Corpus and Language Variation in English Research -CLAVIER Research Centre. Member of the research unit of the University of Calabria on linguistic variation in English and the related methodologies. The research unit is an inter-university network with five other universities in Southern Italy (Bari, Catania, University of Campania, Naples Federico II, Palermo) and with two international affiliates (University of Nottingham, UK; University of Szczecin, Poland).