Coronavirus (Covid-19): Latest updates and information
Skip to main content Skip to navigation

What can applied linguistics bring to healthcare research?

Thursday 25th March 2021 11.00am-12.30pm GMT (Microsoft Teams)

This virtual seminar will enable you to hear more about research on language and communication within healthcare contexts. This webinar aims to be a networking opportunity and discussion forum for academics from Warwick Medical School and the department of Applied Linguistics. The event would be of particular interest to anyone who wants to hear more about healthcare communication research or who would like to learn more about linguistic methods of analysis and different approaches to analysing qualitative data.

Speakers:

  • Dr Stephanie Schnurr - Associate Professor, Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick
  • Dr Katharine Weetman - IAS Early Career Fellow in the Unit of Academic Primary Care at WMS & Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick
  • Miss Vivian Steurer - Research Assistant E-Government/E-Health, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University
  • Joelle Loew - Doctoral Researcher in Linguistics, University of Basel
  • Dr Rachel Chimbwete-Phiri - Warwick Alumni & Lecturer in Language and communication skills, University of Malawi

Agenda:

11:00 – 11:10 Welcome, housekeeping, introduction – Stephanie Schnurr
11:10 – 11.25 Using corpus linguistics methods to examine hospital discharge communication experiences – Katharine Weetman

11.25 – 11.40 Contact Tracing Applications during the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe; Exploring the role of trust in members’ of the public decision making process in installation and utilisation - Vivian Steurer

11.40-11.55 An interdisciplinary project on language and palliative care in general practice: insights and experiences - Joelle Loew

11.55-12.10 Applied linguistics in HIV/AIDS antenatal consultations in Malawi - Rachel Chimbwete-Phiri

12.10-12.20 Q & A’s *
12:20 – 12:25 Closing remarks – Stephanie Schnurr

*please note there will also be an opportunity to ask questions within each speaker’s allocated timeslot

Please complete the form below to register for the event. The Microsoft Teams link to join the seminar will be sent to you once you have submitted the form.

Privacy notice

This form will be used to manage attendance at an event. Your attendance at the event will be recorded and associated with your name, but no other personally identifiable data will be stored, and the data will not be used for any purpose other than as a record of the event.

The University of Warwick is the Data Controller of any information you have entered on this form and is committed to protecting the rights of individuals in line with Data Protection Legislation. The University’s Data Protection webpages provide further information on your rights and how the University processes personal data. Please submit any data subject rights requests to infocompliance@warwick.ac.uk or address any complaints or suspected breaches to the University’s Data Protection Officer at DPO@warwick.ac.uk.

Spam prevention