Major grant awarded for research into foreign language learning

Professor James Milton, Swansea University, together with colleagues, Professor Marina Matheoudakis and Dr Thomaï Alexiou of Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, have successfully bid for a five year programme of funding under the European Union and Greek Government Research Programme Thalis.  The programme of research, funded at €3 million will investigate individual aptitude, learning styles and learning strategies that lead to the development of successful and enhanced foreign language learning.  This is Professor Milton’s nineteenth successful bid for research and project funding and earnings now exceed £7 million.