Institute of Applied Linguistics, University of Warsaw

Our grants and research projects

International projects:

  • dr hab. Elżbieta GajekEvaluating and Upscaling Telecollaborative Teacher Education, Erasmus+ Key Action 3, 2018-2019
  • dr hab. Elżbieta GajekEuropean Network for Combining Language Learning with Crowdsourcing Techniques, COST Action, 2017-2021
  • dr hab. Agnieszka Szarkowska, dr Wojciech Figiel i mgr Rafał DutkaILSA – Interlingual Live Subtitling, University of Vigo (Spain), with partners from Spain, Austria, Belgium and Poland, 2017-
  • dr hab. Łucja BielMUST – Multilingual Student Translation, Centre for English Corpus Linguistics, Université Catholique de Louvain, 2017-
  • dr hab. Przemysław GębalENGaGE: Digital English and German task bank for 4th-8th class dyslexic learners, University of Miskolc (Hungary), with partners from Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland and the UK, 2017-2020
  • dr hab. Łucja Biel, dr Anna Jopek-Bosiacka, dr Agnieszka Biernacka – Training Action for Legal Practitioners: Linguistic Skills and Translation in EU Competition Law, DG for Competition, European Commission (action grant), 2016-2018
  • dr hab. Łucja Biel, dr Anna Jopek-Bosiacka – Understanding Justice, DG for Justice, European Commission (action grant), 2014-2016
  • dr Agnieszka Szarkowska Empirical evaluation of audiovisual translation: A new integrated approach, University of Trieste Research Fund, 2014-2016
  • dr hab. Łucja Biel – Eurolect Observatory (Osservatorio sull’euroletto. Analisi interlinguistica e intralinguistica delle varietà giuridiche in contesto UE), Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma (Italy), 2013-2016
  • dr Agnieszka Szarkowska – Hybrid Broadcast Broadband for All, ICT Policy Support Programme, European Commission, 2013-2016
  • dr Elżbieta Gajek, dr Agnieszka Szarkowska – LLP ClipFlair Foreign Language Learning through Interactive Revoicing and Captioning of Clips, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (lifelong learning programme), 2011-2014
  • dr Łukasz Kumięga – Dispositive Turn? Forschende Verortungen des Dispositiv-Begriffs, Institute of Pedagogy of the University of Bielefeld, Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation, 2010-2013
  • prof. dr hab. Małgorzata Tryuk – European Masters in Conference Interpreting, grants awarded by the European Commission (2008-2009) and by the European Parliament (2010-2011, 2012-2013, 2014-2015)
  • dr Agnieszka Szarkowska – Digital Television for All, ICT Policy Support Programme, European Commission, 2008-2010

National projects led by our researchers:

  • dr hab. Janina Mołczanow (principal investigator) – Perceptual and acoustic correlates of rhythmic stress, National Science Centre grant (Opus 14 programme), 2018-2021
  • dr Karolina Broś (principal investigator) – Acoustic, perceptual and gestural correlates of (sub)phonemic distinctions: aperture in obstruents, National Science Centre grant (Sonata 13 programme), 2018-2020
  • dr hab. Michał Paradowski (principal investigator) – PEERLANG: How Peer Interaction Mediates Second and Third Language Acquisition (from a Social Network Perspective), National Science Centre grant (Sonata BIS 6 programme), 2017-2021
  • prof. dr hab. Małgorzata Gaszyńska-Magiera – National Programme for the Development of Humanities grant for publishing an English translation of the book entitled Recepcja przekładów literatury iberoamerykańskiej w Polsce w latach 1945-2005 z perspektywy komunikacji międzykulturowej, 2017
  • dr Katarzyna Stachowiak (principal investigator) – „Foreign language influence on native pronunciation in simultaneous interpreting”, National Science Centre grant (Preludium 10 programme), 2016-2018
  • dr hab. Łucja Biel (principal investigator) – The Eurolect: an EU variant of Polish and its impact on administrative Polish, National Science Centre grant (Sonata BIS 4 programme), 2015-2018
  • dr Agnieszka Szarkowska (principal investigator) – Respeaking – proces, kompetencje, jakość [Respeaking – process, competences, quality], National Science Centre grant (Opus 6 programme), 2014-2017
  • mgr Wojciech Figiel (principal investigator) – Warunki pracy tłumaczy z dysfunkcją wzroku [Working conditions of translators with visual impairments], National Science Centre grant (Preludium 5 programme), 2014-2017
  • dr hab. Piotr Twardzisz (principal investigator) – The semantics of the term ‘Eastern Europe’ and related terms in international media discourse, National Science Centre grant (Opus 6 programme), 2014-2016
  • prof. dr hab. Zygmunt Saloni (principal investigator) Słownik gramatyczny języka polskiego on-line [An online dictionary of Polish grammar], National Science Centre grant (Opus 1 programme), 2011-2014
  • dr Agnieszka Szarkowska (principal investigator) Napisy dla niesłyszących w telewizji cyfrowej [Subtitles for deaf and hard-of-hearing on digital TV], Iuventus Plus programme, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, 2011-2014
  • dr Agnieszka Szarkowska (principal investigator) Audiodeskrypcja do filmów zagranicznych [Audiodescription for foreign films], Iuventus Plus programme, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, 2010-2012
  • dr Agnieszka Szarkowska (principal investigator) Audiodeskrypcja z syntezą mowy [Audiodescription with speech synthesis], Ministry of Science and Higher Education, 2010-2011

