Doctoral researchers in English Language and Linguistics

The Department of English Language and Linguistics has a vibrant postgraduate community, carrying out research in a broad range of areas. Profiles of some of our current doctoral researchers and details of their research are listed below:

Kate Groves

Kate Groves

Doctoral researcher

PhD title: Do Language Attitudes Matter? A study of home language environments, language attitudes, and academic achievement among D/deaf adolescents in the US, UK and Netherlands
SupervisorDr Robin Thompson and Professor Adam Schembri
Phd Psychology (working with English Language and Linguistics)

Recently completed doctoral research

The University of Birmingham etheses repository contains a wide selection of full text research theses from the Department of English.