RAMESH KRISHNAMURTHY

CURRENT POSITION
COMPLETED ACTIVITIES
PUBLICATIONS
QUALIFICATIONS

CURRENT POSITION

2011-2017: VISITING ACADEMIC FELLOW, School of Languages and Social Sciences, Aston University

COMPLETED ACTIVITIES

2016

2015
2015 (Nov): 1-week CORPUS COURSE for staff and students (7 x 2-hour sessions + individual research clinics); Monday 16th to Friday 20th November, Institute for English Business Communication, Department of Foreign-Language Business Communication, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien; WU, Vienna, AUSTRIA [1-week COURSE]
2015 (May): CULT (Corpus Use & Learning to Translate) IV conference, Alicante, May 27-29 2015; ‘Meanings in Motion: Languages, Corpora, and Modes of Translation’ [PLENARY]
2015 (Mar): BAAL CorpusSig, Coventry Uni; Mon 23/03/15; "Instrumentation and Interpretation: Corpus & Style" & ‘Searching For Style: a hands-on session using Project Gutenberg texts and AntConc corpus software’ [TALK & WORKSHOP]
2015 (Jan): ‘Modes of Analysis: Corpus Linguistics and its Applications’, Jan 20th 2015, Applied Linguistics Circle, University of Reading, UK [1-hour SEMINAR]

2014
2014 (Dec): ‘Corpus Linguistics meets Language, Discourse & Big Data’, Language & Discourse seminar, Oxford Brookes University, Dec 1st 2014 [2-hour SEMINAR]
2014 (Oct): University of Caen, FRANCE [Oct 17th 2014] [1-hour SEMINAR & 1-hour WORKSHOP for staff and students]
2014 (Mar): 2-hour Guest Seminar: "Corpus Linguistics for Discourse Analysis: Case Studies" to c 25 students (MA Applied Linguistics, MA ELT, and PhD); Department of English Language & Applied Linguistics, University of READING [SEMINAR]

2013
2013 (Nov): article review for International Journal of Corpus Linguistics [PEER REVIEW]
2013 (Nov): University of Hildesheim, GERMANY; Corpus Seminar for staff and students: “Corpus Linguistics: from lexis to discourse” [SEMINAR]
2013 (Oct): Daniel Gallego Hernández (Universidad de Alicante) & Ramesh Krishnamurthy (Aston University): "COMENEGO (Corpus Multilingüe de Economía y Negocios): design, creation and applications" ELR Journal, (Empirical Language Research), Vol 7(1). ISSN 1746-6830 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
2013 (Sept): University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, SOUTH AFRICA; Invited speaker: 7th Annual UKZN Teaching and Learning Higher Education conference: "From corpus-based learner dictionaries to learner-based corpus systems"; Expert Tutor: 4 x 90-min sessions (#1 Corpus Building #2 Using WordSmith Tools #3 Using Sketch Engine #4 Planning for Corpus Fieldwork – Spoken Data) in Corpus Workshop: “Towards Operationalizing Corpus Development Plan” for Zulu language [CONFERENCE PRESENTATION & SHORT COURSE]
2013 (Jul): Invited poster: “Reading the Riot Acts: UK 2011, a corpus-driven study of UK media reports of the 2011 ‘riots’”, for launch of the ESRC-funded Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Sciences at LANCASTER University [POSTER]
2013 (Jun): Sole Tutor, 4 x 2-hour seminars (#1 Introduction and background to corpus linguistics #2 Using an existing corpus #3 Creating your own corpus #4 Corpus analysis and findings) for PhD Summer School, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, SPAIN [SHORT COURSE]
2013 (May): Organiser & Sole Tutor, 4 x 90-min Corpus Linguistics seminars (#1 for UG2/UG3 Linguistics majors #2 for staff #3 for UG2/UG3 non-Linguistics majors #4 for UG2/UG3 Translation majors) at Uniwersytet Jana Kochanowskiego, Kielce, POLAND [SEMINARS]
2013 (Apr): Co-Author: Barnbrook, G., Mason, O., & Krishnamurthy, R. (2013). Collocation: Applications and Implications Palgrave Macmillan: Basingstoke & New York [BOOK]
2013 (Mar): Co-Tutor at a 1-week intensive MASTERS MODULE in corpus linguistics; 3 TALKS/workshops (#1 Introduction to Corpus Linguistics #2 Corpus-Building #3 Introduction to WordSmith Tools) at Rhodes University International Corpus Week, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, SOUTH AFRICA [SHORT COURSE]

2012
2012 (Sep) Featured Speaker “From ‘lexical computing’ to ‘corpus linguistics’ to ‘CADS’” at CADS International Conference: Corpus-assisted Discourse Studies: More than the sum of Discourse Analysis and computing?, University of Bologna, ITALY. [CONFERENCE PRESENTATION]
2012 (Jul): Co-author: Sylvia Jaworska & Ramesh Krishnamurthy: "On the F-Word: A Corpus-Based Analysis of the Media Representation of Feminism in English and German Newspapers, 1990-2009". Discourse & Society, 23:4, pp 401–431 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
2012 (May): Organiser & Sole Tutor, 3-day intensive corpus WORKSHOP (#1 Language-and-Linguistics #2 Corpus-Linguistics #3 AntConc #4 Tokenisation #5 History of Corpus #6 Frequency Lists #7 Corpus Design #8 Concordances #9 Collocation #10 Semantic Prosody #11 Using Existing Corpora) for the 6-member ICE-NAM project team and c. 14 other members of staff at the Polytechnic of Namibia, Windhoek, NAMIBIA. [SHORT COURSE]
2012 (Mar): AHRC Major Research Grant Proposal (‘Disambiguation of Verbs by Collocation’)[EXPERT REVIEW]
2012 (Mar): Co-author; Ramesh Krishnamurthy & Daniel Gallego Hernández: "Discursive analysis of textual resources of COMENEGO (Corpus Multilingüe de Economía y Negocios)", at CILC 2012 (4th International Conference on Corpus Linguistics - Language, corpora and applications: diversity and change), University of Jaén, SPAIN [CONFERENCE PRESENTATION]

