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Rae Qiu’s Q-Step internship

September 9, 2019 by

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Zehui (Rae) Qiu is a student in Linguistics and Social Anthropology, who spent this summer doing an internship with International Longevity Centre. This internship was organised and funded by Manchester Q-Step, and like other Q-Step internship, the focus is on giving students experience of data analysis in a professional context. Below is Rae’s own account […]

Emma Donington Kiey’s internship

September 2, 2019 by

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Our final internship story is by Emma Donington Kiey, a History student, who worked on the project¬†Image to Text: the Mary Hamilton Papers. Emma transcribed an exchange of letters in 1779 between Mary Hamilton and the Prince of Wales, using images provided by the Royal Archives at Windsor, and she marked them up in TEI/XML. […]

Yuyang Guan’s internship

August 30, 2019 by

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Yuyang Guan is a student in Actuarial¬†Science, who has been assisting Andrea Nini with the development of an R Shiny App for mapping lexical frequency. Below is his own account of his internship. My work in this program is mainly about visualizing the frequency of the use of words in different areas of the U.S. […]

Laura Giles on her internship

August 28, 2019 by

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Laura Giles is a second year student in English Language at Manchester. Below is her own description of her summer internship with Vera Hohaus. During my six week internship at the Psycholinguistics Lab, I recruited participants, carried out language experiments, learnt about the software for doing so, and started designing a study of my own. […]

Miles Townsend’s internship story

August 28, 2019 by

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The next intern to share his experience with us is Miles Townsend. During my internship I have been helping Prof. Eva Schultze-Berndt with her research on Jaminjung-Ngaliwurru, spoken in the Northern Territory of Australia. For over twenty years she has been interviewing speakers of the language and is now putting the finishing touches to a […]

Ellie Martin on her internship experience

August 27, 2019 by

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Ellie Martin is an English Literature student, who spent a few weeks this summer working on a research project led by Marije van Hattum. Below is Ellie’s account of her experience. My summer internship involved working with Marije van Hattum from the Linguistics Department on a corpus of threatening letters and notices from Ireland in […]

Summer internships in Linguistics 2019

August 27, 2019 by

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While LEL colleagues and postgraduate students were busy travelling the world this summer, gathering data, teaching and conferencing, you might think things have been quiet in Manchester. You would, however, be entirely wrong thinking that. Our department has hosted no fewer than five ‘Learning through Research’ internships this summer. Each of these internships corresponds to […]