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Linguistic performance features in clinical skills exams - report published by King's College London with the University of Nottingham

Linguistic performance features in clinical skills exams - report published by King's College London with the University of Nottingham

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A research report published today by King's College London with the University of Nottingham has identified linguistic features that contribute to our understanding of the reasons why International Medical Graduates (IMGs) have a lower success rate than their UK counterparts in the UK's General Practice licensing examination. The research focused on linguistic and cultural factors that could affect performance and was designed to have a positive impact on the ongoing concern about differential pass rates.
Date:
17/11/2014

AHRC Funding available for postgraduate students in English for October 2015 entry

Description
Midlands3Cities consortium funding from the AHRC: postgraduate studentships available for students beginning a postgraduate course in October 2015
Date:
29/10/2014

New online tool to study the works of Charles Dickens

Description
The CLiC interface uses corpus linguistic methods to allow the user to search for words in different types of contexts, for example, in fictional speech, or in narrative stretches likely to contain body language; the tool provides frequency information, different display options for words in context, and enables comparisons of frequency data across texts.
Date:
23/10/2014
School of English congratulates new Doctoral Graduates

School of English congratulates new Doctoral Graduates

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A celebration of PhD students graduating from the School of English, July 2014.
Date:
02/07/2014

New Eyelink 1000+ eye-tracking system at CRAL

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The Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics (CRAL) has a new eye-tracking system: an Eyelink 1000+ from SR Research.
Date:
27/03/2014

How to Read a Mind

Date:
20/03/2014

PhD funding: application deadline 9 Jan

Description
UK/EU PhD students in English are invited to apply for AHRC-funded studentships through the Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership.
Date:
29/11/2013
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