2011
2011 (Aug-Sep): Organiser & Sole Tutor, 15-hour intensive 10-credit MASTERS MODULE in Corpus Linguistics at the Department of English Language and Literature at Seoul National University, SOUTH KOREA, attended by 9 Masters students, 1 PhD student, and 4 members of staff. [SHORT COURSE]
2011 (Aug): Organiser & Chief Tutor, Aston Corpus SUMMER SCHOOL – 12 tutors, 28 participants [SHORT COURSE]
2011 (Jul): 21/07/11: Co-presenter: Daniel Gallego Hernández & Ramesh Krishnamurthy: "COMENEGO (Corpus Multilingüe de Economía y Negocios): design, creation and applications" at Corpus Linguistics 2011,International Conference Centre, BIRMINGHAM; Paper#89(a) [CONFERENCE PRESENTATION]
2011 (Apr): Co-author: Daniel Gallego Hernández & Ramesh Krishnamurthy, COMENEGO (Corpus Multilingüe de Economía y Negocios): corpus estable vs. metodologías ad hoc (web as/for corpus) aplicadas a la práctica de la traducción económica, comercial y financiera". In Proceedings of CILC 2011: Carrió Pastor, M. L. & Candel Mora, M. A. (eds.): Las tecnologías de la información y las comunicaciones: Presente y futuro en el análisis de córpora. Actas del III Congreso Internacional de Lingüística de Corpus, Departamento de Linguistica Aplicada, Valencia: Universitat Politècnica de València, pp. 389-400. SPAIN [CONFERENCE PRESENTATION]
2011 (Mar): "ACCESSING ALL AREAS: Corpus Analysis methods in inter-disciplinary applications" (YORK St John University, Centre for Languages and Linguistics (CELL), Language & Identities in InterAction (LIdIA) Research Group, English Language and Linguistics Colloquium series, 2010-2011)[SEMINAR]
2011 (Feb): "Using Corpora for Autonomous Correction and Improvement of Academic Writing" English Studies Group Research Seminar, LSS, ASTON University) [SEMINAR]

2010
2010 (Nov): Co-presenter: Daniel Gallego Hernandez & Ramesh Krishnamurthy: “Rates of Exchange: first report on COMENEGO (Corpus Multilingüe de Economía y Negocios)”. at III Jornadas Internacionales de Fraseología Contrastiva: Fraseología Opacidad y Traducción, Universidad de Alicante, SPAIN [CONFERENCE PRESENTATION]
2010 (Sept): Co-author: Sylvia Jaworska (QM London) & Ramesh Krishnamurthy: "On the F-Word: A Corpus-Based Analysis of the Media Representation of Feminism in English and German Newspapers, 1990-2009", at CADAAD 2010 - Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Across Disciplines - Conference, Lodz, POLAND [CONFERENCE PRESENTATION]
2010: Co-author: Guadalupe Ruiz Yepes (Hildesheim Uni) & Ramesh Krishnamurthy: "Corpus Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition – the use of ACORN in the teaching of Spanish Grammar". in Lebende Sprachen. Volume 55, Issue 1, pp 108–122 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]
2010: Co-author: Grundmann, R., & Krishnamurthy, R.: "The discourse of climate change: a corpus-based approach". In Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis Across Disciplines (CADAAD) Journal, 4(2), pp125-146 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]

2009
2009: Co-author: Larrivée, P., & Krishnamurthy, R.: "La créativité et la conventionnalité de groupes nominaux atypiques déterminant + pronom indéfini et leurs contextes communicatifs". In: La langue en contexte. Actes du colloque "Représentations du sens linguistique IV". Société Néophilologique de Helsinki, pp 93-106 [JOURNAL ARTICLE]

2008
2008: "Corpus-driven lexicography". International journal of lexicography, 21(3), 231-242.
2008 (Jul): "Using the ACORN (Aston Corpus Network) corpora for pedagogic purposes" at Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Spain)
2008 (Feb): "The ACORN (Aston Corpus Network) project - helps you to learn language, academic skills... and Computer Science?", at University of Wolverhampton (UK)

2007
2007 (May): "From Corpus-Driven-Dictionaries to Corpus-Driven-Language-Learning" at University of Portsmouth (UK)
2007 (Mar): "Corpora - from language description and lexicography to language teaching and learning; the ACORN (Aston Corpus Network) project", at University of Sheffield (UK)
2007: "English for Academic Purposes, corpora and ACORN (Aston Corpus Network)", at Herder Institut, Leipzig (Germany)
2007: "Corpus-Driven Dictionaries", at Imperial College, London (UK)
2007: "Lexical Discoveries from Corpora" at University of West of England, Bristol (UK)
2007: Krishnamurthy, R., & Kosem, I. "A new venture in corpus-based lexicography: towards a dictionary of academic English". at Corpus Linguistics 2007, Birmingham (UK); and in Conference Proceedings.
2007: Krishnamurthy, R., & Kosem, I. "Issues in creating a corpus for EAP pedagogy and research". Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 6(4), 356-373.
2007: "ACORN (Aston Corpus Network)". Presented at the Aston Corpus Symposium, Aston University, Birmingham (UK).
2007: Krishnamurthy, R., & Kosem, I. "The missing link between native-speaker and learners’ dictionaries? The need for an EAP dictionary". BALEAP conference, Durham (UK).
2007: "ACORN (the Aston Corpus Network)". Paper presented at 23rd AGM, English Teachers Association of Switzerland; Solothurn, Switzerland.
2007: "Introduction" (pp. 1-37) in Teubert W. & Krishnamurthy, R. (Eds.): Corpus Linguistics. (Critical Concepts in Linguistics). Routledge.
2007: Teubert, W. & Krishnamurthy, R. (Eds.) "Corpus Linguistics". 6 volumes. (Critical Concepts in Linguistics). Routledge.

2006
2006 (May): with Iztok Kosem; presentation on ACORN for: Aston University Staff Development.

2005
2005(Dec): Ramesh Krishnamurthy & Emmanuelle Labeau: "Words, texts and genres: Applications of corpus linguistics" (School of Languages and Social Sciences Seminar, Aston University)
2005 (Oct): JALT Conference, Shizuoka, Japan: "Teaching and learning English metaphors"
2005: "Figure it out for yourself: the neglect of metaphor in EFL coursebooks". Paper presented at 8th Birmingham English Language Postgraduate (BELP) Conference, University of Birmingham, Birmingham (UK)
2005: National Taiwan Normal University/Taiwan Association of Translation and Interpretation, Taipei: "Corpora and Translation"
2005: National Tsing Hua University (Hsinchu, Taiwan): "Corpus Construction: Principles, Practices, and Problems"
2005: Academia Sinica, Institute of Linguistics (Nankang, Taiwan): "Metaphor and its neglect in language teaching"
2005: National Taiwan University (Taipei, Taiwan): "Corpora and Dictionaries"
2005: "Concordances". In Brown, K. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics (2nd Ed). Elsevier.
2005: "Collocations". In Brown, K. (Ed.), Elsevier Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics (2nd Ed). Elsevier.
2005: "Corpus-Driven Lexicography". In Brown, K. (Ed.), Elsevier Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics (2nd Ed). Elsevier.

