We welcome self-funding visiting researchers for periods from a week up to a year. Access to University of Roehampton’s library and to computer facilities can be arranged. For more information contact the Director of the Centre, Professor Tope Omoniyi  (T.Omoniyi@roehampton.ac.uk)

We are currently hosting:

Sun Hongmei

Hongmei is from Zhejiang University of Science and Technology, China. She is with us for the current academic year. She is working on genre, context, discourse analysis, ideology and systemic functional grammar.


Xioayan Wang (Serena)

Serena is from Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China. She is with us until February 2016 working on teacher talk and metaphor


Yanmai Li (May)

May is a Lecturer from Northeast Forestry University conducting research in the field of Appraisal System in Functional Linguistics. She wis with us until February 2016.


Some of our previous visitors include:


Zhao Yong

Zhao Yong, CRELL Visiting Scholar (2014).
Associate Professor in English Linguistics and Literature, Foreign Languages College, Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, P.R. China.

SLR phylis

Professor Phyllis Chew, CRELL Leverhume Visiting Professor 2012.
National Institute of Education, Singapore

gerlinde mautner of vienna

Professor Gerlinde Mautner, CRELL Visiting Professor 2010.
University of Vienna

SLR Chunjie

Professor Chunjie Guo, CRELL Visiting Scholar (2012).
Nanjing University of Aeronautic Engineering, Nanjing, PRC