6 December 2017
The department would like to congratulate Martin Stark on winning the prestigious Caroline Clapham IELTS Master's Award.

The dissertation of MA in Language Testing distance student Martin Stark has been selected as the winner of the 2017 Caroline Clapham IELTS Masters Award

In his research, Martin explored how automated analyses of English second language learners’ writing related to scores awarded by human markers.

The £1,000 award will be presented to Martin at the 2018 Language Testing Research Colloquium in Auckland, New Zealand, with his attendance at the event being sponsored by the IELTS partners (British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia and Cambridge Assessment English).

Congratulations to Martin for this prestigious recognition of his high-quality Masters project!