Project Group

Vasiliki Simaki (Project Leader), Researcher in the Centre for Languages and Literature at Lund University, and in the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Sciences (CASS) at the Department of Linguistics and English Language at Lancaster University, UK. Ph.D. in Linguistics/Computational Linguistics from the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics at the University of Patras, Greece, in 2015. Her research interests include Corpus Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Sentiment & Stance Analysis, Social Media Text Analysis, Sociolinguistics, and Analysis of Financial Texts. More information about her work and publications can be found here:  


Carita Paradis, Professor of English Linguistics at the Centre for Languages and Literature in Lund University, member of AcademiaNet - Outstanding Women Scientists in Europe, and of Academia Europaea. She has substantial experience of work on product reviews and a number of articles in international journals about how perceptual experiences are described and evaluated in different contexts. More information about her work and publications can be found here:  

Konstantinos Kounetas, Associate Professor in Applied Economics at the Department of Economics at the University of Patras, Greece, with expertise in Environmental Economics. He is a member of Energies Journal Editorial Board and a visiting Professor at University of Naples, Parthenope, Italy. He has a broad network with individual researchers at national and international level. He has also participated as a researcher and a PI in several Greek research programmes. More information about his work and publications can be found here:

Eleni Seitanidi holds a Degree in English and Greek Language and Linguistics (National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece) as well as a Master’s in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece). She has experience in corpus linguistics, and she has worked as a teacher of English for Academic/ Specific Purposes in England, Denmark and China.

Georgios Diagourtas holds a Bachelor Degree from the Department of Statistics and Insurance, University of Piraeus, Greece, and a MSc in Applied Economics from the Department of Economics, University of Patras, Greece. He has experience in basic statistics concepts, theories and methodologies, as well as in more advanced concepts in Macroeconomics and Microeconomics, in Econometrics and Statistics, in Efficiency and Productivity Analysis and Environmental Economics. He is a research associate of the European Research Network on Social and Economic Policy (EReNSEP) carrying out studies and publishing online articles for economic and social sciences.

Former Participants

Peter Svensson, Associate professor at the Department of Business Administration in Lund University. He has published widely on topics such as marketing work, consultancy work, qualitative methods, discourse analysis, employee surveys and workplace democracy, organisational communication, crisis management and financial communication. 

Annette Cerne, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Business Administration, Lund University. Affiliated researcher at the Centre for Retail Research at Lund University, an interdisciplinary centre where sustainability and interaction between researchers and practitioners are in focus. 

Magnus Grenvall, Web developer, programmer and linguist with a M.Sc. in Computer Engineering and a B.A. in Japanese. He studied at Lund University and Lund Institute of Technology. He spends his free time playing the piano and foraging flea-markets for vintage video game paraphernalia.