Research Centres & Groups

The activities within English Language and Literature Research are organised within distinct research institutes and centres.

Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland

Centre for the History of Medicine in Ireland

Established in 2006, CHOMI seeks to promote the study of social and cultural history of medicine in Ireland.

Ulster Scots

Ulster Scots

The centre for Ulster-Scots research in Irish and Scottish studies focusing on promoting the experience of the Ulster Scots as a mainstream academic concern.

The Ulster Literary Biography Research Centre

The Ulster Literary Biography Research Centre

The first research centre in the world to concentrate exclusively on biography as a means of understanding and appreciating the work of literary authors.

PhD opportunities in English Language and Literature

Check our funded and self-funded PhD opportunities in English.

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About our Research

About English Language and Literature


A national centre for literary, biographical and creative writing, we nurture and promote the careers of the next generation of scholars in English.

People within English Language and Literature


Staff, students and visitors.

English Language and Literature research projects

Research projects

Find out more about our current research projects.

All Campuses will now be closed for teaching and social activities

Following the clear imperative in the latest government advice to avoid all non-essential contact with others and avoid unnecessary travel, the decision has been made to suspend all teaching and social activities on campus and to close all libraries, sports facilities, theatres, catering facilities and cancel events.

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