Read about our current and recent projects and grant awards.

Often highly interdisciplinary, these groups bring together researchers at all career stages with partners and stakeholders on a range of activities.

Information and procedures for staff and postgraduate students on achieving high ethics standards in all research activities.

Are you a member of staff in LLC? Find out about research funding, KE and impact, ethics, open access, data management and more on our dedicated SharePoint site (EASE access required).


The School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures 2014 Research Excellence Framework results.

News, features and more from our research community, including our regular in-brief updates - Research Bites.

An LLC podcast that gives you a behind-the-scenes look at research and the people who make it happen.

Research seminars

Browse this semester’s listings for free seminars by colleagues, PhD students and visiting speakers.

Asian Studies

Celtic and Scottish Studies

English Literature

European Languages and Cultures

Translation Studies

Develop your original ideas in a supportive community of researchers. We currently offer 18 PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) programmes across our subject areas. 

Find out more about our range of PhDs

Develop your early career research and skills with funding from a range of institutions.

Find out more about opportunities in our School

Would you like to join our research community for a short visit or for an extended stay of up to one year? We welcome applicants with a research proposal linked to resources, projects or people at the University of Edinburgh.

We may invite applications from January 2022, if it is safe to do so. This will not be before September 2021 - watch this space for further updates.

Find out about fees and how to apply