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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.)

Research in the Driver’s Seat at Cambridge

Editor’s note: Dr. Nick Saville (left) from Cambridge Assessment English writes on how research is very much in the driver’s seat when it comes to developing assessment solutions in Cambridge. Cambridge Assessment English has been involved in the TIRF community for more than 20 years and we’ve worked together on

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Become a Recurring TIRF Donor!

With the summer solstice now behind us, or the winter solstice for our friends south of the equator, TIRF has begun its midyear appeal. Each summer, TIRF invites its supporters to make a donation to the Foundation. However, this year, we are seeking a specific type of donation from our

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TIRF Trustee Activity: Updates from Michael Carrier

Editor’s note: In this piece, TIRF Trustee Michael Carrier (left) shares updates from his activities in May and June. Last month, TIRF Board member Michael Carrier finally surfaced from several weeks of seclusion in a recording studio, where he produced a series of radio programs for the Foreign Office of

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IJLS Back Issues Now Available, Free to Download

Last month, TIRF became aware of an interesting development from our colleague Prof. Mohammed Ali Salmani Nodoushan (Iranian Institute for Encyclopedia Research in Iran), who was pleased to report that the International Journal of Language Studies (IJLS) has now made available free to download all of its past issues. According

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