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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

01/13-present  PhD student

  • English unit, Dept. of Modern Languages, University of Helsinki
  • Supervised by Prof. Anna Mauranen
  • Funded by the Finnish Cultural Foundation (Suomen Kulttuurirahasto)

08/11-12/12  Research assistant (full-time)

  • Supervised by Prof. Anna Mauranen (University of Helsinki, Dept. of Modern Languages)
  • Began compiling the WrELFA corpus (Written English as a Lingua Franca in Academic Settings)
  • Completed conversion of the one million word ELFA corpus (English as a Lingua Franca in Academic Settings) to TEI-compliant XML format
  • Funded by SELF project (Studying in English as a Lingua Franca) and GlobE (Global English) consortium

05/09-06/11     Research assistant (part-time)

  • Supervised by Prof. Anna Mauranen within the SELF project (Studying in English as a Lingua Franca)
  • Assisted with recording and transcribing ELF data in Helsinki University
  • Piloted the conversion of the ELFA corpus to XML format

Education information

MA, English philology
Dept. of Modern Languages
University of Helsinki

Keywords

  • 6121 Languages
  • English as Lingua Franca (ELF)
  • corpus linguistics
  • Linear Unit Grammar (LUG)

Publications 2010 2015

New answers to familiar questions: English as a lingua franca

Mauranen, A. K., Carey, R. S. & Ranta, E., 2015, The Cambridge Handbook of English Corpus Linguistics. Biber, D. & Reppen, R. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, 17 p. 22. (Cambridge Handbooks in Language and Linguistics).

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

A closer look at laughter in academic talk: A reader response

Carey, R., Jun 2014, In : Journal of English for Academic Purposes. 14, p. 118-123 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

On the other side: formulaic organizing chunks in spoken and written academic ELF

Carey, R., 13 Sep 2013, In : Journal of English as a Lingua Franca. 2, 2, p. 207-228 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Interruption and Uncooperativeness in Academic ELF Group Work: An Application of Linear Unit Grammar

Carey, R., 1 Dec 2011, 89 p.

Research output: ThesisMaster's thesisTheses

Projects 2001 2013

English as a Lingua Franca in Academic Settings (ELFA)

Mauranen, A., Hakala, H., Hynninen, N., Suviniitty, J. M., Pilkinton-Pihko, D., Metsä-Ketelä, M., Ranta, E., Carey, R. & Solin, A.

01/01/2001 → …

Project: Research project

Global English (GlobE)

Mauranen, A., Hakala, H., Hynninen, N., Suviniitty, J. M., Ranta, E. & Carey, R.

01/01/201031/12/2013

Project: Research project

Prizes

ICAME "John Sinclair" Bursary 2014

Ray Carey (Recipient), 3 May 2014

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities 2011 2014

  • 9 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

ICAME 35 (Intl. Computer Archive of Modern & Medieval English)

Ray Carey (Speaker: Presenter)
1 May 2014

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

Sixth International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF6)

Ray Carey (Speaker: Presenter)
4 Sep 20137 Sep 2013

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

Sixth International Conference of English as a Lingua Franca (ELF6)

Ray Carey (Speaker: Presenter)
4 Sep 20137 Sep 2013

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

Korkeakoulujen kansainvälisten asioiden kevätpäivät (Finnish International Educators' Days)

Ray Carey (Speaker: Presenter)
20 May 201322 May 2013

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

Changing English: Contacts & Variation (ChangE 2013)

Ray Carey (Speaker: Presenter)
10 Jun 201312 Jun 2013

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