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Janice Carruthers

Professor of French Linguistics & Dean of Research at Queen's University Belfast

Janice Carruthers is Professor of French Linguistics and Dean of Research in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast. She was Priority Area Leadership Fellow in Modern Languages with the Arts and Humanities Research Council from 2017–21. Janice has led large research projects including the Queen’s strand of the Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded Open World Research Initiative project Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies, working with partners in Cambridge, Nottingham and Edinburgh. Her publications are in French linguistics (particularly temporality, orality, variation, corpus linguistics, sociolinguistics) and language policy in relation to foreign, indigenous and community languages in the UK.

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