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LEL alumni: Shilin Gao

February 3, 2021 by

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Shilin Gao graduated from LEL in 2018 with a degree in Linguistics and Social Anthropology. She then completed an MSc in Speech and Language Processing at the University of Edinburgh, and she now works as a speech recognition engineer at Speechmatics in Cambridge.  Can you tell us more about your job?  The work is mostly […]

New job for Canzi

January 11, 2021 by

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Congratulations to Max Canzi, who has just taken up a position as Lab Manager at the University of Konstanz. Konstanz has a record of poaching top talent from Manchester, including George Walkden, Henri Kauhanen, Fernanda Barrientos, and Hannah Booth. A local legend says that once enough Mancunians have arrived in Konstanz, Greggs will open up […]

Hired! Linguistics alumna in tech

December 14, 2018 by

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Manchet has received most exciting news of a new job for a recent LEL alumna, Emily Driscoll. Emily has just been hired as a as a junior software developer at WorkMobile, a Manchester-based cloud-based data capture specialist. You can read more about the position and the company here. Emily has given us the following update: “It […]

New job for Bailey

October 10, 2018 by

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Hot on the heels of an excellent seminar talk yesterday, comes exciting news about George Bailey’s new job. George will be taking up the post of a Lecturer in Phonetics and Phonology at the University of York, beginning in November. Manchet congratulates and promises to closely monitor George’s vowels for any Yorkshire influences.   Disclaimer:  […]

New job for Míša!

March 27, 2017 by

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Manchet is proud to report that Michaela Hejná, phonetician extraordinaire and Manchester LEL PhD alumna, is now gainfully employed as Adjunkt/Assistant Professor in English Linguistics at Aarhus University, specializing in language variation and change. The post is for three years, with the possibility of being made permanent. By all accounts, she is loving it there! […]

Welcome to Andrea, Lauren and Pat!

September 6, 2016 by

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It’s a new academic year and our division sees three new faces to go with it: Andrea Nini, Lauren Fonteyn, and Patrycja Strycharczuk. Dr Andrea Nini comes to us from Aston University, where he held a postdoctoral position at the Centre for Forensic Linguistics. His research specialism is quantitative sociolinguistics and dialectology, as well as […]

Farewell to Laurel!

July 17, 2016 by

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It’s with great regret that Manchet brings itself to announce that Laurel MacKenzie will be leaving us this summer for pastures new (specifically, an assistant professorship at NYU). Since arriving with us four years ago, Laurel has swiftly endeared herself to pretty much everyone: she’s an outstandingly popular lecturer, an insightful and original researcher, and […]

Lectureship in Linguistics and Quantitative Methods

December 7, 2015 by

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The University of Manchester is looking for a lecturer in Linguistics and Quantitative Methods. The post is available from September 1, 2016 until July 31st, 2023 (and may become permanent). From the blurb: You will join the Division of Linguistics and English Language in the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures. You must have a […]

Viva Míša!

September 28, 2015 by

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LEL PhD student Michaela Hejná has passed her PhD viva with minor corrections! Míša is a friendly face around the division, and for several years has been frequently to be found in the Phonetics Lab, where she busies herself with being generally helpful and nice. Alas, Míša will not be seen in Manchester much longer, […]

Associate Lecturer post for Julia

September 3, 2015 by

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LEL PhD student Julia Kolkmann has landed a position as Associate Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of York! Starting later this month, Julia will be teaching Pragmatics, Syntactic Theory and Semantics as well as continuing with her Widening Participation work, as previously reported by Manchet. Julia, who first arrived in Manchester as an exchange […]