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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 Teams Up with Routledge to Produce FreeBook

TIRF has some good news for its supporters, especially those interested in the series of books the Foundation has been producing with Routledge (Taylor & Francis) over the last seven years. Earlier this year, TIRF’s Publications Chair Committee, Andy Curtis; TIRF President, Kathi Bailey; and TIRF’s Chief Operating Officer, Ryan

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TIRF Trustee Activity: Update from Jodi Crandall

Editor’s note: In this piece, we catch up with TIRF Trustee Jodi Crandall, Professor Emerita at the University of Maryland, Baltimore Country. This past summer and fall have been busy times for TIRF Trustee Jodi Crandall. In July, she was in Hangzhou as an invited speaker for the 2019 Global

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TIRF Alumni Map Updated

To help illustrate the international impact of TIRF’s work, the Foundation maintains a map of its grant recipients’ hometowns, a resource that we refer to as “TIRF’s Alumni Map.” Each year, after funding decisions are made for its grant programs – the TIRF Doctoral Dissertation Grants, and, as of 2019,

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British Council’s Assessment Research Awards & Grants

The British Council has recently opened its annual competition for its Assessment Research Awards and Grants (ARAGs). All ARAG applications are due February 4, 2020. Continue reading below to learn more. A statement about the ARAGs, as found on the British Council website, follows here: “If you’re involved or work

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Chair’s Report, By Kathi Bailey – A Time for Philanthropy

As #GivingTuesday approaches, it is a good time to think about philanthropy. Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines this concept as “goodwill to fellow members of the human race especially in an active effort to promote human welfare; an act or gift done or made for humanitarian purposes; an organization distributing or supported

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