World-leading research

The Research Excellence Framework 2014 results demonstrate the high quality and international standing of research conducted within the School. 

Our subjects with a research impact measured as world-leading or internationally excellent include: 

  • English Language and Literature (87%)
  • Modern Languages and Linguistics (80%)
  • Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management (70%)
  • History (70%)


Our research is funded by various bodies, including: