Michaela Mahlberg is Chair of Corpus Linguistics at the Department of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Birmingham. She is Principal Investigator of the project that has developed the CLiC search system, which is one of the flagship resources of CLARIN-UK.
The Historical Thesaurus of English is an invaluable CLARIN-UK resource for research into the semantics of English, from the study of individual concepts up to a perspective on the language as a whole, from its beginnings to the present day.
Lancaster Summer Schools in Corpus Linguistics offer a week of intensive training in corpus linguistics, in which lectures are combined with practical, hands-on sessions in computer labs.
GATE is a widely used, established open-source infrastructure that provides a framework and numerous essential components (plugins) for all kinds of NLP and text processing tasks.