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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.)

Chair’s Report, By Jun Liu – Happy Chinese Lunar New Year!

Dear TIRF Friends, Happy Chinese Lunar New Year!  For the first time in over the last three decades, I spent the Spring Festival in Macau. It was memorable. Traditionally, families gather during the Chinese New Year. In modern China, migrant workers travel home to have reunion dinners with their families

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Recapping TIRF’s 2022 Year-end Appeal

We are thrilled to report that, due to the outstanding response from supporters like you, TIRF more than met its 2022 year-end fundraising goal! Beginning mid-November 2022, when our appeal was first announced, through December 31, 2022, gifts from the public totaled $18,049.96. This level of giving allowed us to

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TIRF’s 2023 DDG Competition Underway

The application window for TIRF’s 2023 Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDG) competition is now open. The Foundation’s flagship program is designed to provide awards for doctoral students nearing the completion of their studies. Along with our long-standing partners – Cambridge English (part of Cambridge University Press & Assessment) and the British

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Research Spotlight: Global Online Teacher Education Center (GOTEC)

Editor’s note: In this piece, Dr. Woomee L. Kim, GOTEC Postdoctoral Fellow at George Mason University, shares GOTEC activities with TIRF supporters. Global Online Teacher Education Center (GOTEC) is a newly established center at George Mason University’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD), founded in 2022 by Dr. Joan

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