Institute for Applied Linguistics

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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 The fingerprint is based on mining the text of the scientific documents related to the associated persons. Based on that an index of weighted terms is created, which defines the key subjects of research unit

politeness Social Sciences
pragmatics Social Sciences
religious behavior Social Sciences
interaction Social Sciences
linguistics Social Sciences
humor Social Sciences
language Social Sciences
aggression Social Sciences

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Research Output 2006 2019

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

Fictional Worlds
Rereading
Margaret Atwood
Cognitive Grammar
Construal

Applying Linguistics: Language and the Impact Agenda

McIntyre, D. (ed.) & Price, H. (ed.), 11 Apr 2018, Routledge. 212 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

linguistics
language
economic impact
journalist
career

Projects 2014 2019

Hansard at Huddersfield: Making the Parliamentary Record More Accessible

Jeffries, L., Von Lunen, A. & Alexander, M. G.

1/01/1831/12/18

Project: ResearchResearch Council

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: ResearchResearch Council

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Organising a conference, workshop, ...

7th Conference of the International Association for Literary Semantics

Dan McIntyre (Organiser), Hazel Price (Organiser)
10 Apr 201712 Apr 2017

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

Research Units

politeness
religious behavior
pragmatics
interaction
humor
linguistics
language
New Labour
discourse
dialogue