The Centre for Literary and Linguistic Computing (CLLC) was established to continue the development and application of statistical and computing tools for the analysis of (literary) texts.
- Priority Research Centre in Bioinformatics "Biomarker discovery and Information-based Medicine – on the classification and description of literary texts using bioinformatics and information theory quantifiers."
- Centre for the Study of Research Training and its Impact (SORTI) "the Stylistics of PhD examination reports."
- Emeritus Professor John Burrows presented the Wisbey Lecture in King's College, University of London in September 2006
- In 2004 the group hosted an international conference on humanities computing
- Emeritus Professor John Burrows travelled to New York in June 2001 to receive the 2001 Busa Award
- A Practicable Future for Computing in the Humanities: An International Symposium, The University of Newcastle, July 2001