This week sees the publication of ‘Metaphor, Cancer and the End of Life: a corpus-based study’ by Elena Semino, Zsófia Demjén, Andrew Hardie, Sheila Payne and Paul Rayson. The book is the culmination of an ESRC-funded project on metaphors used to talk about cancer and the end of life in the UK by Lancaster University and University College London researchers. Continue reading
We’ve just received news that a project led by Prof. Li Wei has been funded by the Leverhulme Trust!
The project, called ‘Early childhood bilingualism: Effects on brain structure and function’, will run for 36 months and open up new collaborations with colleagues in the Institute of Child Health.
We will keep the updates coming.
We are very pleased to begin the new academic year by announcing that Miguel Pérez-Milans has received funding from UCL’s global engagement funds, as part of the East Asia scheme: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/global/funding-opportunities/ucl-global-engagement-funds/global-engagement-funds
Meanings, Practices and Trajectories of Internationalisation in China: A pilot Study in Higher Education. Continue reading
Those of you keeping an eye on us, will have noticed a new page to our website. We are and will be featuring our present and past visiting scholars on the page and in a series of blog posts. Here’s the first.
Li Wei and Miguel Pérez-Milans have secured funding for the project ‘Writing in the City’ as part of the 2017-2018 Hong Kong University – UCL Strategic Partnership Fund, together with Prof. Adam Jaworski (The University of Hong Kong).
The link with HKU is celebrated as part of UCL’s cross-disciplinary research-related initiatives, UCL Grand Challenges.
We are pleased to announce that Miguel Pérez-Milans and Alfonso Del Percio have secured funding from the ESRC UCL, Bloomsbury & East London Doctoral Training Partnership to host a two-day postgraduate training workshop on ‘Language, Ethnography and Activism’.
Date: 16-17 October 2017
We are proud to share a special issue of Bellaterra Journal of Teaching and Learning Language and Literature on language ideologies and language teaching edited by and featuring contributions from our very own doctoral students.
Congratulations Sara Young, Emma Brooks, Yuta Mogi and Alexantra Georgiou!
Free to download and share at http://revistes.uab.cat/jtl3/issue/view/v10-n2