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Lothian Lockdown: The Lothian Diary Project
Knowledge Exchange and Impact Project Assistant
Lothian Lockdown: The Lothian Diary Project is an interdisciplinary research initiative at the University of Edinburgh, investigating the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the lives of residents of Edinburgh and the Lothians.
As KEI Project Assistant, my responsibilities include public outreach, assisting in the organisation and running of knowledge exchange events, liaison with partner organisations and handling participation.
To find out more about the project, visit https://lothianlockdown.org.
Current event organisation commitments
Language in Context
I am currently joint co-ordinator of the Language in Context seminar series at the University of Edinburgh – a series of academic talks, held on alternate weeks, concerning research from various disciplines including (but not limited to) sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, language policy and planning. For more information, please see our website.
Previous event organisation commitments
25th University of Edinburgh Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference
I was a member of the organising committee for the 25th LEL Postgraduate Conference at the University of Edinburgh, which was open to all postgraduate students worldwide undertaking research pertaining to the very wide fields of linguistics and English language, and took place from 4-7th June 2019. I served as a member of the Information Technology, Staff Engagement and Abstract subcommittees.
If you would like to find out more about the conference, please visit the conference’s website.
2nd Scots@Ed Conference
I was a member of the organising committee for the 2nd Scots@Ed Conference. This conference, hosted at the University of Edinburgh, brought together academic researchers and language advocates interested in the Scots language and culture. It took place on 25th January 2020.