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Demeco is an EU funded project (Project ID: 752436), funded under H2020-EU.1.3.2. - Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility.

The project investigates default meanings in compound interpretation. The project team consists of Martin Schäfer, the researcher, and Melanie J. Bell, his supervisor. It runs from 2017-10-01 to 2018-09-30. The project is hosted by Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

Anglia Ruskin University is one of the top 350 institutions in the world according to the Times Higher Education world university rankings 2018, Anglia Ruskin University fosters a leading learning and innovation ecosystem that delivers outstanding and inclusive educational experiences, transformative research and innovation, and impactful community engagement and leadership. It’s academic excellence has led to its special recognition in generating world-leading research in 12 different areas, enriching its curriculum and positively affecting people and communities on a local, national and international level. For more information, visit