Hans Malmström

Professor at Language and Communication

RESEARCH
Hans Malmström conducts research at the intersection of applied linguistics and learning. His research is primarily concerned with aspects of second language acquisition (especially academic and disciplinary vocabulary) in academic contexts where English is used as the medium of instruction, and the integration communication and language, exploring how language and communication potentially affects learning within a discipline. He is the Principal Investigator of three onging research projects funded by the Swedish Research Council and STINT (the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education). Hans is Series Editor (together with Diane Pecorari, University of Leeds) for Routledge Studies in English Medium Instruction. He also Co-edits the Journal of English-Medium Instruction (John Benjamins).

TEACHING AND SUPERVISION
Hans Malmström teaches at three programs at Chalmers and he coordinates the integrated communication interventions at the programs in applied physics and applied mathematics. He is currently supervising two PhD students.

DUTIES
Hans Malmström is Deputy Head (Research and Graduate Education) at the Department of Communication and Learning in Science.

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Showing 71 publications

2024

Academic communication with AI-powered language tools in higher education: From a post-humanist perspective

Wanyu Ou, Christian Stöhr, Hans Malmström
System. Vol. 121, p. 1-14
Journal article
2024

Fler avhopp med utbildning på engelska

Viggo Kann, Olle Bälter, Hans Malmström
Språktidningen (1), p. 52-55
Magazine article
2024

Correlating language proficiency and teaching approach in contexts of English-medium instruction

Marie Vander Borght, Hans Malmström, Marcus Warnby
Conference poster
2023

Disciplinary TA:s exploring the reciprocal effects of providing writing feedback in physics

Hans Malmström, Magnus Gustafsson
Threshold Conscripts: Rhetoric and Composition Teaching Assistantships, p. 405-410
Book chapter
2023

Linking scores from two written receptive English academic vocabulary tests—The VLT-Ac and the AVT

Marcus Warnby, Hans Malmström, Kajsa Yang Hansen
Language Testing. Vol. 40 (3), p. 548-575
Journal article
2023

Chatbots and other AI for learning: A survey of use and views among university students in Sweden

Hans Malmström, Christian Stöhr, Wanyu Ou
Report - Chalmers University of Technology - Department of Communication and Learning in Science
2023

Teachers’ receptive and productive vocabulary sizes in English-medium instruction

Hans Malmström, Diane Pecorari, Marcus Warnby
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development. Vol. In Press
Journal article
2023

English-medium instruction and impact on academic performance: a randomized control study

Olle Bälter, Viggo Kann, Chantal Mutimukwe et al
Applied Linguistics Review. Vol. In Press
Journal article
2022

Introducing the Journal of English-Medium Instruction

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström
Journal of English-Medium Instruction. Vol. 1 (1), p. 1-6
Other text in scientific journal
2022

Ett svenskt akademiskt vokabulärtest – revidering, validering och förslag på vidareutveckling

Marcus Warnby, Hans Malmström, Camilla Bardel
Nordic Journal of Literacy Research. Vol. 8 (1)
Journal article
2022

Språkval och internationalisering: Svenskans och engelskans roll inom forskning och högre utbildning

Hans Malmström, Diane Pecorari
Report - Språkrådet (Institutet för språk och folkminnen)
2022

Akademiska uppdrag måste förenas med hållbart arbetsliv

Hans Malmström, Raffaella Negretti
Universitetsläraren. Vol. 2022 (3), p. 34-35
Magazine article
2022

Does English proficiency develop as a result of English-Medium Instruction?

Hans Malmström, Diane Pecorari
Other conference contribution
2022

Language choice and internationalisation: The roles of Swedish and English in research and higher education

Hans Malmström, Diane Pecorari
Report - Språkrådet (Institutet för språk och folkminnen)
2021

Förstärkt fysiklärande med hjälp av laborationslogg

Jonathan Weidow, Raffaella Negretti, Hans Malmström
Other conference contribution
2021

Integrering av autentiska fysikprojekt med kommunikation

Jonathan Weidow, Magnus Karlsteen, Hans Malmström
Other conference contribution
2021

Exploring and supporting metacognitive awareness and disciplinary literacy during laboratory work

Hans Malmström, Raffaella Negretti, Jonathan Weidow
Other conference contribution
2021

