2022-2023

This year’s FORGE theme is “linguistics in the real world”. Most of our speakers will be discussing and describing how their research and work is used practically, outside of the classroom.

Michaelmas Term, 2022

DATE ROOM/ LINK SPEAKER(S) TITLE NOTES
W02, 1500-1550, Tue 18th Oct 2022 County South C89 or Teams Dr Vincent Hughes (York) Why uncertainty matters in forensics… (phonetics, sociophonetics, and just about everything else) Co-hosted with PhonLab
W03, 1000-1050, Tue 25th Oct 2022 Bowland North Seminar Room 10 Nicholas Taylor, Senior Principal Analyst (Exploration Division, UK MoD, Dstl) Careers and Research with the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) Security Lancaster
W04, 1400-1450, Mon 31st Oct 2022 Teams Prof Tim Grant, Director of the Aston Institute for Forensic Linguistics (Aston University) FoLD: a permanent, controlled-access, online repository for forensic linguistic research Co-hosted with UCREL CRS
W05, 0900-1030, Tue 08th Nov 2022 InfoLab21 D55 Prof Corinne May-Chahal and Sam Maesschalck (Lancaster University) Surveillance conversation breakfast session: Police surveillance in social media Security Lancaster
W07, 1400-1450, Mon 21st Nov 2022 County South C89 Dr Christin Kirchhübel, Principal Consultant (Soundscape Voice Evidence) Voice Analysis as evidence – the need for competency testing! Co-hosted with PhonLab
W07, 1400-1500, Fri 25th Nov 2022 Online
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Dr George Brown and Dr Christin Kirchhübel (Soundscape Voice Evidence) Forensic Voice Comparison Short Course For Early-Career Researchers: Problem-Based Learning (Part 1 of 2) FEW PLACES LEFT
W09, 1400-1450, Thu 08th Dec 2022 TBC Dr Shengnan Liu (Lancaster University, CREST) Assessing hybrid identities in online extremist communities through sociolinguistic styles Co-hosted with UCREL CRS

Lent Term, 2023

DATE ROOM/ LINK SPEAKER(S) TITLE NOTES
W11, 1300-1500, Mon 16th Jan 2023 Welcome Centre LT2 (A23) External Linguistics in the field: real-world applications of language analysis TBC
W13, all day, Thu 02nd Feb 2023 Lancaster Castle
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Dr George Brown and Dr Christin Kirchhübel (Soundscape Voice Evidence) Forensic Voice Comparison Short Course For Early-Career Researchers: Problem-Based Learning (Part 2 of 2) FEW PLACES LEFT
W17, w/c Mon 27th Feb 2023 TBC TBC Dr Elisabeth Carter, Director of the Carter & Day Consultancy Ltd, Associate Professor of Criminology, Kingston University The language of fraud and romance scams

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