Read more»

 

Top Marks website for teachers

Date: 1 September 2014

Don Passey and Brett Bligh have created material for a website called Top Marks, in association with the publishing group Pearson. Top Marks is ... Read more»

 

£500m has 'superficial' impact on improving university teaching

Date: 31 July 2014

The Times Higher has reported on the here@lancaster research project investigating HEFCE's initiatives on learning and teaching in the recent past a ... Read more»

 

Digital knowledge: what teachers should know in the digital age

Date: 21 July 2014

Lancaster graduate Dr Alberto Ramirez-Martinell (Universidad Veracruzana, Mexico) gave a presentation for Lancaster University's Organisation and Educ ... Read more»

 

The Role of HEFCE in Teaching and Learning Enhancement: A review of evaluative evidence

Date: 17 July 2014

This report is published today on the Higher Education Academy website. It examines evidence on the strengths and weaknesses of ... Read more»

 

It is not students who need a reality check

Date: 7 July 2014

Paul Ashwin has written a blog for the Telegraph responding to those who argue that students who complain about the quality of their teaching need a r ... Read more»

 

Viva Congratulations

Date: 2 July 2014

Very many congratulations to Dr Alex Bell on the award of PhD. Alex is a member of Cohort 1 of the Doctoral Programme in E-Research and Technolo ... Read more»

 

Viva Congratulations

Date: 19 June 2014

Many congratulations to Dr Beth Garrett on a successful viva. Beth has been supervised by Professor Colin Rogers. The title of her thesis is - ... Read more»

 

PhD Success - Alenezi, F

Date: 19 June 2014

Many congratulations to Dr Farhan Alenezi on a successful viva. Farhan is a traditional route research student and has been supervised by Professor ... Read more»

 

Seminar at Institute of Education

Date: 22 May 2014

On 22 May Brett Bligh presented a talk at the Institute of Education, London, based on his recent book chapter Examining new processes for learning ... Read more»

 

"Digital Literacies" book published

Date: 20 May 2014

Dr Julia Gillen's book, Digital Literacies (Routledge) was published in April 2014. With our increasing use of digital and online media, the way we in ... Read more»

 

Jo Warin's visit to the University of Guelph-Humber

Date: 15 May 2014

Jo Warin visited the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto, Canada, to deliver a series of lectures to more than 100 undergraduate students participa ... Read more»

 

The dynamics of knowledge creation

Date: 15 May 2014

Mary Hamilton (Educational Research) together with David Barton and Karin Tusting (Linguistics) have been funded by the ESRC for a two-year project on ... Read more»

 

 

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CeMoRe Fellowship Awards 2014-15

Date: 9 October 2014

We were overwhelmed by the response from our call for CeMoRe Fellowships 2014/15. There was an extremely strong field with many excellent contenders ... Read more»

 

English and Creative Writing Awarded Jim Welsh Prize for Excellence

Date: 8 October 2014

Kamilla Elliott, in the Department of English and Creative Writing, has been awarded the Jim Welsh Prize for Excellence in Adaptation Studies: http: ... Read more»

 

New seminar series on "future fictions"

Date: 6 October 2014

The CGWS (Centre for Gender and Women's Studies), CSEC (Centre for the Study of Environmental Change) and CSS (Centre for Science Studies) semin ... Read more»

 

Funding Successes for Forthcoming Projects

Date: 24 June 2014

Congratulations to colleagues who have secured funding from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences for forthcoming research projects and events.Dr Li ... Read more»

 

Associate Lecturer Wins 2014 Commonwealth Short Story Prize

Date: 17 June 2014

Congratulations to Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi, who has won the Commonwealth Short Story Prize for 2014. Jennifer, who was awarded her PhD in Creati ... Read more»

 

A Midummer Night's Dream at Lancaster Castle

Date: 6 June 2014

The Department of English and Creative Writing are very pleased to present three open-air performances of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream at L ... Read more»

 

Love's Victory for Alison Findlay

Date: 6 June 2014

Professor Alison Findlay and actors from Shakespeare's Globe will be reviving the earliest surviving comedy drama by a female writer at Penshurs ... Read more»

 

Undergraduate students picked for prestigious writing mentorship scheme

Date: 4 June 2014

We are pleased to announce that four Lancaster creative writing students have been selected for prestigious Writing Squad mentoring and young wr ... Read more»

