Turo Hiltunen

Turo Hiltunen

Doctor of Philosophy, English language

  • PL 24 (Unioninkatu 40)



1995 …2024

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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

Turo Hiltunen is a Senior University Lecturer (tenured) at the Department of Languages, University of Helsinki, where he teaches corpus linguistics and other digital approaches to the study of English. His main interests are corpus linguistics, grammar, phraseology, and scientific discourse, past and present. Hiltunen is a member of Demo­crat­iz­a­tion, Me­di­at­iz­a­tion and Lan­guage Prac­tices research project (Academy of Finland, 2017–2020)  Hiltunen has extensive experience of corpus development, and has worked in such projects as The Corpus of Early Modern English Medical Writing, the ARCHER corpus, the corpus of Late Modern English Medical Writing (forthcoming), and the Hanken Corpus of Student Writing in Economics.

Education/Academic qualification

English philology, PhD, Docent

Fields of Science

  • 6121 Languages
  • corpus linguistics
  • grammar
  • phraseology
  • english for academic purposes
  • english for specific purposes
  • discourse analysis
  • digital humanitites
  • pragmatics

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.