The department’s strength in research was recognised and rewarded in the 2008
Research Assessment Exercise when we were placed second in the country. We have an
international reputation for excellence in research in a broad variety of
As well as the individual research interests of the members of department and
postgraduate students, the department is home to or linked with the following
centres and institutes:
Our postgraduates benefit from the expertise of the members of department,
and many have gone on to make important contributions to scholarship themselves.