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Hansard at Huddersfield

Welcome to Hansard at Huddersfield! Explore the official, verbatim report of what was said in both houses of Parliament between 1803-2004 through various search functions and interactive visualisations.

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Project

Technologies used

Outputs

  • ICAME 40
    Jeffries, L. & Sanjurjo-González, H. (2019). Making Hansard accessible to non-expert users through corpus-based search functionality. Talk presented at ICAME40 conference. Neuchâtel, Switzerland
  • CILC 2019
    Jeffries, L. & Sanjurjo-González, H. (2019). Making corpus-based searching accessible for non-expert users: the case of Hansard. Talk presented at XI International Conference on Corpus Linguistics (CILC 2019) conference. Valencia, Spain

Help

Basic Search - First steps

6 mins 27 sec

Contribution display

4 mins 20 sec

KWIC display

5 mins 7 sec

Advanced Search

5 mins 11 sec

Explore by wordcloud

5 mins 15 sec

Explore by sunburst

3 mins 16 sec

Feedback

Have you found any bugs or have you got any other feedback on the website? We are hoping to increase its functionality in due course, but there are some restrictions on what is possible.

You can contact us by either emailing us at hansard@hud.ac.uk or by using the form below. We will do our best to look into your feedback as soon as we can.

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About us

The Team

  • Lesley Jeffries
    Principal Investigator
  • Marc Alexander
    Co-investigator (SAMUELS)
  • Alex von Lunen
    Co-Investigator (Technical lead)
  • Hugo Sanjurjo-González
    Research Fellow (Programmer)
  • Fransina de Jager
    Administrative Assistant
  • John Vice
    Editor of Hansard (Lords)

Acknowledge

  • Lesley Jeffries
    Principal Investigator
  • Marc Alexander
    Co-investigator (SAMUELS)
  • Alex von Lunen
    Co-Investigator (Technical lead)
  • Hugo Sanjurjo-González
    Research Fellow (Programmer)
  • Fransina de Jager
    Administrative Assistant
  • John Vice
    Editor of Hansard (Lords)

Address

Hansard at Huddersfield
Linguistics and Modern Languages
School of Music, Humanities and Media
Oastler Building, OA4/15
Queensgate
Huddersfield
HD1 3DH