 

Jennifer Makumbi: wins major international short story prize

Date: 23 May 2014

Jennifer Makumbi, postdoc and Associate Lecturer, has won the Commonwealth 2014 Short Story Prize. Read the full story by following the link below. ... Read more»

 

New Royal Literary Fund Fellow - Joining us in October 2014

Date: 13 May 2014

As we get ready to say goodbye to our current Royal Literary Find Fellow, Philip Cavneny, we look forward to welcoming our Fellow for the 2014-15 acad ... Read more»

 

Jane Draycott Wins Major International Poetry Prize

Date: 13 May 2014

Jane Draycott, one of our tutors on the Distance Learning MA in Creative Writing, has won the international Hippocrates Prize with her poem The Return ... Read more»

 

Early Modern Roses Seminar

Date: 12 May 2014

We welcome back Dr Liz Oakley-Brown, and research students Helen Davies, Sharon Galbraith and Rachel White from the first annual Northern Renaissance ... Read more»

 

Goodbye, Polly Atkin

Date: 9 May 2014

Congratulations to Dr Polly Atkin, who has been appointed to a three-year lectureship in English Studies (with particular emphasis on Creative Writing ... Read more»

 

Drama by Creative Writing Alumna is Radio Times Pick of the Week

Date: 8 May 2014

'The Treehouse', a radio drama by Creative Writing alumna Zosia Wand, has been listed as the Radio Times Pick of the Week. Reviewer Jane Adnerson says ... Read more»

 

Knowledge Exchange Funding Successes

Date: 7 May 2014

Four Knowledge Exchange bids put in to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences by colleague in the Department have successfully attracted funding. The ... Read more»

 

 

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Colloquium on Austrian Cinema

Date: 21 September 2014

Prof Allyson Fiddler has been invited to take part in a Cambridge University event organised by academic and film-maker Dr Fred Baker. In the cour ... Read more»

 

DELC Undergraduate Prizes 2014 announced

Date: 4 August 2014

Congratulations to our 2014 recipients of Undergraduate Prizes! Tom Lawrenson Prize: Antonella Tamburello Max Adere ... Read more»

 

Lancaster University Modern Languages Schools Essay Prize 2014

Date: 29 July 2014

Schools are invited to hold an essay competition for their Modern Languages A-level students and to submit one essay for consideration for the Lancast ... Read more»

 

Olga Gomez-Cash will be speaking at the Reshaping Languages in Higher Education Conference

Date: 11 June 2014

Olga Gomez-Cash will be speaking at the Reshaping Languages in Higher Education Conference, 9 and 10 July 2014 in Southampton This ... Read more»

 

Dr Charlotte Baker presenting a paper at the Université Paris Ouest

Date: 15 May 2014

Dr Charlotte Baker will be presenting a research paper atthe International Colloquium 'Williams Sassine n'est pas n'importe qui' at Université Paris ... Read more»

 

Birgit Smith quoted on language teaching in The Guardian

Date: 14 May 2014

Birgit Smith, Head of Department andDirector of Language Studies in the Department of European Languages & Cultures, was quoted in a feature in Th ... Read more»

 

Interview with Olga Gomez-Cash on language A levels published

Date: 6 May 2014

Olga Gomez-Cash is interviewed in the Spring 2014 edition of OCR (Oxford, Cambridge and RSA) A level board's Higher Education bulletin on the subject ... Read more»

 

Dr Charlotte Baker awarded a Knowledge Exchange Fellowship

Date: 05 May 2014

Dr Charlotte Baker has been awarded a Knowledge Exchange Fellowship of £7600 to fund a two day workshop on albinism in Douala, Cameroon in 2015. ... Read more»

 

 

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FASS Media Digest - Issue 4

Date: 17 October 2014

The third issue of the FASS Media Digest, covering 29th September to 12th October, can be viewed here: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/enterprise-cent ... Read more»

 

History Placements Scheme, 2014-15

Date: 13 October 2014

We are pleased to announce today's launch of the History Placement Scheme 2014-15. This pilot scheme, coordinated by the Department of History, ... Read more»

 

Making an Impact: Issue 1

Date: 9 October 2014

'Making an Impact' is a newsletter published by the FASS Enterprise Centre. Designed to accompany the Media Digests, the newsletter details the activi ... Read more»

