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Jonathan Culpeper honoured with special issue of Journal of Pragmatics

Date: 1 September 2015

Jonathan Culpeper’s contributions to the field of pragmatics have been honoured recently by a Festschrift in a special issue of the Journal of Pragm ... Read more»


Paul Baker interviewed for Radio 4

Date: 25 August 2015

Paul Baker was interviewed about the secret language Polari by Stephen Fry on Fry's English Delight, Radio 4. ... Read more»


English Professor features on BBC Radio 4 programme

Date: 25 August 2015

Professor Sally Bushell has featured on BBC Radio 4's "Natural Histories" programme speaking about the influence of daffodils and how Words ... Read more»


Research Student Shaimaa El Naggar in AHRC funded-project on social design

Date: 25 August 2015

Research Student Shaimaa El Naggar acts as a Researcher in the AHRC funded project “Design Research Get Lost: An asset-based approach to suppo ... Read more»


Lancaster University come 5th in Jessup Mooting Competition

Date: 21 August 2015

A team of students from the Law School participated in the Philip C. Jessup Mooting Court Competition this year, reaching the quarterfinal. The team d ... Read more»


Dr Lu Xu's research referred to in the House of Lords

Date: 20 August 2015

Dr Lu Xu's research has been referred to in the House of Lords. His research 'Commonhold development in practice’ in Warren Barr (ed), Modern Studie ... Read more»


Article by Lancaster academic appears on Guardian website

Date: 18 August 2015

An article written by Dr Emmanuel Tsekleves, a Senior Lecturer in Design Interactions in LICA, has appeared on the Guardian website.  The piece t ... Read more»


Satya Savitzky in The Conversation on the expansion of the Suez Canal

Date: 18 August 2015

Satya examines the economic, symbolic and ecological significance of the Suez's Canal's recent expansion. ... Read more»


Panos Athanasopoulos interview on bilingual brain benefits

Date: 18 August 2015

Panos Athanasopoulos was recently interviewed about his research on the bilingual brain on Australia's national broadcaster ABC, and on Germany's na ... Read more»


Excellent results in the NSS student satisfaction survey 2015

Date: 13 August 2015

We have scored 97% overall satisfaction for Linguistics, 4th place nationally,  in the 2015 NSS Student Satisfaction Survey.  This contribut ... Read more»


Viva Congratulations

Date: 4 August 2015

Very many congratulations to Kari Rasmussen,  who successfully defended her thesis today. The award of PhD will follow,  subject to any co ... Read more»


Lancaster Professor co-curates an exhibition in the Ukraine

Date: 3 August 2015

Professor Nick Dunn (LICA) has co-curated an exhibition in the Ukraine entitled ‘Tomorrow's Cities Today: The Power of Urban Visions‘.  Pr ... Read more»


Professor Paul Farley Involved in Wide Range of National Media and Performance

Date: 31 July 2015

Professor Paul Farley (Creative Writing) presents a fifth series of The Echo Chamber on BBC Radio 4 every Sunday afternoon throughout ... Read more»


Professor Alisdair Gillespie - 'Cybercrime: Key Issues and Debates'

Date: 30 July 2015

Professor Alisdair Gillespie's latest book 'Cybercrime: Key Issues and Debates' was published yesterday by Routledge - ... Read more»


Department of English & Creative Writing Student Prizes for 2014-15 Announced

Date: 30 July 2015

Here are the winners of the student prizes for the Department of English & Creative Writing in 2014-15Part IBest ENGL100 student:   Ma ... Read more»


Literacy and Education: Policy, Practice and Public Opinion - new book by Uta Papen

Date: 30 July 2015

Uta Papen's new book has just been published by Routledge. Literacy is a perennial ‘hot topic’ in Britain and other English-speaking countries. ... Read more»


Ibrar Bhatt's article in The Conversation

Date: 29 July 2015

The following is an article in The Conversation by Dr Ibrar Bhatt entitled What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything?It is based ... Read more»


Will Smith Helps Organise ‘Dorothy Wordsworth’s Canada Day Poetry Party’

Date: 27 July 2015

Dr Will Smith, an Associate Lecturer from the Department of English and Creative Writing, was involved in the organisation of the ‘Dorothy Wor ... Read more»


Marije Michel interview on extraordinary Scrabble win

Date: 24 July 2015

Lancaster Linguist Marije Michel was interviewed by Deutsche Welle, the international German broadcaster, reacting to the man from New Zealand who won ... Read more»


First International Workshop on Albinism in Sub-Saharan Africa to take place in Cameroon

Date: 24 July 2015

 On 24th and 25th July 2015, experts on albinism from across Africa and Europe will be meeting at the Sawa Hotel in Douala, Cameroon, for the F ... Read more»



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