Research at the School of Arts and Humanities

Our research is rich and diverse; with members of our staff conducting internationally recognised and world leading research. The Research Excellence Framework 2014 results demonstrate the high quality and international standing of research conducted within the School.

Our researchers

Underpinning our courses are our internationally renowned academic staff who actively conduct research and foster a vibrant community of advanced learning.

Our researchers work in collaboration with a range of scholars from across the academic community in Britain and Ireland as well as in North America, continental Europe and the Far East.This has the benefit of creating a varied and informed research community with links throughout the world; it enhances the experience of research staff and research students as well as feeding in to the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum.

Our strong international outlook helps to attract research students from across the world.

Our research

Particularly strong areas of research include:

  • Communication
  • Culture and Media Studies
  • English
  • French
  • History

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, our subjects with a research impact measured as world-leading or internationally excellent include: English Language and Literature (87%), Modern Languages and Linguistics (80%), Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management (70%) and History (70%).

In this interdisciplinary home we provide you with dedicated supervision, the chance to get involved and to build on your personal and professional development.

Our research is funded by various bodies, including:

Industry partners

Work with our industry partners, including East Midlands Museums Service (EMS) and Notts TV.

Centre for Broadcasting & Journalism (CBJ)

NTU was recognised by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) as the UK's top performing journalism training centre.

This multimillion-pound centre with industry-standard facilities includes:

  • one of the largest student newsrooms in the UK
  • a TV studio with HD SDI cameras
  • a live weather green screen
  • a studio news set with back video projection
  • an autocue and TV production / viewing gallery
  • a newsroom with 96 workstations and a specialised produced facility for television, radio, print, magazine and online news production.

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Contact us

Professor Nahem Yousaf
Associate Dean for Research
Telephone: +44 (0)115 848 3032
Email