Dr Luke CollinsSenior Research Associate
My interests are in corpus linguistics and its application to online discourse and health communication. I am also interested in media representations and public understanding of science, often combining corpus linguistics with other forms of (critical) discourse analysis.
I am a Senior Research Associate in the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science (CASS) within the Department of Linguistics and English Language and am working on a study of voice-hearing, analysing data from those who experience hearing voices and how this is represented in the media.
PhD Supervision Interests
I am interested in supervising students in the following areas: Corpus linguistics: particularly the applications to new media (for example, online communication). Science and health communication: particularly media representations of health and illness or complex global issues (such as climate change, AMR), as well as language used in interaction to discuss health issues, particularly those that can be analysed using corpus linguistics and/or discourse analysis.
Corpus Linguistics for Online Communication: A Guide for Research
Collins, L. 24/03/2019 CRC Press. 206 p. ISBN: 9781138718968.
Who or what has agency in the discussion of antimicrobial resistance in UK news media (2010-2015)?: A transitivity analysis
Collins, L.C., Jaspal, R., Nerlich, B. 1/10/2018 In: Health. 22, 6, p. 521-540. 20 p.
Uncertainty discourses in the context of climate change: A corpus-assisted analysis of UK national newspaper articles
Collins, L.C., Nerlich, B. 1/09/2016 In: AI Communications. 41, 3, p. 291-313. 23 p.
How certain is ‘certain’?: Exploring how the English-language media reported the use of calibrated language in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report
Collins, L.C., Nerlich, B. 1/08/2016 In: Public Understanding of Science. 25, 6, p. 656-673. 18 p.
Participants' use of enacted scenes in research interviews: A method for reflexive analysis in health and social care
James, D.M., Pilnick, A., Hall, A., Collins, L. 1/02/2016 In: Social Science and Medicine. 151, p. 38-45. 8 p.
Examining user comments for deliberative democracy: A corpus-driven analysis of the climate change debate online
Collins, L., Nerlich, B. 3/04/2015 In: Environmental Communication. 9, 2, p. 189-207. 19 p.
Language, corpus and empowerment: Applications to deaf education, healthcare and online discourses
Collins, L.C. 20/02/2015 London : Taylor and Francis Inc.. 247 p. ISBN: 9781138814400. Electronic ISBN: 9781317516637.
Management of tinnitus in English NHS audiology departments: An evaluation of current practice
Hoare, D.J., Gander, P.E., Collins, L., Smith, S., Hall, D.A. 04/2012 In: Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice. 18, 2, p. 326-334. 9 p.
A Moment of Transformative Learning: Creating a Disorientating Dilemma for a Health Care Student Using Video Feedback
James, D.M., Collins, L.C., Samoylova, E. 2012 In: Journal of Transformative Education. 10, 4, p. 236-256. 21 p.
Tinnitus referral pathways within the national health service in England: A survey of their perceived effectiveness among audiology staff
Gander, P.E., Hoare, D.J., Collins, L., Smith, S., Hall, D.A. 6/07/2011
Exploring transformative learning opportunities as part of the delivery of a video-based intervention
Collins, L.C., James, D. 2011 In: Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice. 8, 2, p. 209-229. 21 p.