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LEL alumni: Louise Middleton

February 19, 2021

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Louise got a BA in Linguistics in 2015, followed by an MA in Linguistics in 2016 (both at LEL). Her BA dissertation on hiphop rhymes made quite a splash, as previously reported by Manchet. Louise now works as a teacher at Manchester Enterprise Academy, as well as a tutor.  Can you tell us about your […]

LEL alumni: Georgia Welch

February 9, 2021

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Georgia Welch graduated from LEL in 2017 with a degree in English Language. She is now in her second year of an MMedSci in Speech and Language Therapy at the University of Sheffield. Can you tell us what you’ve been doing since graduation? When I was approaching graduation from Manchester I wasn’t too sure what […]

LEL alumni: Shilin Gao

February 3, 2021

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Shilin Gao graduated from LEL in 2018 with a degree in Linguistics and Social Anthropology. She then completed an MSc in Speech and Language Processing at the University of Edinburgh, and she now works as a speech recognition engineer at Speechmatics in Cambridge.  Can you tell us more about your job?  The work is mostly […]

Khoi on the NSFP podcast

January 21, 2021

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PhD student Anh-Khoi Nguyen was a guest on the Not Safe for Publication (NFSP) podcast, a podcast about PhD life run by a group of PGR Researcher in our School. Click here to hear Khoi talk about his research, and also about language, linguistics, life, love and Manchester.

LEL alumni: Ben Wein

January 19, 2021

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Ben Wein graduated from Manchester in 2014 with a BA in English Language and English Literature. Manchet got back in touch with Ben to talk about his career. After graduation, Ben relocated to Mexico, where he did a British Council assistantship teaching English. He subsequently spent time in Bolivia and Colombia, where he also taught […]

Ayumi Miura showered with honours

January 14, 2021

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PhD alumna Ayumi Miura has had an enviable run with prestigious awards. In December 2020, she was awarded a prize from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. The prize is awarded to junior scholars in a tough interdisciplinary competition, judged on two criteria: the quality and originality of research outputs, and leadership potential […]

New job for Canzi

January 11, 2021

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Congratulations to Max Canzi, who has just taken up a position as Lab Manager at the University of Konstanz. Konstanz has a record of poaching top talent from Manchester, including George Walkden, Henri Kauhanen, Fernanda Barrientos, and Hannah Booth. A local legend says that once enough Mancunians have arrived in Konstanz, Greggs will open up […]

Bermúdez-Otero in Glossa

January 5, 2021

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By now you will have surely devoured the Science Advances paper co-authored by Ricardo, and if you have an appetite for more, we have good news for you. Ricardo has done a Hohaus, which is Manchester slang for “published multiple impressive papers in a ridiculously short window of time”. The paper you’re about to discover […]

LEL linguists past and present in Science Advances

January 4, 2021

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Science Advances, an interdisciplinary science journal with an impact factor of 7 billion or thereabouts, has just published a paper penned by a fabulous line-up with more than a touch of LEL. In the driver seat is PhD alumnus Henri Kauhanen (now at Konstanz), joined by Deepthi Gopal (PhD alumna, now at Cambridge), Tobias Galla […]

Donlan sails through her viva

December 8, 2020

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Congratulations to Lisa Donlan who has just passed her PhD viva with no corrections! The examiners were LEL’s Maciej Baranowski and Sali Tagliamonte (Toronto). Lisa’s PhD thesis, supervised by Maj-Britt Mosegaard Hansen and Andrea Nini, is on “Power, Innovation, and Language Diffusion in an Online Community of Practice“. Her research was on the spread of […]