Dr Gavin Brookes

Research Fellow

Research Overview

I am a UKRI Future Leader Fellow with an interest in corpus linguistics, discourse analysis and health communication. My current project, 'Public Discourses of Dementia: Challenging Stigma and Promoting Personhood' (funded £1 million by UKRI), examines linguistic and visual representations of dementia across a range of public contexts.

I am Associate Editor of the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics (John Benjamins).

I am Co-Editor of the Corpus and Discourse book series (Bloomsbury, with Michaela Mahlberg).

I am a member of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Advisory Board.

I am a member of the AHRC Peer Review College.

I am a member of the Executive Committee of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL).

I am the Convenor of BAAL's Corpus Linguistics Special Interest Group.

I serve on the Editorial Boards of the following journals: Applied Corpus Linguistics, Research in Corpus Linguistics, Qualitative Health Communication, Journal of Corpus Approaches to Chinese Social Science and Languages, Texts and Society.