SLLAT: Exploring cognitive writing processes, behaviours and text quality: Combining eye-tracking, Key-stroke logging and computer based text analysesThursday 11 February 2016, 12:00
UCREL CRS: Metaphors, identities and relationships in online interactions among people with cancer: A corpus-based studyThursday 11 February 2016, 15:00
PASTY: Julia Williams - Translation and censorship: the representation of Scartlet O'Hara in the Spanish translation of Gone with the WindThursday 11 February 2016, 16:00
13th in the world for Linguistics
We are ranked 13th in the world for Linguistics in the International QS rankings 2015, 4th in the UK in The Times Good University Guide Subject Ranking, and 5th in the UK in the 2016 Complete University GuideLearn More
£1 million AHRC awardA 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 Language.Learn 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
Royal approval for linguistics centre
Lancaster University’s world-renowned language pioneers, spanning four generations of researchers, are to receive The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education.Learn More
PhD students’ research published
Congratulations to Linguistics PhD candidates, Elena Nichele and Jeremy Holland, who have had their research published in the journal Semiotica.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
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
In February, a team from CASS will be returning to Ghana to run introductory events on Corpus Linguistics . Ghana is a country where Lancaster University has a number of longstanding academic partnerships and has recently established a campus.
On January 21-22 Ruth Wodak participated in NOW (the International Mayors’ Conference N-O-W Vienna Encounters), a 2 day event bringing together mayors from cities and towns receiving the largest numbers of refugees from Syria as well as activists and individuals currently seeking asylum in Europe. Ruth was invited to hold a workshop on the “Impact of language on opinions, attitudes and violence”.
Congratulations to Linguistics PhD candidates, Elena Nichele and Jeremy Holland, who have had their research published in the journal Semiotica.
A team, led by Jonathan Culpeper and based in the Department of Linguistics and English Language, has been awarded £1 million by the Arts and Humanities Research Council to create a new Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare’s Language.