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Viva Congratulations

Date: 2 September 2014

Very many congratulations to Dr Steve Wright on the award of PhD. Steve is a member of Cohort 3 of the Doctoral Programme in E-Research and Technology ... 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»

 

Worlds of Literacy 2.0 26 September 2014 tickets now on sale

Date: 8 July 2014

Worlds of Literacy 2.0: Literacy Studies - looking into the future and celebrating the past, with David Barton and Mary Hamilton, will take place on 2 ... 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»

 

"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»

 

Webinar for Brunei educators

Date: 26 March 2014

Professor Don Passey recently gave a webinar for educators in Brunei on the topic of '21st Century Teaching and Learning' to support educational devel ... Read more»

 

Wider public understanding of e-learning

Date: 27 March 2014

To increase wider public understanding of e-learning, BeLF, the Birmingham e-Learning Foundation, which supports social inclusion through provision of ... Read more»

 

Define Quality in terms of Students' Engagement with Knowledge

Date: 31 March 2014

Paul Ashwin discusses the findings from the ESRC-funded 'Pedagogic Quality and Inequality in University First Degrees' in a podcast for the Higher Edu ... Read more»

 

Viva Success - Spurgeon-Dickson

Date: 24 March 2014

Many congratulations to Dr Alison Spurgeon-Dickson on her PhD success. Alison is a member of Cohort 15 on the Doctoral Programme in Educational Rese ... Read more»

 

PhD Success - Burkinshaw

Date: 24 March 2014

Many congratulations to Dr Paula Burkinshaw on the award of PhD.Paula has been supervised by Professor Carolyn Jackson and is a traditional route re ... Read more»

 

PhD Success - Alenezi, A

Date: 24 March 2014

Many congratulations to Dr Abdulla Alenezi on the award of PhD. Abdulla has been supervised by Professor Don Passey and is a traditional route resea ... Read more»

 

PhD Success - Hennessy

Date: 24 March 2014

Many congratulations to Dr Natalie Hennessy on a successful PhD viva. Natalie is a traditional route/independent mode research student in Educationa ... Read more»

 

PhD Success - Scoffield

Date: 24 March 2014

Many congratulations to Dr Sue Scoffield on a successful PhD viva. Sue is a member of the Doctoral Programme in Educational Research and has been su ... Read more»

 

PhD Success - Alkhaldi

Date: 24 March 2014

Many congratulations to Dr Adel Alkhaldi on the award of PhD. Adel has been supervised by Dr Ann-Marie Houghton and is a traditional route research ... Read more»

 

PhD Success - Hibbin

Date: 24 March 2014

Many congratulations to Dr Becs (Rebecca) Hibbin on the award of PhD. Becs is an independent mode research student and has been supervised by Dr Jo ... Read more»

 

PhD Success - Owen

Date: 24 March 2014

Many congratulations to Dr Pat Owen on her PhD Success. Pat is a member of the Doctoral Programme in Educational Research and has been supervised ... Read more»

 

PhD Success - Liu

Date: 24 March 2014

Many congratulations on the award of PhD to Dr Jie Liu, a member of the Doctoral Programme in Educational Research. Jie has been supervised by D ... Read more»

 

PhD Success - Carey

Date: 24 March 2014

Many congratulations to Dr Phil Carey on the award of PhD. Phil is a member of the Doctoral Programme in Educational Research and has been super ... Read more»

 

 

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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»

 

Happy Birthday Shakespeare!

Date: 23 April 2014

Professor Alison Findlay was interviewed on BBC Radio 4's 'Today' programme about Shakespeare, his birthday and his legacy. Listen again by following ... Read more»

 

Creative Writing MA Alumna's new play to be broadcast on BBC Radio 4

Date: 23 April 2014

Zosia Wand gained an MA with distinction in Creative Writing from Lancaster University in 1999. She has had five radio plays broadcast on Radio ... Read more»

 

Paul Muldoon to join Department of English and Creative Writing

Date: 8 April 2014

The University of Lancaster is delighted to announce that, as from September of this year, Paul Muldoon, according to the New Criterion 'the most i ... Read more»

 

