SLLAT: Students’ and markers’ understandings of effective source use in academic writingWednesday 04 May 2016, 12:00
Culture, Society and Medicine Seminar: Prof Jane McNaughton - Critically engaged medical humanities: the model of ‘Life of Breath’Wednesday 04 May 2016, 13:00
SLLAT: Relationship between attentional processing of input and working memory: an eye-tracking studyWednesday 11 May 2016, 12:00
Linguistics at Lancaster among the world's elite
We are ranked 15th in the world for Linguistics in the International QS rankings 2016. We have now been ranked in the top 15 in the world for four consecutive years, reflecting our world-class standing.Learn More
Royal approval for linguistics centre
Lancaster University’s world-renowned language pioneers, spanning four generations of researchers, received The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education (February 25).Learn More
Postgraduate Loan Scheme
In November 2015 the UK Government confirmed that a new postgraduate loan scheme will be introduced for students commencing master’s courses in the 2016/17 academic year.Learn More
Dyslexia and language teaching
We are pleased to announce the second run of the free online learning course on 'Dyslexia and language teaching’ between the 18th April and 15th May 2016.Learn More
£1 million AHRC award
A team, led by Jonathan Culpeper has been awarded £1 million by the Arts and Humanities Research Council to create a new Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare’s LanguageLearn More
LAEL graduate in Daily Telegraph
Recent LAEL graduate, Simon James, has a story in The Daily Telegraph, "This is what it's like to live as a Stone Age man" was published on the 20th January. Simon graduated in 2015 with a BA Hons English Language and Creative Writing.Learn More
We offer a wide range of degrees right across the fields of English Language and Linguistics.Learn More
We have an exciting range of postgraduate programmes, both campus-based and by distance.Learn More
We offer PhDs in Linguistics (by Research Only) and Applied Linguistics by Thesis and Coursework.Learn More
Professor Ruth Wodak is co-organizing a Workshop on Mediatisation and Politicisation of Refugee Crisis in Europe. The workshop will take place on 28 April 2016 in Fiesole, Italy.
Panos is an invited speaker at the Department of Language and Linguistics at the University of Brighton. The title of his talk is 'Learning to think in a second language', and presents recent research on grammatical aspect and motion event cognition in classroom L2 learners, and the implications of those findings for language pedagogy.
Uta Papen awarded UKLA research grant
Uta Papen has been awarded a small grant by UKLA (United Kingdom Literacy Association) to carry out an action research project on ‘Using interactive reading circles to develop children’s critical thinking and critical literacy’.