The School of Languages, Linguistics and Film has a rich and vibrant research culture across its departments: Modern Languages (French, German, Iberian and Latin American Studies, Russian); Comparative Literature; Linguistics; Film Studies; and the Language Centre, which has a research culture in Applied Linguistics.
The School hosts three Research Centres:
Affiliated Research Centres:
In addition to these, there are research clusters that cross departmental lines and indeed cross the college which include:
In the most recent research assessment exercise (REF 2014) – a measure of the quality of higher education research in the UK – Linguistics was ranked number one in the UK and Modern Languages and Comparative Literature ranked sixteenth overall.