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Dr Catrin Rhys Senior Lecturer

School of Communication
Research Institute
Institute for Research in Social Sciences
Jordanstown campus
Room 17E13
Shore Road
Co. Antrim
BT37 0QB
+44 (0)28 903 66463
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Catrin S. Rhys is a Senior Lecturer in language and social interaction in the linguistics group within the School of Communication.After an undergraduate degree in linguistics (York University), and a year's British Council Scholarship in China (Liaoning University), Catrin completed an ESRC funded PhD at the Centre for Cognitive Science (University of Edinburgh), including an Advanced British Council Scholarship in China (Fudan University) and a Linguistics Institute Scholarship for the Summer Institute in Chinese Linguistics. Prior to her post at Ulster University, she held lectureships at the University of Leon and the University of York.

Catrin’s teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels explores the communication of meaning through language use in social settings. Her research employs Conversation Analysis to examine social interaction in different mundane and institutional contexts. With her background in formal linguistics, there is a focus in all her work on the interface between grammar and language use. She is a founding member of UCoM (Ulster Centre on Multilingualism) and a member of editorial board of Pragmatics. Catrin tweets as @CatrinSRhys and @UCoM.

Research publications

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