Research

Our Modern Languages and Linguistics unit conducts research on Irish & Celtic Studies, Linguistics, and Language and Heritage.

Irish & Celtic Studies

Irish & Celtic Studies

At the forefront of Celtic Studies research internationally and at the heart of the University’s mission since its foundation.

Linguistics & Language Heritage

Linguistics & Language Heritage

Syntax, semantics, pragmatics, language acquisition, bilingualism, language processing, historical linguistics, discourse analysis, and language policy and planning.

PhD opportunities in Modern Languages and Linguistics

Check our funded and self-funded PhD opportunities in Modern Languages and Linguistics.

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Research Projects

TOOLS – Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)

TOOLS – CLIL

TOOLS – Completed phase of CLIL Project

Maritime Memorates

Maritime Memorates

The Maritime Memorates Project: Stories of the Sea

Investigating Variation and Change: Case in Diachrony

Case in Diachrony

Investigating Variation and Change: Case in Diachrony

CLIL Open Online Learning

CLIL Open Online Learning

CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning).

Language Made Fun

Language Made Fun

The Language Made Fun programme

Alternatives and Implicit Meanings

Alternatives and Implicit Meanings

An experimental investigation into how alternatives are computed

Language Awareness for Key Stage 3

Language Awareness for Key Stage 3

Developing language awareness teaching resources for post-primary schools

Real Complaints

Real Complaints

Enhancing the NHS Complaints Journey

Resistance in Talk-in-Interaction

Resistance

Investigating resistance as a response to persuasive attempts

Our Research and Impact

About Modern Languages and Linguistics

About Us

About the Modern Languages and Linguistics Unit

Our People

Our People

Meet the staff behind our Modern Languages and Linguistics research.

Active PhD Projects

Active PhD Projects

Details of current PhD students and their research.

Conferences

Conferences

Conferences on topics in Modern Languages and Linguistics

Societies/Networks

Societies/Networks

Learned societies and other networks.

Ulster University Centre on Multilingualism

UCoM

Ulster University Centre on Multilingualism

Irish Language Rights: A Framework for Compliance

Irish Language Rights: A Framework for Compliance

Local Councils, Obligations and the Irish Language: A Framework for Compliance

Research Seminars in Irish/Celtic Studies and Linguistics

Research Seminars

Links to two Ulster University Research Seminar series

News for Modern Languages and Linguistics Research