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PhD student wins award for action research writing

Date: 29 January 2015

Education and Social Justice PhD student Jonathan Vincent was the joint winner of the "Education Action Research (EAR)/ CARN award for promising act ... Read more»

 

Viva Congratulations

Date: 14 January 2015

Very many congratulations to Dr Robert (Bob) Cram on the award of PhD. Bob is a traditional route student and he has been supervised by Julie ... Read more»

 

Developing mobile learning pedagogies in classrooms

Date: 14 January 2015

MLEARN, a European Union (EU)-funded project, is exploring and promoting teacher development of mobile learning practices in four member states - The ... Read more»

 

Educational Research at Lancaster University is ranked 6th in UK

Date: 7 January 2015

The Department of Educational Research at Lancaster University is ranked 6th in the UK in the Times Higher Education Research Intensity Ranking, whi ... Read more»

 

Natasa Lackovic gives seminar on Inquiry Graphics in Edinburgh

Date: 7 January 2015

Natasa Lackovic was invited by the RTEN (Research-led teacher Education Network) group to give a seminar at the Moray House School of Education, U ... Read more»

 

Welcome to Cael Rooney, our new graduate intern

Date: 6 January 2015

We are very pleased to welcome Cael Rooney to the Literacy Research Centre as our graduate intern (until 27 March 2014). Cael graduated with a BA (Ho ... Read more»

 

How Academics Write in the Digital Workplace?

Date: 16 December 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»

 

Working paper about mathematics education, technology and homework

Date: 1 December 2014

A working paper has been developed and created as a part of a study visit to the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning in the Department of Ed ... Read more»

 

Visiting researcher Slaviša Radovic

Date: 18 November 2014

Slaviša Radovic, from the Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade, was hosted in the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning in the Department ... Read more»

 

ESRC Doctoral Training Awards

Date: 4 November 2014

Applications for research study are invited by the Department of Educational Research for ESRC Doctoral Training Awards, funded through the North We ... Read more»

 

Celebrating 20 years of the PhD Doctoral Programme in Educational Research

Date: 31 October 2014

Lancaster University's acclaimed PhD Doctoral Programme in Educational Research is celebrating its landmark 20th anniversary, with the 20th Cohort ... Read more»

 

Literature review on military to civilian life transitions published

Date: 30 October 2014

Adjusting to life as a civilian after spending many years in the armed services can prove difficult for some.Following an evaluation of the Future f ... Read more»

 

Article in RNIB Newsletter by Sue Cranmer

Date: 29 October 2014

Sue Cranmer has had a short article published in the RNIB newsletter. The article reports on Sue's small-scale exploratory study, which is investigati ... Read more»

 

Talk at European Schoolnet, Brussels

Date: 28 October 2014

Sue Cranmer was invited to give a talk about her FASS-funded project on Visually impaired young people's uses of digital technologies for learning a ... Read more»

 

Viva Congratulations

Date: 27 October 2014

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

 

Carolyn Jackson invited speaker at Government Equalities Office seminar

Date: 27 October 2014

Professor Carolyn Jackson was invited to speak at a seminar hosted by the Government Equalities Office and attended by Jo Swinson, Parliamentary Under ... Read more»

 

Slaviša Radovic: 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 Slaviša Radovic, 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»

 

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»

 

 

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An Excellent Research Result for the English Language and Literature Submission to REF 2014

Date: 18 December 2014

> The Research Excellence Framework (REF) measures the quality of research conducted in universities and other higher education institutions in ... Read more»

 

Coming Soon: Careers Event: English and Creative Writing

Date: 9 December 2014

On 11th February, the FASS Enterprise Centre and the Department of English and Creative Writing will be hosting a careers event aimed at students who ... Read more»

 

Press Release: Haunting Christmas Tales at Lancaster Castle

Date: 2 December 2014

Lancaster Castle's ancient walls will echo to the sounds of ghostly goings on when a haunting festive event comes to the city. The acclaimed ... Read more»

 

Press Release: Beyond the Lancashire Witches: Unlocking Expressions of Freedom

Date: 5 November 2014

The testimonies of the women accused of witchcraft in Lancaster in 1612 have cast their spell on generations - giving rise to rich legend and fo ... Read more»

 

