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Take a look at the fabulous Online Etymology Dictionary website exploring histories of words.
Please click here for a useful guide (with examples) from the University of Cambridge on the types of academic research contracts they generally negotiate and draft that are tailored for specific projects.
URGENT NOTE TO ALL JOURNAL EDITORS AND ACADEMIC AUTHORS: most unfortunately, we have been alerted to the fact that a number of academics based in Kazakhstan have been fraudulently copying and attempting to reproduce our PDF Certificates of Proofreading, then … Continue reading
Words you did not know came from… the Vikings. .
RIP Queen Elizabeth II. If you have ever wondered what most middle class or upper class English (not British) grandparents sounded like, listen to this BBC broadcast here made when Princess Elizabeth was 14 years old in 1940. We call … Continue reading
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If you have watched the excellent ‘Arrival’ at home or at the cinema, you may want to dive further into the linguistic issues touched upon and read this article on the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis.
Postdoc or professor, the self-promotion struggle is real. So, how can academics promote themselves without sounding too ‘sales-y’? Click here to view this article from The Campus (part of Times Higher Education) which could help answer the question.
Is it ‘Ukraine’ or ‘The Ukraine’? Please click here to see and share our video from our Facebook page for an explanation. 🤓