• I am regularly invited to review submissions to journals relevant to my research interests. To date, these have included: Ampersand (Elsevier), Corpora (Edinburgh University Press), Digital Scholarship in the Humanities (Oxford University Press), Discourse and Communication (SAGE Publications), International Journal of Corpus Linguistics (John Benjamins), Journal of Corpora and Discourse Studies (Cardiff University Press) and Text & Talk (De Gruyter).
  • I served as programme committee member for the 14th American Association for Corpus Linguistics (AACL) conference (Georgia State University, USA, 2018).


  • I was co-editor of the Routledge volume Corpus Approaches to Contemporary British Speech: Sociolinguistic Studies of the Spoken BNC2014 (published 2018).
  • From 2015-2017 I was Series Editor for the CASS Briefings series at Lancaster University.
  • In 2013 I was co-editor of the book of abstracts for the International Corpus Linguistics Conference at Lancaster University.

Conference/seminar organisation

  • From 2017-2018 I was co-organiser of the Research Roundup seminar series at Cambridge Assessment English, University of Cambridge.
  • In 2017 I organised the Spoken BNC2014 Symposium at Lancaster University.
  • From 2014-2015 I was co-organiser of the UCREL Corpus Research Seminar series at Lancaster University.

Social media

  • Since 2016 I have run the Twitter account for the British National Corpus 2014 project.
  • From 2014-2017 I ran the Twitter account for the journal Corpora.


  • British Association for Applied Linguistics (BAAL)