Press Release: 50 Years of Terry Eagleton, 50 Years of Lancaster

Date: 20 October 2014

Terry Eagleton, one of the world's leading literary critics, is taking part in Lancaster University's 50th anniversary celebrations with a speci ... 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»

 

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»

 

 

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Delphine Grass reviews Houellebecq's novel Soumission for The Conversation

Date: 14 January 2015

Delphine Grass's review of French author Michel Houellebecq's novel Soumission was just published in The Conversation. Delphine is a lecturer in Frenc ... Read more»

 

Press Release: World Leaders Urged to End Horror of Africa's Albinism Attacks

Date: 17 December 2014

World leaders are being urged to do more to stop the horrific violent persecution of people with albinism across Africa. People with this gene ... Read more»

 

Authors & the World London event

Date: 3 December 2014

On Friday 5 December, DELC's newest research hub, Authors & the World, is having its first event outside Lancaster. Rebecca Braun, Emily Spiers an ... Read more»

 

Cornelia Gräbner to co-organize a panel for Latin American conference in 2015

Date: 29 October 2014

Cornelia Gräbner is co-organizing a panel on Intersections: Autonomy, Creativity, the Political, and the Poetics of Resistance for the Annual Con ... Read more»

 

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»

 

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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Press Release: New Laws Will Have Little Impact On Domestic Abuse

Date: 22 January 2015

Government plans to 'strengthen the law on domestic abuse' will do little to halt the problem or protect victims, a UK lawyer has warned. Sio ... Read more»

 

Press Release: University Works to Strengthen Links with Third Sector

Date: 19 January 2015

Charity worker Lisa Atkinson has taken up a new role as 'NGO in Residence' as Lancaster University works to strengthen links between Higher Educ ... Read more»

 

Press Release: Make A New Year Resolution To Share Your Story

Date: 14 January 2015

Organisers of a new chapter at Lancaster's Storey Institute are starting 2015 with a New Year's resolution - to rekindle the lost art of storytellin ... Read more»

 

Press Release: Wordl Leaders Urged to End Horror of Africa's Albinism Attacks

Date: 17 December 2014

World leaders are being urged to do more to stop the horrific violent persecution of people with albinism across Africa. People with this ... Read more»

 

Press Release: World Leaders Urged to End Horror of Africa's Albinism Attacks

Date: 17 December 2014

World leaders are being urged to do more to stop the horrific violent persecution of people with albinism across Africa. People with this gene ... Read more»

 

Coming Soon: Careers Event: English and Creative Writing

Date: 9 December 2014

On 11th February, the FASS Enterprise Centre and the Department of English and Creative Writing will be hosting a careers event aimed at students who ... Read more»

 

Press Release: Haunting Christmas Tales at Lancaster Castle

Date: 2 December 2014

Lancaster Castle's ancient walls will echo to the sounds of ghostly goings on when a haunting festive event comes to the city. The acclaimed ... Read more»

 

Press Release: Forces Fail to Use a New Law to Tackle Sex Trafficking

Date: 28 November 2014

Police forces across the UK are failing to use a controversial new law introduced to tackle demand and sex trafficking, an authoritative new study h ... Read more»

 

Press Release: Beyond the Lancashire Witches: Unlocking Expressions of Freedom

Date: 5 November 2014

The testimonies of the women accused of witchcraft in Lancaster in 1612 have cast their spell on generations - giving rise to rich legend and fo ... Read more»

 

Press Release: The World Must Unite to Challenge ISIS

Date: 5 November 2014

The world is not doing enough to challenge Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham (ISIS) and needs to develop a more consistent response to the threa ... Read more»

 

Press Release: 50 Years of Terry Eagleton, 50 Years of Lancaster

Date: 20 October 2014

Terry Eagleton, one of the world's leading literary critics, is taking part in Lancaster University's 50th anniversary celebrations with a speci ... Read more»

 

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»

 

Press Release: In Focus: The Future of the North

Date: 14 October 2014

Lancaster University is to host a special think-tank 'ideas day' as part of the Government's 'Northern Futures' debate on creating a vibrant future ... 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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Win an iPad Air - Access Lancaster Essay Prize

Date: 26 January 2015

WIN an iPad Air - Access Lancaster History Essay Prize Applicants for 2015 entry who make Lancaster their 'firm' UCAS choice are eligible to e ... Read more»

