School of English and Drama

Research Strategy

The Department of English at Queen Mary aims

  1. To continue to develop areas where our research has been especially distinctive, at the highest level of international excellence.
  2. To embed English studies research in an interdisciplinary humanities context.
  3. To promote work across sub-disciplines within English studies, especially collaborations between researchers.
  4. To remain committed to lesser-studied but distinctive aspects of the discipline.
  5. To promote and encourage research-led teaching in the curriculum.
  6. To provide departmental support structures for research.
  7. To engage with users of our research in academia, education, and commercial and media enterprises, based on our distinctive view of English research.
  8. To foster collaboration with researchers in other countries and disseminate our research to the widest international audience.
  9. To attract high-quality research students and post-doctoral fellows who will undertake ambitious, ground-breaking research.