ISLE Research Network

Members of ISLE can choose to create a brief profile of their current research activities for publication on our website. Each profile may contain up to 5 'themes', and each theme may include any number of keywords.

We aim for this page to be a showcase of research in English Linguistics. It will enable members to get in touch with others working on related research topics.

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DescriptionSemanticsKwd:1 Text:2
Cognitively plausible models of semantics, especially those that can be modelled mathematically.
Linguistic Theories  Semantics 
DescriptionConstruction Grammar and the English laguageKwd:1 Text:0
A common theme of much of my research, as I am interested in applying CxG to phenomena in the English language. I generally take an empirical approach, using both qual. and quant. methodologies.
Cognitive Linguistics  Cognitive Science  Construction Grammar  Semantics  Syntax  Text/Corpus Linguistics 
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DescriptionConstrual Operations and the English LanguageKwd:1 Text:0
Research into construal operations in English language and discourse, serving the purpose of mapping (in a cognitive perspective) processes of meaning constructions involved in a number of phenomena.
Cognitive Linguistics  Cognitive Science  Construal Operations  Semantics  Text/Corpus Linguistics 
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DescriptionLanguage Change DatabaseKwd:1 Text:0
We are developing a user-updated, fully searchable online resource, which will provide access to the results of previous empirical research on English historical linguistics.
Historical Linguistics  Morphology  Phonology  Pragmatics  Semantics  Sociolinguistics  Syntax  Text/Corpus Linguistics 
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DescriptionLight verb constructionsKwd:1 Text:0
My PhD thesis focuses on the evolution of light verb constructions from Modern English to Contemporary English.
Corpus linguistics  Historical Linguistics  Light verb constructions  Semantics  Syntax 
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