2004
2004-2011: LECTURER in English Studies, School of Languages and Social Sciences, Aston University
2004-2007: HONORARY RESEARCH FELLOW, Department of English, University of Birmingham
2004: CONTRIBUTOR, Elsevier Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd Edn
2004 (Aug): EDITOR, English collocation studies: The OSTI Report by John Sinclair, Susan Jones, and Robert Daley, Continuum Books, London (ISBN: 0826474896)
2000-4: EXTERNAL SUPERVISOR, PhD Thesis; Branka Visnjic, University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia; "Semantic relations of temporal anteriority-posterioritessed in the vocabulary of contemporary English"
2004: ADVISER to Karen Thomson, Sanskrit Online, University of Texas at Austin
2004: RESEARCHER with Deirdre Martin, Panjabi corpus, School of Education, Birmingham University
2004: RESEARCHER, Dictionary software projects, Computational Linguistics Group, Wolverhampton University
2003-4: CONSULTANT, South Asian Studies, Birmingham International College Halifax University
2003-4: CONSULTANT, Hindi Lexicon project
2004 (Feb): CO-PRESENTER (with Dr Deirdre Martin), "The Analysis of Text Data", School of Education Research Students Workshop, University of Birmingham: Analysis of children's talk: Measuring Panjabi language change

2003
2000-2003: HONORARY RESEARCH FELLOW, Computational Linguistics Group, School of Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences, University of Wolverhampton
2003 (Sep): INVITED SPEAKER, DICTIONARY PANEL, 2003 CHORD CONFERENCE (Trade: Histories, Cultures and Economies) 10-11 September 2003, University of Wolverhampton, UK; "The 'corpus approach' used by present-day lexicography in dictionary-writing applied to the archive resources of the Dictionary of Traded Goods and Commodities"
1999-2003: CONFERENCE SPEAKER AND PRESENTER, Collins Dictionaries, HarperCollinsPublishers
1998-2003: CORPUS CONSULTANT, Bank of English, COBUILD, HarperCollinsPublishers and the Department of English, University of Birmingham
2003 (Mar): Recording pronunciations for COBUILD Advanced Learner's Dictionary CD-Rom
2003 (Jan): SPEAKER, Thai TESOL, Bangkok, Thailand, Jan 23-25; "Happy Endings: Derived Words in Cobuild Dictionaries"
2003 (Jan): INVITED SPEAKER, Language Centre, University College of Cork, Ireland, Jan 17th; "Collocation: linking lexis, grammar, and semantics"

2002
2002 (Nov): SPEAKER, JALT, Shizuoka, Japan, Nov 22-24; "COBUILD Dictionaries: Language As Chunks, Not Words"
2002 (Nov): SPEAKER, ETA-ROC, Taipei, Taiwan, Nov 8-10;
a) "Get Up, Stand Up; Phrasal Verbs in Dictionaries and Corpora"
b) "Words you need to know: The COBUILD New Learner's Dictionary"
2002 (Nov): SPEAKER, Fu Ying College, Kaohsiung, Taiwan: "The Cobuild Dictionary"
2002 (Nov): SPEAKER, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan: "The Bank of English Corpus"
2002 (Nov): VISITOR, National Kaohsiung Teacher's University, Taiwan
2002 (Oct): SPEAKER, KOTESOL, Seoul, Korea, Oct 5-6;
a) "Burning questions, but no burning answers: Collocation and idiomaticity"
b) "COBUILD dictionary definitions: a powerful but underused resource"
2002 (Jul): CONTRIBUTOR, Kernerman Dictionary News, Issue no 10, July 2002, "The Corpus Revolution in EFL Dictionaries" and "Appendix: Analysis of `sexy' in the 450-million-word Bank of English corpus"
2002 (May/Jun): POSTER CO-PRESENTER (with Constantin Orasan, University of Wolverhampton), LREC 2002, "A corpus-based investigation of junk emails", Las Palmas, Canary Islands (Spain), 27th May - 2nd June 2002
2002 (Mar): SPEAKER, IATEFL, "Open the black box: corpus-based classroom exercises", University of York, 23-27 March 2002
2002 (Feb): INVITED SPEAKER, "The Bank of English past, present, and future: corpus size, composition, annotation, and software", 2nd Half-day Workshop on Computational Language Resources, Feb 8th 2002, ILASH (Institute for Language, Speech and Hearing, Natural Language Processing Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield
2002 (Jan): SPEAKER, "Word Surfari: using Corpora for Language Study", 22nd Annual Thailand TESOL International Conference, "INSPIRING CHANGE IN ELT", Chiangmai, January 17-19, 2002
2002 (Jan): SPEAKER, "Pragmatics and the COBUILD Dictionary", 22nd Annual Thailand TESOL International Conference, "INSPIRING CHANGE IN ELT", Chiangmai, January 17-19, 2002

2001
2001 (Nov): SPEAKER, "A lifetime of language experience at each click !" JALT, Kitakyushu, Japan, 22-25 Nov 2001
2001 (Nov): INVITED SPEAKER, "Language corpora: how can teachers and students use these valuable new resources?", The Tenth International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching (ETA-ROC), Taipei, 16-18 November 2001
2001 (Nov): SPEAKER, "EFL Dictionaries: for Reference and for Learning", The Tenth International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching (ETA-ROC), Taipei, 16-18 November 2001
2001 (Nov): PANEL MEMBER, "Dictionaries and TEFL" panel discussion, The Tenth International Symposium and Book Fair on English Teaching (ETA-ROC), Taipei, 16-18 November 2001
2001 (Oct): SPEAKER, "The New Dictionary for the New Millennium: COBUILD-3", 2001 Korea TESOL International Conference, `The Learning Environment: The Classroom and Beyond', 13-14 October 2001, Seoul, South Korea
2001 (Oct): SPEAKER, "Language Corpora on computer and Dictionaries on CD-Rom", 2001 Korea TESOL International Conference, `The Learning Environment: The Classroom and Beyond', 13-14 October 2001, Seoul, South Korea
2001 (Oct): GUEST SPEAKER, "Language corpora for learning and teaching", Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, 12th October 2001
2001 (Oct): CONSULTANT, National College English Course, Shanghai Jiao Tong University,
Shanghai, China, 5th-12th October 2001
2001 (July): TUTOR, TALLENT ("Teaching and Learning Languages Enhanced by New Technologies", European Community Socrates Programme, Lingua Action A) Workshop, University of Birmingham
2001 (June): PRESENTER, "Towards the Globalization of Business English?", (co-author Constantin Orasan, University of Wolverhampton), COMPLEX 2001 Conference, University of Birmingham, 29-30 June 2001
2001 (June): CHIEF TUTOR, Collins Pre-conference Workshop, COMPLEX 2001 Conference,
University of Birmingham, 28 June 2001
2001 (June): KEYNOTE SPEAKER, "Corpus, Collocation, and Lexical Sets", at HUSSE (Hungarian Society for the Study of English) Thematic Conference, "Empirically Based Approaches to Linguistic Description, University of Debrecen, 21-22 June 2001
2001 (Apr): SPEAKER, 35th Annual IATEFL Conference, Brighton, 17-21 April: "Corpus direct to your classroom"
2001 (Apr): TUTOR, Corpus Workshop (with Dr Vladimira Minovska) at the University of Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic (funded by ERASMUS/SOCRATES and the University of Wolverhampton), 12th-14th April
2001 (Apr): SPEAKER, Seminar at Czech National Corpus, Charles University, Prague, 11th April: "So What's New? The Bank of English 418 million-word corpus!"
2001 (Mar): SPEAKER, TESOL-Spain, 24th National Convention, "A Quest for Teacher Development", Seville, 30th March-April 1st: "Learning and teaching through context - a data-driven approach"
2001 (Mar): SPEAKER, IWTDIL-2001 (International Workshop on Technology Development in Indian Languages), Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta, 26th-30th March 2001: "Corpora and Languages in Contact: Is there a British variety of Panjabi?"
2001 (Jan): SPEAKER, 21st Annual Thailand TESOL International Conference, ("The Power of Practice"), The Imperial Queen's Park Hotel, Bangkok, Jan 18-20: "Classroom Cornucopia: the COBUILD Dictionary (3rd edition, 2000) and the Bank of English corpus"

