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ERC grant awarded to Andrew!

January 4, 2018 by

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LEL’s head of department, Professor Andrew Koontz-Garboden, has been awarded an ERC Consolidator Grant. The ERC has three core grant schemes: Starting Grants, Consolidator Grants and Advanced Grants. The ERC Consolidator Grants are awarded to outstanding researchers with at least seven and up to twelve years of experience after PhD, and a scientific track record showing great […]

Major funding for Germanic NPs project!

December 27, 2016 by

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The project Constraints on syntactic variation: noun phrases in early Germanic languages has just received major funding from the Norwegian Research Council! The project is led by Oslo’s Kristin Bech and features three Mancunians: Kersti Börjars, Tine Breban, and George Walkden. Also on the project are Svetlana Petrova (Wuppertal) and Sheila Watts (Cambridge). In the […]

Image to Text going strong

December 8, 2016 by

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David Denison and Nuria Yáñez-Bouza’s Image to Text project, on which Manchet previously reported, is gaining momentum! David and Nuria have been awarded a £4,770 seedcorn grant by the John Rylands Research Institute to develop the project further. At Uppsala in April, David offered a workshop on Image to Text. A lot of enthusiasm was […]

MLM to lead new project on ‘Multilingual Communities’

May 15, 2016 by

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Multilingual Manchester is preparing to deliver a new project on ‘Multilingual Communities’, to be launched in October. The research will be led by Professor Yaron Matras, together with Professor Eva Schultze-Berndt and Dr Rebecca Tipton, all from the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures at the University of Manchester. Drawing on the example of Manchester’s […]

PhD studentship: ‘Pan-dialectal Arabic Speech Communities in Global Cities’

April 14, 2016 by

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For details of this position, see the Multilingual Manchester website. Featured image: a still from the Multilingual Manchester film.

Tine is an AHRC Leadership Fellow!

January 28, 2016 by

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LEL’s Tine Breban has been awarded Leadership Fellow funding by the Arts & Humanities Research Council! Tine’s project starts on 1 July 2016 and will last until 15 Sept 2017. The title of the project is A methodology for qualitative analysis of historical corpus data: New insights about language change from a micro-analytical approach. The […]

A Q-Step in the Right Direction

October 23, 2015 by

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My name is Lucy Giannasi and I am currently in my third year studying English Language. This course has endowed me with a broad range of skills, including those of a quantitative nature, which were integral to Laurel MacKenzie’s second year Language Variation and Change module, alongside others. Although this was not an aspect of […]