Projects in Linguistics and English Language

2016

Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare's Language
01/05/2016 → …
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Using interactive reading circles to develop children’s critical thinking and critical literacy
01/05/2016 → 30/04/2017
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Beyond the checkbox – understanding what patients say in feedback on NHS services
29/02/2016 → …
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The Edwardian Postcard
14/02/2016 → …
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2015

FNS Early PostDoc Mobility: Non-selective language activation and its impact on the representation of gender during reading comprehension among bilinguals
01/09/2015 → 28/02/2017
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Seeding a Seed: How Interdisciplinary Research Can Flourish
01/09/2015 → 31/08/2016
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Validating Task 2 from the Academic writing IELTS test
01/07/2015 → …
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Design Research Get Lost: An asset-based approach to support young people to self-organise
23/06/2015 → …
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Austrian nationwide listening and reading test project
01/06/2015 → 31/10/2016
University Consultancy

Literacy development with deaf communities using sign language, peer tuition, and learner-generated online content: sustainable educational innovation
01/06/2015 → 31/07/2016
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Looking into Reading II
01/05/2015 → …
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The Dynamics of Knowledge Creation: Academics' Writing Practices in the Contemporary University Workplace
01/02/2015 → …
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Early years literacy in India: towards effective teaching and learning practices
19/01/2015 → …
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Big data media analysis and the representation of urban violence in Brazil
01/01/2015 → …
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2014

SenseSourcing
01/12/2014 → 01/07/2015
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Task repetition and second language speech processing ability
01/12/2014 → 15/05/2015
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Understanding Corporate Communications
01/12/2014 → 01/10/2016
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VardSourcing
01/12/2014 → 01/07/2015
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Translating science for young people
14/11/2014 → …
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Multimodality and Symbols of cultural identity: a literacy studies approach
03/11/2014 → 30/12/2016
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"People", "Products", "Pests" and "Pets": the Discursive Representation of Animals?
01/09/2014 → 31/12/2016
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Intonational variation in North West England
01/07/2014 → 30/04/2016
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Ultrasound tongue imaging of language contact varieties
01/06/2014 → …
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Decoding the rule of law: Corpus-based discourse analysis of the construction of accomplishments of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
30/04/2014 → 31/01/2015
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The VIEW project
01/02/2014 → 30/04/2017
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The Author and the world: New interdisciplinary approaches to authorship
06/01/2014 → …
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2013

A mixed effects modelling study of second language fluency
01/11/2013 → 01/09/2014
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Comparable and Parallel Corpus Approaches to the Third Code: English and Chinese Perspectives
01/11/2013 → 28/07/2015
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The corpus based approach to the acquisition of Mandarin Chinese as a foreign language
01/11/2013 → …
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Literacy in education
01/10/2013 → 01/10/2015
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Comparable and Parallel Corpus Approaches to the Third Code: English and Chinese Perspectives
01/09/2013 → 28/02/2015
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Second language use and development during text-chat
01/09/2013 → …
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Looking into Reading
01/08/2013 → 30/11/2014
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CASS Project: Maritime Security and Piracy
01/06/2013 → 04/08/2013
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Assessing second language reading through eye-tracking: an exploratory study
01/04/2013 → …
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ESRC centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science - CASS
31/03/2013 → …
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Expanding the Lexicon of an Automated Semantic Tagger
31/03/2013 → 31/05/2013
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Individual differences in implicit and explicit learning
01/02/2013 → 31/07/2018
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Digital Professionalism in Medical Education
16/01/2013 → 31/01/2014
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Challenge It - Challenging Homophobia and Homophobic Bullying through Children’s Literature
10/01/2013 → …
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Investigating the construct underlying the CEFR phonological control scale
01/01/2013 → …
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2012

Metaphor in End of Life Care
01/09/2012 → 28/06/2014
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Catalyst Project: 'Success in Activist Tweets'
02/07/2012 → 28/09/2012
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Doctoral co-supervision: understandings of co-supervisors and supervisees with more than one co-supervisor
01/05/2012 → 28/02/2014
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Harry Potter and boys' literacies (SG112150)
01/04/2012 → 30/04/2014
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Linking the GEPT Listening Tests to the CEFR
01/04/2012 → 31/12/2013
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Linking the GEPT listening test to the Common European Framework of Reference
01/04/2012 → 31/12/2013
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An Exploratory Study of Differences in GESE Examiner Orientations in the UK, India and China
19/03/2012 → 31/03/2015
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2011

Teaching English to Dyslexic Foreign Language Learners
01/11/2011 → 31/10/2013
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Digital Futures in Teacher Education project
17/10/2011 → 19/10/2012
Other Consultancy

Corpus Research in Early Modern English
01/10/2011 → …
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Language Test Design and Evaluation in Luxembourg
01/09/2011 → …
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External Validation of Task Complexity
18/08/2011 → …
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Digital literacies as media ecology: a case study of communications around cricket.
30/07/2011 → 31/10/2013
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Political Resistance Online Research Project
01/03/2011 → …
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Mixed Reality Interactions Across Contexts of Learning
01/01/2011 → 30/12/2014
University Consultancy

2010

Compilation of the AmE06 reference corpus
01/12/2010 → 01/03/2011
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Linguistic landscapes: the cultural production of urban spaces
01/10/2010 → …
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Tasks, proficiency and assessing L2 listening comprehension
01/07/2010 → 31/08/2012
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Adults learning new forms of writing
01/01/2010 → 30/03/2010
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2009

