Dr. Leonie Wiemeyer

Coordinator (currently on leave)
Science management & communications

Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institut für Philosophie
DFG-Graduiertenkolleg 2073
Lange Laube 32
30159 Hannover

E-Mail: leonie.wiemeyer@philos.uni-hannover.de
Web: Researchgate


since 03/2020
Coordinator of the DFG Research Training Group 2073 “Integrating Ethics and Epistemology of Scientific Research”

  • Science management, project management, and controlling
  • Event management and coordination of the qualification programme
  • Public relations and internal communications
  • Quality assurance and budgeting
  • since 01/2021 member of UniWiND Working Group “Mental Health in der Promotionsphase” (mental health during the PhD)

09/2019 – 02/2020
YUFE Institutional Coordinator, University of Bremen (European Universities Initiative)

  • Project management and budgeting, university-wide coordinatioon of meetings and tasks
  • Coordination with university rectorate, YUFE Management Office, and international partners
  • Event management and public relations

06/2019 – 09/2019
Coordinator of Dezentrale Schreibwerkstatt (faculty writing workshop) and Quality Management Officer, Faculty 10, University of Bremen
Writing consultations, writing offers for students, evaluation of courses offered at faculty

07/2018 – 09/2019
Programme Manager at Bremen Early-Career Researcher Development, University of Bremen

  • Consultations for (international) PhD candidates and interested Masters’ students
  • Coordination of qualification programme for PhD candidates and postdocs
  • Public relations/marketing, e.g. website and Facebook, print materials
  • Coordination and budgeting of DAAD-funded research mobility project BremenIDEA
  • Scholarship administration (STIBET Doktoranden)
  • UBremen delegate in YERUN Working Group “Joint Programmes”
  • Coordination of Open Campus Presentations by the Research Services Unit (2019)

07/2018 – 06/2019
Project Coordinator of the Intercultural Certificate, International Office, University of Bremen

03/2018 – 07/2018
Erasmus Departmental Coordinator, Faculty 10, Universität Bremen

2015 – 2021
PhD in English linguistics / second language writing research
Title: “Intertextuality in Foreign-language Academic Writing in English. A Mixed-methods Study of University Students’ Writing Products and Processes in Source-based Disciplinary Assignments” (defended in August 2021)

2012 – 2018
Positions as research assistant and lecturer in English Linguistics at the University of Bremen, Justus-Liebig-University Gießen, and Philipps-University Marburg, Germany

2006 – 2012
Degree programme in secondary school teaching (English, Chemistry, German as a Foreign Language), Philipps-Universität Marburg and University of Auckland, New Zealand
April 2012: First State Exam (Secondary School Teaching) in English and Chemistry (“Erstes Staatsexamen Lehramt”)
October 2012: Certificate for Teaching German as a Foreign Language (“Erweiterungsprüfung Lehramt”)


Runner-Up Prize for Best Paper for “Direct Quotes, Paraphrases, and Summaries in L2 Academic Assignments”. 4th Learner Corpus Research Conference (LCR), 5 – 7 Oktober 2017, Eurac Research Centre, Bozen/Bolzano, Italy

Selected Publications

Wiemeyer, Leonie (2021): Intertextuality in Foreign-language Academic Writing in English. A Mixed-methods Study of University Students’ Writing Products and Processes in Source-based Disciplinary Assignments. Doctoral dissertation. Bremen: Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek Bremen.

Mandal, Antorlina & Wiemeyer, Leonie (2019): “Foreign elements in EFL students’ term papers – Communicative strategy or display of multilingual competence?” In Parviainen, Hanna; Kaunisto, Mark and Pahta, Päivi (Hrsg.), Corpus Approaches into World Englishes and Language Contrasts. VariEng eSeries.

Wiemeyer, Leonie (2019): “Direct quotation in second language writing: A corpus-based study of intertextuality in academic learner English”. In Götz, Sandra & Mukherjee, Joybrato (eds.), Learner Corpora and Language Teaching. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 129–153.

Wiemeyer, Leonie (2019): “The diachronic productivity of native combining forms in English”. In Wiegand, Viola & Mahlberg, Michaela (eds.), Corpus Linguistics, Context and Culture. Berlin: De Gruyter. 223–252

Wiemeyer, Leonie & Schaub, Steffen (2018): “Dimensions of dissatisfaction and dissent in contemporary German rap: Social marginalization, politics, and identity formation”. In Rivers, Damian J. & Ross, Andrew S. (eds.), The Sociolinguistics of Hip-Hop as Critical Conscience: Dissatisfaction and Dissent. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. 37–67.

Wiemeyer, Leonie (2017): “Intertextuality in L2 academic writing: The use of paraphrasing by German learners of English”. In de Haan, Pieter, de Vries, Rina & van Vuuren, Sanne (eds.), Language, Learners and Levels: Progression and Variation. Papers from the Third International Conference on Learner Corpus research. Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses Universitaires de Louvain. 45–68.

Callies, Marcus & Wiemeyer, Leonie (2017): “Multilingual speakers, multilingual texts: The annotation of foreign elements in learner corpora of English”. In Nurmi, Arja, Rütten, Tanja & Pahta, Päivi (eds.), Challenging the Myth of Monolingual Corpora. Leiden: Brill. 80–94.

Handke, Jürgen; Kiesler, Natalie & Wiemeyer, Leonie (eds.) (2013): The Inverted Classroom Model. The 2nd German ICM-Conference – Proceedings. München: Oldenbourg.