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thumbnail School of Modern Languages successful in National Research Assessment

The School of Modern Languages has significantly improved its position in the UK research assessment exercise (REF), achieving an overall quality score of over 3. Congratulations to all colleagues who worked on the publications and the impact case studies who contributed to this excellent result! The full results can be accessed on the REF page for the UoA28

published on: 18th December 2014

thumbnail Research Council Studentships

The Northern Bridge Doctoral Training Partnership invites top-calibre applicants to apply to its doctoral studentships competition 2015. More than fifty fully-funded doctoral studentships are available across the full range of arts and humanities subjects, including French and Francophone Studies.

published on: 17th December 2014

thumbnail Farewell to Henrike Lähnemann

Henrike Lähnemann, currently Chair in German Studies at the School of Modern Languages, has been offered the Chair of Medieval German Language and Literature at the University of Oxford from 1 January 2014. We are very sorry indeed to lose her from the North East but pleased to have another academic from Newcastle take on a leading role in Modern Languages in the country. To find out more about Henrike Lähnemann's research profile and her ambitions for German Studies in the UK, read the report on NU Connection about it.

published on: 9th December 2014

thumbnail Upcoming T&I Mock Conferences

Guest speakers from various backgrounds will gather to share their thoughts at which promises to be two enjoyable and informative days. The working languages of our conference are English and Chinese. Students from T&I Stage II will provide consecutive interpreting services on site to help you overcome any linguistic barriers. We look forward to seeing you! For the most up-to-date programm "like" the School of Modern Languages on our Facebook Fan Page.

published on: 9th December 2014

thumbnail The third issue of FLYING SOLO has taken off

Click and read our new Year Abroad Multilingual Magazine ( Adobe Flash swf version; pdf version) devoted to the student experience during the year abroad. Entirely written by SML students!

published on: 7th December 2014

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