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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»


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»


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»


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»


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»


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: 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»


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»


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»


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»


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 Slavisa Radovic

Date: 18 November 2014

Slavisa 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»


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»



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