The School of Languages and Cultures is committed to high-quality research to enhance our knowledge of language, literature, cultural history, and translation.

The School of Languages and Cultures undertakes research in a wide range of areas, including:

  • Literature and cultural studies
  • Translation and translation studies
  • Area studies, particularly from an Asia-Pacific perspective
  • Cultural and intellectual history
  • Processes of globalisation, migration, and cultural change
  • Theory and practice of language teaching, preservation, and maintenance of language

Researchers in the School have been awarded significant internal and external funding for their projects, and many are engaged in international research collaborations. Our staff have published widely and the quality of their research is recognised nationally and internationally. For details on research areas and lists of publications, please see our staff profile pages.

As part of our commitment to research, we welcome applications from graduate students who want to study towards a Master of Arts or PhD degree.

Research produced by PhD and Master's students in the School of Languages and Cultures is available on the University's Research Archive.