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Malgorzata Chalupnik

Teaching Associate in Linguistics and Professional Communication, Faculty of Arts

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Biography

I hold an MA in Applied Linguistics and Intercultural Communication from the University of Essex and a PhD from the University of Nottingham. Throughout my doctoral studies, I conducted research into workplace communication and worked on two Linguistic Profiling projects funded by the University's HERMES awards. Working as a Research Assistant, I investigated the communicative practices of business leaders working in a wide range of professional settings.

I am currently employed as a Research Fellow in the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics, where I conduct research into health communication. The ESRC-funded project that I am working on is headed by Dr Sarah Atkins and involves the analysis of the way in which communication skills are assessed in healthcare settings.

My research interests include:

  • workplace communication
  • discourse analysis
  • sociolinguistics
  • pragmatics
  • language and gender

Research Summary

Since January 2016, I have been working on an ESRC-funded project titled Simulating Medical Talk. This project on health communication investigates the communicative aspects of contemporary clinical… read more

Recent Publications

  • CHRISTIE, C., MULLANY, L. and CHALUPNIK, M., 2017. Gender and (im)politeness. In: CULPEPER, J. and HAUGH, M., eds., The Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)politeness Palgrave Macmillan.
  • CHALUPNIK, M., 2011. Realisation of requests and criticisms in Polish and British English Working with English.
  • MULLANY, L. and CHALUPNIK M., Multiple constructions of leadership identities in narratives of vicarious experience Journal of Pragmatics. (In Press.)

Current Research

Since January 2016, I have been working on an ESRC-funded project titled Simulating Medical Talk. This project on health communication investigates the communicative aspects of contemporary clinical examinations and the training of postgraduate doctors.

Past Research

My research interests are mainly in the area of workplace communication and I am particularly interested in exploring the interdependency between communicating about work and attending to the relational aspect of this communication. This also formed the basis of my thesis which explored workplace communication from the perspectives of sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and ethnography.

During the course of my doctoral studies, I also worked on two University-funded projects on leadership communication. The Linguistic Profiling projects, headed by Dr Louise Mullany, involved the delivery of research-based training and consultancy which was based on the analysis of spoken and written interaction including meeting data and online discourse.

  • CHRISTIE, C., MULLANY, L. and CHALUPNIK, M., 2017. Gender and (im)politeness. In: CULPEPER, J. and HAUGH, M., eds., The Palgrave Handbook of Linguistic (Im)politeness Palgrave Macmillan.
  • CHALUPNIK, M., 2011. Realisation of requests and criticisms in Polish and British English Working with English.
  • MULLANY, L. and CHALUPNIK M., Multiple constructions of leadership identities in narratives of vicarious experience Journal of Pragmatics. (In Press.)

Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics

The University of Nottingham
Nottingham
NG7 2RD

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