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Dr Catherine Martin

University Teacher Academic Writing and TESOL


Dr Catherine Martin is a member of Faculty in the School of Modern Languages and Applied Linguistics at the University of Limerick. She teaches in the disciplinary areas of TESOL, Teacher education, English as a Medium of Instruction (EMI), English for Academic Purposes (EAP) and Academic Writing. Her research interests include: teaching science in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms, supporting language in the workplace for migrants and ethnic minorities and corpus linguistic analysis of academic written genres.


Markey, K., O’Brien, B., O’Donnell, C., Martin, C. and Murphy, J., 2021. Enhancing undergraduate nursing curricula to cultivate person-centred care for culturally and linguistically diverse older people. Nurse Education in Practice50, p.102936.


Unpublished work:

Martin, C. (2013) Metadiscourse and lexicogrammar of statements of research aims in biomedical research articles: A corpus linguistics and discourse analysis study, unpublished thesis (M.A.), University of Limerick.


Research Projects:

Erasmus+ Capacity Building Teaching & Learning Project
: Educating Science Teachers for All
Building a transnational network of university science teacher educators to develop and share evidence-based teaching and learning approaches for linguistically & culturally diverse science classrooms.


Language for work- Supporting workplace L2 language support for migrants and ethnic minorities in Ireland