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Elena Semino gives invited talk at PUCRS in Porto Alegre, Brazil

Date: 30 May 2015

On 30th May, Elena Semino will give an invited talk on 'Corpus approaches to metaphor in discourse' at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio G ... Read more»


Visiting scholars in the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning

Date: 29 May 2015

The Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning is delighted to announce that it will be hosting two visiting scholars in the week 15th-19th June 2015. Th ... Read more»


'The Visual and the Verbal'

Date: 29/05/2015

Three blog posts have been written about the AHRC North-West funded doctoral training day that we held at Lancaster University on Wednesday 20th May ... Read more»


Scrutinizing Surfaces in Early Modern Thought - Report

Date: 29/05/2015

Scrutinizing Surfaces in Early Modern Thought (8-9 May 2015)   Annie Dickinson and Laura Swift (Manchester University) have produced a su ... Read more»


Paul Muldoon's - 'One Thousand Things Worth Knowing.'

Date: 29 May 2015

Paul Muldoon’s inaugural reading of his new collection ‘One Thousand Things Worth Knowing’, held at Lancaster University on 6th May, is now av ... Read more»


Professor Joseph Shennan

Date: 28 May 2015

We regret to announce the death on 25 May 2015 of Professor Joseph Hugh Shennan, F.R.Hist.S., a former Head of the Department of History at Lancaste ... Read more»


CTEL welcomes new member Ibrar Bhatt

Date: 28 May 2015

The recent meeting of the Centre for Technology Enhanced Learning was pleased to welcome Ibrar Bhatt, a Senior Research Associate within the Education ... Read more»


Vaclav Brezina, Carmen Dayrell and Elena Semino run Corpus Linguistics workshop in Brazil

Date: 27 May 2015

On 27th and 28th May, Vaclav Brezina, Carmen Dayrell and Elena Semino will run a Corpus Linguistics workshop at the University of Caxias do Sul in Bra ... Read more»


Sue Cranmer webinar: Visually Impaired Young People's Uses of Technology for Learning

Date: 27 May 2015

Sue Cranmer gave a webinar as part of a  MOOC on the ‘Creative Use of Tablets in School’ presenting the project 'Visually Impaired Young Peop ... Read more»


Sarah Kingston's research in the press - British women paying for sex

Date: 22 May 2015

Dr Sarah Kingston's research into women who pay for sex has been featured in articles in The Express newspaper - ... Read more»


Highly successful MOOC: Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching

Date: 19 May 2015

The recently run Dyslexia and Foreign Language Teaching Massive Open Online Learning Course attracted a record number of participants from all ... Read more»


Nuffield Council on Bioethics Report on 'Children and Clinical Research: Ethical Issues'

Date: 15 May 2015

Dr Sara Fovargue is a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics' working party for their project 'Children and Clinical Research: Ethical Issues'. T ... Read more»


New project exploring children and young people's experiences of gender

Date: 15 May 2015

Carolyn Jackson, Emma Renold (Cardiff University), Jessica Ringrose (IOE/UCL) and Sara Bragg (Brighton University) have just received funding from t ... Read more»


LICA Academic's Research Highlighted in Award-Winning Publication

Date: 14 May 2015

Commentary on workplace design published in the latest edition of Hays Journal, an award-winning publication reaching key human resources and rec ... Read more»


Ruth Wodak's latest book: The Politics of Fear, What Right-Wing Populist Discourses Mean

Date: 12 May 2015

Ruth Wodak's latest book,The Politics of Fear, What Right-Wing Populist Discourses Mean, will be published in September 2015 by Sage Publications ... Read more»


Viva Congratulations

Date: 12 May 2015

Very many congratulations to Hans oberg who successfully defended his thesis today. The award of PhD will follow, subject to any corrections or ... Read more»


Lancaster Professor's stage play at Sheldonian Theatre Oxford

Date: 1 June 2015

On June 1st, collect-ifs theatre company are (as part of week of events sponsored by the University of Oxford) doing a performance&nbs ... Read more»


Lancaster Linguists win funding for their dream jobs

Date: 8 May 2015

Three Linguist students have won valuable NHS funding to complete Masters programmes which will enable them to become qualified Speech and Language ... Read more»


PPR at the Academy of Urban Superdiversity

Date: 7 May 2015

PPR at the Academy of Urban Superdiversity The Academy of Urban Super-Diversity took place at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences from 8- ... Read more»


Tineke Brunfaut awarded TOEFL Outstanding Young Scholar Award

Date: 7 May 2015

Dr Tineke Brunfaut from the Department of Linguistics and English Language has been selected to receive a prestigious internationa ... Read more»



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