Glöm inte forskningen när doktoranderna lär sig kommunicera

Raffaella Negretti, Hans Malmström, Maria Persson et al
Curie
Magazine article
2021

Disciplinary literacies as a nexus for content and language teacher practice

Hans Malmström, Diane Pecorari
Language Use in English-Medium Instruction at University: International Perspectives on Teacher Practice, p. 213-222
Book chapter
2020

Doktorandhandledning på distans – utmaningar, möjligheter och strategier

Hans Malmström
Report - Department for Communication and Learning in Science (CLS)
2020

Integrating CAD, 3D-printing technology and oral communication to enhance students' physics understanding and disciplinary literacy

Hans Malmström, Jonas Enger, Magnus Karlsteen et al
European Journal of Physics. Vol. 41 (6)
Journal article
2019

Creating sites of disciplinary knowledge: integrating physics and oral communication

Hans Malmström, Jonathan Weidow, Magnus Karlsteen et al
Other conference contribution
2019

Measuring Academic Vocabulary Knowledge: Triangulating Measures of Receptive and Productive Knowledge

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström
Other conference contribution
2019

Triangulating measures of academic vocabulary knowledge in L2 users of English

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström
Other conference contribution
2019

Developing a New Academic Vocabulary Test

Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw, Hans Malmström
Journal of English for Academic Purposes. Vol. 39 , p. 59-71
Journal article
2018

Book review: "Uncovering English-Medium-Instruction: Glocal Issues in Higher Education", Branka Drljača Margić, Irena Vodopija-Krstanović, Peter Lang, Oxford (2017)

Hans Malmström
Journal of English for Academic Purposes. Vol. 33, p. 120-122
Other text in scientific journal
2018

Receptive and productive academic vocabulary: A mixed-methods corpus investigation

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström, Philip Shaw
Other conference contribution
2018

Words for what? Contrasting university students’ receptive and productive academic vocabulary needs

Hans Malmström, Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw
English for Specific Purposes. Vol. 50, p. 28-39
Journal article
2018

At the Crossroads of TESOL and English Medium Instruction

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström
TESOL Quarterly. Vol. 52 (3), p. 497-515
Other text in scientific journal
2018

Communicating to Learn Multivariable Calculus: Students' Blackboard Presentations as a Means for Enhancing Mathematics Learning

Hans Malmström, Dennis Eriksson
PRIMUS. Vol. 28 (8), p. 726-741
Journal article
2018

Vocabulary knowledge in English-Medium Instruction: Receptive and productive perspectives

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström, Philip Shaw
Other conference contribution
2018

Appraisal, preaching and the religious other: The rhetorical appropriation of interreligious positions in sermonic discourse

Hans Malmström
International Journal of Practical Theology. Vol. 22 (1), p. 40-57
Journal article
2018

Vocabulary knowledge in receptive and productive genres in the English‐medium environment

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström, Philip Shaw
Other conference contribution
2017

Preaching as Internal Interreligious Dialogue: A Harvard Case Study

Hans Malmström, David Schnasa Jacobsen
Homiletic . Vol. 42 (2), p. 15-33
Journal article
2017

Engaging with terminology in the multilingual classroom: teachers’ practices for bridging the gap between L1 lectures and English reading

Hans Malmström, Špela Mežek, Diane Pecorari et al
Classroom Discourse. Vol. 8 (1), p. 3-18
Journal article
2017

Vocabulary for academic reading in the EMI environment

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström, Philip Shaw
Other conference contribution
2016

How many academic vocabularies do students need?

Diane Pecorari, Hans Malmström
ASLA (Association Suédoise de Linguistique Appliquée): Language and norm, Uppsala University, 21-22 April, 2016
Paper in proceeding
2016

Receptive and productive academic language in use: Academic vocabulary as a case study

Hans Malmström, Diane Pecorari
LUNAS: Academic Language Use and Academic Literacies from a Multilingual Perspective in Nordic Educational Contexts, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark, 9-11 May, 2016
Paper in proceeding
2016

