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This page links to active projects and research networks co-sponsored by the Institute of Humanities.

English Language Teachers’ Engagement with Published Research: a British Council-funded project that aims to explore the extent to which, and how, English language teachers’ engage with research and the disciplinary knowledge it conveys, uncovering their perceptions, priorities and the possible impacts on their pedagogy.

Fabulous Femininities: a three-year AHRC-funded project that seeks to understand the way that resistant feminine identities are performed by burlesque clubgoers via specific DIY approaches to costume.

Implicit and Explicit Language Attitudes and Accent Discrimination in England: a British Academy-funded study using implicit and self-report instruments, adapted from social psychology, to measure 300 English nationals’ implicit and explicit attitudes towards Northern English and Southern English speech.

ReWOMEN: a global network that connects scholars across business schools and humanities departments with stakeholders and policy makers to share key findings across four centuries of women’s management and enterprise activities.

Tickets for the Afterlife: an action research project and cross-country collaboration exploring the concept of libraries as death positive spaces and their collections of books as creative resources that push us to consider our own mortality.

Visualizing the History of the Janowska Camp and the Holocaust in Lviv: a project funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the UVA Centre for Global Inquiry and Innovation excavating the history of the Janowska concentration camp outside of Lviv.


Courses within Humanities

The Department of Humanities offers a number of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. By studying at Northumbria you will become part of a passionate and creative community.

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Northumbria Research Link

Northumbria Research Link (NRL) is an open access repository of Northumbria University's research output.

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Looking to study in with us in September? Our Undergraduate Open Day Events are the perfect opportunity for you to find out as much as you can about our wide range of courses and world-class facilities.

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