Dr Day is an interdisciplinary researcher with interests in travel literature and early modern manuscript and print culture. He has a keen interest in knowledge exchange and partnership work and actively promotes collaborations. He has undertaken research-based projects with organisations including The Tennyson Research Centre, The Wordsworth Trust, Writing West Midlands, The Birmingham REP and The Library of Birmingham.
In addition to his research-led partnership work Dr Day promotes a range of other collaborative activites. This includes facilitating international agreements with HEIs and research partners, knowledge exchange work and progression agreements with FE Colleges and schools, and consultancy and partnership work with employers. Dr Day is committed to enhancing graduate employability and enterprise, having worked on a recent Higher Skills, European Social Fund project.