About the article
Gabriella Rundblad received her Ph.D. in English Linguistics from Stockholm University in 1997 and is currently Lecturer in Applied Linguistics at King's College London. She is a lexico-semanticist with a cognitive and psycholinguistic focus. Her main publication areas include lexico-semantic variation and change. Current research projects include cognitive approaches in discourse analysis of health communication, cognitive development in children, and psycholinguistic approaches to gender and plural form assignment in Swedish.
Paul A Chilton
Paul A. Chilton received his degree in Modern Languages and D.Phil from the University of Oxford. His research falls within cognitive linguistics as well as discourse studies and currently focuses on developing a discourse model using vector spaces. He is also known for his work on political discourse and the discourse of international relations. He is currently Professor of Linguistics at the University of East Anglia.
Paul R Hunter
Paul R. Hunter graduated in medicine from Manchester in 1979, after which he specialized in medical microbiology, and in 2001 he was appointed Professor of Health Protection in the new medical school of the University of East Anglia. His main research interest is in epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases, especially those due to contamination of food and water. He is also interested in public health management of outbreaks and emergencies.
Published Online: 2006-06-19
Published in Print: 2006-05-01