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Below are a selection of news items from the Linguistics department covering new publications, new hires, invited talks, new grants, and other successes. Most recent news is displayed at the top. For more information about a news item, click the title.

New publication: Coppe van Urk

Date added: Tuesday, August 8, 2017


New: London Semantics Network

Luisa Marti and Hazel Pearson are collaborating with linguists at KCL and UCL to set up a new cross-London research group: the London Semantics Network

Date added: Tuesday, August 8, 2017


Job opportunity: Two-year Postdoc

New Postdoctoral Research Assistant position at Queen Mary University of London Application deadline: 29 August 2017 Interviews: early September 2017 Start date: as soon as possible after interview Job location: London (QMUL)

Date added: Tuesday, August 1, 2017


Devyani Sharma to speak at English Grammar Day

Devyani Sharma will be giving a talk on 'Old and new norms in World Englishes' as part of English Grammar Day at the British Library.

Date added: Friday, June 30, 2017


Major ESRC Project to Study Accent and Fair Access awarded to Levon, Sharma, and collaborators

We are excited to announce that QMUL linguists Dr Erez Levon and Professor Devyani Sharma have been awarded a large ESRC grant with collaborators at QMUL and York.

Date added: Wednesday, June 21, 2017


Publications so far in 2017

In addition to our recent conference successes, linguists at QMUL have been busy publishing, with new papers from Linnaea Stockall, Coppe van Urk, and Hazel Pearson among others.

Date added: Wednesday, June 21, 2017


Harbour, Kasstan, and Levon secure prestigious research grants

Professor Daniel Harbour and Dr Jonathan Kasstan have both been awarded Leverhulme fellowships, and Dr Erez Levon has recently received two British Academy grants.

Date added: Wednesday, June 21, 2017


QMUL conference representation | Summer 2017

Staff and students alike are presenting at many different national and international conferences this summer.

Date added: Wednesday, June 21, 2017


Recent and upcoming panels, symposia, workshops, invited talks and plenaries | Summer 2017

QMUL Linguistics staff have been invited to give talks and panels at a range of national and international conferences and workshops this summer.

Date added: Wednesday, June 21, 2017


Constructing a Language summer school

David Adger and Coppe van Urk ran a hugely successful university experience for Year Ten pupils on constructing a language.

Date added: Wednesday, June 21, 2017


QMUL staff and students at ICLaVE 9

Prof. Jenny Cheshire, Dr Erez Levon, Karen Beaman, Christian Ilbury, and Hui Zhao either give presentations or panel discussions at ICLaVE 9, held at the University of Malaga from 6-9 June 2017.

Date added: Wednesday, June 21, 2017


Levon and Gates present at WSC4

Date added: Wednesday, June 21, 2017


The Randolph Quirk Fellowship

Date added: Wednesday, June 21, 2017


Job Opportunity: Two temporary teaching fellow positions

We are seeking to appoint two full-time, temporary teaching fellow positions, one in sociolinguistics (2 years) and one in linguistics (3 years).

Date added: Monday, June 19, 2017


Undergraduate research to be presented at upcoming conferences

Five of our undergraduates will be presenting their research at upcoming undergraduate conferences this April.

Date added: Tuesday, March 21, 2017


Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Phonology

We are seeking to appoint a (full-time, permanent) Lecturer in Linguistics with a focus on Phonology.

Date added: Wednesday, December 14, 2016


David Hall presents at the 31st Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop

Dr David Hall will present at CGSW31.

Date added: Thursday, November 24, 2016


LISS PhD Studentship Competition 2017-18 now open

Queen Mary University of London is a partner institution in one of the largest Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Doctoral Training Partnerships in the country.

Date added: Wednesday, November 23, 2016


Erez Levon to give talk at UCL

Erez Levon to give talk at UCL.

Date added: Tuesday, November 22, 2016


Esther de Leeuw to give annual SLLF lecture

Esther de Leeuw to give annual SLLF lecture.

Date added: Monday, November 14, 2016


Erez Levon publishes in the Financial Times

Erez Levon publishes in the Financial Times.

Date added: Tuesday, October 25, 2016


Are you speaking my language? - British Library panel with Devyani Sharma

The British Library are running an event.

Date added: Tuesday, October 11, 2016


NSS 2016

In the National Student Survey 2016 (NSS), overall satisfaction with Teaching among students of single honours Linguistics at Queen Mary University of London was 88 per cent.

Date added: Friday, August 12, 2016


London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership wins ESRC funding bid

The new London Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership has been awarded a 5 year grant from the ESRC.

Date added: Monday, August 8, 2016


QMUL PhD student Hui Zhao gives two talks

QMUL PhD student Hui Zhao gave recently two talks.

Date added: Thursday, June 30, 2016


QMUL at Sociolinguistics Symposium 21 | 15-18th June | Murcia

QMUL is going to be well represent at the Sociolinguistics Symposium 21 to be held 15-18th June in Murcia, Spain.

Date added: Thursday, June 30, 2016


Staff promotions: Professor Devyani Sharma

Join us in congratulating Dr Devyani Sharma on her promotion to Professor of Sociolinguistics!

