I researched second language vocabulary and language aptitude (memory and language analysis) for my PhD. Through collaboration with other researchers I have also conducted studies which compare different first language backgrounds in relation to their processing of second language semantics and syntax, and have researched situated learning in an online environment.
I've worked in different institutions: advertising agencies in London and Brussels; language schools in Brussels and London; universities in Nancy, Lyon, and Kingston. I have gained from working with people from different language and cultural backgrounds because it has helped me to understand how people learn, how to work with others and how to be open to new ideas.
I gained funding (£2.5k) for research and teaching at Lyon 2 University in France: