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Role requirements in Academic Recruitment for Construction & Engineering

Journal Article
Pilcher, N., Galbrun, L., Craig, N., Murray, M., Forster, A., & Tennant, S. (in press)
Role requirements in Academic Recruitment for Construction & Engineering. European Journal of Engineering Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/03043797.2020.1725451
Two ongoing and recurrent debates in the employment of academic staff are (1) how much industry experience should faculty staff have? and (2) what priority is given to researc...

Evaluating the key factors of green port policies in Taiwan through quantitative and qualitative approaches

Journal Article
Tseng, P., & Pilcher, N. (2019)
Evaluating the key factors of green port policies in Taiwan through quantitative and qualitative approaches. Transport Policy, 82, 127-137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tranpol.2018.12.014
This paper presents a holistic picture of the factors that affect green port policies through the use of both quantitative and qualitative approaches. Quantitatively, fuzzy an...

The Use of Humour in the Off-task Spaces of the Language Classroom

Journal Article
Victoria, M. (2019)
The Use of Humour in the Off-task Spaces of the Language Classroom. ELT Journal, 73(2), 186-196. https://doi.org/10.1093/elt/ccy054
The focal point of most investigations into classroom discourse tends to be on the institutionally sanctioned and legitimized on-task exchanges between teachers and students w...

Doing Politics: Discursivity, performativity and mediation in political discourse

Book
M. Kranert, & G. Horan (Eds.), (2018)
Doing Politics: Discursivity, performativity and mediation in political discourse. https://doi.org/10.1075/dapsac.80
This edited volume explores the discursive, performative and mediated dimensions of contemporary political discourse. The strengths of the volume are manifold: it contains cut...

Revisiting the ‘third space’ in language and intercultural studies

Journal Article
Xiaowei Zhou, V., & Pilcher, N. (2019)
Revisiting the ‘third space’ in language and intercultural studies. Language and Intercultural Communication, 19(1), 1-8. doi:10.1080/14708477.2018.1553363
No abstract available.

Music Generated Narratives: Elaborating the Da Capo Interview Technique

Journal Article
Cortazzi, M., Pilcher, N., & Jin, L. (2018)
Music Generated Narratives: Elaborating the Da Capo Interview Technique. Qualitative Report, 23(10),
Qualitative researchers draw on multiple, creative ways to elicit participant narratives. Our previous use of playing researcher-selected music to participants to elicit narra...

Western and Eastern Building Conservation Philosophies: Perspectives on Permanence and Impermanence

Journal Article
Forster, A. M., Thomson, D., Richards, K., Pilcher, N., & Vettese, S. (2019)
Western and Eastern Building Conservation Philosophies: Perspectives on Permanence and Impermanence. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 13(6), 870-885. https://doi.org/10.1080/15583058.2018.1490827
In this conceptual paper, we illuminate Western building conservation philosophy practice with insights into Eastern conservation philosophy and associated aesthetic understan...

The verbal and the visual in language learning and teaching: insights from the ‘Selfie Project’

Journal Article
Victoria, M. (2018)
The verbal and the visual in language learning and teaching: insights from the ‘Selfie Project’. Language Learning Journal, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1080/09571736.2018.1484797
That ‘a picture can stimulate a thousand words’ aptly summarizes the role of the visual in the field of language learning and teaching. The power of the image to generate lang...

Populistische Elemente in den Wahlprogrammen von AfD und UKIP

Journal Article
Kranert, M. (2018)
Populistische Elemente in den Wahlprogrammen von AfD und UKIP. Aptum: Journal of Language Criticism and Language Culture, 14(1), 61-77
Seit dem Erstarken neuer rechter Parteien in Europa und der Wahl Donald Trumps zum 45. Präsidenten der Vereinigten Staaten dominiert Populismus als politischer Kampfbegriff de...

‘Intercultural competence’ as an intersubjective process: a reply to ‘essentialism’

Journal Article
Zhou, V. X., & Pilcher, N. (2018)
‘Intercultural competence’ as an intersubjective process: a reply to ‘essentialism’. Language and Intercultural Communication, 18(1), 125-143. https://doi.org/10.1080/14708477.2017.1400510
In this paper, we problematise a competence-oriented reflective approach to intercultural education by drawing on four students’ reflective essays about their experiential lea...