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Title: QT21: A New Era for Translators and the Computer When: 25 November 2016, 2-3pm Who: Alan K. Melby, Professor Emeritus at Brigham Young University (BYU), and a member of the Council of the International Federation of Translators (FIT). Recipient of the Alexander Gode Medal of the American Translators Association. Where: Baines Wind, Miall LT,…
The next Centre for Language Education Research seminar at University of Leeds will take place on Wednesday 25 November, 1-2, in the Coach House at Hillary Place. Emma Marsden from University of York will be talking about Engagement with research amongst Foreign Language Education practitioners in the UK The extent to which research into language learning and teaching reaches school teaching communities…
For anyone who missed it, and also anyone who wants to revisit it, last night’s fascinating debate in the Great Hall on the future of the book, with terrific contributions from Stella Butler and Jim Mussell, and masterful chairing from Melvyn Bragg, is now available on video here: http://wrocah.ac.uk/future-of-the-book-debate-livestream/ There’s also a lively (and ongoing)…
A Public Debate Thursday 8 October 2015 6-7.30pm Great Hall, University of Leeds In our increasingly digital age, what will become of books? Join Melvyn Bragg, the novelist Linda Grant, Waterstones Managing Director James Daunt, and experts from Leeds, York and Sheffield Universities for an evening of wide-ranging discussion. FREE but please book in advance…
The School of Education continue their seminar series on Literacy and Learning with:   6th May: Rebecca Dickinson: Communicating benefit and uncertainty in patient information leaflets 13th May: Eric Atwell: Text analytics and classification of patient records 20th May: James Wilson and Marion Bowman: IntelliText and Dentistry 27th May: Lorraine Blakemore: Language and mental health  …