Examples of ongoing research projects

Department of English
Year awarded Project name Principal investigator Funding body
2017 Effect Size Reporting and Interpreting Practices in Academic Journals in Applied Linguistics Rining Wei RDF
2017 Localisation of Corporate Websites from a Multimodal Perspective Hui Wang RDF
2015 On the standard framework for Chinese undergraduates' English academic literacy skills Zhoulin Ruan Jiangsu Philosophy and Social Sciences Research Funding Programme
2015 Discursive Mediation in Journalism Translation Hui Wang Jiangsu Philosophy and Social Sciences Research Funding Programme
2015 Noun phrases in English abstracts of research articles: a comparative study of native and non-native academic writers across the disciplines Zhoulin Ruan RDF
2014 A Scholarly Edition of Robert Southey’s Sir Thomas More; or, Colloquies on Society (1829) Thomas J E Duggett RDF 2014 Round 1
2013 OT Account of Mandarin Tone Sandhi, Psycholinguistic Reality and Phonetic Evidence Hui Yin RDF 2013 Round 2
2013 Modelling phonological variation in Hong Kong English Penelope Thompson RDF 2012 Round 3
2013 Native-Speakerism in ELT: A Case Study of English Education in China Songqing Li PGRS 2013 Round 2
2012 The Creation of English as a Medium of Instruction Environments in Chinese Higher Education Institutions and their Impact upon Students' Attitudes and Motivation towards Learning English and their Learning Achievements Peng Ding National Social Science Foundation
2010 A discourse analysis of corporate blogs Zhoulin Ruan PGRS 2010 Round 3