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Summer internships for LEL students

August 13, 2018 by

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While Manchet was away on a summer break, LEL undergrads have been busy working on an array of research projects. Ziyun Zhang (Linguistics and Sociology) has worked as a Research Assistant joint research project between Patrycja Strycharczuk (LEL), Tucker Gilman (School of Earth and Environmental Sciences) and Alex Baratta (School of Environment, Education and Development). […]

10 minutes with… Dr Lauren Fonteyn.

July 2, 2018 by

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After what seemed like an eternity, Manchet is back with another ’10 minutes with’-interview. And only just in time – because the staff member featured today will be leaving LEL for another department closer to what she calls home. Dr Lauren Fonteyn, a Belgian chocolate-, frites-, and beer-enthusiast, completed her PhD at the University of […]

10 minutes with… Dr Viktor Leggio

February 11, 2018 by

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The ’10-minutes with’-interviews are back, this time featuring new lecturer Dr Viktor Daniele Leggio! While Viktor is the newest addition to our lecturer crew, he is definitely not new to Manchester. In fact, he moved to Manchester to study here many years ago, and in 2013 he became a doctor under supervision of Professor Yaron Matras. […]

10 Minutes with… Dr Patrycja Strycharczuk

January 9, 2018 by

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After a long break, the ’10-minutes with’-interviews are back! The first to be subjected to the all-new interrogation is Dr Patrycja Strycharczuk (better know as ‘Pat’), lecturer in Linguistics and quantitative methods. Pat grew up in Poland, but moved to Manchester to doctor at the University of Manchester under supervision of the amazing Ricardo Bermudez-Otero and […]

Paderborn and beyond

August 5, 2016 by

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This post is guest-written by second-year LEL student Joss Hordern, and is the second and final in a series. It’s hard to believe that my time here is already drawing to a close. Over the past few months, Paderborn has become my home, and I think it will be quite strange re-adjusting to life in […]

Study Abroad Reflections

July 7, 2016 by

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This post is guest-written by Molly Joslin, and is the third and final instalment of a series (part 1 here; part 2 here). Featured image (top): Sunset over the Corromandel. All images by Molly. As quickly as it came around, my term in Auckland is over. The last couple of months since Easter break have […]

Homeward bound

June 15, 2016 by

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This post is guest-written by Alberto Moron Hernandez, and is the third and final instalment of a series (part 1 here; part 2 here). All images by Alberto. My semester abroad has finished and it is time to return home. It just so happens that I’m travelling the long way around – meandering down the […]