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EPNS News and Events

The English Place-Name Society is actively involved in a number of research projects.

Keep up to date with news of publications, ongoing research, and EPNS meetings by viewing the links below.

 

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English at Nottingham in the global top 50 subject ranking

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School of English achieves 49th position for English Language and Literature in the QS World University Rankings by Subject.

The Place-Names of Leicestershire, Part 7

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Part 7 of The Place-Names of Leicestershire, by Barrie Cox, is now available.

Journal 47 published

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The 47th volume of the Journal of the English Place-Name Society is now available, and has been distributed to EPNS members. It contains peer-reviewed articles and reviews of publications which may be of interest to the society's members.
PhD opportunity working with manuscripts and special collections

PhD opportunity working with manuscripts and special collections

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New PhD studentship in the Faculty of Arts to study our manuscripts and special collections.

Gelling and Cole photos now available online

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Photographs of landscape features taken by Margaret Gelling and Ann Cole are now available online.
School of English scores 94% in NSS 2016

School of English scores 94% in NSS 2016

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The University of Nottingham's results for the 2016 National Student Survey (NSS) are in. The results are the University's best to date and its strongest year-on-year improvement since the NSS began in 2005. School of English scored 94% for 'overall satisfaction'.

Journal 46 published

Description
The 46th volume of the Journal of the English Place-Name Society is now available, and has been distributed to EPNS members. It contains peer-reviewed articles and reviews of publications which may be of interest to the society's members.

Norfolk Slip Collection Report

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Thanks to the kind support of Jim and Mary Ann Wilkes we have been able to undertake research to investigate if the collection of material in the library of the English Place-Name Society relating to Norfolk will support the writing-up of a dictionary of Norfolk place-names. This generous donation has enabled Ellen Fisher to spend a month working through the archive, assessing its scope and coverage, under the supervision of Dr Paul Cavill, and we are delighted to be able to report on the results.

EPNS Council and Editors' Meetings

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On 23rd March 2016, the Institute for Name-Studies hosted the spring meetings of the Council and Editors of the English Place-Name Society.
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English Place-Name Society

The University of Nottingham
Nottingham NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 5919
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 5924
email: name-studies@nottingham.ac.uk