Related PhD theses

This is a sample of recent PhD-level research at Essex that has involved corpora:

Supervised by Sonja Eisenbeiss

Elena Papadopoulou (2013). The Acquisition of Wh-questions by Cypriot-Greek Children.

Shorouq Khalid Al-Houti (2013). The Acquisition of Finiteness, Nominal and Verbal Agreement by Kuwaiti Children Acquiring Arabic.

Supervised by Sophia Skoufaki

Farooqui, Afnan (2011 – current) A Corpus-based study of  Academic Collocations Use and Patterns in Postgraduate  Computer Science Students’ Writing

Supervised by Bojana Petric

Ono, M.  (2012). A genre analysis of Japanese and English Ph.D. theses in the field of literature: Macrostructure and introductory chapters.

Emhammed, A. (2014). A comparative genre analysis of English and Arabic research article introductions in the field of education: Textual features, writers’ perspectives, and writing contexts.

Ha, Fong (current), who is doing a cross-cultural analysis of evaluative acts in classical concert reviews in British and Hong Kong press