 

FASS Media Digest - Issue 3

Date: 1 October 2014

The third issue of the FASS Media Digest, covering 15th-28th September, can be viewed here: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/enterprise-centre/academia ... Read more»

 

Campus in the City set to return in 2015

Date: 30 September 2014

We are very pleased to announce that, following the success of 'Campus in the City' earlier in 2014, we will be making a return to Lancaster city cent ... Read more»

 

FASS Media Digest - Issue 2

Date: 15 September 2014

The second issue of the FASS Media Digest, covering 1st-14th September, can be viewed here: http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/fass/enterprise-centre/academia ... Read more»

 

LUSU Overseas Visit to Ghana

Date: 9 September 2014

Two students from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences who are participating in a Students' Union exchange visit to Ghana have been interviewed by ... Read more»

 

FASS Media Digest - Issue 1

Date: 1 September 2014

The FASS Media Digest has been created to provide a round-up of Faculty academics and students featured in the media.The first issue, covering 18th - ... Read more»

 

Social Enterprise Workshops for Local Organisations

Date: 26 August 2014

We run a half day workshop at no charge to you to help you think about whether you should develop a strategy towards working as a social enterpr ... Read more»

 

Cheerio, Marmalade - Corpus Linguistics in the News

Date: 26 August 2014

Research on the Spoken British Corpus for 2014, led by Professor Tony McEnery from the Department of Linguistics and English Language, has featured ... Read more»

 

Lancaster Design Awards 2014

Date: 22 August 2014

The FASS Enterprise Centre is very pleased to be working with the Lancaster District Chamber of Commerce and Lancaster Civic Society to host th ... Read more»

 

 

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Theodora Jim's latest book Sharing with the Gods

Date: 22 October 2014

Theodora Jim's latest book,Sharing with the Gods: Aparchai and Dekatai in Ancient Greece (2014), is published by the Oxford University Press.Sharing w ... Read more»

 

History Placements Scheme, 2014-15

Date: 13 October 2014

We are pleased to announce today's launch of the History Placement Scheme 2014-15. This pilot scheme, coordinated by the Department of History, ... Read more»

 

Derek Sayer's Prague, Capital of the 20th Century gets honorary mention for prestigious US prize

Date: 10 October 2014

Derek Sayer's Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History (Princeton University Press, 2013) is one of two books to be awarded an " ... Read more»

 

CeMoRe Fellowship Awards 2014-15

Date: 9 October 2014

We were overwhelmed by the response from our call for CeMoRe Fellowships 2014/15. There was an extremely strong field with many excellent contenders ... Read more»

 

Talk on White-Collar Crime

Date: 22 September 2014

On 19 September, James Taylor presented a paper in Washington DC at the conference 'Shady Business: White-Collar Crime in History'. The conference b ... Read more»

 

Emeritus Professor Peter Harman 1943-2014

Date: 2 September 2014

The History Departmentreceived withsadnessnews of the recent death of our former colleague, Emeritus Professor Peter Harman. Peter joined the History ... Read more»

 

Keynote paper

Date: 9 July 2014

On Wednesday 9 July, Sarah Barber, from the History Department will deliver the keynote address to the 2014 Conference of the Medieval and early-moder ... Read more»

 

Appointment to AHRC Peer Review College

Date: 13 June 2014

James Taylor has been appointed to the AHRC Peer Review College, Academic Group. The appointment runs until the end of 2017. As a member of the Colle ... Read more»

 

Derek Sayer's Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century awarded Special Mention in Czech book prize

Date: 12 June 2014

Derek Sayer's book Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century has been awarded a Special Mention in the F. X. Šalda Prize for 2014.This ... Read more»

 

Patrick Hagopian awarded Fellowship at Smithsonian

Date: 10 June 2014

The History Department is delighted to announce that Dr. Patrick Hagopian has been appointed the Patricia and Phillip Frost Senior Fellow for 20 ... Read more»

 

Interview on North West Tonight about World War One

Date: 27 May 2014

Ian Gregory and Corinna Peniston-Bird were interviewed on North-West Tonight about their work on the impact of the First World War on Lancaster, work ... Read more»

 

