Abstracts

Postgraduate Funding

Posted on 10 November 2010 by Lise

Postgraduate Funding Opportunities in Language and Communication Research ESRC Studentships in Language and Communication at Cardiff The Centre for Language and Communication Research (CLCR) is able to support applications to the ESRC Open Studentship Competition for PhD studentships, covering tuition fees for British and EU students plus a generous stipend. You must apply for your
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Light a tote bag

Posted on 15 June 2010 by Lise

Insights into electronic language production through keystroke logging This paper reports on one aspect of our Keystroke Project, namely, repairs and pauses in spontaneous, personal electronic language production found, for example, in e-mails, chatrooms and Facebook. The data used in this study were collected through the computer logging software ‘Inputlog’ (Leijten and Van Waes, 2006).
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The Queen’s English

Posted on 27 May 2010 by Lise

A functional analysis of how the Queen’s Christmas broadcasts changed in response to the death of Diana Spencer Natalie Osborn, Cardiff University Dissertation Abstract (Year 3 undergraduate dissertation) The stark contrast between the Royal and public mourning of Diana’s death, best explained as the stiff upper lip versus the trembling lip, drew attention to how
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AHRC funded MA

Posted on 17 December 2009 by Lise

AHRC RESEARCH PREPARATION MASTERS STUDENTSHIP IN LINGUISTICS We are pleased to invite applications for the above studentship in Linguistics, to start in September 2010. This AHRC-funded studentship covering tuition fees for British and EU students, plus a generous stipend, is available for students applying for the MA in Applied Linguistics. The studentship is intended as
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Online Roleplaying and SFL

Posted on 30 June 2009 by Lise

It’s graduation time at Cardiff University. One of our graduating students, Scott Henderson, completed an excellent final year dissertation which explores the language of an online roleplaying community. Here’s his abstract. Language in an Online Roleplaying Community: A Systemic Functional Linguistics Account Abstract This dissertation explores the language of a mass multi-player online roleplaying community;
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