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.
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
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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 second – this time, a visiting student.
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.
Dr Melinda Dooly from the Department of Language and Literature Education and Social Continue reading
And Li Wei is among them!
Li Wei and his counterpart at Peking University (PKU), Prof. Gao Yihong, are working on the project: ‘Review of recent policy initiatives in China regarding English language education’.
More information on the award here.
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
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!
Free to download and share at http://revistes.uab.cat/jtl3/issue/view/v10-n2
We 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.