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Leading academics and researchers worldwide contribute to the continued development and improvement of IELTS by undertaking funded research.


Find the latest academic research, insights, and expertise from the IELTS Partners and global experts in English Language Assessment.

Global Research in English Language Assessment and Expertise

Leading academics and researchers worldwide contribute to the continued development and improvement of IELTS by undertaking funded research. We regularly publish our research in various series.

IELTS Research Reports Online Series: Research from the joint-funded Research grants programme.

IELTS Partnership Research Papers: Research undertaken or commissioned by the IELTS Partners including the Studies in Test Comparability Series.

IELTS Research updates: Key developments about IELTS products and services.

Studies in Language Testing (SiLT): A series of academic volumes of important issues and new developments in language testing and assessment edited by Professor Lynda Taylor and Dr Nick Saville.

Research Notes: Quarterly publication reporting on matters relating to research, test development and validation within Cambridge Assessment English.

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