The study of language and linguistics provides a window on the mind, on people, and on society. We develop linguistic theories that are grounded in diverse and novel forms of empirical data, and we strive to ensure that research leads to real-world applications and societal impact.
The University of East Anglia and the Shared Services Partnership group/The Language Shop (http://www.languageshop.org/) invite applications for a Collaborative Doctoral Award as part of the Language Quality and Maternity project.
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.
Language and Communication Studies has come fifth in the UK with 74 per cent of its research rated 4* (world leading) or 3* (internationally excellent) in The Research Excellence Framework (REF2014), a major Government analysis of university research quality.
Background. The Department of Modern Languages and the Department of English and Linguistics at The University of Birmingham invites applications for one funded PhD studentship to commence in 30th September 2019.
The School of Modern Languages and the Department of Politics & International Relations (IR), supported by the Wales DTP, invite applications for a PhD place with the possibility of a fully funded ESRC studentship.
Successful language comprehension involves retrieving information from working memory. For example, correctly interpreting pronouns, words like ‘he’ and ‘she’, involves retrieving information about who the pronoun refers to from memory.