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Research grant success for Julia Hüttner

Congratulations to Julia Hüttner who has been successful in obtaining funding for her project “Fallstudien zur Implementierung von CLIL in den Regelunterricht an HTLs” (Case studies on the implementation of CLIL in mainstream education at colleges of technology) which will run for the next 12 months. Julia is co-investigator on the project, which is led by Professor Ute Smit (University of Vienna) and which has been granted €19,457 by the Austrian Ministry of Education and Women. Continue reading →

Translating secularism conference, 18-19 September Institut Français London

Professor Mike Kelly will be hosting a two-day conference at the Institut Français de Londres on 18-19 September 2015 on: Translating secularism/ Traduire la laïcité: Varieties of secular society. Please see below for the full programme. Friday 18th September 10.30-11.00 Welcome and introduction to the colloquium (Michael Kelly, University of Southampton) 1.00-12. Continue reading →

TNS Seminar Wednesday 6 May: Professor Helen Sampson, Cardiff University

Please join us for the next Centre for Transnational Studies Seminar on Wednesday 6 May from 5.00pm-7.00pm in 65/1177. Challenging research settings: gender, risk, and resistance Prof. Helen Sampson Cardiff University Tankers, container vessels, bulk carriers, and refrigerated fruit ships….these are some of the vessels I have experienced when undertaking ‘on board’ fieldwork in my time working at the Seafarers International Research Centre. Continue reading →

CGE Seminar 29 April: Christopher J Hall, York St John University

Centre for Global Englishes seminar Wednesday 29th April, 5-6.30pm, Lecture Theatre C (Avenue Campus) Reconceptualising grammar for a pedagogy of Global Englishes Christopher J Hall, York St John University In this talk I address the need to reconceptualise grammar for learning, teaching, and assessment in the light of new understandings of the nature of Global Englishes and of language as a cognitive phenomenon. Continue reading →

ILC seminar and discussion 22 April: Unforeseen Impacts

ILC research seminar ‘The Ordnance Survey Data Enrichment Project: Unforeseen Impacts and Cross-Disciplinary Research’ Wednesday, 22 April 2014 4.00-7pm in 65/ 1177 Programme Mary Orr: Welcome/Introduction to ‘Unforeseen Impacts and Cross-Disciplinary Research’ Ros Mitchell: Brief outline defining the initial and developing researcher conceptualisation of FFLOC (Open Access; Research Ethics; Care for the future of the collected Data etc. Continue reading →

CGE Seminar 22 April: Professor Andy Kirkpatrick, Griffith University

Centre for Global Englishes seminar Wed 22nd April, 5-6.30pm, Lecture Theatre C English as a Lingua Franca in Asia: Suggestions for ELT/ELF Policy and Pedagogy Professor Andy Kirkpatrick, Griffith University   In this presentation I shall review recently conducted research studies which used data from the Asian Corpus of English (ACE) ACE. ACE is a corpus of some one million words of naturally occurring data of English used as a spoken lingua franca by Asian multi-linguals. Continue reading →