AHRC: Ethnicity, social practice and phonetic variation
01/10/2009 → 30/09/2012
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Marie Curie Initial Training Network – Language, Cognition, and Gender (ITN-LCG)
01/10/2009 → 30/09/2013
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Time, Response and Audience Constructed Evaluation of Extremist Counter-Messages
01/10/2009 → 01/10/2012
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Edwardian Postcard Project
01/09/2009 → …
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Tasks and assessing L2 listening comprehension
01/08/2009 → 31/01/2010
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Conceptualising information literacy as social practice: a study of pregnant women’s information practices
01/05/2009 → 31/12/2011
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Research into Aviation English Testing. Lancaster University Small Grant Award. £6,997
02/02/2009 → 04/12/2009
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Understanding the Language of Extremism and its Potential for Predicting Risk
19/01/2009 → 19/01/2010
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2008

CQPweb
01/08/2008 → …
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A corpus-based study of split words in Chinese: Interfacing morphology, syntax and pragmatics
15/01/2008 → 14/04/2009
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2007

Split words
01/11/2007 → 31/12/2009
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Corpus based grammer in contrast : The cross-linguistic distributional analysis of Naepali grammatical categories
01/10/2007 → 30/09/2009
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Corpus Research Project
01/07/2007 → 30/09/2007
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Paperwork and pressure in educational workplaces
01/04/2007 → 30/09/2009
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Variability in child language
01/04/2007 → …
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Discourse of the School Dinners Debate
01/02/2007 → 31/01/2008
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Schome Park
01/02/2007 → 31/12/2009
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Grid Maintenance Project. Dutch Ministry of Education. €20,000
01/01/2007 → 17/12/2007
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Socio-pragmatic competence of L2-doctors
01/01/2007 → 30/11/2008
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2006

The Stylistic Analysis of drama and film
01/09/2006 → 30/09/2008
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The validation of a test of English for air traffic controllers. €32,000
03/04/2006 → 03/12/2007
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Lancashire dialect
01/04/2006 → …
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Language of shoes: verbal and non-verbal reflections of the Self
01/04/2006 → …
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Lancaster Newsbooks Corpus Project
15/03/2006 → 15/06/2007
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A digital resource for the study of spoken Nepali language; the bandhu collection
16/01/2006 → …
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Pregnancy starts with a literacy event: pregnancy and ante-natal care as textually-mediated experiences
01/01/2006 → 31/07/2008
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2005

Using a semantic annotation tool for research on metaphor in discourse
01/12/2005 → …
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Changing English across the 20th Century: A Corpus-based Study
01/08/2005 → 31/07/2007
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Phonological influences on children's spelling mistakes
01/07/2005 → 31/07/2006
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ASSIST: Automated Semantic Assistance for Translators
01/04/2005 → 30/06/2007
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Continuation Project for the Dutch CEFR Construct. Dutch Ministry of Education. €32,000
03/01/2005 → 16/12/2005
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2004

Contrasting English and Chinese
01/07/2004 → 31/10/2007
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2003

Foreign language reading for academic purposes
01/10/2003 → 31/03/2008
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Adult Learners' Lives
01/09/2003 → 31/03/2005
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European Network for Language Testing and Assessment. Project funded by the European Commission to create a network of individual language testers in Europe. Grant €158,000
04/04/2003 → 01/04/2005
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Contrasting aspect and tense in english and chinese: a corpus-based perspective
01/02/2003 → 31/03/2004
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The Dutch CEF Construct Project
31/01/2003 → 31/12/2007
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A project to work out a theoretical construct underlying the construction of an item bank based on the Common European Framework. Dutch Ministry of Education. €70,000
07/01/2003 → 17/12/2004
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One-year Leverhulme Research Fellowship. £20,000
03/01/2003 → 19/12/2003
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2002

Day in the Life
01/01/2002 → 30/12/2016
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2000

Language, Educational Efficiency and Economic Outcomes
01/01/2000 → 31/12/2002
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1999

Exploring Public Images Of Literacy
01/01/1999 → 31/12/2001
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Prison Literacy
01/01/1999 → 31/12/2001
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1998

The Interculture Project
01/09/1998 → 01/11/2002
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1996

DIALANG: European Commission-funded project, through Socrates Lingua Action D to create a battery of on-line diagnostic tests in 14 European languages. Grant Phase 1 (1996-1999 €1,649,998); Grant Phase 2 (1999-2002) €1,022,000
02/02/1996 → 06/12/2002
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ESRC study of metalinguistic knowledge and proficiency in French
01/01/1996 → 01/01/2000
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1994

Metalinguistic knowledge, language aptitude and language proficiency of English university undergraduates of French. ESRC, £30,000
07/01/1994 → 01/12/1995
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1989

Sri Lankan O Level Evaluation project. British Overseas Development Administration.
10/04/1989 → 04/12/1992
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1986

An Evaluation of the Sri Lankan National Certificate in English. Overseas Development Administration, UK
04/04/1986 → 04/12/1987
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Revision of the ELTS test to lead to the new IELTS. British Council, University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate and the Australian International Development Programme. £220,000
03/03/1986 → 03/10/1989
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"The Testing of Migrant Health Professionals" Council on Overseas Professional Qualifications, Australia
10/01/1986 → 19/12/1986
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