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Siena Weingartz scoops up an LAGB award

September 2, 2021 by

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Congratulations to LEL alumna, Siena Weingartz who has won this year’s LAGB (Linguistics Association for Great Britain) Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Dissertation in Linguistics. There is a national competition for the award in which only four students can triumph, so it’s quite an achievement. In fact, Manchet can reveal that Siena is the first Manchester […]

Hohaus showered with awards

September 1, 2021 by

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LEL’s Vera Hohaus has won Outstanding Staff Award for Teaching, Learning and the Student Experience. The nominations for this award come from students, and the criteria include providing a well-organised course that is taught effectively and supported through high-quality assessment and feedback, engaging and challenging the students in a supportive manner and motivating them to […]

Q-Step award for Qingcheng Zeng

July 22, 2021 by

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Third year Linguistics student, Qingcheng Zeng, has won this year’s Q-Step award for the best quantitative dissertation. The competition includes a number of degree courses: Criminology, English Language / Linguistics, Philosophy, Political Studies and International Relations, Social Anthropology and Sociology. Qingcheng’s dissertation was judged best overall, winning praise for exceptionally advanced analysis. The dissertation compares various […]

PASS scheme recognised in SU Education awards

June 18, 2021 by

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LEL’s PASS (Peer Assisted Study Scheme) has been recognised in the Student Union Education awards, as a runner-up for the Newcomer award. Not just that, our PASS Student Coordinator, Yufei Song (pictured below), won an Outstanding Contribution Award. Here’s a short quote from the nomination document. Our nominee is the most inclusive, welcoming and enthusiastic […]

Ayumi Miura showered with honours

January 14, 2021 by

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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 […]

Teaching award for Hohaus

October 23, 2020 by

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Vera Hohaus has been awarded an Outstanding Staff Award for Teaching, Learning and the Student Experience. She was nominated by her students who were asked to “recognise staff who inspired them to learn and do their best and who consistently provided a well-organised course that is taught effectively, supported through high-quality assessment and feedback”. While […]

QStep dissertation award for Zihang Peng

July 22, 2020 by

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Congratulations to Zihang Peng on winning the QStep Award for the best quantitative dissertation in Linguistics and English Language 2019/20! Zihang is graduating with a BA (Hons) in Linguistics, and he plans to continue with a postgraduate study in the area of linguistics, computation and cognitive science. His dissertation, supervised by Ariadne Loutrari, is titled […]

Thea’s ESOL Stepping Stones project in ELTons awards final

June 11, 2019 by

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The ESRC-funded knowledge exchange project ESOL Stepping Stones (@ESOL_Step_Stone) was one a finalist in the British Council ELTons awards, hosted by Benjamin Zephaniah with guest appearance by Michael Rosen and outstanding achievement award to Professor David Crystal. The awards celebrate innovations in English language teaching and learning worldwide. ESOL Stepping Stones were nominated for their work in […]