Engaging the Congregation: The Place of Metadiscourse in Contemporary Preaching

Hans Malmström
Applied Linguistics. Vol. 37 (4), p. 561-582
Journal article
2016

Covarage and development of academic vocabulary in English medium instruction

Hans Malmström, Diane Pecorari, Magnus Gustafsson
Assessing and Developing Writing Skills (S. Göpferich & I. Neumann (Eds.)), p. 45-69
Book chapter
2016

Productive academic vocabulary

Hans Malmström, Diane Pecorari
BAAL (British Association of Applied Linguistics), Anglia Ruskin University, 1-3 September
Paper in proceeding
2015

Academic vocabulary size as a predictor of academic success

Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw, Hans Malmström
BALEAP (The Global Forum for EAP Professionals), University of Leicester, 19-21 April
Paper in proceeding
2015

What is your darkness? An empirical study of interrogative practices in sermonic discourse

Hans Malmström
International Journal of Practical Theology. Vol. 19 (2), p. 247-270
Journal article
2015

“Listen and Understand What I Am Saying”: Church-Listening As a Challenge for Non-Native Listeners of English in the United Kingdom

Hans Malmström
International Journal of Listening. Vol. 29 (1), p. 50-64
Journal article
2015

Hedging, boosting and language appeals: preachers exploring the epistemic continuum

Hans Malmström
Academy of Homiletics 2015 Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN, USA, 3-5 December
Paper in proceeding
2015

The “other” voice in preaching: Intertextual form and function in contemporary English sermonic discourse

Hans Malmström
Journal of Communication and Religion. Vol. 38 (2), p. 80-99
Journal article
2015

‘Academese’, ‘church chat’ and the fear of alienating the congregation: Exploring church preaching as a lexical environment

Hans Malmström
Journal of Applied Linguistics and Professional Practice. Vol. 12 (1), p. 50-71
Journal article
2015

PROFiLE (Professional Literacy in English): a longitudinal study of the relationship between English as the medium of instruction and the development of professional English literacy

Andreas Eriksson, Magnus Gustafsson, Hans Malmström et al
Integrating Content and Language in Higher Education (ICLHE 2015), 2-4 September, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Paper in proceeding
2015

Using vocabulary as an indicator of development of academic literacy and academic success

Hans Malmström, Magnus Gustafsson, Diane Pecorari
8th Biennial Conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW), Tallinn, June 15-17, 2015
Paper in proceeding
2015

Where they’re coming from: roles for English textbooks where lectures are in foreign languages

Philip Shaw, Spela Mezek, Diane Pecorari et al
BALEAP (The Global Forum for EAP Professionals), University of Leicester, 19-21 April
Paper in proceeding
2015

Learning subject-specific L2 terminology: The effect of medium and order of exposure

Spela Mezek, Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw et al
English for Specific Purposes. Vol. 38, p. 57-69
Journal article
2015

Preaching in uncertain terms: the place of hedging language in contemporary sermonic discourse

Hans Malmström
Functions of Language. Vol. 22 (3), p. 332-361
Journal article
2013

To what extent do L2 students in UK Higher Education acquire academic and subject-specific vocabulary incidentally?

Aileen Irvine, Hans Malmström, Spela Mezek et al
BALEAP (The Global Forum for EAP Professionals), University of Nottingham, 19-21 April
Paper in proceeding
2013

The sermon as audience challenge? Investigating vocabulary in contemporary English preaching.

Hans Malmström
Annual Papers of the Academy of Homiletics. Vol. 2013, p. 321-333
Journal article
2013

Master Level Writing in Engineering and Productive Vocabulary: What does measuring academic vocabulary levels tell us?

Magnus Gustafsson, Hans Malmström
Of butterflies and birds, of dialects and genres: Essays in honour of Philip Shaw, p. 123-140
Book chapter
2012

Reading in tertiary education: undergraduate student practices and attitudes

Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw, Aileen Irvine et al
Quality in Higher Education. Vol. 18 (2), p. 235-256
Journal article
2012

Books in English, lecture in Swedish: How well does it work?

Spela Mezek, Aileen Irvine, Hans Malmström et al
ASLA Symposium, Linköping University, Linköping, 12 May
Paper in proceeding
2012

Comparing the academic and subject-specific vocabulary knowledge of L1 and L2 students at the outset of their undergraduate studies in a UK university

Aileen Irvine, Hans Malmström, Spela Mezek et al
BAAL (45th annual meeting of the British Association of Applied Linguistics), University of Southampton, 6-8 September
Paper in proceeding
2012

World Englishes, biology terms and academic vocabulary: how level is the playing field?

