English Language and Linguistics news
English Language & Linguistics success in the NSS 2017
11 August 2017
The results of the National Student Survey 2017 (NSS) have now been released, revealing good news for the Department of English Language & Linguistics. The NSS is an independent UK-wide survey of all higher education institutions, providing an opportunity for final-year students to independently rate their experience at university. The survey ran from January until April this year and the results were published earlier this week, on&n...
David Hornsby in Education Today
20 July 2017
Dr David Hornsby, Senior Lecturer in French and the Head of English Language & Linguistics, has written an article for the latest issue of Education Today magazine, dated July/August 2017. Education Today is a business magazine for the education industry, and has been running over 25 years. David's opinion piece is entitled 'Foreign Languages Benefit Us All', and argues that the needs for language learning is broader than instrumental...
Congratulations to our graduates
11 July 2017
Congratulations to our final-year students from the Department of English Language & Linguistics, who graduated today with their well-earned degrees. This is the culmination of three or four years of hard work (or longer for part-time students). A pre-graduation party was held on campus today, complete with a prize-giving ceremony for those who have made a particular contribution to the school. The English Language & Linguistics prizes included:...
Quantitative methods in pragmatics workshop
5 July 2017
Dr Eleni Kapogianni, Lecturer in Linguistics in the Department of English Language & Linguistics, has co-organised a workshop with Dr Chi-Hé Elder (University of East Anglia, UEA), entitled 'Using Quantitative Methods in Pragmatics Research', to be held over three days on 12-14 July 2017. The workshop has been funded by the Consortium for Humanities and the Arts South-East England (CHASE) and will run at UEA in Norwich. This worksho...
Congratulations to Vikki Janke
16 June 2017
On 1 October 2017, Dr Vikki Janke will be promoted to Senior Lecturer in the Department of English Language & Linguistics. Our congratulations to Vikki on her well-earned promotion for the forthcoming academic year. Well done on this significant achievement.