Category Archives: Research News

Research News from the School of Humanities Professors: December 2016

Professor Hilary Nesi presented at the International Workshop on Corpus Linguistics and L2 Teaching, held at Università degli Studi RomaTre in Rome, October 20-21 2016. This was designed primarily for teachers and researchers interested in the teaching of English and Chinese as foreign languages. Hilary presented alongside Professor Hongyin Tao from the University of California, Los Angeles, and Professors Adriano Ferraresi and Silvia Bernardini from the University of Bologna (in the photograph Read more [...]

Unlocking Human Trafficking and Smuggling Networks Between Libya and Italy

Dr Rino Coluccello has co-authored ‘Unlocking human trafficking and smuggling networks between Libya and Italy’, with  Carlo Amenta, Rino Coluccello, Paolo Di Betta and Gery Ferrara for an edited book (in Italian) titled Emergenza Libia,  edited by Francesco Semprini, and published by Rubbettino Editori. The book was disseminated through the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and will be distributed throughout Italy both in paper format and as an e-book. The collection of essays Read more [...]

ELT (English Language Teaching) British Council Research Project

B-MELTT (BLENDING MOOCS FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHER TRAINING) ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING BRITISH COUNCIL RESEARCH PROJECT The British Council ELTRA (ELT Research Awards) project consists of a joint staff-student action-research project in its third iteration cycle. In its first two cycles the Futurelearn MOOC on Language Learning and Teaching designed by the University of Southampton in collaboration with the British Council was embedded into the teaching, learning and assessment of the mandatory Read more [...]