Current postgraduate research students in English and Creative Writing:
- Sulayman Al-Bassam (English Literature Phd programme): 'Practices and Processes Involved in Adapting Shakespearean Drama for and in the Middle East'
- Matthew Beresford (English Literature PhD programme): 'The Lord Byron / John Polidori Relationship and the Development of the Early Nineteenth-Century Literary Vampire''
- Caitlin Gillespie (Creative Writing PhD Programme): 'Scarlett: Contemporary ekphrastic poetry in response to the films of Vivien Leigh'
- Neil Matthews (Creative Writing PhD Programme): 'Mind the Gap: Translating myths, legends and fairytales into modern transmedia narratives' (creative project); 'You are the Games Master now: World building, characterisation and interactivity in trans-media, multi-narrative story telling' (critical work)
- Sally Moore (English Literature PhD programme): 'Tudor Tales for Women: The production and consumption of women's historical fiction, 1940-1954'
- Jamie Popowich (Creative Writing PhD Programme): 'GrimHaven: a comedy about real estate in an age of exploding glass' (creative project); 'Nobody Moves -- Charles Willeford's Hardboiled Immovable Heroes' (critical work)
- Angela Sparks (English Literature PhD programme): 'The Race for Identity: Challenging Stereotypes in Children's Literature by Indigenous Authors'
- Nick Waters (Creative Writing PhD Programme): 'Strive: Social Anxiety in Cyberpunk Detective Fiction'
- Jillian Wingfield (English Literature PhD programme): 'Monsters, Dreams, and Discords: Vampire Novels in Twenty-first-Century American Culture'