Research in Languages
Our disciplinary and interdisciplinary research impacts on both local and global contexts: we have world leading excellence in literary, cultural and visual studies, and in linguistics.
New £4 Million Pound Research Project
OWRI Multi-lingualism Project
The Queen's strand of the Open World Research Initiative is led by Profs Janice Carruthers and Micheal O'Mainnin, in collaboration with partners including the University of Cambridge.
"The goal of the project is to change attitudes amongst the general public to raise awareness of how speaking more than one language can contribute so crucially to society and to have an impact at policy level, both in devolved administrations and in Whitehall." (Prof. Carruthers)Read more
85% of the School’s research was judged to be internationally excellent or world leading (REF2014).
Current Research Projects
AHRC eDIL (electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language)
A million downloads for electronic Irish dictionary launched in November 2015Read more
"From Dark Tourism to Phoenix Tourism"
The Ethics of Cultural Translation in Urban FestivalsRead more
Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship
Explorations of Orality in Occitan and FrenchRead more
FILM: Gongora: The Never-Fading Star
Aesthetic Magnitude and Contemporary Universe