Notes on the AHRC and ESRC

The AHRC covers a wide range of subjects. These include many areas of research being undertaken in the School, including literature and language, creative writing, cultural history, digital content and some areas of linguistics and cultural studies (see below).

Communications, Cultural and Media Studies

The AHRC and ESRC share responsibilities for work in these areas.

Linguistics

The AHRC and ESRC share responsibilities for work in linguistics.

The AHRC focuses on support where research questions bear on the structure, history, theory, description and application of language and languages.

The ESRC focuses on support for areas of applied linguistics, computational linguistics, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, and interdisciplinary social science research involving linguistics.