The 2016 British Council ELT Research Awards programme attracted 28 high quality proposals from universities across the UK.

All submissions were reviewed by a panel of evaluators against the following criteria:

  • impact
  • innovation
  • feasibility
  • expertise
  • opportunities for international collaboration
  • value for money
  • alignment with British Council priorities.

The following seven proposals were selected to receive a grant this year:

Coventry University

Dr Marina Orsini-Jones
B-MELTT - Blending MOOCs for English language teacher training

Newcastle University

Professor Steve Walsh
SETTVEO: Evidence based reflection and teacher development

Northumbria University

Graham Hall
English language education and migration: implications for secondary level students who have English as an Additional Language

Queen's University Belfast

Dr Aisling O’Boyle
Digital data-driven learning and teaching: making best use of corpora for English language teaching

University of Glasgow

Anna Rolinska
Establishing and sustaining pre-sessional student partnerships across borders

University of Nottingham

Ana Pellicer-Sánchez
L2 reading and reading-while-listening in multi-modal learning conditions: an eye-tracking study

University of Warwick

Dr Steve Mann
Video in language teacher education