Deputy Director, Centre for Corpus Research
Departmental Director of Postgraduate Research Studies
Dr Paul Thompson is a senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham since September 2009, and is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Corpus Research. He is a corpus linguist with particular interest in specialised discourses, and has led the ESRC funded project 'Investigating Interdisciplinary Research Discourse'. Paul has taught in Kenya and Japan before moving to Reading in 1996 to do doctoral research.