A research area within the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies
Discourse analysis research
Our discourse analysis research focuses on the following themes:
- The representation of (road) users in official publications
- Language ideologies in media discourse
- Media representations of rape and violent crime against women
- Politeness in institutional settings
We are active members of the Language at Leeds research hub, and in particular the Language at Leeds research satellite Corpus linguistics.
Language at Leeds
Language at Leeds brings together professionals within the University involved in the study of language, connecting individuals and groups to support research across various disciplines. The central tenet of the centre is an interdisciplinary approach to addressing and understanding issues relating to language, linguistics and communication.