Online course tackles dyslexia in the language classroom

Online course tackles dyslexia in the language classroom

18 March 2019

Professor Judit Kormos’s desire to offer free knowledge to teachers about how to include dyslexic students in language learning prompted the start of a highly successful online teaching resource. Now enrolment for the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Dyslexia and Language Teaching is open once again.

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Sea of Faith

Sea of Faith

18 March 2019

The Sea of Faith was a controversial 1980s TV show on the history of Christianity in the modern world. Professor Linda Woodhead (Politics, Philosphy and Religion) spoke to Giles Fraser on BBC Radio 4 about creator Don Cupitt.

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Talking about Brexit – how did we get to this point?

Talking about Brexit – how did we get to this point?

28 January 2019

Dr Veronika Koller (Linguistics and English Language) has co-edited a new book called 'Discourses of Brexit' which provides insights into how Leave voters explain their choice, how people discuss Brexit on social media and why, from time to time, Jeremy Corbyn and Nigel Farage sound very similar.

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The Pope's historic visit to the UAE

The Pope's historic visit to the UAE

5 February 2019

Dr Anderson Jeremiah (Politics, Philosphy and Religion) was interviewed on France 24 about Pope Francis' recent visit to the UAE.

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Boosting the Male Workforce in Early Years Education

Boosting the Male Workforce in Early Years Education

4 February 2019

Only 2% of the UK's early years education workforce is male, and research by Dr Jo Warin (Educational Research) hopes to boost this number. Speaking about this project, Dr Warin was filmed on location at the campus pre-school by the BBC.

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The Language of Brexit

The Language of Brexit

28 January 2019

Dr Veronika Koller (Linguistics and English Language) was interviewed by BBC Radio Five Live on 22nd January about the language of Brexit.

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