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YERUN Research Mobility Award for Barrientos-Contreras

January 29, 2019 by

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Congratulations to LEL alumna, Fernanda Barrientos-Contreras, on securing a YERUN (Young European Research University) Research Mobility Award! Fernanda is among 26 scholars awarded an opportunity to spend some time at a partner institution. She is planning to visit the University of Essex, where she will be working with Yuni Kim on phonological representations in L2. […]

Hired! Linguistics alumna in tech

December 14, 2018 by

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Manchet has received most exciting news of a new job for a recent LEL alumna, Emily Driscoll. Emily has just been hired as a as a junior software developer at WorkMobile, a Manchester-based cloud-based data capture specialist. You can read more about the position and the company here. Emily has given us the following update: “It […]

Winter graduation

December 12, 2018 by

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Congratulations to our MA and PhD alumni, who had their degrees conferred at the graduation ceremony on 11th, December! Thanks to Julio, you can feast your eyes on the photographic highlights of the day.  

Welcome back, Henri!

October 4, 2018 by

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Henri Kauhanen, a celebrated LEL alumnus, is returning to Manchester to take up an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellowship administered by the Centre for Doctoral Training on Data Analytics and Society, and to reclaim his fame as a Castlefield pub quiz champion. Henri is planning to use the postdoc to continue his work on the Constant Rate Effect, […]

New job for Míša!

March 27, 2017 by

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Manchet is proud to report that Michaela Hejná, phonetician extraordinaire and Manchester LEL PhD alumna, is now gainfully employed as Adjunkt/Assistant Professor in English Linguistics at Aarhus University, specializing in language variation and change. The post is for three years, with the possibility of being made permanent. By all accounts, she is loving it there! […]

Gopal and Nichols at OCP

February 23, 2017 by

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LEL PhD students Deepthi Gopal and Stephen Nichols were in Düsseldorf this week for the Old World Conference on Phonology 2017, presenting a paper on Sonorant-conditioned mid vowel lowering in Turkish. They were joined by Yang Li, an alumnus of our BA English Language programme (2013), now a PhD student at Cambridge. His talk was on Complete […]

Different perspectives on proper noun modifiers

December 20, 2016 by

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Dr Tine Breban and alumna Dr Julia Kolkmann will be hosting a workshop on Different perspectives on proper noun modifiers at BICLCE 2017 in Vigo, 28-30 September 2017. The deadline for submissions to the Tine & Julia workshop is 15th Jan, so get writing! Here is the full call for papers. Submissions and queries should […]