Applying Linguistics Fund: Past Winners

Winning Projects

2014
A total of 15 applications were received and funding was provided to the following four projects:

  • Alice Gruber, Godalming , ‘The transition from GCSE to A Level Languages in England – how can the gap be closed?’. Awarded £400
  • Natalie Braber, Nottingham Trent University, ‘Charting the East Midlands: Engaging Students and the Community in Linguistics Projects’. Awarded £2,000
  • Ursula Lanvers and Kristina Hultgren, The Open University, ‘Implementing a research-based intervention programme on global linguistic issues in a year 9 secondary school’. Awarded £2,000
  • Lucy Jones, University of Hull, ‘Applying linguistics to the development of training resources for adults working with young transgender people’. Awarded £5,530

2013

A total of 10 applications were received and funding was provided to the following three projects:

  • Nick Wilson -£2,644.50 – ‘Measuring communication among homeless footballers’
  • Annette Islei – £4,000 – ‘Ugandan teacher competences in Early Literacy pedagogy’
  • Emma Marsden – £3,380 – ‘A Workshop and an Investigation into Researcher/Practitioner Engagement in collaboration with the Association for Language Learning’

2012

A total of 20 applications were received and funding was provided to the following three projects:

  • Kate Haworth and Nicci MacLeod – £4,400 – Applying linguistics to police interviewing
  • Sue Fox and Jenny Cheshire – £1000 – Linguistics Research Digest
  • Frances Rock – £5100 – Improving communication between police and public
British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL)

BAAL is a professional association, based in the UK, which provides a forum for people interested in language and applied linguistics. We have an international professional membership of around 1000 members. 

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