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Sophiko Daraselia, LCS Researcher

+44 (0) 734 151 9373

I am doing my second PhD study at School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, University of Leeds. I have a PhD degree in Philology (Lexicography) from Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University.
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Catherine Davies, Associate Professor in Psycholinguistics

+44 (0)113 343 7627

First language acquisition; developmental pragmatics; experimental pragmatics; psycholinguistics
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Laura Davis, BA Chinese (Modern)

Laura studied in Shanghai for her year abroad. Here she shares her experience and talks about how it improved my language ability.
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Tracy Davnall, BA German and Sociology

Read about Tracy's decision to choose Leeds and find out her top-tips for new students. She also talks about her year abroad as a Language Assistant in Nuremberg, Germany.
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Cécile De Cat, Professor of Linguistics

Language acquisition (first, bilingual, second); second language processing; information structure an its interaction with syntax; corpus-based and experimental studies; statistical modelling
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Ben De Vere White, BA Lingusitics and South East Asian Studies

Ben shares his top tips for new students and his favourite things to do in Leeds.
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Stephanie Dennison, Professor of Brazilian Studies President of ABIL (Association of Lusitanists of Britain and Ireland)

+44 (0)113 343 3523

My main areas of research are Brazilian film culture, cultural history and World Cinema. I am PI on the AHRC network Soft Power and Cinema and CI on the GCRF project Voicing Hidden Histories.
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Petra Desatova, BA International Relations & Thai and South East Asian Studies (2011)

My internship at the Office of Educational Affairs, Royal Thai Embassy, in London was a very precious experience that gave me chance to work on various projects, therefore contributed to my personal as well as professional development.
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Petra Desatova, BA International Relations and Thai and South East Asian Studies

Petra explains why the Joint Honours programmes at Leeds attracted her to study her and how the support available at Leeds is useful as an international student.
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Hollie Deste, BA French

Hollie reveals the best thing about Leeds University, tells us her favourite things to do in Leeds and gives her top-tips for new students.
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Ben Devere White, Alumni - Linguistics and Thai

Joint Honours graduate Ben talks about the sense of satisfaction when learning the Thai language.
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James Dickins, Professor of Arabic

+44 (0)113 343 1311

Arabic linguistics; Arabic language pedagogy; Arabic/English translation; Arabic dialectology (especially Sudanese Arabic); functionalist linguistics
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Alex Ding, Director of the Centre for Excellence in Language Teaching Lecturer in English for Academic Purposes

0113 33632

Direct language education scholarship projects within the school: English for Academic Purposes especially for research students.
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Sarah Dodd, Lecturer in Chinese Studies


Contemporary and classical Chinese fiction; science fiction and fantasy; Chinese cinema; translation
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Jade Douglas, PhD Student in the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies.

I am a PhD student in the School of LCS, researching contemporary non-minority German, Turkish-German and Russian-Jewish-German literature.
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Charlie Drury, BA Thai and Southeast Asian Studies, MA by Research in Thai Studies

Charlie graduated in 2011 after completing her undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University. She now works for a London-based charity and visits Thailand regularly as part of her job.
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Alison Durham, BA Linguistics and Phonetics

Linguistics and Phonetics graduate Alison reflects on her time at Leeds and how the flexibility of the course allowed her to tailor it to her interests.
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