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CALS research students top thesis competition

UL Centre for Applied Language Studies (CALS) postgraduate students claimed first, second and third places in the three minute thesis competition at the 6th International Research Methods Summer School held at Mary Immaculate College (MIC) last weekend. With 16 entries from PhD students in education and applied linguistics from MIC, Mercy Gwynedd University in the… Continue reading CALS research students top thesis competition

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Welcome reception for new Structured PhD and MA TESOL students

The School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics and TESOL/Linguistics section were delighted to welcome a new cohort of Structured PhD and MA TESOL students at a reception on Friday 9th September sponsored by our research Centre, CALS (Centre for Applied Language Studies). The new cohorts, three on the PhD and 13 on the MA,… Continue reading Welcome reception for new Structured PhD and MA TESOL students

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CALS hosts Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Visiting Scholar

The Centre for Applied Language Studies (CALS) and the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics are hosting Dr. Brook Bolander from the University of Hong Kong as part of the Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Programme. Brook Bolander is an Assistant Professor in the School of English at the University of Hong Kong. Her major… Continue reading CALS hosts Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility Visiting Scholar

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Faculty of AHSS showcases research postgraduates’ work at annual conference

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences yesterday held its second annual AHSS Postgraduate Research Conference.  The conference highlights the research of the Faculty's postgraduate students, and gives students the opportunity to present in a real conference environment. Speaking about the conference, Professor Eoin Devereux, Assistant Dean of Research said: "We are immensely proud of the research work… Continue reading Faculty of AHSS showcases research postgraduates’ work at annual conference

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Celebrating Excellent Student Research in Applied Language Studies

Excellent student research was celebrated at the recent Centre for Applied Language Studies (CALS) exhibition of final year project work. The final year project is a major dissertation of about 10,000 words which all students carry out under the supervision of a member of staff over the course of two semesters.  The CALS Undergraduate Research… Continue reading Celebrating Excellent Student Research in Applied Language Studies

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Profile: Professor Helen Kelly Holmes

Prof. Helen Kelly Holmes is Professor of Applied Languages in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences at the University of Limerick. View her profile here. "I am Professor of Applied Languages in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics, but I actually started my university education… Continue reading Profile: Professor Helen Kelly Holmes