Seth Mehl is Lecturer in the Digital Humanities Institute at the University of Sheffield. His research interests encompass corpus linguistics, with a focus on semantic and pragmatic meaning; and co-production methodologies, including community archiving for international development.
Seth is a Co-Investigator on the Many Happy Returns project, working with Joanna Gavins and Emma Franklin. Together they will investigate the language of manufacturers, retailers, and other public-facing bodies, as well as the language of consumers, around plastics and re-use, to help inform best practice in communicating with publics.
Seth is a member of The Keywords Project, UKZA Community Research, and the White Rose Gender Equality College. And he leads the Digital Humanities Institute’s work on linguistic concept modelling, based on the Linguistic DNA project.