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Unit of Assessment 28A Modern Languages and Linguistics: Celtic Studies

Unit Co-ordinator: Professor Bertie O'Corrain

Irish and Celtic Studies at the Ulster University is delighted with its success in REF 2014 in which Ulster was placed second in Celtic Studies in the UK, with 66% of our research being assessed as internationally excellent (25% thereof world leading).

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of research impact judged to be world-leading or internationally excellent

  • People Involved

    The following university staff are involved with the research activities of this Unit of Assessment and participated in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework:

    Name Role
    Borsje, J Professor Professor of Medieval Irish Culture and Religion
    De Brun, F Dr Acting Director of Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute
    Fomin, M Dr Senior Lecturer
    Hughes, AJ Dr Reader
    Kockel, U Professor Professor of Irish and European Ethnology
    Mac Cathmhaoil, N Dr Lecturer in Irish
    Mac Mathuna, S Professor Professor of Irish and Celtic Studies
    MacPherson, IS Mr Lecturer in Irish and Celtic Studies
    O'Corrain, AP Professor Director of Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute
    O Domagain, G Dr Lecturer in Modern Irish
    Sewell, FS Dr Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing and Irish Literature in English
    Smith, PJ Dr Reader
    Wmffre, I Dr Lecturer in Irish

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  • Research Outputs


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  • Research Impact Case Studies

    Language Policy and Planning in Northern Ireland

    Professor Ailbhe Ó Corráin and Dr. Fionntán de Brún

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    The Irish Language in an Urban Environment

    Dr. Fionntán de Brún and Dr. Art Hughes

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  • Research Environment


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