[Corpora-List] Change of date: Perspectives on interdisciplinary research event, Birmingham, now 29th April 2020

Paul Thompson paul_ccr at fastmail.fm
Mon Feb 17 18:27:29 CET 2020

The date for the ‘Perspectives on interdisciplinary research’ event at the University of Birmingham has been changed from the 11th March to the 29th April, due to the likelihood of industrial action being taken in early March. Details of the event follow:

=== Perspectives on interdisciplinary research ===

The Centre for Corpus Research at the University of Birmingham, in association with the Institute of Advanced Studies  and the Institute for Global Innovation, invites you to a series of talks offering different perspectives on the practice and assessment of interdisciplinary research.

**1:30-3:00pm: Linguistic perspectives on Interdisciplinary Research**

The topic of the first session will be: writing, speaking and getting published in interdisciplinary research.

The speakers will include:

* Paul Thompson and Susan Hunston, authors of ‘Interdisciplinary Research Discourse’ (2019, Routledge);

* Seongsook Choi (University of Edinburgh), co-author of ‘Interdisciplinary Discourse: Communicating Across Disciplines’ (2017, Palgrave MacMillan)

**3:30-5:00pm: The practice and assessment of Interdisciplinary Research**

Topics in the second session are: Assessing interdisciplinary research: UKRI and publishers’ perspectives; using Corpus Linguistics in interdisciplinary research.

The speakers will include:

* Andrew Plume, Director of the International Center for the Study of Research, Elsevier publishers

* Michaela Mahlberg, Director of the Centre for Corpus Research and Director of Research, College of Arts and Law

The talks will be followed by a wine reception, from 5 pm.

This event marks the publication in December 2019 of the book ‘Interdisciplinary Research Discourse’ (P. Thompson & S. Hunston) (http://tinyurl.com/sqs9hmk) .


The event is free and open to all, but please register at  EventBrite.(https://www.eventbrite.com/e/perspectives-on-interdisciplinary-research-tickets-92235353425)

If you have already registered for the event, you do not need to re-register for the new date – the booking remains valid.



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