As we mentioned before, our colleague Patricia Canning contributed to a very important report on the treatment of fans at the Champions League Final in Paris in 2022 which formed the basis of a BBC Panorama programme on this.
Here is a summary by Patricia of the report and its findings.
Here is information on our first Linguistics Research Seminar of the new academic year.
Our speakers are Billy Clark and Tony Williams, both from Northumbria. Billy and Tony have been discussing how pragmatic theories can be developed by looking at the work of creative writers (including how they talk about their work) and at how ideas from pragmatics might help writers to understand and develop their practice.
The local organising committee of the British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL) created this page for attendees at the annual conference which we hosted online in September 2021 (postponed from 2020). The conference website is here: