Turo Hiltunen

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    Research areas

  • 6121 Languages - corpus linguistics, grammar, phraseology, english for academic purposes, english for specific purposes, discourse analysis, digital humanitites, pragmatics

Description of research and teaching

Turo Hiltunen is a University Lecturer (tenured) at the Department of Languages, University of Helsinki, where he teaches corpus linguistics and other digital approaches to the study of English. His main interests are corpus linguistics, grammar, phraseology, and scientific discourse, past and present. Hiltunen is a member of Demo­crat­iz­a­tion, Me­di­at­iz­a­tion and Lan­guage Prac­tices research project (Academy of Finland, 2017–2020)  Hiltunen has extensive experience of corpus development, and has worked in such projects as The Corpus of Early Modern English Medical Writing, the ARCHER corpus, the corpus of Late Modern English Medical Writing (forthcoming), and the Hanken Corpus of Student Writing in Economics.

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Highlighted publications

  1. Grammar and disciplinary culture: A corpus-based study

    Hiltunen, T. 19 Nov 2010 Helsinki: Turo Hiltunen. 394 p.

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisMonograph

  2. The expression of stance in early publications of the Philosophical Transactions and other contemporary medical prose: Innovations in a pioneering discourse

    Gray, B. E., Biber, D. & Hiltunen, T. 2011 Medical Writing in Early Modern English. Taavitsainen, I. & Pahta, P. (eds.). Cambridge University Press, p. 221-247 (Studies in English Language)

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

  3. “There are good reasons for this”: Disciplinary Variation in the Use of Existential There Constructions in Academic Research Articles

    Hiltunen, T. 2010 Constructing Interpersonality: Multiple perspectives on written academic genres. Lorés-Sanz, R., Mur-Dueñas, P. & Lafuente-Millán, E. (eds.). 1 ed. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Vol. 2010, p. 181-204 24 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

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Latest activities

  1. Tracing the use of colloquial language in the British parliamentary record in late 19th and early 20th century

    Hiltunen, T. (Speaker), Jenni Riihimäki (Speaker), Jukka Tyrkkö (Speaker)
    30 Jun 2018

    Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation

  2. Democratization in English(es)

    Hiltunen, T. (Scientific Committee Vice Chair), Lucía Loureiro Porto (Scientific Committee Vice Chair)
    30 May 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

  3. ICAME 39 (International Computer Archive of Modern and Medieval English)

    Hiltunen, T. (Attendee)
    30 May 20183 Jun 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

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Education

Fil. maist., englannin kieli

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