Vocabulary Technical Advisory Group
2015 - Present
Paul Meara recently retired from Swansea University, where he ran a research group specialising in the lexical performance of L2 speakers. He is currently working on a bibliometric history of vocabulary research, and some computer simulations of minimal vocabulary networks. You can find out more about this work on the website: http://www.lognostics.co.uk and in his recent book: PM Meara and I Miralpeix (2017). Tools for researching vocabulary. Bristol: Multilingual Matters. Since 2008, Paul has been an elected member of Swansea City Council, but he intends to stand down from this role in 2017.