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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.)

Twenty-Five Years: References as a Resource

We are pleased to announce that as part of our celebration of 25 years as a foundation, TIRF now has a total of 250 reference lists available as a resource. For those of you who are new subscribers to TIRF Today, these resources consist of Word documents that can be

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TIRF Bailey Award Proposal Window Now Open

The TIRF Kathleen M. Bailey Teacher-Research Award (hereafter, the “TIRF Bailey Award”) is meant to recognize Dr. Bailey’s research, her lifelong commitment to teaching, and her desire to support and encourage research carried out by practicing English language teachers, as well as to honor her commitment to TIRF. The award

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TIRF-riffic in Tampa!

Just last week, TIRF Trustees gathered in Tampa at the TESOL Convention, which took place there March 21-23. There were a number of activities that resulted in our Board feeling energized about the direction of the Foundation. TIRF Trustees held their all-day Board meeting on March 20th. Several new Trustees

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TIRF’s 2024 DDG Competition Currently Open

The application window for TIRF’s 2024 Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDG) competition is open. The Foundation’s flagship program is designed to provide much-needed support for doctoral students nearing the completion of their studies. Along with our long-standing partners (Cambridge English [part of the Cambridge University Press & Assessment] and the British

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