Creating Capitalism republished in paperback

Date: 15 May 2014

Dr James Taylor's first book, Creating Capitalism: Joint-Stock Enterprise in British Politics and Culture, 1800-1870, is republished in paperback on 1 ... Read more»

 

Beyond Holy Russia - Book Publication

Date: 27 February 2014

**FREE TO READ ONLINE** Professor Michael Hughes' latest book about Stephen Graham This biography examines the long life of the traveller and aut ... Read more»

 

 

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CeMoRe Fellowships 2014/15 awards

Date: 7 October 2014

We were overwhelmed by the response from our call for CemoRe Fellowships 2014/15. There was an extremely strong field with many excellent contenders ... Read more»

 

Four Lancaster University graduates have been selected for the prestigious Northern Graduates art ex

Date: 6 August 2014

Hannah Causton, Jordan David, Holly Robinson and Claire Tuxworth have all been selected to show artworks in the exhibition to be held at the Curwen Ga ... Read more»

 

Lancaster Fine Art Graduate Shorlisted in International Print Biennale

Date: 14 July 2014

The work of Lancaster Fine Art Graduate and visiting tutor, Emma Hunter, has been shortlisted for a prize in the International Print Biennale ... Read more»

 

 

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New Blog Post - Sophia Kopela

Date: 18 June 2014

Japan's predicament with whaling, Sophia KopelaThe Japanese Prime Minister caused some concern on Monday last week when he told Parliament that he a ... Read more»

 

Centre for Crime, Law and Justice Launch Event Programme

Date: 11 June 2014

Programme Centre for Crime, Law and Justice Launch Event, 9am Monday 30 June - 1pm Tuesday 1 July 2014 Lancaster House Hotel MONDAY 30T ... Read more»

 

Conference Programme: 21st Century Borders

Date: 6 June 2014

Conference Programme: 21st Century Borders09.00 Registration and Tea and Coffee 09.30 Welcome by Dr. James Summers (Director of the Centre fo ... Read more»

 

New Blog Post - Agata Fijalkowski

Date: 4 June 2014

A Pioneer for Her Time: Musine KokalariI am on a mission to revive the story of a little known Albanian writer and political dissident.In 2012, when I ... Read more»

 

New blog post - David Campbell

Date: 28 May 2014

The Legality of Badger Gassing In responses to excellent comments made on an earlier blog about the pilot badger culls, I have given it as my opinion ... Read more»

 

New Blog Post - Mark Butler

Date: 19 May 2014

The Managerial Merry-go-round: from Moyes to Van Gaal and everyone in-between… The employment law implicationsAs the premier league season drew to an ... Read more»

 

New Blog Post - Gearoid O'Cuinn

Date: 12 May 2014

Denial in Bahrain? The Links Between Sickle Cell Disease, Detention and Tear Gas.Since the outbreak of pro-reform protests in Bahrain in early 2011 se ... Read more»

 

New Blog Post - Chris Grover

Date: 7 May 2014

Farewell to the safety net? Social (in)security and Local Welfare Assistance Local Welfare Assistance (LWA) was introduced in April 2013. It is a g ... Read more»

 

New blog post - David Campbell

Date: 30 April 2014

What Are the Lessons of the Badger Culls for Regulatory Theory? Prof David Campbell> Even those, like myself, who in principle support the culling of ... Read more»

 

 

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Funded PhD studentships at the Department of Linguistics and English Language

Date: 23 October 2014

For 2015/16, the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University will again offer a number of funded PhD and MA studentsh ... Read more»

 

Christopher Hart's latest books published

Date: 22 October 2014

Christopher Hart's two latest books, Contemporary Critical Discourse Studies and Discourse and Grammar and Ideology: Functional and Cognitive Perspect ... Read more»

 

Luke Harding to give plenary talk at IATEFL TEA SIG conference in Granada

Date: 22 October 2014

Luke Harding will give a plenary talk at the IATEFL Testing, Evaluation and Assessment SIG conference, held in Granada on 24-25 October. The title of ... Read more»

 

Ruth Wodak Keynote, 2nd Graduate Conference on Discourse Analysis

Date: 17 October 2014

Ruth is invited as keynote Speaker at the 2nd Graduate Conference on Theoretical and Methodological Practices of Discourse Analysis, at the Univer ... Read more»

 