Date added: Wednesday, May 11, 2016


PhD awarded: Dr. Pavadee Saisuwan

Join us in congratulating Dr. Pavadee Saisuwan.

Date added: Wednesday, May 11, 2016


PhD awarded: Dr. David Hall

Join us in confratulating Dr. David Hall on the successful completion of his PhD.

Date added: Wednesday, May 11, 2016


Featured linguist: David Adger at the LINGUIST List

Professor David Adger is the featured linguist at the LINGUIST List!

Date added: Wednesday, April 20, 2016


QMUL PhD student Abigaël Candelas de la Ossa publishes and gives a talk

QMUL PhD student Abigaël Candelas de la Ossa has been active in publishing and she gave an invited talk recently at the University of Western Ontario.

Date added: Tuesday, March 15, 2016


PhD awarded: Dr. Hong Liu

Join us in congratulating Dr Hong Liu on the successful completion of her PhD.

Date added: Monday, February 8, 2016


New website for the MSC-funded project by Christos Vlachos and David Adger

The Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research-funded project on Clausal Selection: Integrating Theoretical with Experimental Linguistics (ClauSe: InTEL) by Dr Christos Vlachos and Professor David Adger has a ne

Date added: Wednesday, December 23, 2015


QMUL Fryni Panayidou gives invited talk at the University of Bristol

QMUL Dr Fryni Panayidou gives an invited talk at the Linguistics Colloquium at the School of Modern Languages, University of Bristol.

Date added: Wednesday, December 2, 2015


QMUL PhD student Abigaël Candelas de la Ossa makes a short written submission of evidence on the Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill

QMUL PhD student Abigaël Candelas de la Ossa makes a short written submission of evidence on the Abusive Behaviour and Sexual Harm (Scotland) Bill.

Date added: Monday, November 30, 2015


QMUL Erez Levon gives plenary lectures at SVALP in Virginia and LIB in Oxford

Dr Erez Levon will give a plenary lecture at the Sociolinguistic Variation and Language Processing (SVALP) conference.

Date added: Wednesday, November 25, 2015


New book on "Language, Sexuality, and Power: Studies in Intersectional Sociolinguistics" edited by Erez Levon and Ronald Beline Mendes

We are very pleased to congratulate Dr Erez Levon on co-editing with Ronald Beline Mendes.

Date added: Wednesday, November 25, 2015


QMUL Jonathan Kasstan publishes an article on Francoprovençal on the front page of swiss.info

QMUL Jonathan Kasstan publishes an article on Francoprovençal on the front page of swiss.info

Date added: Friday, November 13, 2015


QMUL Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga gives an invited talk at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga is giving an invited talk on 'How exceptional are generics? An experimental investigation'

Date added: Thursday, November 5, 2015


Third International Conference on Language Attrition (ICLA3) co-organized by QMUL Esther de Leeuw

Esther de Leeuw is co-organzing the Third International Conference on Language Attrition (ICLA3) at the University of Essex, Colchester on July 5-7, 2016.

Date added: Tuesday, October 27, 2015


New Paper published in RATIO by Drs. Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga, Linnaea Stockall and Napoleon Katsos

We are very pleased to congratulate QMUL Drs. Dimitra Lazaridou-Chatzigoga, Linnaea Stockall and Napoleon Katsos (University of Cambridge) on the publication.

Date added: Monday, October 19, 2015


QMUL at NWAV 44 | Toronto 22-25 October 2015

QMUL is going to be well represent at the 44th New Ways of Analyzing Variation conference (NWAV 44) to be held October 22-25, 2015 in Toronto, Canada.

Date added: Monday, October 19, 2015


QMUL Linnaea Stockall presents at SNL 2015 in Chicago and at McMaster University in Ontario

Dr. Linnaea Stockall presents at the Seventh Annual meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language.

Date added: Monday, October 19, 2015


QMUL Luisa Martí gives a plenary talk at Sinn und Bedeutung 20 in Tübingen

QMUL Luisa Martí gives a plenary talk at Sinn und Bedeutung 20 in Tübingen

Date added: Sunday, October 4, 2015


Devyani Sharma at the Telegraph about the language used in Downton Abbey

Devyani Sharma has been recently interviewed by the Telegraph on the language used in Downton Abbey.

Date added: Wednesday, September 30, 2015


Dr Christos Vlachos takes up a MSC fellowship

Join us in welcoming Dr Christos Vlachos, a new Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow.

Date added: Wednesday, September 30, 2015


New staff in linguistics: van Urk, Drummond, Lyons and Kasstan

Join us in welcoming new staff in linguistics:

Date added: Monday, September 28, 2015


Professor David Adger elected President of the LAGB

Join us in congratulating Professor David Adger on being elected President of the LAGB, the Linguistics Association of Great Britain!

Date added: Monday, September 28, 2015


Staff promotions: Dr. Esther de Leeuw

Join us in congratulating Dr. Esther de Leeuw on her promotion to Senior Lecturer in Linguistics!

Date added: Monday, September 28, 2015


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