2000
2000 (Dec): AUTHOR, "Dictionary Making" exercise, English Online/Actis Ltd website
2000 (Dec): VISITING LECTURER in Linguistics, University of Wolverhampton (Dictionaries and Corpora: Translation Studies)
2000 (Nov-Jan 2001): CONSULTANT, Computational Linguistics, University of Birmingham
2000 (Nov): CO-PRESENTER (with Dr Deirdre Martin), ELR Seminar (Nov 21), English Department, University of Birmingham: "Towards a British variety of Panjabi: developing a bilingual children's corpus in Panjabi"
2000 (Nov): CONSULTANT AND LOCAL RADIO SPOKESPERSON, ScottishPower "Telephony Survey" Radio Campaign
2000 (Nov-Dec): ADVISER, PhD Thesis, Monika Szirmai, University of Debrecen, Hungary
2000 (Nov-Dec): READER, PhD Thesis, Pernilla Danielsson, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
2000 (Nov): SPEAKER, JALT, Shizuoka City, Japan, 2nd-5th November: "Authority in the Classroom: using the COBUILD Dictionary (3rd edition, 2000) and the Bank of English corpus"
2000 (Nov): GUEST SPEAKER, "Using Corpora Systematically: the integral relationship between the Bank of English and COBUILD publications", University of Nagoya, Japan, Nov 1st
2000 (Oct): SPEAKER, KOTESOL, 8th Annual Conference of TESOL Korea, Taegu, South Korea, 30th September - 1st October: "Size matters: creating dictionaries from the world's largest corpus"
2000 (Sep): SPEAKER, Taipei, Taiwan, 11th September: (1) Bookman Seminar Room (2) China Technical College: "Teaching & Learning REAL English"
2000 (Sep): SPEAKER, Seminar on English Learning for the 21st Century, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, 9th September (1) Modern English for Education: "Teaching and Learning REAL English" (2) Modern English for Career: "Make English Work for You"
2000 (Sep): SPEAKER, China International Publishing Group, Foreign Languages Press Hall, Beijing, China, 7th September: "Teaching and Learning REAL English"
2000 (Jul): GUEST LECTURER, Postgraduate Seminar in English, University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil, 26th July: "Authority in the Classroom: dictionaries and language corpora"
2000 (Jul): GUEST LECTURER, University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, 24th July: "An Introduction to Corpus Research"
2000 (Jul): SPEAKER, BRAZ TESOL, 7th National Convention, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 17-20 July: "Authority in the Classroom: COBUILD & the Bank of English"
2000 (Jul): SPEAKER, Martins Fontes Bookshop, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 14 July: "Authority in the Classroom: COBUILD & the Bank of English"
Oct 99-Jun 00: CORPUS AND LEXICOGRAPHIC CONSULTANT, Bloomsbury Publishing
2000 (Jun): CO-PRESENTER (with Constantin Orasan, Computational Linguistics Group, University of Wolverhampton), LREC 2000, Athens, 31 May - 2 June: "An Open Architecture for the Construction and Administration of Corpora"
Nov 99-Jun 00: LEXICOGRAPHIC CONSULTANT, xrefer.com
2000 (May): CO-AUTHOR (with D.Martin, M.Bhardwaj, School of Education, University of Birmingham): Language change in young Panjabi/English learners, Speech and Language Therapists, SIG Bilingualism Study Day, University of Birmingham, May 12th 2000
2000 (May): CO-AUTHOR (with D.Martin, M.Bhardwaj, School of Education, University of Birmingham): Language change in young Panjabi/English learners, Centre for Human Communication and Deafness, University of Manchester, UK, May 11th 2000
Apr 99-Apr 00: PROJECT MANAGER, VerbNet Pilot Project, SIGLEX, ACL
Feb 00-Apr 00: CONSULTANT AND LOCAL RADIO SPOKESPERSON, Times English Dictionary launch
2000 (Mar): CO-PRESENTER (with Jeremy Butterfield, Collins Dictionaries), TESOL-Spain 23rd National Convention, Madrid, 24th-26th March: "Beyond the Dictionary: On-line Learning in the Classroom"
Jul 99-Mar 00: PROJECT MANAGER, Business English Corpus, Computational Linguistics Group, University of Wolverhampton
co-funded by the European Commission Language Resources - Production & Packaging project LE4-8835 via ELRA
Feb 99-Jan 00: AUTHOR, Web articles, BBC World Service, Learning English, Watch Your Language
2000 (Jan): SPEAKER, 20th Thailand TESOL International Conference, Khon Kaen, January 20th-22nd: "The essence of COBUILD - it's a real little GEM!"

1999
Sep 99-Jan 00 : VISITING LECTURER in Linguistics, University of Wolverhampton (Pragmatics, Morphology, Translation Studies)
1999 (Nov) : SPEAKER/FACILITATOR, IATEFL CompSig One-Day Workshop, University of Westminster: "How to Use Corpora in Language Education"
1999 (Nov) : SPEAKER, TESOL France, 1999 Colloquium, Paris, 19th-20th November, Round Table Discussion: "Monolingual EFL Dictionaries"
1999 (Nov) : SPEAKER, MSc Cognitive Science Seminar, University of Birmingham, General Linguistics CG11, "Corpus Lexicography"
1999 (Sept): SPEAKER and CO-AUTHOR, CALL'99, Exeter University, 9-11 September: The SELECT project: Language Engineering in CALL for Learners in the Business Community, co-authors Prof. Stephen Hagen, Prof. Ruslan Mitkov, Paul Brett, University of Wolverhampton
Jan 99-Oct 99 : CORPUS CONSULTANT, Department of German Studies, University of Birmingham
1999 (Jun) : CO-CONTRIBUTOR, VerbNET Pilot Project, SIGLEX-99, ACL, Maryland, USA, June 21-22
1999 (May) : VISITING LECTURER in Linguistics, University of Wolverhampton (Computational Linguistics)
1999 (Apr) : CO-AUTHOR, (with D.Martin, M.Bhardwaj, School of Education, University of Birmingham): Language change in young Panjabi/English learners, BAAL 99, University of Edinburgh, UK, 16th-18th September 1999
1999 (Apr) : CO-AUTHOR, (with D.Martin, M.Bhardwaj, School of Education, University of Birmingham): Language change in young Panjabi/English learners, International Symposium on Bilingualism, University of Newcastle, UK, 14th-17th April 1999
1999 (Mar) : CO-AUTHOR, (with D.Martin, M.Bhardwaj, School of Education, University of Birmingham): Evidence for rule and memory based strategies in both languages of young Panjabi/English learners, AAAL conference, University of Connecticut at Stamford, USA, 4th-9th March 1999

