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At the Language Centre, we engage in regular research and professional development activities, including participation at professional conferences, regular reading groups and other professional development events.


Conference Presentations: 

  • Hunt, D. (2015) Diabetes self-management and biological citizenship on Facebook'. British Sociological Association Annual Conference, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK, April 2015.
  • Koteyko, N. 2015. Performing health and illness identities on social media: an online observation of Facebook profiles. Invited presentation at research seminar, University of Brescia, 13th April.

  • Koteyko, N. 2015. Online reader comments on climate change: A discourse analysis perspective. COST Action workshop 'Media Discourses': Adaptation, Resilience and Mobility in the Context of Climate-induced Migration.  Università degli studi di Napoli L'Orientale. 9 April.

  • Koteyko, N. 2015. Diabetes organisations on Facebook: Analysis of discursive strategies and communicative affordances. Invited lecture, Department of English and Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths, 24th February.

  • Koteyko, 2015. 'Personalising diabetes: Organisational messages on Facebook pages'. The University of Newcastle, Critical Discourse Group. 11th February. (with D Hunt).

  • Koteyko, N. 2014. Corpus-assisted analysis of ‘user generated content’ on climate change. Invited panel member. BAAL, University of Warwick, 6th September.
  • Koteyko, N. and Hunt, D. (2014) ‘“Excellent tools but only if they are used appropriately”: Metaphors of social networking in clinical literature’. Fifth international conference Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Across Disciplines, Loránd Eötvös University, Hungary, August 2014.
  • Hunt, D. and Koteyko, N. (2014) ‘Metaphors of social networking in clinical literature’. Invited talk at the University of Leicester SAPPHIRE research group, University of Leicester, UK, April 2014.


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