Durrant, P., M. Brenchley & L. McCallum (in press). Understanding proficiency and development in writing: quantitative corpus linguistic approaches. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Durrant, A.Siyanova-Chanturia, B.Kremmel, S.Sonbul. (in preparation). Research methods in vocabulary studies. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Peer-reviewed journal articles
Durrant & M. Brenchley (2019). Development of vocabulary sophistication across genres in English children’s writing. Reading and Writing32(8), 1927-1953.
Durrant, J. Moxley & L. McCallum. (2019). Vocabulary sophistication in first-year composition assignments. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics. 24(1), 33-66.
Durrant, P. (2017). Lexical bundles and disciplinary variation in university students’ writing: Mapping the territories. Applied Linguistics, 38(2), 165-193.
Cangır, H., N. Büyükkantarcıoğlu & P. Durrant (2017). Investigating collocational priming in Turkish. Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 13(2).
Lu, C. & P. Durrant (2017). A corpus-based lexical analysis of Chinese medicine research articles. Asian Journal of Applied Linguistics, 4(1): 3-15.
McLaughlin, J. & P. Durrant (2017). Student Learning Approaches in the UAE: The case for the achieving domain. Higher Education Research and Development, 36(1): 158-170.
Durrant, P. (2016). To what extent is the Academic Vocabulary List relevant to university student writing? English for Specific Purposes, 43: 49-61.
Durrant (2016). Formulaicity within Turkish Words. Mersin University Journal of Linguistics & Literature/Mersin Üniversitesi Dil ve Edebiyet Dergisi, 13(2), 35-52.
Durrant , P.(2014). Discipline- and level-specificity in university students’ written vocabulary. Applied Linguistics, 35(3): 328-356.
Durrant, P. (2014). Corpus frequency and second language learners’ knowledge of collocations: a meta-analysis. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, 19(4): 443-477.
Durrant, P. (2013). Formulaic morphology in an agglutinating language: the case of Turkish.Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory,9(1): 1-38.
Durrant, P. & J. Mathews-Aydınlı (2011). A function-first approach to identifying formulaic language in academic writing. English for Specific Purposes, 30(1): 58-72.
Durrant, P. & A. Doherty (2010). Are high-frequency collocations psychologically real? Investigating the thesis of collocational priming. Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory, 6(2): 125-155.
Durrant, P. & N. Schmitt (2010). Adult learners’ retention of collocations from exposure. Second Language Research,26(2): 163-188.
Durrant, P. (2009). Investigating the viability of a collocation list for students of English for Academic Purposes. English for Specific Purposes, 28(3): 157-169.
Durrant, P. & N. Schmitt (2009). To what extent do native and non-native writers make use of collocations? International Review of Applied Linguistics, 47(2): 157-177.
Durrant, P. & M. Brenchley (forthcoming). The development of academic collocations in children’s writing. In P. Szudarski & S. Barclay (Eds). Vocabulary Theory, Patterning and Teaching. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
Omidian, A. Siyanova-Chanturia & P. Durrant (forthcoming). The Use of Academic Formulae in University Students’ Writing: A Multi-Level Analysis of Genre and Discipline Specificity. In P. Szudarski & S. Barclay (Eds). Vocabulary Theory, Patterning and Teaching. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
Durrant, P. (forthcoming). Formulaic language in English for Academic Purposes. In A. Siyanova-Chanturia and A. Pelicer-Sanchez (Eds). Understanding formulaic language: A second language acquisition perspective. London: Routledge.
Gries, S. & P. Durrant (forthcoming). Analyzing co-occurrence data. In S. Gries & M. Paquot (Eds). A practical handbook of corpus linguistics.New York: Springer.
Durrant, P. & A. Siyanova-Chanturia (2015). Learner corpora and psycholinguistic research. In S. Granger, G. Gilquin and F. Meunier (Eds) The Cambridge Handbook of Learner Corpus Research. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Ardavani, S. & P. Durrant (2015). How have political and socio-economic issues impacted on the motivation of Iranian university students to learn English?. In C. Kennedy (Ed). English language teaching in the Islamic Republic of Iran: Innovations, trends and challenges. London: British Council: 33-45.
Jones, M. & P. Durrant (2010). What can a corpus tell us about vocabulary teaching materials? In M.McCarthy and A.O’Keeffe (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Corpus Linguistics: London: Routledge: 387-400.
Durrant & M. Brenchley (2019). Corpus research on the development of children’s writing in L1 English. In A. Abel, A. Glaznieks, V. Lyding & L. Nicolas (Eds), Widening the Scope of Learner Corpus Research. Selected Papers from the Fourth Learner Corpus Research Conference. Presses Universitaires de Lovain.
Durrant (2019). Averil Coxhead, ‘Vocabulary and English for Specific Purposes Research’. TESOL Quarterly. DOI: 10.1002/tesq491.
Durrant, P., C. Walker & R. Michel (2015). Using PTE Academic to predict achievement and measure proficiency gains in an intensive EAP foundation programme. PTE Academic Research Notes.
Durrant, P. (2010). Alison Wray, ‘Formulaic language: Pushing the Boundaries’. Applied Linguistics. 31(1).
Durrant, P. (2007). Nadja Nesselhauf, ‘Collocations in a learner corpus’. Functions of Language,14(2).