Research at the Department of English


Ranked top 10 in the UK for ‘world-leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ research (REF 2014), the Department of English conducts research in three main areas: literature, language, and creative writing. We aim to foster and develop strategic partnerships, particularly with local and national cultural organisations, to reach those who can benefit from our research.

18th Century Worlds


Learn more about our diverse research interests.

Illustrating Futures


We actively support impact in a number of ways.

Citizens of Everywhere

Groups and Projects

The Department is involved in a range of research groups and projects.

Postgraduate Research Opportunities

Postgraduate Research Opportunities