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Professor Janice Carruthers

Queen’s University Belfast

The AHRC funds a diverse portfolio of Modern Languages projects across a vast range of languages and has recently invested £15 million in four flagship research programmes through its Open World Research Initiative.

Find out about the Leadership Fellowship Team, our research in the area of language policy, the OWRI projects and other innovative AHRC-funded research in Modern Languages

Leadership Fellow for Modern Languages

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New British Council Language Trends Northern Ireland Report

| 21th May 2019

The British Council have today (May 21st) launched their Language Trends Northern Ireland survey report. It’s based on their survey of 300 Northern Ireland Schools and looks at uptake and attitudes towards languages in the school system. You can listen to my reaction on BBC Radio Ulster on in the audio clip above.  Also on BBC Northern […]

Language Acts and Worldmaking – Small Grants Funding Call

| 2th May 2019

The OWRI Language Acts and Worldmaking project have announced new Call for Proposals for their Small Grants Scheme.  Grants up to £1,500 are available. Integration and Inclusion is the theme for the latest call for small grants proposals. Closing Date 7th June 2019.

New Digital Modern Languages Seminar Series – Launch night 21st May

| 2th May 2019

I am delighted to support a new seminar series bringing together research and teaching in Modern Languages which engages with digital culture, media and technologies.  ‘Digital Modern Languages’ is a collaboration between researchers from across the AHRC Open World Research Initiative, with the first event on May 21st.

PhD studentship in Modern Languages Policy at Queen’s University Belfast

| 12th April 2019

A fully-funded 3-year PhD studentship is available at Queen’s University Belfast in conjunction with the research project ‘Foreign, Indigenous and Community Languages in the Devolved Regions of the UK. Policy and Practice for Growth’ which is attached to the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Leadership Fellowship in Modern Languages held by Professor Janice Carruthers. […]