LIdIA Events

LIdIA Research Meetings

LIdIA Research Meetings


Semester 2

  • 24 January 2018, 2.00pm-3.30pm: The meaning of meaning

Group discussion led by Prof Chris Hall (Linguistics)

  • 7 February 2018, 2.00pm-3.30pm: NESTs [Native English-speaking Teachers] and LETs [Local English Teachers]: a reappraisal?

Presentation by Prof Fiona Copland (University of Stirling, LIdIA Visiting Professor)

  • 21 February 2018, 2.00pm-3.30pm: RaY demonstration and the HEFCE Open Access policy

Workshop led Ruth Mardall (Repository Librarian, ILS)

  • 7 March 2018, 2.00pm-3.30pm: L&L data stocktaking: Combining teaching with research

Discussion led by Dr Liviana Ferrari (Languages) and Dr Andrew Merrison (Linguistics) 

  • 21 March 2018, 2.00pm-3.30pm: Writing 4* Introductions and Conclusions


  • 25 April 2018, 2.00pm-3.30pm: Self-coaching: encouraging students to be more reflective

Presentation by Alison Hayes (Languages)


Semester 1

  • 20 September 2017, 3.30pm-5.00pm: Inclusive Language in Higher Education

Launch discussion for the new Policy Forum project led by Prof Helen Sauntson (Linguistics) 

  • 4 October 2017, 2.00pm-3.30pm: Vocabulary development by a bilingual child with Down Sydrome

Data session led by Thilini Wijeratne (Phd student, Linguistics)

  • 18 October 2017, 2.00pm-3.30pm: 'Discourses of 'knowing'': How connected toys normalise dataveillance   

Data session led by Dr Beverly Geesin (Linguistics)

  • 1 November 2017, 2.00pm-3.30pm: Metaphor and indexicality in 'The Pitman's Pay': the ambivalence of dialect

Presentation by Dr Rod Hermeston (Sheffield Hallam University)

  • 29 November 2017, 2.00pm-3.30pm: Phonological acquisition in a multidialectal environment

Presentation by Nikki Swift (Linguistics)



LIdIA Research Meetings 2010-17 (PDF, 0.4MB)

BAAL 2018

BAAL 2018                                             

LIdIA hosted the Annual Meeting of the British Association for Applied Linguistics, 6 - 8 September 2018.

BALL 2018 Logo

Postgraduate Forum on Applied Linguistics

Postgraduate Forum on Applied Linguistics

PFAL (Postgraduate Forum on Applied Linguistics) is a student-organised event which aimed to bring together various researchers to discuss their work and areas of study within Applied Linguistics.

PFAL 4 2019 - PFAL4 Programme (PDF, 353.4 kB)

PFAL 3 2018 - PFAL3 Programme (PDF, 1.1 MB)

PFAL 2 2017 - PFAL2 Programme (PDF, 2.0 MB)

PFAL 1 2016 - PFAL1 Programme (PDF, 0.9 MB)


Colloquium Series

Colloquium Series 2016 - 2019

The  is a forum in which guest lecturers present their latest language-based research. We are privileged to host academics which are experts their field. The Colloquium breaks with tradition as we open the series to students, staff and the public to engage with.

Find out the dates, times and topics of past and .

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