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Carrying out research within the School of English

The academic jump between A-levels and University can be really intimidating, especially when you’re expected to start researching and citing more for your essays. Don’t stress out about it just yet! Your tutor and professors will be willing to support you with the transition, and this article is going to cover some helpful resources to …

Exploring historical buildings and archaeological monuments in Bulgaria

At the end of August and beginning of September, I was asked to be part of a group funded by the European Union’s Erasmus + programme sent to Bulgaria to study Bulgarian heritage and culture; the particular focus of this placement was the conservation of historic buildings and archaeological monuments. The programme included first-hand experience …

BAAL Vocabulary Studies SIG conference

This blog was written by Ana Pellicer–Sánchez, Assistant Professor in Applied Linguistics The School of English at the University of Nottingham hosted the annual meeting of the BAAL Vocabulary Studies special interest group (SIG) on the 7th and 8th of July. The event was a great success with over 60 attendees from different countries, including the …

BAAL Vocabulary Special Interest Group Conference

This blog was written by Norbert Schmitt, Professor of Applied Linguistics, School of English. Thursday 7th July, 2016, 13.00-17.00 and Friday 8th July, 2016, 10.00-16.30 University of Nottingham Vocabulary is an essential aspect of learning any language.  While much of vocabulary is acquired incidentally as a young child when learning a first language, second language learners often struggle …

Q&A with Svenja Adolphs, GRT Lead for Cultures and Communication

Taken from the Research Blog posted on April 1, 2016, by Michael Jennings This is the fourth of our monthly Q&As with our five Global Research Theme (GRT) leads, for you to find out about who they are, their research and what it means to lead one of the University’s five GRTs. Read previous Q&As …