The pilot data collected for the BAWE corpus is already being used for postgraduate research. Projects using this data are outlined below.
"Genre transfer from MSc dissertations to published articles by Thai scientists with implications for teaching"
September 2003-September 2006, Supervisors:Dr Sheena Gardner and Dr Hilary Nesi, University of Warwick
The corpus data is being used for: Genre analysis of Biology assignments in the pilot study to trial the analytical framework to be used in the main study.
"An Investigation into the Grammatical Errors in Students' L2 Writing in the English Department at Damascus University and Implications for Materials Development"
January 2005 – January 2008, Supervisor: Dr.Sheena Gardner, University of Warwick
The corpus data is being used to: Examine and analyse the use of certain grammatical features in successful literary essays in English.
McKenny, J. (2007) A corpus-based investigation of the phraseology in various genres of written English with applications to the teaching of English for academic purposes. PhD thesis. University of Leeds
"A comparative analysis of cohesive signalling nouns in NNS and NS English undergraduate legal assignments"
2006, Supervisor: Dr. Hilary Nesi, University of Warwick
"Genre Analysis: An Investigation of Syntactical and Lexical Features in Law Student Writing from Warwick School of Law "
2004, Supervisor: Dr.Sheena Gardner, University of Warwick