Beverley Nambozo: Representing Uganda in Poetry at the Commonwealth Games

Date: 8 April 2014

Beverley Nambozo, an alumna of our Creative Writing MA programme, has been asked by the BBC to contribute a poem representing Uganda for the 2014 Comm ... Read more»

 

Tandem by Alex Morgan

Date: 2 April 2014

A Lancaster University graduate has fulfilled the ambition of a lifetime after seeing her first novel in print. Alex Morgan, of Low Road C ... Read more»

 

The Barrow Rapture

Date: 2 April 2014

Jenn Ashworth and Brian Baker have been awarded a University Early Career Grant worth £3,600 for their 'Barrow Rapture' project.The Barrow Raptur ... Read more»

 

Longlists Announced for the Lancaster Writing Awards

Date: 1 April 2014

The names of the ten students longlisted in each section of the Lancaster Writing Awards have been released this afternoon, and can be viewed at http: ... Read more»

 

New Series of The Echo Chamber

Date: 21 March 2014

Professor Paul Farley presents a new series of The Echo Chamber on BBC Radio 4 every Sunday afternoon throughout April. Highlights of this third ... Read more»

 

Janet Lees, Magma and O'Bheal

Date: 19 March 2014

Creative Writing alumna Janet Lees has two poems in Issue 58 of Magma Poetry, on the theme of 'the music of words', one of which she wrote while on th ... Read more»

 

50 Years in 50 Words

Date: 19 March 2014

The Department of English and Creative Writing will be helping Lancaster University celebrate 50 years with the University' '50 Years in 50 Words' ... Read more»

 

Across the Pond with Beth Dahlstrom

Date: 18 March 2014

Beth Dahlstrom, one of our MA in English Literary Studies students, is blogging for 'Across the Pond'. Across the Pond is an organisation which helps ... Read more»

 

 

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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»

 

Olga Gomez-Cash wins Staff Award

Date: 1 April 2014

The Department of European Languages & Cultures is delighted to announce that Olga Gomez-Cash has won a university Staff Award for her outstanding ... Read more»

 

Allyson Fiddler speaking at University of Leuven conference

Date: 31 March 2014

Allyson will give a paper entitled, 'Tu felix Austria: … protest! Or, Cultural Resistance and Everyday Protest in Contemporary Austria' at an intern ... Read more»

 

 

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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»

 

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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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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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»

 

LICA PhD Student awarded the Batsford Prize

Date: 28 March 2014

Congratulations to Hyeyoung Maeng, LICA first year PhD student, who has been awarded the Batsford Prize for her piece 'Big Bracelets'. This is an annu ... 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»

 

New Blog Post - Sophia Kopela

Date: 23 April 2014

Saving the whales: the ICJ judgment in the Whaling in the Antarctic case On 31st March 2014, the International Court of Justice delivered its long-aw ... Read more»

 

New Blog Post - Suzanne Ost

Date: 16 April 2014

A right to die or a step too far? Assisted dying and being 'tired of life'This blogs considers the case of Anne, recently reported to have received an ... Read more»

 

New Blog Post - Angus MacCulloch

Date: 9 April 2014

What's Wrong with Right-Hand Drive?Political debate in the UK about EU migration always seems to focus on EU Citizens, particularly from Central and E ... Read more»

 

New Blog Post - James Sweeney

Date: 2 April 2014

Genocide and Cosmopolitanism in EuropeOver the last month I've done work in Turkey and London with the Kosovo judiciary, and spoken by invitation at a ... Read more»

 

New Blog Post - John Pearson

Date: 26 March 2014

Accepting the Things We Cannot Change: Part 2 Contamination ConcernsJohn PearsonThis blog, the second of two, will consider the potential for contam ... Read more»

 

Call for Papers: Conference on 21st Century Borders: Territorial Conflict and Dispute Resolution

Date: 21 March 2014

Call for Papers: Conference on 21st Century Borders: Territorial Conflict and Dispute Resolution, 13th June 2014, University of Lancaster 21st Ce ... Read more»

 

New Blog Post - Mark Butler

Date: 19 March 2014

Hi-ho, hi-ho it's off to Europe Woolies will go... The case of USDAW v Ethel Austin Ltd (in administration) and another, which is more commonly refe ... Read more»

