The 2020 British Council ELT Research Awards programme attracted 25 high quality proposals from universities across the UK.
All submissions were reviewed by a panel of evaluators against the following criteria:
- opportunities for international collaboration
- value for money
- alignment with British Council priorities.
The following proposals were selected to receive a grant this year:
Liverpool John Moores University, Professor Michael Thomas
Minimum academic standards and the English language curriculum in Nigerian universities: benchmarking, implementation and evaluation (MERLIN Project)
University of Strathclyde, Dr Dario Banegas
University of Bath, Dr Samantha Curle
University lecturer strategy use to introduce and explain STEM terminology in EMI contexts: an exploratory comparative study of China, Turkey, South Africa and Nepal
De Montfort University, Dr Jie Liu
University of Cambridge, Professor Ianthi Tsimpli
Reading for comprehension in primary school children in India: a teacher training programme