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The positive impact of research in English at Teesside has been affirmed by the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), with 80% of research impact activity rated as internationally excellent.
A distinctive feature of research in English at Teesside is its focus on literature and culture as agents of social and cultural change. Researchers have worked with a range of audiences, including:
Research activities in English have enabled us to:
Recent years have seen the dramatic expansion of Creative Writing as an academic discipline in University and School curricula; the number of UK Universities offering undergraduate programmes in Creative Writing has more than doubled since 2003 and the first Creative Writing A Level award was launched in 2013.
Researchers in English at Teesside have played a significant role in effecting this change, through activities including publication, consultation and professional leadership:
Since the events of 11 September 2001, Muslims have been placed at the centre of national and global debates about modernity, citizenship and multiculturalism. Research in English at Teesside has served to foster and inform public debate about the representation of British Muslims in contemporary culture:
This research has reached a range of audiences within the region and beyond through publication in print and online, consultation, public talks, touring exhibitions, writers panels at literary festivals and educational visits to schools.
To find out more about research in English please contact
Dr Rachel Carroll .
We value the research of our academics for the public good and because it guarantees our teaching looks at the past with a critical eye, is abreast of the contemporary moment, and weaves the fabric of the future.
Art and Design
The English research group is a diverse and dynamic community of researchers and practitioners working in a range of literary, cultural and creative fields.
History forms a long-standing centre of research excellence and scholarship within the University across modern and contemporary political history to regional and local, cultural and intellectual history.