The Department of English is pleased to announce the launch of a new online peer reviewed journal. English Language Research is a free access journal committed to academic rigour and quality scholarship in a wide variety of linguistic methodologies and traditions.

Edited by three current PhD students, and with an international advisory board, English Language Research seeks to provide a forum for innovative research which is open to all.

The journal is currently issuing its first Call for Papers, with a deadline of 1 October 2013. For more information, please visit the journal webpage,