Glasgow linguists win Queen's Anniversary Prize

Historical Thesaurus of English honoured

On 22 February 2018, at a ceremony in Buckingham Palace, London, HRH The Prince of Wales with HRH The Duchess of Cornwall made the presentation of the Queen's Anniversary prize for the team who build the Historical Thesaurus of English. Among those in attendance from Glasgow were Professor Marc Alexander, Director of the Historical Thesaurus

The Historical Thesaurus of English team receive the Queen's Anniversary Prize

Receiving the Queen's Anniversary Prize

University of Glasgow

In February, the University of Glasgow announced that more than £400,000 will be invested over the next five years in the second edition of the Historical Thesaurus of English and the creation of new Lectureship in Historical Thesaurus Studies.

This is the second time that CLARIN-UK consortium members have recieved the accolade, following the success of Lancaster University in 2016.