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NameAffiliationAreas of expertiseResearch methodsLanguages
Ahmadian, MohammadEducationlanguage pedagogy; psycholinguistics; second language acquisitionexperimental methodsFarsi (Persian)
Aliaga-Salas, Loreto
Educationlanguage comprehension;
language pedagogy;
second language acquisition;
language teacher education
ethnography; classroom observations; stimulated recallEnglish; Spanish
Allen, Richard
Psychologymemory and learningexperimental methods
Atwell, Eric
Computingcomputational linguistics; corpus linguistics; dialectology; morphology; natural language processing; prosody; semantics; syntax; systemic functional linguistics; text analyticscorpus linguistics; data mining; experimental methodsArabic; English
Bradford, Terry
Frenchintercultural competence; interpreting; language comprehension; language pedagogy; lexis; text genres; translationexperimental methods; surveysFrench
Brunetto, ValentinaLinguistics & Phoneticsfirst language acquisition; psycholinguistics; semantics; syntax
Cerda, YolandaLanguage Centrecommunication; corpus linguistics; critical discourse analysis; discourse; intercultural competence; language pedagogy; linguistic ethnography; narratives; sociolinguisticsethnography; corpus linguistics
English; Spanish
Clarke, PaulaEducationlanguage comprehensionrandomised controlled trials (for language intervention)English
Daraselia, Sophiko
Linguistics & Phoneticscorpus linguistics; morphology; semantics; syntaxcorpus linguisticsGeorgian; Laz; Megrelian
Davies, Catherine
Linguistics & Phoneticscognitive development; communication; first language acquisition; language comprehension; pragmatics; psycholinguisticsexperimental methods; eye tracking; randomised controlled trials (for language intervention)English
De Cat, Cecile
Linguistics & Phoneticsassessing language proficiency; bilingualism; cognitive development; English as an Additional Language (EAL); first language acquisition; generative linguistics; pragmatics; psycholinguistics; second language acquisition; syntaxcorpus linguistics; electroencephalography (ERPs); experimental methods; eye tracking; grammaticality judgement tests; reaction timesEnglish; French; Spanish
de Pauw, DeniseLanguage Centreliteracy as social practice; digital literacy practices; language, migration, education, employabilityethnography; activity theory; mediated discourse analysisEnglish
Diana Ahmad, NorComputingcomputational linguistics; corpus linguistics; natural language processing; semanticscorpus linguistics; natural language processingMalay
Dickins, James
Arabic, Islamic & Middle Eastern Studiesaxiomatic functionalism; dialectology; translationcorpus linguisticsArabic; Sudanese Arabic
El-Farahaty, Hanem
Centre for Translation Studiescorpus linguistics; critical discourse analysis; discourse; forensic linguistics; interpreting; multimodality; translationcorpus linguisticsArabic
Evans, Melanie
Englishcomputational linguistics; corpus linguistics; critical discourse analysis; historical linguistics; language change; narratives; pragmatics; sociolinguistics; stylistics; text genres; multimodality;corpus linguistics; multimodal analysis; archival research; palaeographyEnglish; Scots
Greatley-Hirsch, Brett
EnglishEarly Modern English; computational stylistics; authorship attributionnatural language processing; historical corpora; data miningEnglish
Gunning, Lydia
Educationassessing language proficiency; bilingualism; communication; English as an Additional Language (EAL); first language acquisition; language comprehension; narratives; pragmatics; psycholinguistics; second language acquisitionEnglish
Hanks, Judith
Educationcommunication; language pedagogy; linguistic ethnography; narratives; translanguaging; teacher education; English for academic purposes
ethnography; multimodal analysis; exploratory practice; practitioner research; participatory researchEnglish; Galician; German; Italian; Chinese
Havelka, Jelena
Psychologybilingualism; psycholinguistics; second language acquisitionexperimental methods; reaction timesSerbian; Spanish
Klepousniotou, Ekaterini
Psychologyacquired language disorders; assessing language proficiency; bilingualism; language comprehension; lexis; neurolinguistics; pragmatics; psycholinguistics; semantics; typical and atypical language development, language production, language processing and representationelectroencephalography (ERPs); experimental methods; functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI); reaction times; surveys; transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS); rating studies, questionnairesEnglish; French; Greek
Martinez-Arboleda, Antonio Languages, Cultures and Societiescritical pedagogies; open educational resources; podcasting; open educational practice; Spanish language in an economic and business context; Spanish language and politicsparticipatory student research; interviewing; oral historySpanish
Nash, Hannah
Psychologyassessing language proficiency; developmental language disorder; first language acquisition; psycholinguistics; second language acquisitionelectroencephalography (ERPs); experimental methods
Norton, Chris
Linguistics & PhoneticsEnglish for Academic Purposes; language pedagogy; psycholinguisticscorpus linguistics; data mining; eye tracking; reaction timesEnglish
Pinto, Sara Ramos
Centre for Translation Studiesaudio-visual translation; dialectology; discourse; multimodality; sociolinguistics; translationexperimental methods; eye trackingPortuguese
Pischedda, Pier
Linguistics & Phoneticscritical discourse analysis; historical linguistics; intercultural competence; language change; multimodality; sociolinguistics; translation; translanguaging; bilingualism; phoneticsethnography; corpus linguistics; multimodal analysis; surveysEnglish; Italian; Spanish; Japanese
Plug, Leendert
Linguistics & Phoneticsconversation analysis; language change; phonetics; phonology; prosody; tempo perceptionArabic; Dutch; English
Sotiropoulou Drosopoulou, ChristinaPsychologyacquired language disorders; bilingualism; English as an Additional Language (EAL); neurolinguistics; psycholinguistics; pragmatics; language processing and representationexperimental methods; reaction times; surveys; questionnaires; semi-structured interviewsEnglish; Greek
Stollhans, SaschaGerman/Linguistics & Phoneticslanguage pedagogy; Second language acquisition; sociolinguistics; digital language education; assessing language proficiency;action research; surveys; English; French; German;
Tomé Lourido, Gisela
Linguistics & Phoneticsaccent bias; accent-based inequalities; bilingualism; phonetics; second language acquisition; sociophonetics; speech perceptionacoustic analysis; experimental methods; eye tracking; perception tasks; reaction times; surveysEnglish; Galician
Walkova, MiladaLanguage CentreEnglish for Academic Purposes; EAP; academic writing; scholarship of EAP; EAP materials developmentdiscourse analysis; corpus linguistics; genre analysisEnglish; Slovak
Wang, Binhua
Centre for Translation Studiesinterpreter training; interpreting training and advanced-level language learners; interpreting studies; translation studies; English/Chinese interpreting; English/Chinese translationcorpus linguistics; critical discourse analysis; systemic functional linguistics; eye-tracking; multimodal analysisChinese
Waterman, Amanda
Psychologycognitive development; interaction between motor and cognitive development; memory and learningexperimental methods
Watson, Janet C.E.
Arabic, Islamic & Middle Eastern Studiesdialectology; generative linguistics; linguistic ethnography; morphology; phonetics; phonologyacoustic analysis; ELAN; ethnography; electropalatography; laryngographyArabic; German; Mehri; Shehret
Wright, Clare
Linguistics & Phoneticsbilingualism; language pedagogy; psycholinguistics; second language acquisitionacoustic analysis; grammaticality judgement tests; reaction timesChinese; French; Italian
Zhao, Huahui
Educationassessing language proficiency; English as an additional language (EAL); language pedagogy; second language acquisition; technology enhanced language learningthink-aloud protocols; surveys; content and interaction analysisEnglish