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We are recruiting for a full-time Research Associate in Second Language & Processing

Posted on Thursday 13 December 2018

The Department is seeking to recruit a new full-time Research Associate in Second Language & Processing in the new Centre for Excellence for Modern Foreign Languages Pedagogy on a fixed term contract for up to 2 years. Closing date 12 January 2019.

Dr Amanda Naylor and Dr Sally Hancock begin funded widening participation project

Posted on Wednesday 21 November 2018

Dr Amanda Naylor (Senior Lecturer, English in Education) and Dr Sally Hancock (Lecturer in Education) have been awarded £5,732 from the Widening Participation fund to develop a new departmental widening participation initiative, Education Champions in Schools.

Congratulations to our CReLLU PhD students

Posted on Monday 19 November 2018

Our Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU) student, Jirada Suntornsawet successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

Clémentine Beauvais features in Times Higher Education

Posted on Thursday 8 November 2018

In a new article about scholars who write children’s literature, the Times Higher Education features CRESJ’s Clémentine Beauvais (Lecturer, English in Education).

Review of first CRESJ Autumn seminar

Posted on Monday 5 November 2018

Dr. Jessica Gagnon (senior research fellow, University of Portsmouth) delivered the first autumn 2018 CRESJ seminar on addressing inequalities in higher education.

Pictures of Youth: Visual Culture for Children

Posted on Monday 5 November 2018

Registration is open now for a free online course, starting on 12 November 2018, created and led by two lecturers in English in Education at the Department: Pictures of Youth: Visual Culture for Children. You can also follow the course on Twitter using hashtag #FLPicturesofYouth.

Global Super High School, Japan

Posted on Tuesday 23 October 2018

Colleagues and students from Hyogo High School visited CRESJ as part of their work on the Japanese government initiative to promote global leaders.

Youth activism and education

Posted on Monday 22 October 2018

Professor Ian Davies recently visited the University of South Australia in Adelaide and the University of Sydney as part of the work associated with the Leverhulme funded project ‘youth activism and new civic learning spaces.’

Dr. Sarah Carrica-Ochoa visits from University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain

Posted on Friday 19 October 2018

Working jointly with Dr. Eleanor Brown, Centre for Research on Education and Social Justice (CRESJ), they researched into "Experiences of Latin American University students of intercultural sensitivity development in Europe."

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The Department welcomes Pep Mateos-González, Research Associate in Higher Education

Posted on Thursday 18 October 2018

Recently joining us from Durham University, Pep Mateos-González will investigate issues revolving around higher education and social justice.