 

 

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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»

 

Worlds of Literacy 2.0 26 September 2014 tickets now on sale

Date: 8 July 2014

Worlds of Literacy 2.0: Literacy Studies - looking into the future and celebrating the past, with David Barton and Mary Hamilton, will take place on 2 ... 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»

 

The 'Metaphor in End of Life Care' project is featured in a New York Times blog

Date: 22 April 2014

The ESRC-funded 'Metaphor in End of Life Care' project is featured in the New York Times blog 'New Old Age', by Paula Span. ... Read more»

 

Hornby Trust Scholars at IATEFL in Harrogate

Date: 14 April 2014

Our two Hornby Trust Scholars, currently studying for the Masters in TESOL, Simon Ruiz and Saraswati Dawadi, have just returned from a very successf ... Read more»

 

Tineke Brunfaut runs language testing workshops with Slovene pre-/in-service teachers

Date: 13-16 April 2014

Tineke Brunfaut is giving language testing workshops at the Slovene National Examinations Centre on how to create and develop reading and listening ta ... Read more»

 

Elena Semino gives talk on Corpus Linguistics and Health Communication at Georgetown University

Date: 11 April 2014

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Marije Michel guest edits a special issue of the European Journal of Applied Linguistics

Date: 4 April 2014

Special issue in the European Journal of Applied Linguistics (EuJAL) on "Language at preschool in Europe: Early years professionals in the spotligh ... Read more»

 

Eramus link with Department of Linguistics, University of Tuebingen

Date: 3 April 2014

The Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster has now an official Erasmus link with the Department of Linguistics at the Universit ... Read more»

 

Lancaster staff and students at the Graduate Workshop: Discourse, Politics and Identity

Date: 2 April 2014

Several members of staff and research students from the Department of Linguistics and English Language are taking part in the Graduate Workshop: Disco ... Read more»

 

Lancaster-Ghana UG Ambassadors scheme

Date: 28 March 2014

On the 30th March, 18 students and 3 staff will travel to Lancaster University's brand new campus in Accra, Ghana as part of the Lancaster-Gha ... Read more»

 

Ruth Wodak gave the Annual Davis Chair Lecture at Georgetown University

Date: 27 March 2014

Distinguished Professor of Discourse Studies Ruth Wodak gave the famous Annual Davis Chair Lecture at Georgetown University, 27 March, entitled Fort ... Read more»

 

Language testing PhD student Glyn Jones wins British Council Research Award

Date: 26 March 2014

Glyn Jones - a PhD student working in the area of language testing - has won a British Council Research Award, providing funding to assist with resear ... Read more»

 

PhD students' Writing Retreat

Date: 23 March 2014

The Linguistics and English Language Department sponsored a Writing Retreat to support PhD students' writing practices. The retreat was an occas ... 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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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»

 

Feminist Technoscience

Date: 1 April 2014

27th- 30th May 2014The Centre for Gender andWomen's Studies at Lancaster University, UK is pleased to announce its 4thannual Summer School in Feminis ... Read more»

 

Imogen Tyler to receive LU Staff award

Date: 28 March 2014

I'm delighted to announce that Imogen Tyler will be the recipient this year of a Lancaster University Staff Award in the Outstanding Contribution ca ... Read more»

 

Brian Wynne - Invited lecture in Brazil on 'Imagining Responsible Innovation'

Date: 19 March 2014

Brian Wynne, Professor of Science Studies in Sociology, and a well-known international science policy thinker and publisher, is a leading member ... Read more»

 

Corinne May-Chahal elected Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences

Date: 18 March 2014

Professor Corinne May-Chahal has been elected an Academician of the Academy of Social Sciences. She becomes the fourth Academician in the Department o ... Read more»

 

'Revolting Subjects'! Not for Dr Imogen Tyler shortlisted for book award

Date: 18 March 2014

Dr Imogen Tyler (Sociology), has had her book shortlisted for the annual Bread and Roses Awards. Now in its third year, the awards celebrate excellenc ... Read more»

 

 

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