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Department of Applied Linguistics and Communication, Birkbeck, University of London

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Celebrating 50 years of British Applied Linguistics at Birkbeck

Professor Jean-Marc Dewaele and PhD student Sharona Moskowitz present at Conference in Tokyo

Professor Jean-Marc Dewaele and his PhD student Sharona Moskowitz each presented a paper at the third Psychology of language learning conference at Waseda University, Tokyo.

Applied Linguistics & Communication student honoured by State of New York

Our former PhD student, Isabelle Barriere was awarded for her work on language acquisition in New York City and Haiti on Sunday 27th May.

Acclaim for Embroidered Minds as medals are awarded at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Birkbeck's Professor Marjorie Lorch had an important role in creating the RHS Chelsea Flower Show garden which has landed a Silver Gilt medal.

Embroidered Minds Epilepsy Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Professor Marjorie Lorch has had an important role in creating a garden at this month's RHS Chelsea Flower Show and discussed her work with thousands of visitors.

Postgraduate Graduation Ceremony 2018

The department is very proud of our freshly graduated former PhD students: Dr Parvaneh Parvaresh, Dr Liana Pavelescu, and Dr Alessandra Panicacci.

Consortium of European Research on Emotion (CERE) Conference

A delegation of 7 current and former (visiting) PhD students from Birkbeck and Professor Jean-Marc Dewaele participated in the conference.

Raising awareness of multilingualism in psychotherapy

Research Project by Professor Jean-Marc Dewaele in collaboration with Dr Beverley Costa


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