1998
Jul 98-Dec 99 : RESEARCH FELLOW, SELECT project, University of Wolverhampton
May 98-Oct 99 : CORPUS CONSULTANT, ESRC/Leverhulme Bilingual English/Punjabi Children's corpus, School of Education, University of Birmingham
Jul 98-Sep 99 : LEXICOGRAPHER, SENSEVAL project, University of Brighton
Apr 98-Jul 99 : MA DISSERTATION SUPERVISOR, Distance MA TEFL/TESL, CELS, University of Birmingham
1998 (Dec) : INTERNAL EXAMINER, PhD Department of German Studies, University of Birmingham
Nov 98-Dec 98 : LEXICOGRAPHIC CONSULTANT, Bloomsbury Publishing
1998 (Oct) : TUTOR, 3-DAY WORKSHOP for ALECE (Association for Lecturers of English in Colleges of Education): "The Use of Corpora and Computer Text Analysis in the Classroom" Sogn og Fjordane College, Sogndal, Norway, 26th-30th October
1998 (Oct) : PRESENTER, Corpus Training seminar for lexicographic staff, Cambridge University Press (ELT Reference)
1998 (Sep) : CO-PRESENTER and CO-AUTHOR, SENSEVAL Workshop, Herstmonceux Castle, Sussex, England, 2-4 September 1998 (held under the auspices of ACL-SIGLEX,EURALEX, ELSNET, and EU projects ECRAN and SPARKLE) (with Diane Nicholls) Peeling an onion: the lexicographer's experience of manual sense-tagging
1998 (Jun) : ORGANIZER & TUTOR, 4-day Staff Seminar, Lingüística Aplicada a la Ciencia y a la Tecnología, E.T.S.I. de Minas, Polytechnic University of Madrid, Spain
Feb 98-Jun 98 : VISITING LECTURER in Linguistics, University of Wolverhampton (Semantics)
1998 (May) : VISITING LECTURER in Linguistics, University of Wolverhampton (Computational Linguistics)
1998 (May) : POSTER PRESENTER, DALR Workshop, LREC Conference, Granada, Spain: TRACTOR - TELRI Research Archive of Computational Tools and Resources
1998 (May) : SPEAKER, ICAME Conference, Belfast: TRACTOR - TELRI Research Archive of Computational Tools and Resources
1998 (Mar) : SPEAKER, Staff/Postgraduate Research Seminar in Linguistics, University of Wolverhampton
Feb 98-Sep 98 : COMMITTEE MEMBER, Program Committee, TEXT, SPEECH and DIALOG (TSD'98) Conference, Brno, Czech Republic, September 23-26, 1998
Jan 1998 : CONSULTANT, LEXICOGRAPHIC CORPORA, Cambridge University Press (ELT Reference)

1997
Sep 97-May 98 : PROJECT MANAGER, Dictionary Database,
Helicon Publishers
Aug 97-Jan 98 : PROJECT MANAGER,
TRACTOR, TELRI, Institut fuer Deutsche Sprache, Mannheim
1997 (Dec): ORGANIZER & TUTOR, 1-DAY INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR, INSTITUTE OF LINGUISTICS Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb and Croatian Academy of Science and Arts
1997 (Nov) : SPEAKER, English Language Research Staff/Postgraduate Seminar, University of Birmingham
1997 (Nov) : SPEAKER, MSc Cognitive Science Seminar, University of Birmingham, General Linguistics CG11, "Corpus Lexicography"
1997 (Oct): SPEAKER, TELRI 3rd European Seminar, Montecatini, Italy: TRACTOR - TELRI Research Archive of Computational Tools and Resources
1997 (Sep): ORGANIZER & TUTOR, 7-DAY INTERNATIONAL COURSE, "Computers and Text", 4-10 September, under the auspices of the European Society for the Study of English 4th Conference, Lajos Kossuth University, Debrecen, Hungary
1997 (Sep): CO-CONVENER & SPEAKER, Seminar 6. Corpus Linguistics and Computational Lexicography, European Society for the Study of English, 4th Conference, Lajos Kossuth University, Debrecen, Hungary, 5-9 September
1997 (Sep): GUEST LECTURER, Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary

1995-97
CORPUS MANAGER, COBUILD, HarperCollinsPublishers, and HONORARY RESEARCH FELLOW, University of Birmingham
1991-97 : SUPERVISOR/TECHNICAL ADVISER, MA Dissertations and PhD Theses, University of Birmingham
1996 (Sep) : COURSE TUTOR, Post-Complex Tutorial, Budapest, Hungary
1996 (Sep): COMMITTEE MEMBER, Program Committee, Complex '96 Conference, Budapest, Hungary
1995 (Dec) : GUEST LECTURER, Esterhazy Karoly Teachers College, Eger, Hungary
1995 (Dec) : GUEST LECTURER, TIT Language Teachers College, Pecs, Hungary
1995 (Dec) : GUEST LECTURER, University of Pecs, Hungary
1995 (Nov-Dec) : ORGANIZER & TUTOR, International Course in Computational Lexicography, "From Corpus to Dictionary", Lajos Kossuth University, Debrecen, Hungary, 27 Nov - 2 Dec
1995 (Nov): GUEST LECTURER, University of Barcelona, Spain
1995 (Nov) : GUEST LECTURER, University of Vic, Spain

