Submission to the conference is now closed. You should have received an email on 12th April stating whether or not your abstract has been accepted (don't forget to check your spam folder). If you have not heard from us, please email

Submissions are invited for oral presentations and posters. Talks should be 20 minutes and will be followed by 5 minutes of questions. Any papers relevant to Linguistics and English Language are welcome, and submissions from external students are highly encouraged. However, priority will be given to University of Edinburgh LEL postgraduates.

Abstracts should be a maximum of 500 words (excluding references). Please use one of the template files below to format your abstract.

Please submit your abstract by midnight on 10th April 2017 here: All abstracts will be subject to peer review. Notification of acceptance will be provided by 14th April 2017.