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  Variation and style in Liverpool English: corpus building to support automatic dialect recognition
  Dr S Lampropoulou, Dr P Cooper
Application Deadline: 18 January 2019
Applications are invited for a 3-year PhD studentship in the Department of English, as part of the ESRC North West Social Science Doctoral Training Partnership (NWSSDTP) at the University of Liverpool in collaboration with the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), a non-HEI partner organisation.
  English Language and Applied Linguistics - Postgraduate Research Opportunities
English Language and Applied Linguistics PhD/MA by Research. The University has been ranked as one of the world's top 50 institutions to study English Language and Literature in the 2018 QS World Rankings.
  Web archives and cities: mining the web to learn our cities
  Dr E Tranos, Prof J Grieve
Application Deadline: 22 January 2019
This project will explore how the dynamics of cities are reflected in and, therefore, can be sensed by mining online content. Not only cities change, but they also change faster than the secondary data update pace.
  The Otherisation of Terror: Media reporting of “other people’s” terror attacks
  Dr A Tranchese, Dr N Vince, Dr M Saraceni
Application Deadline: 17 February 2019
Project description. There is an abundance of literature on how terrorist attacks are reported in Europe and the US. It is also well known that terrorist attacks in the Global South receive far less coverage than those perpetrated in the Global North.
  Department of Modern Languages - Out of Our Minds
Background. The Department of Modern Languages at The University of Birmingham invites applications for one funded PhD studentships to commence in February 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.
  The acquisition of complex sentences in children
  Prof A Theakston, Prof E Lieven
Applications accepted all year round
Complex sentences such as those involving adverbial clauses (Before you eat your dinner, wash your hands) appear in children’s speech at about three years of age yet experimental studies have found that children have difficulty comprehending these sentences well into the school years.
  The acquisition of morphology in children: understanding the factors involved in children’s comprehension and production of correct inflections
  Prof E Lieven, Prof A Theakston
Applications accepted all year round
Morphology is the study of the prefixes or endings that change the meanings of words (called inflections). In English, -s, codes number (girl-girlS); -ed codes past tense (eg.
  Misogyny and homophobia in online amateur translation communities
  Dr J Evans, Dr A Tranchese, Prof M Weait
Application Deadline: 17 February 2019
Applications are invited for a fully-funded three year PhD to commence in October 2019. Project description.
  Cross-Linguistic Strategies of Denotation: Advancing data and methods in lexical typology
  Dr J List
Application Deadline: 31 January 2019
Although on first sight there are many different ways in which the languages classify the world around us, many of the techniques used for naming are surprisingly similar across very different languages.
  Words and Music in the digital age: European song settings of ‘canonic’ poetry
  Prof H Abbott
Applications accepted all year round
A project with Professor Helen Abbott will investigate new digital methods for analysing how words are set to music, to uncover how a deep integrated analysis may radically change our understanding of the song corpus derived from major European poetic texts.
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