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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.

The EPNS and Institute for Name-Studies also hosts the biennial Cameron Lecture, an event to which EPNS members and the general public are warmly invited. 

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Journal 48 published

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Volume 48 of the Journal of the English Place-Name Society has been published. EPNS members receive the Journal free of charge, and individual volumes can be purchased directly from the Society. Contents of this and previous volumes can be viewed on the Journal web pages.

EPNS Flash Sale - Celebrating 50 years of the English Place-Name Society in Nottingham

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To celebrate 50 years of the EPNS in Nottingham, many EPNS publications are available, for a limited time only, for as little as £5 when bought directly from the Society. Please contact us at namestudies@nottingham.ac.uk, providing a list of any publications you are interested in purchasing, and quoting the offer code "EPNS50".
Postgraduate open day 2017

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Booking now open. Find out more about our courses, meet staff and students, explore funding and tour our fantastic facilities and campus!

Midlands3Cities PhD funding stream opens

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Up to 80 open awards and 6 collaborative awards available. Deadline 15 January 2018.
Winner of the Alfred Oscroft Essay Prize 2017 announced

Winner of the Alfred Oscroft Essay Prize 2017 announced

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The first winner of the Alfred Oscroft Essay Prize for undergraduate work on place-names has been announced. Congratulations to Ruut Korpinen (Nottingham), who won this year's prize for her project on Suffolk place-names!
English is one of the top ranked subjects for graduate earnings after five years

English is one of the top ranked subjects for graduate earnings after five years

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University of Nottingham graduates earn above average salaries according to new data.

City Names series launched

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The English Place-Name Society is pleased to announce the launch of a new series of place-name books: the Your City's Place-Names series

Call for Papers - Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland Spring Conference

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The Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland is seeking contributions to its annual spring conference, to be held in Blackwaterfoot, Arran, from 6–9 April 2018.

INS members present at International Congress of Onomastic Sciences

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?Members of the Institute for Name-Studies gave papers at the International Congress of Onomastic Sciences, which was held in Debrecen, Hungary from 27 August to 1 September 2017.

Jess Treacher receives INS studentship

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Congratulations to Jess Treacher, who has been awarded the INS studentship for the duration of her PhD research which begins next academic year.
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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