Hans Malmström

Assistant Head of Department at Communication and Learning in Science, Professor at Language and Communication

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Hans Malmström conducts research at the intersection of applied linguistics and learning. His research is primarily concerned with aspects of second language acquisition (especially academic and disciplinary vocabulary) in academic contexts where English is used as the medium of instruction, and the integration communication and language, exploring how language and communication potentially enhances learning within a discipline. Hans is Series Editor (together with Diane Pecorari, City University Hong Kong) for Routledge Studies in English Medium Instruction. He also Co-edits the Journal of English-Medium Instruction (John Benjamins).

Hans Malmström teaches at four of the undergraduate programs at Chalmers and he coordinates the integrated communication interventions at the programs in applied physics and applied mathematics. Every year he teaches two PhD-level courses and he is currently supervising one doctoral student within the graduate school SEMLA (Learning, teaching and assessment of Swedish and English. Multilingualism as an asset and a challenge – a PhD program for teacher educators)

Hans Malmström is Deputy Head (Research and Graduate Education) at the Department of Communication and Learning in Science.