The registration for the BAAL Vocabulary Studies SIG annual conference is now open. Please, follow the link below to register. Registration closes on the 15th of June (registration for paper / poster presenters closes on 1st of June).

“Vocabulary development and use across diverse contexts”

Annual Conference of the BAAL Vocabulary Studies SIG 2018

Hosted by the Centre for Applied Linguistics and the Department of Culture, Communication, and Media at the UCL Institute of Education 

Dates: Monday 9th July, 2018, 13.00-18.30 and

Tuesday 10th July, 2018, 09.00-17.00 

Location: UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, WC1H 0AL, London

Confirmed Plenary Speakers:

  • Professor Victoria Murphy, University of Oxford
  • Professor Pauline Foster, St Mary’s University

 The theme of this year’s conference will provide a forum for discussion of vocabulary research across diverse contexts. It will allow participants to discuss and reflect on how vocabulary development and use differs across various contexts and with learners and users of differing characteristics. The conference will be an excellent opportunity to foster fruitful discussions about the present and future of vocabulary studies. 

Conference fees:


Conference fees 

Non-BAAL Member


BAAL Member




BAAL Member Students


          The above price covers attendance on both days, Tuesday lunch, teas/coffees both days. 

          There is also an optional conference dinner on Monday the 9thJuly. 

If you have any questions, contact us at  

We are looking forward to welcoming you in London!

Conference organizers: 

Ana Pellicer-Sánchez (

Veronica Garcia-Castro (

Yixin Wang-Taylor (

Michael Daller (