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TIRF DDG recipients

Recipients and Findings

The Language Testing Research Colloquium (LTRC) was held online this year from June 14 to 17, and as has been the custom for several years, TIRF was represented there. At the awards ceremony, plaques were given to seven TIRF Doctoral Dissertation Grant (DDG) recipients – five 2019 TIRF DDG recipients and two 2020 awardees. (Since last year’s LTRC event was cancelled due to the pandemic, recognizing the 2019 grantees was not possible.)

TIRF Heading East to Further its Mission

Earlier this month, representatives of the Foundation were in Chongqing, China for TIRF development purposes. After a series of meetings, TIRF signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with leaders from the Chongqing Education Association for International Exchange (CQEAIE). TIRF Vice President Jun Liu, on behalf of TIRF, signed the MOU

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ETS Research Grants

Educational Testing Service (ETS), a long-time TIRF partner, currently has several types of grant opportunities available. These grants are of interest to researchers and graduate students. Although the deadline for letters of intent for two of the available grants is rapidly approaching, the other grant program’s deadline is not until

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Alatis Prize Competition Opens May 1st

We are pleased to announce the opening of the competition for the 2019 TIRF James E. Alatis Prize for Research in Language Policy and Planning in Educational Contexts. This is the fourth year we are offering TIRF’s Alatis Prize competition. A prize of $500 will be awarded for an article

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TIRF’s 2018 DDG Competition – Quick Facts

The Foundation’s 2018 DDG competition nomination window closed just last week. With the help of our partners and colleagues around the world, we are pleased to report that we had another successful year, in terms of the number of proposals we received. Here is a quick glance at some of

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IELTS Joint-funded Research Programme 2018

The IELTS partners (British Council, IDP: IELTS Australia, and Cambridge Assessment English) are pleased to invite applications for funding to undertake research in relation to the IELTS. Research projects will be funded to a maximum of £45,000/AUS$70,000 and can last between one and two years, as appropriate to the scope

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