PhD Students

CLaC members welcome PhD students who wish to use corpus linguistics techniques in their research. Current and previous PhD students are listed  below.

Current PhD / MRes students 

  • David Beauchamp Communicating Covid: Messages from the Downing Street Briefings
  • Cipto Wardoyo Realization of Advice Speech Acts in Islamic lectures on YouTube
  • Yan Yan Yeung Exploring Bilingual Lexicography in Contemporary China from the ‘Usefulness’ Point of View
  • Sara Lahlouhi A Corpus-Based Analysis of the linguistic needs of future Architects
  • Catalina Sirbu Creating the Romanian Academic Written English (RoAWE) corpus

Recent completions (since 2016)

  • Chris Turner  Towards a New Pedagogical Approach to Some and Any Based on Large-Scale Corpus Analysis
  • Imane Bouchakour (2020) Rethinking Normalcy and Deviance: On Socially Constructed Identities in William Faulkner’s The Sound and the Fury (1929)
  • Fares Rezoug (2020) A Study of the Organisational Structure and Phraseology of Algerian Engineering MSc Dissertations with Reference to their American Counterparts
  • Priya Matthew (2020) An investigation of student writing in Civil Engineering: A corpus linguistics case study in the Middle East
  • Chao Han (2018) The Use of English Transition Markers in Chinese and British University Student Writing
  • Xiaoyu Xu (2017) An Analysis of Stance and Voice in Research Articles across Chinese and British Cultures, Using the Appraisal Framework
  • Sharon Creese (2017) Lexicographical Explorations of Neologisms in the Digital Age. Tracking New Words Online and Comparing Wiktionary Entries with ‘Traditional’ Dictionary Representations
  • Ralph Morton (2016) The BT Correspondence Corpus 1853-1982: The development and analysis of archival language resources
  • Siân Alsop (2016) The pragmatic annotation of academic lectures: an exploratory study applied to engineering disciplines