LIdIA is currently in the process of establishing a small number
of key Research Areas. Visit again soon for
Research projects undertaken during the
2013-14 academic year under the auspices of LIdIA include the
Children's response to gender bias in writing tasks.
(Dr Leesa Clarke).
A critical thematic analysis of York's hidden stories (Dr
Rachel Wicaksono and Dasha Zhurauskaya, with three students as
researchers: Aroob Qaimkhani, Harriet Palmann, and Jade
Bassindale). Funded by YSJ ADD, Joseph Rowntree Foundation,
and Comic Relief.
The Facilitative Dance: theorising
interviewers' performance of self in the qualitative interview
(Clare Cunningham and Dr Vanita Sundaram, Dept of Education,
University of York).
Kirklees Sound Archive (Dr Kate
Whisker-Taylor). Supported by Kirklees Council.
Language, sexuality and education
(proposal for edited book) (Dr Helen Sauntson).
Learning, teaching and assessment in the multilingual
classroom (Dr Rachel Wicaksono, Rosie Hedger [Senior
Research Assistant], Dr Catherine Samiei, Noel Dennis, and Charlie
A longitudinal case study of English usage
by a non-native speaker (Dr Christopher Hall, with two
students as researchers: Chris Robson and Jack Joyce). Funded in
part by YSJ ADD.
Phonological and syntactic features of
language variation in the U.K. (website) (Dr Kate
The Star Project: Key Stage 1 children's
attitudes and understanding of reading (Dr Leesa Clarke, with
two students as researchers: Alice Tuckey and Megan Potts). Funded
in part by YSJ ADD.
Teachers' talk about attitudes towards
home languages in primary schools (Clare Cunningham).