What does quantitative corpus linguistics tell us about written vocabulary development? BAAL VocabSIG Annual Conference. University of Sheffield, May 2021.
Corpus research on the development of children’s school writing. Fifth International Conference on Writing Analytics: Data Mining and the Teaching of Writing. University of Southern Florida, USA. January 2018. pdf
Corpus research on the development of children’s writing in L1 English. Learner Corpus Research Conference. Bozen/Bolzano, Italy. October 2017. pdf
Phraseology and variation in student writing. Technology for Second Language Learning Conference: Data-driven approaches to learning phraseology and formulaic language. Iowa State University, USA, September 2015. pdf
Mapping student writing across the disciplines.BALEAP Professional Issues Meeting on EAP and Corpora. Coventry University, UK, June 2014.
Other invited talks and workshops
Researching children’s writing development. UKRI symposium: Meeting Future Challenges in Language Teaching and Testing. Coventry University. July 2022.
Development of academic vocabulary. Lancaster Summer School in Corpus Linguistics, Guest Lecture. Lancaster University. June 2022.
Researching writing development with a corpus. Universidad de Murcia, Spain. October 2021. (video)
What can quantitative corpus methods tell us about writing proficiency? Lancaster Language Testing Research Group. Lancaster University. June 2021.
Researching vocabulary sophistication in children’s writing. Department of Languages and Literatures. University of Basel, Switzerland. May 2021.
Studying writing development with a corpus. Department of Foreign Language Education, Middle Eastern Technical University, Turkey, January 2021. pdf.
What can quantitative measures of formulaic language use tell us about language development? Formulaic Language Research Network webinar series, July 2020. (video)
Understanding development in children’s writing through corpus analysis. Department of English Language & Literature. Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, March 2019.
Language development in children’s writing from six to sixteen. Department of Education, University of Oxford, UK, June 2018. pdf
Investigating linguistic development in children’s writing: The Growth in Grammar project. School of English Studies, University of Nottingham, UK, March 2017. pdf
Growth in Grammar: A multi-dimensional analysis of student writing between 5 and 16. Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, May 2016. pdf
Revisiting Collocational Priming. Corpus data and psycholinguistics seminar. ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Sciences, Lancaster University, UK, May 2016. pdf
Learner Corpus Research and Psycholinguistics. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, February 2016. pdf
Formulaicity within Turkish Words. Corpus-based Word Frequency: Methods and Applications. Mersin University, Turkey, February 2015.
Rethinking EAP vocabulary needs. Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex, UK, February 2013.
Organizing vocabulary teaching in EAP. INTO, University of Exeter, UK, June 2012.
Conference papers (last three years)
Development in children’s use of subordinate clauses from Key Stages one to four. Corpus Linguistics Conference, University of Limerick, July 2021. pdf
Genre-specific development of noun phrase complexity in children’s writing. Corpus Linguistics Conference, University of Limerick, July 2021.pdf
Noun phrase development across genres in English children’s writing. International Corpus Linguistics Conference, Cardiff University, UK, July 2019.
Development in children’s written grammar from key stages one to four. BAAL Linguistics and Knowledge about Language in Education SIG. University of Oxford, UK, July 2019. pdf