Elena Semino gives talks at Fuzhou University and Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Date: 12 October 2014

Between 8th and 14th October, Elena Semino visited Fuzhou University (China) and Hong Kong Polytechnic University. In Fuzhou, she gave five lectures i ... Read more»

 

ruth wodak Keynote, Conference "sprache und demokratie2

Date: 2 October 2014

Ruth is invited as keynote Speaker at the conference in siegen, Germany, on Language & DemocracyKeynote: Normalisierung nach Rechts? Diskurshi ... Read more»

 

Charles Alderson's latest book published

Date: 30 September 2014

Charles Alderson's latest book, The Diagnosis of Reading in a Second or Foreign Language, co-authored with Eeva-Leena Haapakangas, Ari Huhta, Lea Niem ... Read more»

 

Hornby Trust Scholars awarded PhD scholarships to continue their studies

Date: 30 September 2014

Congratulations to our Hornby Scholars Saraswati Dawadi and Simon Ruiz Hernandez. Saru und Simon completed their MA's in TESOL with distinctions thi ... Read more»

 

Worlds of Literacy 2.0

Date: 26 September 2014

Worlds of Literacy 2.0: Literacy Studies - looking into the future and celebrating the past, with David Barton and Mary Hamilton, took place on 26 Sep ... Read more»

 

Sam Kirkham and Claire Nance visit Georgetown University

Date: 16 September 2014

Sam Kirkham and Claire Nance visited Georgetown University on 16-21 September 2014 as part of the Lancaster-Georgetown linguistics link (funded by the ... Read more»

 

Luke Harding to give talk at UK Civil Aviation Authority

Date: 15 September 2014

Luke Harding will give a talk titled "Validity and validation in language testing" at the English Language Proficiency Testing Meeting, hosted by the ... Read more»

 

Ruth Wodak guest of honour at a CDA20+ Symposium

Date: 9 September 2014

Distinguished Professor Ruth Wodak was a guest of honour at a CDA20+ Symposium in Amsterdam, 8 - 9 September 2014. The event celebrated 20 plus years ... Read more»

 

CADAAD 2014

Date: 31 August 2014

CADAAD 2014 will take place at ELTE University in Budapest, 1-3 September. Speakers include Ruth Wodak (plenary), Veronika Koller, Alison Sealey and ... Read more»

 

Ruth Wodak & Johnny Unger at #Ethnography: Trends, Traverses and Traditions

Date: 28 August 2014

Ruth Wodak & Johnny Unger are in Amsterdam at the #Ethnography: Trends, Traverses and Traditions conference, where they will be giving a plenary l ... Read more»

 

Cheerio, Marmalade - Corpus Linguistics in the News

Date: 26 August 2014

Research on the Spoken British Corpus for 2014, led by Professor Tony McEnery from the Department of Linguistics and English Language, has featured ... Read more»

 

Ruth Wodak gives keynote at 'Correct Politically' conference

Date: 24 July 2014

Ruth Wodak is in Hamburg, Germany on 24 July for the "Correct Politically" conference. Ruth will give the opening keynote "Redsk*ns oder Native Americ ... Read more»

 

9th Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics and Language Teaching

Date: 21 July 2014

Postgraduate students from different universities had the opportunity to present and discuss their research in the informal and intellectually stimu ... Read more»

 

Paul Chilton new book published

Date: 17 July 2014

Paul Chilton's latest book,Language, Space and Mind. The Conceptual Geometry of Linguistic Meaning, was published in July 2014 by Cambridge University ... Read more»

 

LAEL 40th Anniversary Celebrations

Date: 15 July 2014

July marked the 40th anniversary of the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University. Former colleagues and alumni of the ... Read more»

 

2014 Anna Siewierska Prizewinner announced

Date: 14 July 2014

Congratulations to Emily Rack who has been awarded the 2014 Anna Siewierska Memorial Prize for the graduating BA student with the highest overall aver ... Read more»

 

Alison Mackey and Marije Michel present at MATSDA conference

Date: 28 June 2014

Liverpool University hosts this year's MATSDA conference on Second Language Acquisition (SLA) and Materials Development that aims to bridge the gap be ... Read more»

 

LAEL PhD student Vittorio Tantucci wins conference prize for best student presentation

