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Unit of Assessment 28B Modern Languages and Linguistics: Modern Languages and Linguistics

Unit Co-ordinator: Dr Raffi Folli

Modern Languages and Linguistics at Ulster has consistently produced 4* (world-leading) and 3* (internationally excellent) research. In REF2014 50% of our publications and 70% of the impact of our work on industry and policy beyond Ulster was rated at these levels.

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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
    Black, SJ Dr Senior Lecturer
    Folli, R Dr Head of School of Communication
    Gargett, G Professor Professor of French Culture and Ideas
    Gillespie, J Professor Acting Head of School of English and History
    Harley, H Professor Professor of Linguistics
    Henry, AM Professor Professor of Linguistics
    Li, X Dr Lecturer in Chinese
    McDermott, P Dr Lecturer in Sociology
    Mullen, J Dr Lecturer in French
    O'Dochartaigh, P Professor Dean of Faculty of Arts
    Rhys, CS Dr Senior Lecturer
    Romoli, J Dr Lecturer
    Sevdali, C Dr Lecturer
    Stapleton, K Dr Senior Lecturer

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  • Research Outputs


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  • Research Impact Case Studies

    Embedding computer-assisted language learning (CALL) in Modern Foreign Languages curricula, in industry and in the community

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    From local dialects to global languages: supporting multilingualism in Northern Ireland

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  • Research Environment


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