1992-95
DEVELOPMENT MANAGER, COBUILD, HarperCollinsPublishers, and HONORARY RESEARCH FELLOW, University of Birmingham
1995 (May) : PLENARY SPEAKER, APPI, Lisbon, Portugal
1994 (May) : INVITED SPEAKER, Symposium on Lexicography, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
1994 : PARICIPANT, Euralex Conference, Amsterdam
1993 (Oct) : SPEAKER, IATEFL, Krakow, Poland
1993 (Oct) : GUEST LECTURER, Universities of Poznan, Wroclaw and Slaski, Poland
1993 : PARTICIPANT, Making Sense of Words, NOED Conference, Oxford
1993 (Apr) : GUEST LECTURER, Universities of Leon and Malaga, Spain
1992 (Sep) : GUEST LECTURER, University of Brighton, UK
1992 : PARTICIPANT, TEI Workshop, Pisa, Italy
1992 : PARTICIPANT, 13th ICAME Conference, University of Nijmegen, Netherlands
1992 : PARTICIPANT, Euralex Conference, University of Tampere, Finland
1992 (Feb) : INVITED SPEAKER, British Council, Segovia and Oviedo, Spain
1992 (Feb) : SPEAKER, APIGA, Santiago, Spain
1992 (Feb) : GUEST LECTURER, Universities of Valladolid and Leon, Spain
1984-94 : TUTOR/CO-ORGANIZER, Lexicographer training courses, COBUILD
1991-93 : CO-ORDINATOR/TUTOR, MA option in Corpus Lexicography, University of Birmingham

1984-92
LEXICOGRAPHER/EDITOR, COBUILD, Collins/HarperCollinsPublishers, and
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE/FELLOW, University of Birmingham
1991 (Apr) : INVITED SPEAKER, British Institute, Paris, France
1991 (Mar) : SPEAKER, IATEFL Conference, University of Exeter, UK
1991 : PARTICIPANT, Using Corpora, NOED Conference, University of Oxford, UK
1990 : PARTICIPANT, Euralex Conference, University of Malaga, Spain
1985 : PARTICIPANT, Euralex Seminar: Dictionary and the Language User, University of Leeds, UK

1976-84
UNDERGRADUATE/POSTGRADUATE STUDENT (Sanskrit and Tamil), School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

1974-76
EXECUTIVE OFFICER, COMPUTER PROGRAMMER AND SYSTEMS ANALYST, Department of the Environment

1973-74
OVERLAND TRIP TO INDIA

1972-73
various temporary jobs in London (via Alfred Marks Employment Agency);
SCHOOLTEACHER, I.L.E.A., Clapton, East London

1971-72
STATIONMASTER, Whittlesford Station, Cambridge;
MUSICIAN (drummer): including 6 months living in Dervaig, on the Isle of Mull

1970-71
BOOKSELLER / ASSISTANT MANAGER,Student's Bookshops Ltd, Cambridge

1967-70
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT (French and German) Jesus College, University of Cambridge

PUBLICATIONS

1. Dictionaries and Reference Books

2004: COBUILD Advanced Learner's Dictionary CD-Rom (Pronunciation Recording Manager)
1999: Hutchinson Educational Encyclopedia (Dictionary Project Manager)
1997: The Indian Tradition (Author) (in Encyclopedia of Translation Studies, ed. Mona Baker, Routledge, London)
1995: Cobuild English Guides: 8 SPELLING (Editor)
1995: Cobuild English Dictionary (Editor)
1995: Cobuild Portuguese Bridge Bilingual Dictionary (Senior Editor)
1994: Cobuild on CD-Rom (Development Manager)
1992: Cobuild English Usage (Editor)
1992: BBC English Dictionary (Editor)
1991: Cobuild Student's Grammar (Senior Editor): co-winner (with Dave Willis) of the English Speaking Union prize,
awarded by Prince Philip (the Duke of Edinburgh) at Buckingham Palace
1990: Common Names of the Indian Subcontinent (Author) (Supplement in A Dictionary of First Names, eds. P.Hanks & F.Hodges, OUP, Oxford)
1990: Cobuild English Grammar (Editor)
1989: Cobuild Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs (Editor)
1989: Cobuild English Learner's Dictionary (Editor)
1988: Cobuild Essential English Dictionary (Senior Compiler)
1987: Cobuild English Language Dictionary (Senior Compiler)

2. Academic/professional publications

2007: Krishnamurthy, R., & Kosem, I. "Issues in creating a corpus for EAP pedagogy and research". Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 6(4), 356-373.

2005: "Concordances". In Brown, K. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Elsevier.

2005: "Collocations". In Brown, K. (Ed.), Elsevier Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Elsevier.

2005: "Corpus-Driven Lexicography". In Brown, K. (Ed.), Elsevier Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Elsevier.

2004: Burning questions, but no burning answers: collocation and idiomaticity (in KOTESOL 2002 Proceedings)

2004: (Editor) English collocation studies: The OSTI Report by John Sinclair, Susan Jones and Robert Daley, London: Continuum Books

2004: Language Corpora on Computer and Dictionaries on CD-Rom pp 207-216 in KOTESOL Proceedings 2001, eds D.E Shaffer & R.J. Dickey, Seoul: KOTESOL

2003: Freeze-frame pictures: micro-diachronic variations in synchronic corpora pp 15-31 in Jozsef Andor, Jozsef Horvath, and Marianne Nikolov (eds), `Studies in English Theoretical and Applied Linguistics', Lingua Franca Csoport, Pecs, Hungary; ISBN 963-641-994-9

2003: Language As Chunks, Not Words pp 288-294 in JALT 2002 Proceedings, eds Malcolm Swanson and Kent Hill, JALT, Tokyo, Japan; ISBN 4-901352-06-7

2003: (with Deirdre Martin, Mangat Bhardwaj, Reeva Charles) Language change in young Panjabi/English children: implications for bilingual language assessment in Child Language Teaching and Therapy Vol 19: 3, October 2003, pp. 245-265(21) Arnold Journals (Hodder Headline Group)

2003: Authority in the Classroom: dictionaries and corpora, COBUILD & The Bank of English (paper given at the Braz-TESOL 2000 conference, and published in the BrazTESOL Newsletter March 2003)

2002: Corpus, Collocation, and Lexical Sets, pp 7-42 in B. Hollosy and J. Kiss-Gulyas (eds) Studies in Linguistics Vol VI Part I, (A Supplement to the Hungarian Journal of English and American Studies), University of Debrecen, ISSN 1217-2642

2002: A lifetime of language experience at each click, pp 680-688 in PAC3 at JALT 2001 Conference Proceedings, eds Malcolm Swanson, David McMurray, Keith Lane

2002: The Corpus Revolution in EFL Dictionaries and Appendix: Analysis of `sexy' in the 450-million-word Bank of English corpus in Kernerman Dictionary News, Issue no 10, July 2002

2002: (with Constantin Orasan) A corpus-based investigation of junk emails, pp 1773-1780 in Proceedings of LREC 2002, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 29th-31st May; (eds.) Manuel Gonzalez Rodriguez and Carmen Paz Suarez Araujo; ELRA, Paris.

