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APEX award for Bermúdez-Otero and Galla

May 20, 2021 by

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Linguistics and astrophysics may be an unlikely combination, but it’s proving to be a winning one! We already know it from the study of geospatial distribution of linguistic features by Henri Kauhanen, Deepthi Gopal, Tobias Galla and Ricardo Bermúdez-Otero in Sciences Advances, and it seems these four are not done yet. In most recent news, […]

AHRC grant for Mosegaard Hansen

October 16, 2020 by

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Congratulations to Maj-Britt for winning a prestigious AHRC Research Networking Grant! The project will focus on The Role of Pragmatics in Cyclic Language Change. The Co-I is Prof Richard Waltereit (Humboldt U, Berlin), and the network consists of 22 senior and junior colleagues from Europe, North America, the Middle East and the Far East.

Funding for TARDIS

May 31, 2019 by

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It’s clearly grant season for Manchester linguists. We were still reeling from David and Nuria’s success with AHRC funding, when Manchet’s sources revealed there’s more to celebrate… Pat Strycharczuk and Sam Kirkham (Lancaster) have won an AHRC grant for the project ‘TARgets and Dynamics In Speech’ (see what they did there?). The project is all […]

New AHRC-funded project by Denison and Yáñez-Bouza

May 30, 2019 by

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Two old hands from LEL are still going strong. David Denison (Professor Emeritus) and Nuria Yáñez-Bouza (Honorary Research Fellow but now Senior Lecturer at Vigo) have built a team of four that has just won a major AHRC grant for the project ‘Unlocking the Mary Hamilton Papers’. Their co-conspirators are the literary scholar Sophie Coulombeau […]

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 […]