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Journal of Phonetics award for Strycharczuk

October 27, 2017 by

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Manchet has previously reported on Pat’s painstaking research into pronunciation differences between ruler (=‘measuring device’) and ruler (=‘political leader’). Pat’s recent paper on this subject, titled ‘Gradual or abrupt? The phonetic path to morphologisation’ has been awarded a prize by The Journal of Phonetics for a Best Early Career Scholar’s Article of The Year. The […]

Kauhanen wins Best Output Award

March 22, 2017 by

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Manchet has learned that Henri Kauhanen is the winner of the Manchester Doctoral College‘s Best Outstanding Output Award 2016! The award is for Henri’s paper Neutral change, which emerged online for Journal of Linguistics in 2016 and was also the winner of the LAGB’s Siewierska Prize, as Manchet previously reported. The Best Outstanding Output is a […]

Neutral change

August 23, 2016 by


In other prize-related news, PhD student Henri Kauhanen is the recipient of this year’s Anna Siewierska Prize! The prize is awarded every two years by the LAGB for the best essay by a PhD student or recent graduate on a topic in linguistics. The prize is awarded in memory of Anna Siewierska, who was an […]

Prizewinning performances

August 9, 2016 by

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At LEL we love all our students, regardless of whether they’re exceptionally bright, hardworking, or lucky. But since it’s tradition to brag about our haul of prizes, and since that haul was pretty large this year, Manchet has a job to do and will do it. The lucrative Outstanding Academic Achievement Award, given only to […]

Graduation 2016

July 24, 2016 by

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This week, over a hundred LEL undergraduate students received their degrees in a stiflingly hot but nevertheless good-spirited Whitworth Hall. At Wednesday’s 4:45 ceremony, LEL’s Professor Kersti Börjars was officiating in full presidential regalia, with George Walkden reading out the names. Particular congratulations to Lucy Giannasi and Yifei Wang, who both received a lucrative Outstanding […]

Points mean prizes

July 15, 2015 by

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Six outstanding LEL students have been awarded prizes for their academic achievements this year! Stella Brook Prize (awarded to first-year student(s) for outstanding achievement in English historical linguistics; £50) Roxanne Green Kenichi Sonoda G. L. Brook Prize (awarded to second-year student(s) for outstanding achievement in English Language studies; £100) Lucy Giannasi Yixin Zhang Thomas Maguire […]

Summer 2015 graduation

July 9, 2015 by

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Manchet wishes to say goodbye and thank you to our hard-working, good-spirited graduating cohort of 2015! Today’s graduation ceremony saw many of our undergrads, as well as a few postgrads, receiving their degree qualifications. A good number of staff showed up to wish them well. LEL PhD students Aurelie Cauchard, Nadiia Denhovska, Pauline Harries, and […]