Brona Murphy


BAAL Corpus Linguistics SIG Workshop 2014

An introduction to advanced corpus visualization tools

December 6th 2014

Hosted by the Department of English and Languages, Coventry University, with Chris Culy,

The goal of this workshop is to introduce you to advanced visualization tools for corpora and language data, tools which can be useful additions to existing techniques for exploration and discovery.

The workshop will consist of three parts:

No programming skills needed. Sample texts and corpora will be provided, but you are encouraged to bring your own data as well.

Registration fee: Full price: £30; BAAL Member: £25; Student: £25

Please pay by bank transfer and send the registration form by email (subject line Corpus Linguistics SIG) to or by post to Sue Grant, George Eliot Building, Coventry University, Priory Street, Coventry CV1 5LW

Deadline November 17th 2014

If you require further information, please contact Hilary Nesi ( or the event administrator, Sue Grant (

BAAL Corpus Linguistics SIG Symposium 2013

Building and Mining Small Specialised Corpora

Hosted by the Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh

22 February 2013

This was a one-day event which took place at the University of Edinburgh on February 22nd 2013. It included nine talks from the following speakers who work with small specialised corpora:

SIG AGM - new Convenor elected

The SIG would like to thank Nick Groom for his long service as Corpus Linguistics SIG Convenor, and welcomes Brona Murphy as our new Convenor.

Activities Update

Dear colleagues

This is an update on BAAL Corpus Linguistics SIG activities for our members. We have 66 members at the moment and would welcome meeting any new or existing members.

Webpages: Please visit our SIG webpages at Our links page is under development and I would welcome any suggestions for corpus resources to add here. Any other suggestions or comments on the web pages would also be useful as they are there for you, our members.

Discussion list: Don't forget to use the discussion list to keep in contact with your fellow SIG members. Send any postings to or you can join the list or review your membership details at:


Fiona Barker, Corpus Linguistics SIG Communications Secretary

Nick Smith Corpus Linguistics SIG Communications Officer

Corpus Linguistics SIG