Aileen Irvine, Hans Malmström, Spela Mezek et al
IAWE (International Association of World Englishes), City University of Hong Kong and Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, 6-9 December
Paper in proceeding
2012

Incidental language learning in the Swedish parallel language university: Outcomes and influences

Diane Pecorari, Spela Mezek, Philip Shaw et al
Panel at CALPIU ´12, Roskilde University, 3-5 April
Other conference contribution
2012

Conditions for vocabulary acquisition in multi-modal and multilingual environments

Philip Shaw, Aileen Irvine, Hans Malmström et al
EUROSLA (European Second Language Association), Stockholm, 8-10 September
Paper in proceeding
2011

Teacher practices and vocabulary exposure in the content classroom: incidental English vocabulary acquisition in the parallel language university

Hans Malmström, Spela Mezek, Philip Shaw et al
AILA (World Congress of Applied Linguistics), Beijing, 23-28 August.
Paper in proceeding
2011

Intertextual episodes in lectures as a potential enhancement of incidental learning from reading

Hans Malmström, Philip Shaw, Aileen Irvine et al
Hermes (Denmark). Vol. 45, p. 115-128
Journal article
2011

English textbooks in parallel-language tertiary education

Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw, Aileen Irvine et al
TESOL Quarterly. Vol. 45 (2), p. 313-333
Journal article
2011

English for Academic Purposes at Swedish universities: Teachers' objectives and practices

D. Pecorari, P. Shaw, A. Irvine et al
Iberica (22), p. 55-77
Journal article
2010

Engineering and Communication Integrated Learning – Collaboration Strategies for Skills and Subject Experts

Carl Johan Carlsson, Kristina Edström, Hans Malmström
International CDIO Conference, Montréal, 14-17 June
Paper in proceeding
2010

Speaker accountability as metadiscourse?

Hans Malmström
Societas Linguistica Europaea, Vilnius University, 2-5 September
Paper in proceeding
2009

Learning language from reading in bilingual higher education contexts

Diane Pecorari, Philip Shaw, Aileen Irvine et al
BAAL (43rd annual meeting of the British Association of Applied Linguistics), University of Newcastle, 3-5 September
Paper in proceeding
2009

Incidental Learning from Reading in one Language: Enhancement from Lectures in Another

Philip Shaw, Aileen Irvine, Hans Malmström et al
XVII European Symposium on Language for Specific Purposes, Århus August 17-20
Paper in proceeding
2008

Knowledge-stating verbs and contexts of accountability in linguistic and literary academic discourse

Hans Malmström
Nordic Journal of English Studies. Vol. 7 (3), p. 35-60
Journal article

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Showing 9 research projects

2023–2023

ChatGPT and other AI for learning purposes

Hans Malmström Language and Communication
Wanyu Ou Language and Communication
Christian Stöhr Engineering Education Research
Chalmers

2 publications exist
2023–2026

English proficiency and approaches to teaching when English is the medium of instruction

Hans Malmström Language and Communication
Swedish Research Council (VR)

2023–2025

Educating the educators: professional development of academics for internationalisation at home

Hans Malmström Language and Communication
Becky Bergman Language and Communication
The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT)

1 publication exists
2022–2023

Kurslitteratur och språkval

Hans Malmström Language and Communication
Magnus Bergvalls Stiftelse
Åke Wibergs Stiftelse

2022–2023

Lärares språkfärdighet när engelska är undervisningsspråk

Hans Malmström Language and Communication
Torsten Söderbergs Stiftelse

2020–2020

Teachers' English Proficiency in EMI

Hans Malmström Language and Communication
Åke Wibergs Stiftelse

2014–2017

Does English-medium instruction develop professional English literacy? A longitudinal investigation of master's programmes

Hans Malmström Language and Communication
Andreas Eriksson Language and Communication
Magnus Gustafsson Language and Communication
Swedish Research Council (VR)

3 publications exist
2009–2011

Effects of English-medium textbooks on vocabulary acquisition: lessons for Swedish universities

Hans Malmström Language and Communication
Swedish Research Council (VR)

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