Author Archive: teresa

 
 

Yolanda Joy Calvo Benzies obtains a position as Lecturer at the UIB

Yolanda J. Calvo Benzies, a member of the SPERTUS team and of ELC, has been promoted to a position as Lecturer (‘Ayudante Doctor’) at the University of the Balearic Islands. Congratulations to Yolanda, her PhD advisor, Ignacio Palacios Martínez, and the SPERTUS team! 

 

Selected Proceedings of ELC4 now published

A peer-reviewed volume stemming from the Fourth International Postgraduate Conference on Language and Cognition (ELC4), held at the University of Vigo on 4-6 February 2015, has now been published by Peter Lang. For fuller details please follow this link: http://lvtc.uvigo.es/blog/new-book-lvtc-researchers On behalf of the ELC network, congratulations to the editors!

 

María José López-Couso, Belén Méndez-Naya, Paloma Núñez-Pertejo and Ignacio Palacios receive AELINCO’s Book Award

At the 9th International Conference of AELINCO (Spanish Association for Corpus Linguistics) recently held at the Université Paris Diderot – Paris 7, María José López-Couso, Belén Méndez-Naya, Paloma Núñez-Pertejo and Ignacio Palacios received the 1st Research Award ‘Aquilino Sánchez’ (MODALIDAD A: Premio de investigación para investigadores/as experimentados/as) for the volume Corpus linguistics on the move: Exploring and understanding English [...]

 

María José López-Couso, Belén Méndez-Naya, Paloma Núñez-Pertejo and Ignacio Palacios receive the 2017 AESLA Book Award

At the 35th International Conference of  the Spanish Association for Applied Linguistics (AESLA) recently held at the University of Jaén, María José López-Couso, Belén Méndez-Naya, Paloma Núñez-Pertejo and Ignacio Palacios received the prestigious 2017 AESLA Research Award (‘XX Premio de Investigación AESLA para investigadores experimentados’) for the volume Corpus linguistics on the move: Exploring and understanding [...]

 

Yolanda Calvo Benzies obtains a position at the University of the Balearic Islands

Yolanda Calvo Benzies, a member of the SPERTUS team, has brilliantly obtained a position as Lecturer (‘Ayudante’) at the University of the Balearic Islands. Many congratulations to Yolanda and her PhD advisor Ignacio Palacios!

 

Elena Seoane is a partner in DEMLANG, an international research project funded by the Academy of Finland

Elena Seoane is a partner in the research consortium DEMLANG (‘Democratization, Mediatization and Language Practices in Britain, 1700–1950’). DEMLANG has recently been awarded funding from the Academy of Finland (ref. 295381/295383; €560,000, for the period 2016-2020). The consortium parties are Päivi Pahta (University of Tampere) and Minna Palander-Collin (University of Helsinki), together with international partners [...]

 

The LVTC team has obtained a competitive postdoctoral contract ‘Juan de la Cierva’

It was announced today that David Tizón Couto, a member of the LVTC team, has been awarded a competitive postdoctoral two-year contract ‘Juan de la Cierva – Incorporación’, funded by the National Programme for Excellence in Scientific and Technical Research (Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness). David was one of the 11 successful applicants (out [...]

 

New postgraduate grant obtained by a junior ELC member

It was announced today that Paula Márquez Caamaño (PCC team) has been awarded a competitive four-year FPU grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education. Paula’s PhD advisors are J. Carlos Acuña-Fariña and Isabel Fraga. Congratulations!

 

A new postgraduate grant awarded to a junior ELC member

It was announced yesterday that Daniela Pettersson-Traba (VLCG team) has obtained a competitive three-year postgraduate grant (ref. ED481A-2016/168) from the Regional Government of Galicia, to prepare a PhD under the supervisión of María José López-Couso. Congratulations!

 

The VLCG team has just launched the Corpus of Historical English Law Reports 1535-1999 (CHELAR)

The Corpus of Historical English Law Reports (CHELAR) is a specialised corpus consisting of law reports and judicial decisions dating from the period 1535–1999. It enables researchers to investigate a legal text type which is not included in any other diachronic corpus existing to date – apart from ARCHER 3.2, also compiled by the VLCG team as [...]