Discourse analysis

A research area within the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies

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Discourse analysis research

Our 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.

Academic staff at the University of Leeds

Discover our subject specialists who lead our research - from postgraduate research students to internationally-renowned academic staff.

Academics and partners undertaking research projects.

Our research is often collaborative and has an international impact. Explore the outcomes of our past and present research projects associated with discourse analysis.


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