Other national projects:

  • dr Janina Mołczanow (investigator), The role of phonological features in phonotactics: A study in structure and learnability of consonant clusters in Slavic and Germanic languages, National Science Centre grant (Sonata BIS 5 programme), principal investigator: dr Paula Orzechowska, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan, 2016-2019
  • dr Janina Mołczanow (investigator), Iterative and Bidirectional Stress Systems: Polish and Ukrainian, National Science Centre grant (Opus 9 programme), principal investigator: dr hab. Beata Łukaszewicz, University of Warsaw, 2016-2018
  • dr hab. Łucja Biel (investigator), Language of the multilingual European Union law: (de)culturisation and (de)hybridisation of the language of the law during the drafting and transposition of the European Union law, National Science Centre grant (Sonata 6 programme), principal investigator: dr A. Doczekalska, Kozminski University, 2014-2018
  • dr Agnieszka Szarkowska (investigator), Sztuka współczesna dla wszystkich [Contemporary art for everybody], Social Innovation programme, National Centre for Research and Development, 2013-2018
  • prof. dr hab. Anna Duszak (investigator) Komunikowanie publiczne w Polsce – ujęcie inter- i multidiscyplinarne [Public communication in Poland – an inter- and multidisciplinary approach], National Programme for the Development of Humanities, principal investigator: prof. M. Czyżewski, University of Lodz, Discourse Analysis Consortium, 2012-2017
  • dr Marta Kaźmierczak (investigator), The Senses in the Polish Culture. Representations of the Human Senses in Language, Literature, and Art from the Middle Ages to the Present, National Centre for Research and Development grant, project led by the Institute of Literary Research of the Polish Academy of Sciences, principal investigator: Włodzimierz Bolecki, 2011-2012

Fellowships and research stays:

  • dr hab. Jarosław Pietrow – 1-year research stay at the University of Tokyo, project entitled Próba kontrastywnego opisu gramatykalizacji w systemie składniowym języka japońskiego i języka polskiego [An attempt at providing a contrastive description of grammaticalisation in Polish an Japanese syntax], Japanese Foundation, 2017-2018
  • dr Karolina Broś – Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship, project entitled Perception of Stress shift by Speakers of Spanish – an ERP Study, University of Zurich, 2017-2018
  • prof. dr hab. Małgorzata Tryuk – research exchange, Rikkyo University, Tokyo (Japan), International Academic Research Exchange, 05-06.2017
  • Aleksandra Tomaszewska – diamond grant awarded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for the project entitled Brukselizmy – mechanizmy powstawania, ewolucja, funkcje i asymilacja w polszczyźnie [Brusselisms – genesis, evolution, functions and assimilation in Polish], 2016-2019
  • dr Agnieszka Szarkowska –Marie Skłodowska Curie Individual Fellowship, project entitled SURE – Exploring Subtitle Reading Process with Eyetracking Technology,  Centre for Translation Studies, University College London, 2016-2018
  • dr Janina Mołczanow – Humboldt Foundation fellowship, Philipps-Universität Marburg, project entitled Prosodic processing in aphasic speakers, 2016
  • dr Michał Paradowski – teaching and research stay at Indiana University (USA), bilateral cooperation, 01-05.2016
  • Agnieszka Przybyła – diamond grant awarded by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for the project entitled Wytyczne dla polskiego modelu tekstu łatwego do czytania (easy-to-read) [Guidelines for a Polish model of easy-to-read texts], 2014-2016
  • dr Anna Fornalczyk – research fellowship awarded by the Kosciuszko Foundation, University of Arizona, 2014-2015
  • dr Michał B. Paradowski – excellence scholarship for young researchers, awarded by Ministry of Science and Higher Education, 2013-2016
  • dr Janina Mołczanow – Humboldt Foundation return fellowship, Philipps-Universität Marburg, project entitled Lexical stress in Russian stem classes: evidence from acquired surface dyslexia, 2013-2014
  • dr Łukasz Kumięga – START scholarship for young researchers awarded by the Foundation for Polish Science, 2013
  • dr hab. Urszula Topczewska – DAAD scholarship, project entitled Prelokutionen, 2013
  • dr Janina Mołczanow – Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers, Philipps-Universität Marburg, project entitled Vowel Reduction in Germanic and Slavic, 2011-2012
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