KEN HYLAND is Professor of Applied Linguistics in Education and director of the Centre for Academic and Professional Literacies at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK. He has published over 130 articles and 14 books on language teaching and academic writing, and is the co-editor of Applied Linguistics.
GIULIANA DIANI is a tenured researcher in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy. She holds an MA from the University of Lancaster and a PhD from the University of Pisa. Her research interests are in the analysis of spoken and written academic discourse.