Past events

Blackout the Jargon (Festival of Libraries 2024)

14:00 - 16:00 14 June 2024

Although scientists publish their work in academic journals or others to read, these can often be di...

What's in a word, and what's in a dictionary? (Festival of Libraries 2024)

14:00 - 15:30 12 June 2024

How would you describe the meanings of everyday English words such as rose, aunt, or giggle? You hav...

Looking for Languages trail at Manchester Museum (part of International Mother Language Day 2024)

13:00 - 16:00 21 February 2024

The Linguistic Diversity Collective invites you to join us for some half-term fun to celebrate Inte...

The Language of Life - Biochemical etymology workshop (part of International Mother Language Day 2024)

13:00 - 14:00 21 February 2024

Come and learn about the origins of scientific vocabulary and where the terms we use for chemicals i...

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