2002: Classroom cornucopia: The new COBUILD dictionary and the Bank of English corpus, (paper originally presented at Thai TESOL 2001), in Corpus Studies in Language Education (special volume from The English Teacher), ISBN 974-615-076-6, IELE Press

2002: Learning and teaching through context - a data-driven approach, republished (with permission from TESOL Spain Newsletter) at the Developing Teachers website, May Newsletter

2002: Interviewed at Thai TESOL 2002 for article The Dictionary Revolution by Terry Fredrickson, Editor, Learning Post, Bangkok Post, 2nd April 2002

2002: The Bank of English past, present, and future: corpus size, composition, annotation, and software, 2nd Half-day Workshop on Computational Language Resources, Feb 8th 2002, ILASH (Institute for Language, Speech and Hearing), Natural Language Processing Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield

2002: Pragmatics and the EFL Dictionary, pp 45-47, Conference Summaries, Selected Presentation Summaries of the 22nd Annual Thailand TESOL International Conference, "INSPIRING CHANGE IN ELT", Chiangmai, January 17-19, 2002, ed. Supanee Chinnawongs Ph.D

2001: Learning and teaching through context - a data-driven approach, pp 9-10 in TESOL Spain Newsletter, Volume 24, Autumn/Winter 2001, ISSN 1575-8044

2001: Language Corpora: How can Teachers and Students use these valuable new resources?, pp 59-65 in Selected Papers from the 10th International Symposium on English Teaching, ETA/ROC, Taipei, Nov 2001, ISBN 986-7971-05-1

2001: Corpus direct to your classroom, pp 10-14 in Independence, IATEFL Learner Independence SIG Newsletter, Issue 29, Summer 2001, ISSN 1026-4329

2001: The Science and Technology of Corpus, and Corpus for Science and Technology (based on a four-day course given at the Departamento de Linguistica Aplicada, E.T.S.I. de Minas, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid; June 15-19 1998), pp 79-114 in Guadalupe Aguado De Cea and Pilar Duran Escribano (eds) `La Investigacion en Lenguas Aplicadas: Enfoque Multidisciplinar', ISBN: 84-95063-16-6; Fundacion Gomez Pardo publishers; Universidad Politecnica de Madrid

2001: Size Matters: creating Dictionaries from the World's Largest Corpus, pp 169-180 in 8th Annual KOTESOL Conference Proceedings, Taegu, 2000, ISSN 1598-0472

2001: (with Jeremy Butterfield) Beyond the Dictionary: On-line Learning in the Classroom (reprinted in "the news", TESOL France Newsletter, pp 8-10, No 28, May 2001, ISSN 1266-7552)

2000: "Dictionary Making" exercise, English Online/Actis Ltd website

2000: Collocation: from silly ass to lexical sets (in Heffer, C. and Sauntson, H. (eds) 'Words in Context: A Tribute to John Sinclair on his Retirement'. Birmingham 2000.

2000: (with Jeremy Butterfield) Beyond the Dictionary: On-line Learning in the Classroom (TESOL Spain Newsletter, Vol 23, pp 3-5, Autumn/Winter 2000)

2000: (with Bill Dodd) Note on language corpora and software (pp xiii-xxi in Working with German Corpora, ed. Bill Dodd, The University of Birmingham Press)

2000: (with Constantin Orasan) An Open Architecture for the Construction and Administration of Corpora (pp 793-801, Vol II, Proceedings, LREC 2000, Athens, Greece, 31 May - 2 June, 2nd International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, eds. Maria Gavrilidou, George Carayannis, Stella Markantonatou, Stelios Piperidis, Gregory Stainhauer; ELRA, Paris, France)

2000: (with Diane Nicholls) Peeling an onion: the lexicographer's experience of manual sense-tagging (paper given at SENSEVAL Workshop, Herstmonceux, September 1998); pp 85-97, CHum SENSEVAL Special Issue, no: 34: 1-2, 2000

1999: (with Stephen Hagen, Paul Brett, Ruslan Mitkov) The SELECT Project: Language Engineering in CALL for Learners in the Business Community, pp 261-291, CALL & The Learning Community, ed. Keith Cameron, Elm Bank Publications, Exeter (Proceedings of the Eighth Biennial Exeter CALL Conference, University of Exeter, Sept 9-11 1999); ISBN 1-902454-09-X

1999: (with V.Robbins) WP5 Synthesis Report, 43pp, SELECT (Strategies for European LE-enhanced Communication Training) project, EC Language Engineering Telematics Applications Programme LE4-8304

1998: Electronic language resources: cornucopia or information overload?, pp 17-26, Eger Journal of English Studies. Volume II, ed. E. Abkarovits, Karoly Esterhazy Teachers' Training College, Eger, Hungary; ISSN 1417-166X

1998: TRACTOR - TELRI Research Archive of Computational Tools and Resources , pp 111-115, Proceedings of the Third European Seminar, `Translation Equivalence', Montecatini Terme, Italy, eds. W. Teubert, E.T. Bonelli and N. Volz, TELRI Association, IDS, Mannheim; ISBN 0-9528026-1-X

1997: Keeping Good Company: Collocation, Corpus and Dictionaries, pp 31-56, Lexic, corpus i diccionaris: cicle de conferencies 95-96, eds. IULA, Barcelona, Spain; ISBN 84-477-0609-5

1996: Change and Continuity at COBUILD (1986-96), pp 61-79, Eger Journal of English Studies, Volume I, ed. E. Abkarovits, Karoly Esterhazy Teachers' Training College, Eger, Hungary; ISSN 1417-166X

1996: Ethnic, racial and tribal: The language of racism?, pp 129-149, Texts and Practices, eds. C.R. Caldas-Coulthard & M. Coulthard, Routledge, London, UK; ISBN 0-415-12142-6, 0-415-12143-4

1996: The Data is The Dictionary: Corpus at the Cutting Edge of Lexicography, pp 117-144, Papers in Computational Lexicography, COMPLEX'96, eds. F. Kiefer, G. Kiss & J. Pajzs, Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, Hungary; ISBN 963-8461-98-5

1996: Exploiting the Masses: The Corpus-based Study of Language, pp 141-156, Symposium on Lexicography VII, Copenhagen 1994, eds. A. Zettersten & V.H. Pedersen, Lexicographica Series Maior 76, Niemeyer, Tubingen, Germany; ISBN 3-484-30976-8, ISSN: 0175-9264

1996: (with J. Clear, G. Fox, G. Francis, & R. Moon) COBUILD: the state of the art, pp 303-314, IJCL Vol 1, No 2, Benjamins, Amsterdam, Netherlands; ISSN 1384-6655

1995: The Macrocosm and the Microcosm: The Corpus and The Text, pp 1-16, Linguistic Approaches to Literature: Papers in Literary Stylistics, ed J. Payne, Discourse Analysis Monograph 17, ELR, University of Birmingham, UK; ISBN 0-7044-1581-X

1992: Basic access software, section A: word lists, 16pp, NERC-WP5-87, Working Paper for EC Project: Network of European Reference Corpora, ILC, Pisa, Italy

