Funding success!

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.



New Journal: Language, Culture and Society

Li Wei, Miguel Pérez-Milans, and Alfonso Del Percio are founding editors of the new international journal Language, Culture and Society (John Benjamins), available soon

Language, Culture and Society provides an international platform for Continue reading

Another funding success!

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:

The project:

Meanings, Practices and Trajectories of Internationalisation in China: A pilot Study in Higher Education. Continue reading

Special Issue by our students

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Illustration by Daniela López

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!

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Funding success!

Screen Shot 2017-06-27 at 16.43.14We are very pleased to announce that Sian Preece‘s application for a UCL GrandChallenges small grant has been successful. Sian and Maki Kimura in the Dept of Political Science and English for Action London have been awarded £3980 for the project ‘What space in Brexit Britain for linguistic diversity?’. It’ll be starting in the autumn, so watch this space for news and updates.