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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

Funded and Doctoral Research in Modern Languages

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New Evaluation report -Working together for Languages

10/10/19

I was delighted to support the work of Marion Sporing and Hannah Doughty who alongside Bernardette Holmes have produced an evaluation report ‘Working together for languages’ looking at four collaborative language promotion projects. It reports on the impact of these initiatives on learner attitudes and…

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New British Council Language Trends Northern Ireland Report

21/21/19

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…

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Language Acts and Worldmaking – Small Grants Funding…

02/2/19

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.

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New Digital Modern Languages Seminar Series – Launch…

02/2/19

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…

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