1992: Basic access software, section B: basic concordancing 2: the user's perspective, 23pp, NERC-WP5-88, Working Paper for EC Project: Network of European Reference Corpora, ILC, Pisa, Italy

1992: Data collection, 17pp, NERC-WP6/WP7-57, Working Paper for EC Project: Network of European Reference Corpora, ILC, Pisa, Italy

1992: Pisa TEI workshop: recoding a Cobuild spoken text, 10pp, NERC-WP4-49, Working Paper for EC Project: Network of European Reference Corpora, ILC, Pisa, Italy

1992: Recoding a TEI text in Cobuild codes, 10pp, NERC-WP3-41, Working Paper for EC Project: Network of European Reference Corpora, ILC, Pisa, Italy

1992: (with Sue Smith) Text Encoding at Cobuild, 10pp, NERC-WP3-38, Working Paper for EC Project: Network of European Reference Corpora, ILC, Pisa, Italy

1987: The Process of Compilation, pp 62-85, Chapter 3, Looking Up, ed. J.M. Sinclair, Collins ELT, London, UK; ISBN:0-00-370256-1

3. Journalism/Publicity

2001 (Oct): Irish Times on the Web: contribution to article by John Hearne: "Text Waves" (on impact of technology on language)
2000 (Nov): Radio Ceredigion (Wales): Recorded Interview: ScottishPower "Telephony Survey"
2000 (Nov): Sunrise Radio (Yorkshire): Recorded Interview: ScottishPower "Telephony Survey"
2000 (Nov): Fosseway Radio 107.9: Recorded Interview: ScottishPower "Telephony Survey"
2000 (Nov): Quay West Radio (Somerset): Recorded Interview: ScottishPower "Telephony Survey"
2000 (Nov): The Market Tiers 4DC: Recorded Interview: ScottishPower "Telephony Survey"
2000 (Nov): News Direct 97.3 FM: Recorded Interview: ScottishPower "Telephony Survey"
2000 (Nov): LBC (London): Recorded Interview: ScottishPower "Telephony Survey"
2000 (Nov): Radio GWR FM (Swindon, W.Wilts, Marlborough): Recorded Interview: ScottishPower "Telephony Survey"
2000 (Nov): Radio 105.4 Leicester Sound FM: Recorded Interview: ScottishPower "Telephony Survey"
2000 (Nov): Century Radio (E. Midlands): Recorded Interview: ScottishPower "Telephony Survey"
2000 (Nov): Alpha 103.2 Radio (Darlington): Recorded Interview: ScottishPower "Telephony Survey"
2000 (Nov): Real Radio (Cardiff and Newport): Recorded Interview: ScottishPower "Telephony Survey"
2000 (Apr): BBC Radio Kent: Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Apr): BBC Radio Bristol: Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Apr): BBC Radio West Midlands: Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Apr): AA News Bite: Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Apr): The Market Tiers: Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Apr): BBC Thames Valley FM: Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Apr): Radio Wave 105.2 FM (Solent): Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Apr): BBC Radio Lincolnshire: Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Apr): British Forces Broadcasting Group: Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Apr): Radio Alpha 103.2 FM (Darlington): Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Apr): BBC Radio Shropshire: Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Apr): BBC Radio Jersey: Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Apr): Radio SGR Colchester: Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Apr): Radio XCEL FM: Live Interview: Internet Jargon, Demon Internet & Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): BBC Radio Bristol: Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): BBC Radio WM (West Midlands): Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): Sunday Business Post (Ireland): Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): BBC Radio York: Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): BBC Radio Wiltshire: Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): BBC Radio Ulster: Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): LBC (London Broadcasting Company): Live Interview: Language Change
2000 (Mar): BBC Radio Cambridgeshire: Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): BBC Radio Newcastle: Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): BBC Radio Leicester: Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): BBC Radio Gloucester: Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): BBC Radio Midlands: Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): BBC Radio Southern Counties: Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): London Radio Service: Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): BBC Radio Essex: Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): Press Association: Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): LBC (London Broadcasting Company): Live Interview: Times English Dictionary
2000 (Mar): IRN (Independent Radio News): Recorded Interview: Times English Dictionary
1999 (Dec): BBC World Service (WWW): Millenniumfest or Millennial Instant
1999 (Oct): BBC World Service (WWW): The `-tastic' creativity of language
1999 (Aug): BBC World Service (WWW): Look forward in anger or rage?
1999 (Apr): BBC World Service (WWW): Bad Language
1999 (Apr): BBC World Service (WWW): Farewell impeachment?
1998 (Apr): BBC Radio 2: Recorded Interview: Word Origins
1997 (Dec): BBC Radio 2: Live Interview: American English
1997 (Jun): BBC Radio 2: Live Interview: How many words in English?
1997 (Jun): Library Resources Exhibition, NEC, Birmingham: Bank of English
1997 (May): BBC English Magazine / Buenos Aires Herald: Lingua Anglica
1997 (May): HarperCollins Website: Tracking the Living Language
1997 (Apr): Publishing News: personal profile
1997 (Apr): Guardian: Sleaze
1997 (Apr): Bookseller: Party Leaders
1997 (Apr): Independent: People and their -isms
1997 (Apr): Guardian: People and their -isms
1997 (Apr): BBC Radio Nottingham: Live Interview: Sleaze
1997 (Apr): BBC Radio 4/Open Univ: Live Interview: Language and the Media
1997 (Mar): Independent: Sleaze
1997 (Mar): London News Radio: Recorded Interview: Sleaze
1997 (Mar): BBC Radio 4, Afternoon Shift: Live Interview: Party Leaders
1997 (Feb): BBC English Magazine: Defining Learners' Dictionaries
1997 (Feb): Independent on Sunday: Dialect Words
1997 (Jan): EL Gazette: Bridge Bilingual Dictionaries
1997 (Jan): CBC (Canada): Live Interview: Dialect Words
1997 (Jan): BBC World Service: Recorded Interview: Dialect Words
1997 (Jan): Guardian Weekly: Learners' Dictionaries
1996 (Dec): Sunday Times: Dialect Words
1996 (Nov): Times City Diary: Budget Day
1996 (Nov): Financial Times TV / CNBC Europe: Live Interview: Budget Day
1996 (Nov): Greater London Radio: Live Interview: Budget Day
1992 (May): Young People Now: Swearing
1991 (Jun): Practical English Teaching: English in the right order

QUALIFICATIONS

2009 : Fellow, Higher Education Academy
1994 : Visions and Values (team building and business awareness)
1994 : Effective Presentation Skills
1992 : Managing People
1992 : Time Management
1980-83 : PhD (Sanskrit) (to be completed), SOAS, University of London
1980 : BA Hons (1st Class) Sanskrit, SOAS, University of London
1980 : MA, University of Cambridge
1976 : NCC Certificate in Systems Analysis
1974 : Introduction to Computing and Cobol Programming
1970 : BA Hons (2nd Class) French and German, University of Cambridge