Research in the Department

York’s Department of English and Related Literature has emphatically demonstrated its position at the forefront of UK English departments for research. The 2014 REF results released on 18th December place York English second in the UK to Warwick, and first on 4* (“world-leading”) research quality. Further information is available at Times Higher Education

Research schools

Our staff and students have wide-ranging research interests across all historical periods, divided into four major schools:

Interdisciplinary centres

We are actively involved in seven major interdisciplinary research centres:

Further information