We have a wide range of research interests and expertise. Research strengths include:

  • Adaptation
  • Corpus-based translation studies
  • Gender and translation
  • Intercultural pragmatics
  • Interpreting
  • Literary translation and reception
  • Mediation
  • Multilingualism
  • Self-translation
  • Stylistics
  • Translation and media
  • Translation history

Our members carry out cutting-edge research and are involved in international and cross-institutional research projects such as the AHRC-funded 'Holocaust Writing and Translation' network; the European Comparable and Parallel Corpora, and the Birmingham-Bristol-Cardiff ART ('Adaptation, Recreation, Translation') group. We organise regular research seminars series and an annual Translation Studies Research Forum featuring a guest lecture by a distinguished scholar.