Research areas

Creative Writing

Creative Writing is led by a team of award-winning writers working across novels, short fiction, verse and writing for stage and screen.

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Medieval and Renaissance Writing

The University of Huddersfield is host to the Anne Clifford Project and an emerging project on Renaissance texts and the natural world.

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Ted Hughes Network

A centre of excellence for Hughes-related research, teaching, public engagement, and creativity.

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Eighteenth-century and Romantic Studies

We have a broad range of research and teaching specialisms in this area.

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Contemporary Literature and Culture

Contemporary literature and culture explores areas as diverse as relational poetics to contemporary dystopias and dementia narratives.

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Nineteenth-Century Studies

19th Century studies range across the Long Nineteenth-Century. From Romanticism to Victorian Romanies and Edwardian popular fiction.

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Research degrees and scholarships

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Postgraduate study

As a postgraduate student you will join a thriving research community with plenty of opportunities to develop your research skills and work with leading figures in your field.

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