Presentations

CMC 2022: Isabel Herrando explores the articles from The Conversation.com and the strategies used to build credibility

Sep 29, 2022

Isabel Herrando was a presenter at the 9th Conference on Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) and Social Media Corpora, hosted by the University of Santiago de Compostela during the days 28th and 29th September 2022. In her paper she explored The Conversation.com, which is a research dissemination platform, as an example of digital scientific recontextualisation practice, and she analysed three articles from it to identify the discursive features and multimodal devices that are used to build credibility on this platform. The full…

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CMC 2022: Rosa Lorés explores digital scientific textual practices

Sep 29, 2022

Rosa Lorés was a keynote speaker at the 9th Conference on Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) and Social Media Corpora, that was hosted by the Faculty of Philology of the University of Santiago de Compostela during the days 28th and 29th September 2022.  In her plenary lecture, titled “A look into digital scientific textual practices: Compiling and exploiting corpora from a discourse-analytical perspective”, Lorés explains the process of compilation and exploitation of the digital corpora EUROPRO and SciDis, focusing on the main methods…

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CMC 2022: Silvia Murillo explores reformulation processes in different digital media

Sep 29, 2022

Silvia Murillo is another member of our team that presented at the 9th Conference on Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) and Social Media Corpora at the University of Santiago de Compostela during the days 28th and 29th September 2022. The main purpose of her paper was to explore the reformulation processes in different websites and Twitter accounts from the H2020 corpus, and study the extent to which they change in the new digital media. For this, Silvia considers the affordances of these…

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AJL 2022: Paula Wood carries out a multimodal discourse analysis of audiovisual materials to be used in the English as a Foreign Language classroom

Sep 21, 2022

Paula Wood presented at the 36th edition of the Asociación de Jóvenes Lingüistas (AJL) conference, hosted by the University of Sevilla from the 21st to the 23rd of September 2022. In her presentation, titled “Multimodal discourse analysis of audiovisual materials for the EFL classroom”, she explained the process of compilation of her corpus of films and series CAMELLS and offered a comparison of the multimodal analysis of three titles to show how different modes work to communicate meaning in different…

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AJL2022: Daniel Pascual analyses the pragmatic strategies used in the digital dissemination of research projects

Sep 21, 2022

Daniel Pascual delivered a paper at the 36th edition of the Asociación de Jóvenes Lingüistas (AJL) conference, hosted by the University of Sevilla the days 21st to 23rd of September 2022. In his presentation, he analysed the pragmatic strategies used in the communication of research projects from the EUROPRO digital corpus. Pascual also presented and explained the taxonomy of pragmatic strategies that resulted from this analysis, offering examples to illustrate how these are used. Daniel Pascual presented in Spanish at…

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AESLA 2022: Daniel Pascual analyses the promotional pragmatic strategies used by research groups in their projects’ Twitter accounts, referencing the digital corpus EUROPROtweets.

Apr 27, 2022

Daniel Pascual presented at the 39th AESLA (Asociación Española de Lingüística Aplicada) conference that was held in the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) from 27th to 29th April. His paper, titled “The self-branding of international research projects in Twitter: Pragmatic strategies to promote research groups’ investigation and identity” examined the way international research groups employ different pragmatic strategies in their Twitter accounts to promote their projects. For this, Pascual designed a data-driven taxonomy of promotional pragmatic…

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AESLA 2022: Rosa Lorés explores the pragmatic processes of recontextualization in digital digests

Apr 27, 2022

In the 39th AESLA (Asociación Española de Lingüística Aplicada) conference, which took place in the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands) during the days 27th-29th April, our colleague Rosa Lorés talked about the processes of recontextualization in digital research digests from a pragmatic point of view. Scientific blogs such as research digests make use of a variety of strategies to communicate expert knowledge to a diversified audience for dissemination purposes. Rosa Lorés explored a corpus of research…

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AESLA 2022: Pilar Mur-Dueñas explores how researchers use explanatory strategies to diseminate knowledge through project websites

Apr 27, 2022

Pilar Mur-Dueñas attended the 39th AESLA (Asociación Española de Lingüística Aplicada) conference during the days 27th-29th April in the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands), where she presented a paper titled “Recontextualising research results: An analysis of explanatory strategies in project research websites”. In this paper, Mur-Dueñas explores how explanatory or illustrative strategies are used in H2020 research project websites in order to communicate specialised knowledge, analysing these websites from verbal and non-verbal perspectives through the NVivo…

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UPCEL 2022: Pilar Mur-Dueñas explored the challenges of analysing digital scholarly discursive practices in her plenary lecture

Jan 25, 2022

Pilar Mur-Dueñas was invited to give a lecture at the hybrid conference UPCEL 2022 (4th International UCM Predoctoral Conference on English Linguistics), organised by the Universidad Complutense (Madrid) on 24th – 25th January. In her on-site talk, Mur-Dueñas addressed the challenges that arise from analysing digital academic discourse, and how discourse analysts can approach them. She explained that digital practices are undergoing an evolution and becoming more complex, so the need has arisen to adjust and combine methodological frameworks to…

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UPCEL 2022: Daniel Pascual’s analysis on the use of strategies for dissemination of information through Twitter

Jan 24, 2022

Daniel Pascual delivered a paper at the at the conference UPCEL 2022 (4th International UCM Predoctoral Conference on English Linguistics), which took place during the 24th and 25th of January in the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. In his presentation he analyses the strategies used by academics for disseminating their research through the platform Twitter, and he does this by examining the practices present in the EUROPROtweets ready-made corpus. Thus, Pascual explores the implications that digital discursive practices in Twitter nowadays…

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