Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use news

Congratulations to our CReLLU PhD students

Posted on Monday 17 June 2019

Our Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use (CReLLU) students, Noha Halabi and Satima Rotjanawongchai successfully defended their PhD theses and met the requirements for their awards.

Inaugural lectures: Emma Marsden and Sophie von Stumm

Posted on Thursday 6 June 2019

We're celebrating Emma and Sophie's recent professorships on Wednesday 19 June.

New £2.7m Centre for Excellence to boost modern foreign language skills

Posted on Thursday 10 January 2019

The Department of Education has been awarded government funding to launch England’s first modern foreign languages (MFL) centre for excellence.

Education students get shortlisted for PhD Spotlight competition

Posted on Thursday 20 December 2018

PhD students, Caroline Casey (PhD Education), and Michelle Hunter (PhD Applied Linguistics) have been shortlisted to exhibit their research as part of YorkTalks, a key University research showcase event, as part of this years PhD Spotlight competition.

Congratulations to our PhD student Rolla Massri

Posted on Thursday 10 May 2018

Rolla has successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education. The award was approved by the Standing Committee on Assessment on 4 May 2018.

Congratulations to our PhD student Khalid Alahmed

Posted on Thursday 3 May 2018

Khalid has successfully defended his PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education. The award was approved by the Standing Committee on Assessment on 1 May 2018.

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Expert Reaction: Is there a cut-off age for learning a language?

Posted on Tuesday 1 May 2018

Researchers at the the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have shown that if you want to have native-like knowledge of English grammar you should ideally start before age 10.

Congratulations to our PhD student David O'Reilly

Posted on Wednesday 25 April 2018

David has successfully defended his PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education. The award was approved by the Standing Committee on Assessment on 13 April 2018.

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Congratulations to our PhD student Beth Bailey

Posted on Wednesday 4 April 2018

Beth has successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education. The award was approved by the Standing Committee on Assessment on 3 April 2018.

CReLLU hosts Bilingual First Language Acquisition BAAL/Routledge seminar

Posted on Thursday 14 December 2017

Dr Fatma Said and Dr Ursula Lanvers, held a two-day research development workshop on Bilingual First Language Acquisition on 4 and 5 December 2017.

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High quality classroom talk raises educational standards

Posted on Friday 7 July 2017

Dialogic teaching intervention improves the quality of classroom talk and boosts primary pupils’ maths, science and English results

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Congratulations to our PhD student Zhiai Liu

Posted on Wednesday 31 May 2017

Zhiai has successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

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Congratulations to our PhD student Abigail Parrish

Posted on Thursday 25 May 2017

Abigail has successfully defended her PhD thesis and met the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy in Education.

TAML2 conference

Posted on Wednesday 22 June 2016

The Tense, Aspect and Modality in language 2 conference was held here at York from 20 June.

EUROSLA Yearbook 2015

Posted on Thursday 10 September 2015

Research from the EUROSLA 2014 annual conference held at the University of York has been published, edited by Leah Roberts, Kevin McManus, Norbert Vanek and Danijela Trenkic.

Successful bid to develop games for foreign language learning

Posted on Wednesday 29 July 2015

Dr Emma Marsden is to lead an Education games project as part of an £18 million Digital Creativity (DC) Hub at the University of York, which aims to harness cutting edge research in digital games and interactive media to benefit society.

Why linguistics is central to Alzheimer’s research

Posted on Tuesday 19 May 2015

This Public Research Seminar is being hosted by the Centre for Research in Language Learning and Use and Research Centre for Social Sciences, Thursday 28 May 2015, 4.00pm

‘Beyond the Word: Lexical Processing, Acquisition and Use in a Second Language’:

Posted on Wednesday 13 May 2015

This workshop, hosted by the Centre for Research in Language and Learning Use (CReLLU), on 7 May 2015, brought together researchers from linguistics, psychology and second language research, and examined what a more inclusive, and complex, conception of the mental lexicon means for learning, processing and use in a first and second language.

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Departmental PhD awarded to Beth Bailey

Posted on Thursday 6 November 2014

Harnessing the potential of home languages in the primary classroom

EUROSLA annual conference takes place in York

Posted on Monday 22 September 2014

More than 260 international language experts met at York for the 24th annual conference of the European Second Language Association (EUROSLA).