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Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014
We are delighted to report that we were ranked 4th among Modern Languages units for Research Impact, showing the superb reach and significance of our research. 80% of our case studies submitted were judged to be ‘world-leading’.
In addition, 65% of our research outputs were graded as ‘internationally excellent’, with 15% as ‘world leading’. This strong performance reflects the diverse and energetic research of our department, which includes specialists in modern and medieval literature, cinema, linguistics and history.