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thumbnail French linguistics lecturer attracts media attention

On 11 August, two interviews with  Damien Hall, Lecturer in French Linguistics in SML, went live: a piece on bidialectism for the the men’s lifestyle magazine Esquire and a guide on pronouncing and greeting the newly signed on football players of Newcastle United in the the Chronicle. Bien hecho, bravo, goed gedaan Damien!

published on: 27th August 2014

10 theories on how uptalk originated

19 August 2014  BBC Online
Prof Vivian Cook comments on the origins of 'uptalk' where every statement sounds like a question.

published on: 27th August 2014

thumbnail Mild traumatic brain injury may cause brain damage

Even mild traumatic brain injury may cause brain damage and thinking and memory problems, a new study by Newcastle University academics has found.

published on: 5th August 2014

thumbnail Dementia study will provide blueprint

The most comprehensive report yet into dementia care in the North East has been published by the Northern Rock Foundation, with help from Newcastle University academics.

published on: 5th August 2014

Conference report now available from 9th Newcastle Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics

The 9th Newcastle upon Tyne Postgraduate Conference in Linguistics was held in the Percy Building at Newcastle University on Friday 4 April. Almost 100 delegates, including students from the UK and abroad and staff from Newcastle and Northumbria students attended the conference.

published on: 12th June 2014

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