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Dissertation prizes for LEL undergrads

October 3, 2018 by

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Manchet is delighted to announce two prize winners of the QStep Dissertation award. The award is for the best quantitative undergraduate dissertations across a number of participating degree courses: criminology, English language, linguistics, philosophy, political studies and international relations, social anthropology and sociology. For the academic year 2017/18, this award went to an English Language student […]

The brilliant Manchester postgrads have done it again!

June 27, 2018 by

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Late Spring saw Manchet reporting a string of conference prizes awarded to our students. This award winning streak continues with an LAGB Annual Meeting Best Student Abstract Bursary awarded jointly to Stefano Coretta and Massimiliano Canzi for the paper ‘The effect of lexical frequency on vowel phonation as a correlate of /t/-glottaling’. Max and Ste […]

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 […]