The main characteristics of the EXPRES corpus ("EXPRES" as in: "Corpus of Expert Writing in Romanian and English") are:
expert L1 (mother-tongue Romanian) academic writing
expert English L2 academic writing
expert English L1 academic writing
The corpus was compiled in the framework of the research project DACRE, financed through a PCE grant awarded to the project coordinator, Dr. Madalina Chitez, by the Romanian Ministry of Research, Innovation and DigitizationUEFISCDI. The project has been conducted at the West University of Timisoara, at CODHUS (Centre for Corpus Related Digital Approaches to Humanities).
The EXPRES platform promotes the use of corpus linguistics methods to investigate on and generate support for discipline-specific expert academic writing in Romanian and English.
More information about the project here.