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Research Edge Hill University’s Department of English Language and Literature has been rated as rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the national Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.

The REF assesses the quality of research at universities across the UK and informs research funding allocations from the Higher Education Funding Council for England, HEFCE. Research conducted by Professor Robert Sheppard into linguistically innovative poetry and Dr Ailsa Cox’s creative and critical work on the short story genre, acted as case studies to demonstrate the impact of research conducted by the unit.

Read more about the department’s impact case studies here.