 

histfest 2015 - call for papers

Date: 9 January 2015

CALLFOR PAPERS - histfest 2015Histfest 2015 will take place in the Department of History, Lancaster University Friday 29th-Sunday 31st May 2015Keynote ... Read more»

 

Latest newsletter from the Regional Heritage Centre

Date: 19 December 2014

E-NEWSLETTER, December 2014 Welcome to the latest e-newsletter from the Department of History's Regional Heritage Centre (incorporating the ... Read more»

 

Excellence in Research

Date: 19 December 2014

82% of Lancaster University History Department's research has been ranked world-leading or internationally excellent, the two highest categories, in ... Read more»

 

Honorary doctorate for Professor Mike Beckerman

Date: 6 November 2014

Mike Beckerman, our Distinguished Visiting Professor, and Carol and Milton Petrie Professor of Music at New York University, has been awarded an Honor ... Read more»

 

Patrick Hagopian awarded a Fellowship at the Smithsonian Art Museum

Date: 6 November 2014

Dr. Patrick Hagopian has been appointed the Patricia and Phillip Frost Senior Fellow for 2014-2015 at the Smithsonian Institution's American Art M ... Read more»

 

Derek Sayer wins international award

Date: 23 October 2014

The History Department is delighted to announce that ProfessorDerek Sayer has been awarded theGeorge L. Mosse prizebythe American Historical Associat ... Read more»

 

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»

 

 

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Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts - REF Results

Date: 16 January 2015

The Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA) is ranked 7th in the Times Higher Education Research Intensity Ranking, which is based on t ... Read more»

 

International Federation of Theatre Research

Date: 13 January 2015

Professor Elaine Aston, LICA, has been elected a Vice President of the International Federation of Theatre Research (IFTR), a world-leadingorganisat ... Read more»

 

Press Release: In Focus: The Future of the North

Date: 14 October 2014

Lancaster University is to host a special think-tank 'ideas day' as part of the Government's 'Northern Futures' debate on creating a vibrant future ... 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»

 

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»

 

 

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Researcher urges more help for care leavers in the justice system

Date: 14 January 2015

A pilot scheme to address the often-neglected needs of care leavers in the criminal justice system could play a vital part in a wider strategy to deal ... Read more»

 

REF 2014 - Over 80% of our research rated as internationally excellent or world leading

Date: 18 December 2014

The results of REF 2014 are in and 81% of the Law School's research has been rated as internationally excellent or world leading. The Law School has b ... Read more»

 

Caroline Harvey, James Summers and Nigel White (eds.), Contemporary Challenges to the Laws of War:

Date: 2 December 2014

Dr James Summers was one of the editors for a Festschrift for Emeritus Professor Peter Rowe: Caroline Harvey, James Summers and Nigel White (eds.), ... Read more»

 

Press Release: Forces Fail to Use a New Law to Tackle Sex Trafficking

Date: 28 November 2014

Police forces across the UK are failing to use a controversial new law introduced to tackle demand and sex trafficking, an authoritative new study h ... Read more»

 

'An analysis of the European Union's law and policy relating to website accessibility'

Date: 27 November 2014

Dr Catherine Easton's chapter on 'An analysis of the European Union's law and policy relating to website accessibility' was published in Research Ha ... Read more»

 

Care Leavers Report Published

Date: 17 November 2014

A report on a unique intervention for Care Leavers (aged 18 - 25) in the Criminal Justice System by Dr Claire Fitzpatrick (Criminology, Lancaster Un ... Read more»

 

Contemporary Challenges to the Laws of War: Essays in Honour of Professor Peter Rowe

Date: 11 November 2014

The book in honour of our emeritus Professor, Peter Rowe is now available - Caroline Harvey, James Summers and Nigel White (eds.), Contemporary Chall ... Read more»

 

 

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Evelyn Sample publishes article based on MA dissertation

Date: 23 January 2015

Evelyn Sample, who completed her MA within Lancaster's TESOL programme in Hong Kong under supervision of Marije Michel, has published an article bas ... Read more»

 

LAEL accounts for 10 out of the top 30 Eprint downloads May 2013- Dec 2014

Date: 20 January 2015

Articles by members of staff in the Department of Linguistics and English Language account for 10 out of the top 30 Eprints downloaded from Lancaster ... Read more»

