The research carried out at the Communication Research Cluster and Research Centre (PCOM) has the common purpose of investigating all forms of communicational mediation between various kinds of institutions or social entities (businesses, public bodies, NGOs, academic, cultural and educational institutions, newspapers and audiovisual media, etc.) and their members, readership or audiences.
Research area 1: uses and appropriation of emerging media
Research area 2: social discourses and representation
Research area 3: ethical and deontological issues in communication
Research area 4: professional practices in the field of communication
The work of the Linguistics Research Cluster (PLIN) is divided among the five areas shown below. Some of the research is carried out in collaboration with the ILC’s Communication Research Cluster and/or other UCLouvain institutes.
Research area 1: contrastive linguistics
Research area 2: studies in language variation
Research area 3: modern language acquisition, learning and teaching
Research area 4: automatic language processing
Research area 5: business language