Date: 26 June 2014

Vittorio Tantucci was joint winner of the Sandra A.Thompson prize for the best student presentation at the 3rd International Symposium on Chinese Lang ... Read more»

 

Judit Kormos was quoted in the Education webpage of the Guardian

Date: 20 June 2014

Dr. Judit Kormos was quoted in the Education webpage of the Guardian in a recent article on teaching languages to students with disabilities. The arti ... Read more»

 

Gerg Myers talks on Twitter in Medical Practice

Date: 19 June 2014

Greg Myers speaks on 'Social Media, Scientific Research, and Professional Practice' at a conference on 'The Language of Medicine: Science, Practice an ... Read more»

 

Marije Michel speaks in UCLan Distinguished Lecture Series

Date: 26 June 2014

Marije Michel will be one of three presenters and panel discussants at the UCLan Distinguished Lecture Series in association with NATESOL in Preston. ... Read more»

 

Elena Semino gives invited talk at Congress of European Association for Palliative Care

Date: 5 June 2014

On 5ht June 2014, Elena Semino gave an invited talk on 'Metaphors at the End of Life: Results from a Large Study' at the 8th World Congress of the Eur ... Read more»

 

Tineke Brunfaut and Luke Harding on language testing conference marathon

Date: 29 May - 6 June

Language testers Tineke Brunfaut and Luke Harding will be attending the annual conference of the European Association for Language Testing and A ... Read more»

 

Judit Kormos and the Dystefl team win British Council ELTon award

Date: 23 May 2014

Dr. Judit Kormos from the Department of Linguistics together with a European team of five partner countries have won the ELTons award of the British ... Read more»

 

Judit Kormos features in lecture series on the effects of dyslexia on foreign language learning

Date: 21 May 2014

Pearson Education has released a new video lecture series on dyslexia and foreign language learning on YouTube. Dr. Judit Kormos features in the fi ... Read more»

 

Luke Harding to present virtual seminar on pronunciation assessment

Date: 14 May 2014

Luke Harding will present a virtual seminar on pronunciation assessment on Wednesday 14 May (3:30pm BST). This seminar has been organised jointly by t ... Read more»

 

3rd for Linguistics in the 2015 Complete University Guide

Date: 13 May 2014

We are delighted to see that the department is ranked third of all Linguistics Departments in the UK in the 2015 Complete University Guide. In the sam ... Read more»

 

Jonathan Culpeper gives plenaries at conferences in Spain and Poland

Date: 12 May 2014

Jonathan Culpeper gives a plenary paper, "Impoliteness strategies", at EPICS Conference VI: Pragmatic Perspectives on Language Aggression and Conflic ... Read more»

 

Patrick Rebuschat organizes symposium at EUROSLA 2014

Date: 12 May 2014

Patrick Rebuschat and Sible Andringa (Amsterdam) will organize a symposium on "Implicit learning and second language acquisition" at the forthcoming E ... Read more»

 

New special issue of Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory

Date: 11 May 2014

A new special issue of Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory has just been published, which is guest-edited by Richard Xiao, with a focus on transl ... Read more»

 

Christopher Hart gives plenary lecture at Political Linguistics 2014

Date: 10 May 2014

Christopher Hart gives a plenary lectureentitled 'Visuo-linguistic variables in representations of political protests' at Political Linguistics 2014, ... Read more»

 

Patrick Rebuschat edits special issue of Studies in Second Language Acquisition

Date: 9 May 2014

Patrick Rebuschat and Sible Andringa (University of Amsterdam) have recently secured one of the coveted slots for a thematic issue of Studies in Secon ... Read more»

 

Claire Hardaker, Jonathan Culpeper and Elena Semino on BBC TV/Radio

Date: 7 May 2014

On 7th May 2014, Jonathan Culpeper talks about sarcasm on BBC One's 'The One Show', and Elena Semino talks about metaphor in end ... Read more»

 

Tineke Brunfaut and Luke Harding conduct standard setting of Luxembourg English language exam

Date: 9-10 May 2014

Language testers Tineke Brunfaut and Luke Harding are working with the Luxembourg Test Design and Evaluation team to standard set this year's Epreuve ... Read more»

 

Patrick Rebuschat gives invited talks at the University of Amsterdam and Groningen University