 

English Language and Literature at Lancaster 3rd for Research Power in the REF

Date: 15 January 2015

In the 2014 REF, Linguistics was submitted with English Literature and Modern Languages, the fourth largest unit in the sub-panel, and the only subm ... Read more»

 

New journal publication for research student Sten Hansson

Date: 15 January 2015

In the forthcoming issue of Discourse & Society, our PhD candidate Sten Hansson proposes a novel way of analysing how governments use language to ... Read more»

 

Ruth Wodak Annual Faculty Lecture, University of Vienna

Date: 13 January 2015

Ruth is invited to hold the annual faculty lecture at the University of Vienna onPolitical Communication on the EUbackstage: results from discours ... Read more»

 

Welcome to Lorna Holden, graduate intern on 'Metaphor in End of Life Care' project

Date: 11 January 2015

Lorna Holden, who obtained her BA in the LAEL in 2014, will work as graduate intern on the ESRC-funded project 'Metaphor in End of Life Care' for thre ... Read more»

 

Judit Kormos awarded a personal chair

Date: 8 January 2015

We are delighted to announce that Judit Kormos has been awarded a personal chair. Judit's title will be Professor of Second Language Acquisition. ... Read more»

 

Welcome to Cael Rooney, our new graduate intern

Date: 6 January 2015

We are very pleased to welcome Cael Rooney to the Literacy Research Centre as our graduate intern (until 27 March 2014). Cael graduated with a BA (Ho ... Read more»

 

Funded PhD studentship: ESRC CASE Studentship

Date: 6 January 2015

The Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University and Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offer an exciting opp ... Read more»

 

Vaclav Brezina, Dana Gablasova and Elena Semino give lectures in China

Date: 13 December 2014

Vaclav Brezina, Dana Gablasova and Elena Semino will talk at the Sino-UK Corpus Linguistics Symposium on 13th December and the Sino-UK School of Corpu ... Read more»

 

New grant award: Big Data Media Analysis and the representation of urban violence in Brazil

Date: 10 December 2014

Elena Semino (as PI) and Tony McEnery (as CI) have been awarded a grant as part of the Research Partnership scheme shared by RCUK and the Brazilian ... Read more»

 

Ruth Wodak: Plenary; 20 years Austrian Applied Linguistics

Date: 6 December 2014

Ruth was invited to hold the plenary (Festvortrag) at the celebratory Event of 20 years VERBAL (Austrian Applied Linguistics); title: Herausforderunge ... Read more»

 

Panos Athanasopoulos gives public lecture in Fribourg Institute of Multilingualism

Date: 2 December 2014

On 4th December 2014 Panos Athanasopoulos will be giving a public lecture at the Institute of Multilingualism, University of Fribourg on the topic " ... Read more»

 

Uta Papen gives talk about phonics at University of East Anglia

Date: 28 November 2014

On 3rd December 2014 Uta Papen will be giving a seminar at the University of East Anglia about her recent research on the politics and practices of li ... Read more»

 

In celebration of Professor Geoffrey Leech

Date: 24 November 2014

The department of Linguistics and English Language held a memorial event for Professor Geoffrey Leech on Saturday, 22nd November 2014, in the Great Ha ... Read more»

 

New AHRC grant: Translating Science for Young People

Date: 19 November 2014

Elena Semino will be co-investigator on a new AHRC grant, starting next week, with Alice Deignan and Indira Banner at Leeds: 'Translating Science ... Read more»

 

Ruth Wodak keynote speaker: 15 years ZARA - Civil Courage and Anti-Racism Work

Date: 18 November 2014

Ruth Wodak will give the keynote speech, toasting the 15th anniversary of the largest Austrian anti-racism NGO, ZARA (Civil courage and anti-racism w ... Read more»

 

Lancaster research on metaphors and cancer in the media

Date: 16 November 2014

The research on metaphors and cancer carried out by Elena Semino, Veronika Koller and colleagues as part of the ESRC-funded project 'Metaphor in End o ... Read more»

 

Jonathan Culpeper give plenaries in Melbourne and Brisbane

Date: 6 November 2014

In Melbourne, Jonathan Culpeper is giving a plenary paper entitled "Twenty years of impoliteness" at the 6th Annual Roundtable of the Language and Soc ... Read more»

