10 February 2020

Sarah Muller wins Prokhorov Prize for Outstanding Contribution to Research Culture

The Prokhorov Prize for Outstanding Contribution to the Research Culture and Life of the School of Languages and Cultures has been awarded to Sarah Muller.

Sarah Muller

Sarah has co-organised four Luxembourg Studies colloquia as well the #LuxUKLinks Exhibition in Sheffield’s Millennium Gallery. She spearheaded the PGR writing retreats and has organised PGR training workshops on ethnographic methods and on reflexivity in qualitative research.

Sarah has also made a strong contribution to the School’s teaching programme, convening and teaching the practical elements of Luxembourgish language and culture.

In 2019, she was shortlisted for the Students’ Union Best Postgraduate Student Teacher Award.

Sarah’s research comprises the analysis of language portraits and other artefacts created by primary-school children in Luxembourg.

She has presented her findings at many high-profile conferences, including the International Bilingualism Symposium in Edmonton in 2019 and the Sociolinguistics Symposium in Auckland in 2018.

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