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We are home to research of the highest standard. 

According to the most recent national assessment, the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), the School’s research is the best in Wales and seventh in the UK in the Modern Languages and Linguistics unit of assessment.

One of the main strengths of the School’s staff is the impact of their research on the world beyond the walls of academia. We have influenced legislative processes alongside breaking new ground in a variety of literary and cultural areas, through using the latest technologies.

We are home to a range of research centres and ongoing projects which contribute to a vibrant research culture through regular programmes of seminars, workshops, conferences and publications.