 

Marije Michel awarded British Council grant

Date: 6 November 2014

The British Council has awarded a grant of more than £20,000 to Marije Michel and Andrea Revesz for a research project on 'Investigating IELTS ... Read more»

 

Jonathan Culpeper's latest book: Pragmatics and the English Language

Date: 27 October 2014

Jonathan Culpeper's latest book Pragmatics and the English Language, is published by Palgrave Macmillan. Pragmatics and the English Language, writ ... Read more»

 

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 student ... 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»

 

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»

 

 

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1st for research impact, 2nd for research environment and 3rd overall in the UK

Date: 18 December 2014

REF Result for the Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion Every 4-6 years, the UK government undertakes a major review of all univer ... Read more»

 

Press Release: The World Must Unite to Challenge ISIS

Date: 5 November 2014

The world is not doing enough to challenge Islamic State of Iraq and Al Sham (ISIS) and needs to develop a more consistent response to the threa ... Read more»

 

Conference for RE and Philosophy Teachers, 30 and 31 October

Date: 30 October 2014

We will be hosting a two day teachers' conference with more than 30 RE and Philosophy teachers attending from across Britain. Speakers include Linda ... 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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Lecturer in Sociology/FlexiCity

Date: 26 January 2015

A fantastic opportunity to apply for a Lancaster University Anniversary Lectureship - research based for 2 years: see http://www.aplacetoblos ... Read more»

 

2 Year Postdoc Sam Thulin: Situated Sound Composition

Date: 5 January 2015

Sam Thulin will be joining the mobilities.lab as a post-doc for two years from January 2015. Sam is currently completing his PhD at the Mobile M ... Read more»

 

Sociology at Lancaster University is ranked 3rd in UK

Date: 18 December 2014

Sociology at Lancaster University has been ranked 3rd in the UK for its world-leading research in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF). ... Read more»

 

PhD Award - Sociology Department

Date: 12 December 2014

Congratulations to Sertac Demir who successfully defended his PhD thesis in the Department of Sociology. His research topic was Cinematic Ista ... Read more»

 

Dr Karenza Moore on Panel for 'Debating Matters'

Date: 20 November 2014

For the second year running, Dr Karenza Moore, Lecturer in Sociology, will sit on a panel of four judges drawn from academia, government and busines ... Read more»

 

Mobilties.Lab Equipment

Date: 10 November 2014

Mobilties.Lab has been successful in attracting £50,000 of funding from Lancaster University's Equipment fund, granted in two stages £30,0 ... Read more»

 

EU Research Funding - Disaster Mobilities

Date: 10 November 2014

Secure Dynamic Cloud for Information, Communication and Resource Interoperability based on a Pan-European Disaster InventoryMobilties.Lab is leading ... Read more»

 

3 Year Research Associate Katrina Petersen

Date: 10 November 2014

The mobilities.lab welcomes new Research Associate, Katrina Petersen.Katrina Petersen received her PhD in 2014 from University of California, Sa ... Read more»

 

International experts choose the winner of the Audi Urban Future Award 2014

Date: 10 November 2014

Professor John Urry (Sociology, CeMoRe) will chair apanel of nine experts who will choose the winner of the Audi Urban Future Award, the world's highe ... Read more»

 

Philip Leverhulme Prize awarded to Dr Imogen Tyler

Date: 30 October 2014

Dr Imogen Tyler (Senior Lecturer in Sociology) has been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize. The prize is awarded annually to outstanding ... Read more»

 

Richard Tutton's Latest Book - Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine

Date: 28 October 2014

Richard Tutton's new book Genomics and the Reimagining of Personalized Medicine was published on 28 October by Ashgate. In this book, Richard ... Read more»

 

Andrew Sayer's Latest Book - Why We Can't Afford the Rich

Date: 27 October 2014

As inequalities widen and the effects of austerity deepen, the wealth of the rich has soared in many countries. Over the last three decades the rich ... Read more»

 

PhD Congratulations

Date: 24 October 2014

Congratulations to Dr Joe Rigby who passed his Viva today. The title of his thesis was The Excess of Migration and his supervisors were Professor John ... Read more»

 

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»

 

 

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