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Funded research projects


Between 1997 and 2003 the group received funding from the University of A Coruña (through its Vicerrectorado de Investigación) and the Autonomous Government of Galicia for research on English Medieval Dialects and the Fit-Technique (PR-404A PROY 99-145).

MuStE members have also participated in several research projects funded by the Spanish Ministry of Education and Culture and by the Automomous Government of Galicia from 1991 to the present. These projects dealt with variation and language change, DGICYT (PB90-0370); Verbal idioms in the history of English, DGES (PB96-0955); Prepositional constructions in the history of English, DGES (BFF 2000-0492); Collocations and technical English, HUM 2005-00-562/FIL.

The group has received funding from 2003 to carry on the compilation of the Coruña Corpus (READ MORE) and associated research on English scientific writing between the 17th and 19th centuries. The University of A Coruña and the Autonomous Government of Galicia (PGIDIT03PXIB10402PR; PGIDIT07PXIB104160PR) have provided funding for this research until 2010.

MuStE also receives some extra funding from Xunta de Galicia. Consellera de Educación e Coordenación Universitaria (2007/000145-0) and the Spanish Ministry of Science (2008-2011).

The Autonomous Government of Galicia funded another project on scientific discourse and women, entitled Discurso científico e muller: contexto social e variación na lingua inglesa (1700-1930) (10 PXIB 167 061 PR) from 2010 to 2013.

During the period 2014-2016 the group carried out the compilation of CHET (Corpus of History English Texts) and CECheT (Corpus of English Chemical Texts) funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness (grant number FFI2013-42215-P) within its National Programme for excelence in Scientific and Technical Research.

For the period 2017-2019, some of MuStE members as well as some external collaborators will be completing CHET and CECheT as well as selecting samples for CETeL (Corpus of English Texts on Language) with funding for the same National Programme for excelence in Scientific and Technical Research (FFI2016-75599-P).

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