Current Projects

 

Research Projects

  • VR4ED: Virtual Reality for Education. Public-Private-Partnership. Partners: Immerse Inc, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and GREIP.

  • VALIANT: Virtual Innovation and Support Networks for Teachers. Erasmus+ KA3 Priority 3 - Strengthening teacher training and education by using the opportunities of new technologies (School education). CALL EACEA/38/201 (2021-2024)

    • Lead researcher: Dr. Robert O'Dowd, Universidad de Leon. Leader researcher UAB: Dr. Melinda Dooly

    • (see local UAB webpage for ongoing activities)

  • EDUPLUS Network of Excellence (Red Temática: Educación Plurilingüe). Ministerio de Ciencia, Innovación y Universidades: Acciones de dinamización «Redes de Investigación», Convocatoria 2018 (RED2018-102774-T)

    • Lead researcher: Dr. Josep Maria Cots, Universitat de Lleida). 01/10/2019-31/10/2021.

  • ASSESSnet: Language assessment in virtual mobility initiatives at tertiary level – teachers’ beliefs, practices and perception. European Commission Research Executive Agency (H2020-MSCA-IF-2018 845783).

    • Lead researcher: Dr. Melinda Dooly, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). Fellow recipient: Dr. Anna Czura (UAB). 01/10/2019-31/10/2021.

  • GRUP de Recerca en Ensenyament i Interaccions Plurilingües. Convocatòria d'ajuts per donar suport a les activitats dels grups de recerca (SGR 2014). Financed by Agència de Gestió d'Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca (AGAUR); 2017SGR0744.

    • Lead researcher: Dr. Melinda Dooly, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). 01/01/2017 - 30/04/2019 (extended 2021).

  • Linguistically Sensitive Teaching in All Classrooms (LISTiac). Erasmus+ Programme Key Action 3 - Support for policy reform - policy experimentations. 606695-EPP-1-2018-2-FI-EPPKA3-PI-POLICY. (2019-2022).

    • Lead researcher: Siv Björklund (Åbo Akademi, Finland). Lead researcher UAB: Dr. Emilee Moore

  • IEP! Inclusive epistemologies and practices of out-of school English learning. Financed by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. Proyectos de I+D de generación de conocimiento y Proyectos de I+D+i retos investigación (Ref: PRPPGC2018-099071-A-I00). (2019-2021).

    • Lead researcher: Dr. Emilee Moore, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Innovation & Development Projects

  • DIGITASK4IC: Digitizing Pedagogical Task Design for Interactional Competence. Directorate General for Education and Culture, KA226 - Partnerships for Digital Education Readiness (KA226-C97A4E3C).

    • Lead researcher: Dr. Ufuk Balaman (Hacettepe University). Lead researcher UAB: Dr. Dolors Masats

  • ENACT: Communities, Languages, and Activities App. Directorate General for Education and Culture, Erasmus+ 2019 Key Action 2 Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education (2019-1-UK01-KA203-061567). 01/10/2019-01/10-2021.

    • Lead researcher: Dr. Müge Satar (Newcastle University, UK). Lead researcher UAB: Dr. Melinda Dooly (see local UAB webpage for ongoing activities)

  • LOCALL: Local Linguistic Landscapes for global language education in the school context. Directorate General for Education and Culture, Erasmus+ 2019 Key Action 2 Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education (2019-1-DE03-KA201-060024). 01/10/2019-01/10-2022.

    • Lead researcher: Dr. Sílvia Melo-Pfeiffer (University of Hamburg).Lead researcher UAB: Dr. Melinda Dooly

    • (see local UAB webpage for ongoing activities)