Dr Kieran File considers how the government’s messaging choices and strategies may have contributed to loosening of the public's collective will to stay in lockdown in a piece for the University of Warwick's Knowledge Centre.
Applied Linguistics at Warwick has retained its ranking as 7th for Linguistics in the Complete University Guide 2021 https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/league-tables/rankings/linguistics
Jo Angouri, Director of Undergraduate Studies said “Our students are at the heart of our strong learning community. Our approach, underpinned by world leading research, rejects traditional passive learning and enables and empowers students to take ownership of their learning journey. We are delighted that the experience we offer here at Applied Linguistics is reflected in our league table success.”
Applied Linguistics Teaching Fellows Penny Mosavian and Cathy Prentice have written a piece on what Short Courses have been up to since the lockdown, which is available to read here.
Dr Isabelle Heyerick, a WIRL-COFUND Postdoctoral Fellow from Institute of Advanced Study and Applied Linguistics, has posted an opinion piece (in English and Flemish Sign Language) about the lack of diversity in the signed language profession.
You can view the piece here: https://strategicinterpreting.blog/2020/06/11/blacklivesmatter-also-in-the-signed-language-interpreting-profession/
On Tuesday 9th June Dr Esther Asprey spoke to Malcolm Boyden on his BBC Hereford & Worcester radio show about accents and trustworthiness.
You can listen to the interview online (available for the next 28 days) via the BBC Sounds Player: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p08f8qj7 (The start of the section is 2 hours 8 minutes 32 seconds into the recording)
Esther Asprey has launched the Applied Linguistics Language Lab - a weekly discussion of a linguistics paper aimed at people aged 16+ interested in English Language who want to learn more about research within Linguistics & Language.
For more information and to take part please visit: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/al/people/asprey/languagelab/