Keynotes and conference presentations:

  • O’Keeffe, A., Farr, F., Fitzgerald, C. and McNamara, J. (2022). Navigating multi-modal analysis of virtual meetings. Paper presented at the Centre for Applied Language Studies (CALS) 25th Celebration, 7th October, University of Limerick, Ireland.
  • O’Keeffe, A., Fitzgerald, C., Mark, G., McNamara, J., Knight, D., Adolphs, S., Clarke, L., Cowan, B., Fahey-Palma, T., Farr, F. and Peraldi, S. (2022). We’ll come back to Tom when he’s back in real life: A multimodal corpus analysis of virtual meetings. Paper presented at the Irish Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, September 2022, Munster Technological University, Ireland.
  • Knight, D., Fitzgerald, C., Mark, G., McNamara, J., O’Keeffe, A., Adolphs, S., Clarke, L., Cowan, C., Fahey-Palma, T., Farr F. and Peraldi, S. (2022). You’re on mute: examining virtual workplace communication. Paper presented at the British Association for Applied Linguistics Conference, September 2002, Belfast, Ireland.
  • O’Keeffe, A. and Fitzgerald, C. (2022) Sorry Matt, We Lost You There: A Multimodal Analysis of Virtual Meetings. Mary Immaculate College Research Week 2022, 11 February, Online. Click here to view on our YouTube channel.
  • Knight, D. and Fitzgerald, C. (2022) Navigating Virtual Meetings: Multimodality and Variation in Online Professional Discourse. Invited presentation delivered as part of the Discourse Net seminar series, Open University, 25 February, Online.
  • O’Keeffe, A., Knight, D., Fitzgerald, C. and Mark, G. (2022). “I think you’re on mute”: Variation in Online Workplace Discourse. Webinar for the Centre for Applied Language Studies, University of Limerick, 29 March.
  • O’Keeffe, A., Knight, D., Mark, G., Fitzgerald, C., McNamara, J., O’Hanlon, G. and Peraldi, S. (2022) A Multimodal Analysis of Virtual Workplace Discourse: From corpus to classroom applications. Workshop at 15th Teaching and Language Corpora (TaLC) Conference 13th – 16th July 2022. University of Limerick, Ireland.

Baseline surveys:

  • December 2021 and February 2022: Phase one of our user-driven project design involved looking beyond the immediate research team to gain in a baseline understanding of people’s working behaviours, and their perceptions of working online during the COVID-19 pandemic, via an online survey. This survey, which was circulated to our project partners and their networks and was publicised via social media platforms, received 371 responses. Results from this survey can be seen below.

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