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Research interests

Yvonne's research interests lie in the area of business communication and particularly in the investigation of linguistic, textual and pragmatic features of business genres in English and French. She has published on these topics and presented at many international conferences. Yvonne also supervises PhD theses in related areas across a range of languages.

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pharmaceutical Social Sciences
scandal Social Sciences
data analysis Social Sciences
stakeholder Social Sciences
uncertainty Social Sciences
biotechnology Social Sciences
journalist Social Sciences
Press releases Business & Economics

Research Output 2000 2009

Shaping the corporate reputation of PowderJect Pharmaceuticals plc : a text-based analysis

McLaren-Hankin, Y. & Gurau, C. 28 Aug 2009 New Approaches to Discourse and Business Communication. Ramallo, F. F., Lorenzo, A. M., Rodriguez-Yanez, X. P. & Cap, P. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 102-115

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

data analysis
stakeholder
uncertainty

Conflicting representations in business and media texts: The case of PowderJect Pharmaceuticals plc

McLaren-Hankin, Y. Jun 2007 In : Journal of Pragmatics. 39, 6, p. 1088-1104 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pharmaceutical
scandal
biotechnology
journalist
pragmatics