Read about our current and recent projects and grant awards.

There are a wide variety of research centres and networks within the School of Literatures, Languages and Culture.

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

Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies

Film Studies

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.

Find out about fees and how to apply