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Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages
  • historical linguistics, historical pragmatics, corpus linguistics; history of medicine, early modern England, plague; keyword analysis, discourse analysis; emotive features (affect), personal pronouns

Publications 2002 2017

Texts "Con and Pro": The Early Modern Medical Controversy over Tobacco

Ratia, M., 2011, Helsinki: Société Néophilologique de Helsinki. 273 p. (Mémoires de la Société Néophilologique; vol. 82)

Research output: Book/ReportBookScientificpeer-review

English news discourse from newsbooks to new media

Ratia, M., Palander-Collin, M. & Taavitsainen, I., Aug 2017, Diachronic Developments in English News Discourse. Palander-Collin, M., Ratia, M. & Taavitsainen, I. (eds.). Amsterdam : John Benjamins, p. 3-12 10 p. (Advances in Historical Sociolinguistics; vol. 6).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Verbal and visual communication in title pages of early modern English specialised medical texts

Ratia, M. A. & Suhr, C. M., 2017, Verbal and Visual Communication in Early English Texts. Peikola, M., Mäkilähde, A., Salmi, H., Varila, M-L. & Skaffari, J. (eds.). Turnhout: Brepols, p. 67-93 27 p. 4. (Utrecht studies in medieval literacy; vol. 37).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Late Modern English Medical Texts 1700—1800: A corpus for analysing eighteenth-century medical English

Taavitsainen, I., Hiltunen, T., Lehto, A., Marttila, V., Ratia, M., Pahta, P. I., Tyrkkö, J. & Suhr, C., 2014, In : ICAME journal. 38, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

From chronicle to ‘town’ history: John Stow’s Survey of London (1598)

Lehto, A., Ratia, M. & Taavitsainen, I., 2013, Ex Philologia Lux: Essays in Honour of Leena Kahlas-Tarkka. Tyrkkö, J., Timofeeva, O. & Salenius, M. (eds.). Helsinki: Modern Language Society, (Mémoires de la Société Néophilologique de Helsinki ; vol. 90).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Projects 1995 2005

Research Unit for the Study of Variation, Contacts and Change in English (VARIENG)

ben-Aaron, D., Heikkinen, K., Fodor, A., Hall, A., Hintikka, M., Honkapohja, A., Juvonen, T., Kahlas-Tarkka, L., Kaislaniemi, S., Kerttula, S., Kilpinen, P., Kilpiö, M., Korhonen, M., Laitinen, M., Lehto, A., Lähdesmäki, S. M., Marttila, V., Mauranen, A., Mäkinen, M. S., McConchie, R., Meurman-Solin, A., Nevala, M., Nevalainen, T., Nurmi, A., Nuutinen, T., Paananen-Porkka, M., Paatola, U., Pahta, P. I., Palander-Collin, M., Peitsara, K., Ratia, M., Raumolin-Brunberg, H., Rissanen, M., Sairio, A., Sorva, E., Suhr, C., Stenvall, M., Säily, T., Taavitsainen, I., Hiltunen, T., Timofeeva, O., Tissari, H., Tyrkkö, J., Valtonen, I., Vartiainen, T., Vasko, A. & Österman, A.

01/01/2005 → …

Project: Research Evaluation 2011

Scientific thought-styles: The Evolution of English Medical Writing

Taavitsainen, I., Pahta, P., Mäkinen, M., Hiltunen, T., Ratia, M., Suhr, C., Tyrkkö, J., Marttila, V., Lehto, A. & Andersson, W.

01/01/1995 → …

Project: Research project

Activities 2000 2019

Marina Dossena

Maura Ratia (Host)
23 Apr 201928 Apr 2019

Activity: Hosting a visitor typesAcademic visit at UH

International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English

Carla Suhr (Speaker: Presenter), Maura Annikki Ratia (Speaker: Presenter)
27 May 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

700 vuotta lääketieteen englantia digimuodossa

Irma Aini Johanna Taavitsainen (Speaker), Maura Annikki Ratia (Speaker), Carla Suhr (Speaker)
15 Nov 2016

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

John Benjamins (Publisher)

Minna Johanna Palander-Collin (Reviewer), Maura Ratia (Reviewer), Irma Aini Johanna Taavitsainen (Reviewer)
Sep 2014Dec 2016

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditor of research anthology/collection/conference proceedings

CHINED IV (the Fourth International Conference on Historical News Discourse)

Maura Ratia (Member of organizing committee)
5 Jun 20147 Jun 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars