Vincent Connelly

Oxford Brookes University, UK


Eva Lindgren

Umea University, Sweden



JURE Assistant Coordinator: Teresa Limpo

University of Porto, Portugal




Mission Statement

SIG Writing aims to provide a forum for exchange of ideas about writing and promoting research collaboration between writing researchers from different countries as well as from different disciplines, such as education, psychology, linguistics, cognitive science, computer science, literary studies and rethorics. Examples of topics we deal with are:


  •  the cognitive, social and developmental processes involved in writing,
  •  the functions of writing in different social and institutional contexts
  •  the design of writing instruction in various educational settings


Our activities include writing-related publications, conferences and information facilitities. Among the most important acitivities of SIG writing are publications on many topics related to the scientific study of writing. These include the Journal of Writing Research ( ), our publication archive (
and the book series "Studies in Writing". For more information, see .



SIG 12 "Writing"
Dates: 4th - 6th of July, 2016 (Preceded by a two-day Research School 2nd - 3rd of July, 2016)
Theme: Processes, Instruction and "beyond" 
Place: Liverpool Hope University, United Kingdom

First call for papers

Deadline for proposals: 15th of December, 2015
Deadline for EARLY BIRD registration: 1st of April, 2016 


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