Institute for Applied Linguistics

Organization profile

Profile Information

The Institute for Applied Linguistics carries out linguistic research aimed at solving real world problems through the exploration of language in use. The institute comprises two research centres and two research groups:

- Stylistics Research Centre 

- Centre of Intercultural Politeness 

We also run a language consultancy service, Language Unlocked, and are committed to making linguistics accessible to the public via our popular language magazine Babel.

We are able to offer a wide range of expertise in the analysis of both speech and written language and we work frequently with non-academic partners and clients.

- Speech Science Group 

- Languages and Translation Research Group

We also run a language consultancy service, Language Unlocked, and are comitted to making linguistics accessible to the public via our popular language magazine Babel.

We are able to offer a wide range of expertise in the analysis of both speech and written language and we work frequently with non-academic partners and clients.

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Institute for Applied Linguistics is active. These topic labels come from the works of this organisation's members. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

    Research Output

    A Cautionary Tale For Phonetic Analysis: The Variability of Speech Between and Within Recording Sessions

    Ross, S., Earnshaw, K. & Gold, E., Aug 2019, Proceedings of the 19th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne, Australia 2019. Calhoun, S., Escudero, P., Tabain, M. & Warren, P. (eds.). Canberra: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Association Inc., p. 3090-3094 5 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

    Open Access
    File
  • Austerity in the Commons: A corpus critical analysis of austerity and its surrounding grammatical context in Hansard (1803–2015)

    Jeffries, L. & Walker, B., 25 Mar 2019, Discourse Analysis and Austerity: Critical Studies from Economics and Linguistics . Power, K., Ali, T. & Lebdušková, E. (eds.). Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, (Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    Cognitive Grammar and reconstrual: Re-experiencing Margaret Atwood’s “The Freeze-Dried Groom”

    Harrison, C. & Nuttall, L., Feb 2019, Experiencing Fictional Worlds. Neurohr, B. & Stewart-Shaw, L. (eds.). John Benjamins Publishing, p. 135-154 20 p. (Linguistic Approaches to Literature; vol. 32).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Projects

    Semantic Annotation and Mark Up for Enhancing Lexical Searches

    Jeffries, L., Alexander, M. G., Baron, A., Archer, D., Hope, J., Rayson, P. E. & Kay, C. J.

    1/01/1431/03/15

    Project: Research

    Activities

    • 4 Oral presentation
    • 2 Organising a conference, workshop, ...

    Ageing, Illness, Care in Cultural and Literary Narrative

    Sarah Falcus (Organiser), Katsura Sako (Organiser)
    5 Sep 20196 Sep 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganising a conference, workshop, ...

    Developing an open writing aid for non-native speakers of English: an ontology-based approach

    Hugo Sanjurjo Gonzalez (Speaker), H. Alaiz-Moretón (Speaker), N. Ramón (Speaker), B. Labrador (Speaker), I. García (Speaker)
    20 Jun 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Making Hansard accessible to non-expert users through data visualisation

    Lesley Jeffries (Speaker), Hugo Sanjurjo Gonzalez (Speaker)
    1 Jun 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Research Units