Date: 6-7 May 2014

Patrick Rebuschat is giving two invited talks in the Netherlands. On May 6, he will present his research on implicit learning at Groningen University' ... Read more»

 

 

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New Book Published

Date: 27 May 2014

Rachel Cooper's new book Diagnosing the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Karnac, 2014) has just been published. The Diagnostic a ... Read more»

 

Grant success

Date: 15 May 2014

PPR's Hiroko Kawanami's was awarded the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Collaborative Research Grant in Buddhist Studies(2014-16) in conjunction wit ... Read more»

 

Charles Clarke - podcast of inaugrual lecture

Date: 25 March 2011

Charles Clarke gave his inaugural lecture as Visiting Professor in Politics and Faith, on Wednesday 23rd March at the Storey Institute Lancaster.For t ... Read more»

 

 

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The Anthropocene Monument comes to Toulouse

Date: 12 October 2014

On 10-12 October Bronislaw Szerszynski ran the three day colloquium-performance 'Anthropocene Monument' at Les Abattoirs Museum of Contemporary ... Read more»

 

CeMoRe Fellowship Awards 2014-15

Date: 9 October 2014

We were overwhelmed by the response from our call for CeMoRe Fellowships 2014/15. There was an extremely strong field with many excellent contenders ... Read more»

 

CeMoRe Fellowships 2014/15 awards

Date: 7 October 2014

We were overwhelmed by the response from our call for CemoRe Fellowships 2014/15. There was an extremely strong field with many excellent contenders ... Read more»

 

New seminar series on "future fictions"

Date: 6 October 2014

The CGWS (Centre for Gender and Women's Studies), CSEC (Centre for the Study of Environmental Change) and CSS (Centre for Science Studies) semin ... Read more»

 

Watch Professor Lucy Suchman receive Bernal Prize August 2014!

Date: 2 October 2014

Professor Lucy Suchman, of the Centre for Science Studies (CSS) and Centre for Gender and Women's Studies (CGWS) in the Sociology Department at Lanc ... Read more»

 

Dr Ian Paylor to join Drinkaware Panel

Date: 30 September 2014

Drinkaware is setting up a Research and Programme Effectiveness Panel to be chaired by trustee Dr Timothy Walker. Dr. Ian Paylor has been invite ... Read more»

 

Check out Bron Szerszynski's twitter feed on Rio Conference The Thousand Names of Gaia

Date: 22 September 2014

Bron Szerszynski has spent the last week or so in Rio at The Thousand Names of Gaia meeting where he has been part of some amazing proceedings and tal ... Read more»

 

Lancaster academics at the European Association for the Social Study of Science and Technology

Date: 22 September 2014

Academics from Sociology, the Demand Centre, Lancaster Environment Centre, Management School, Health and Medicine were one of the largest groups from ... Read more»

 

Lucy Suchman elected President of the Society for the Social Studies of Science (4S)

Date: 22 September 2014

At the annual meeting of the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 23 August, Lucy Suchman was presented with the ... Read more»

 

James Faulconbridge contributes to Barclays Wealth Insights report

Date: 19 September 2014

Th 18th volume of Barclays Wealth Insights explores the rise of the global high net worth citizen, exploring where wealthy individuals today choose to ... Read more»

 

New Recognition for Sociology Staff

Date: 18 September 2014

Two members of staff have recently been recognized with new professional roles: Professor Lucy Suchman, CoDirector of Lancaster's Centre for Science ... Read more»

 

New project with major charity examines how floods affect children

Date: 18 September 2014

A ground breaking collaboration between Lancaster researchers and the major charity Save the Children has resulted in the award of a new grant t ... Read more»

 

CSEC - challenging the role of the social sciences and humanities in climate change debates

Date: 27 August 2014

Brian Wynne of CSEC joins Noel Castree and others in challenging the way in which the environmental social sciences and humanities (ESSH) are represen ... Read more»

 

Special Issue Out

Date: 24 June 2014

A Special Issue of the journal Biosocieties exploring the outcomes of our EU-funded project 'European Patient Organizations in Knowledge Society' (EPO ... Read more»

 

Barcoding Nature

Date: 12 June 2014

The book 'Barcoding Nature: shifting cultures of taxonomy in an age of biodiversity loss' by Claire Waterton, Rebecca Ellis and Brian Wynne (2013) i ... Read more»

 

 

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