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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»


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»


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»


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»


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»


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»


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»


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»


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»


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»


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»


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»


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»


Viva Congratulations

Date: 3 November 2014

Very many congratulations to Dr Kayleigh Rosewell on the award of PhD. Kayleigh is a traditional route PhD student and she has been supervise ... 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»


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»


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»


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»



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