We are jointly recognised as the best modern university in the country for research
77% of the research we submitted has been ranked ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’, an increase of 11% since REF2014
We are the highest ranked modern university in London for research
We have been ranked 51 (of 129 institutions) overall by GPA, an increase of nine places since REF2014
We have increased our overall ranking in 9 out of 11 Units of Assessment
Results by Unit of Assessment:
|Allied Health Professions||22.0||62.0||16.0||0.0||0.0|
|Psychology, Psychiatry & Neuroscience||26.0||46.0||24.0||2.0||2.0|
|Business & Management Studies||20.0||51.0||29.0||0.0||0.0|
|English Language & Literature||39.0||46.0||15.0||0.0||0.0|
|Theology & Religious Studies||24.0||30.0||46.0||0.0||0.0|
|Communication, Cultural & Media Studies||43.0||40.0||15.0||2.0||0.0|
Our Health Sciences research seeks to understand and promote the key factors that support healthy living and tackle health inequalities.
Our psychology research has examined drug dependency, withdrawal effects from prescribed antidepressants, and also has a major focus on the mental health of children and young people.
Our research has a particular focus on improving business systems and driving forward a more sustainable and green economy.
Research focuses on providing support for marginalised communities, and ensuring young people have the tools they need to engage in active citizenship.
Our education research is committed to ensuring all children have access to the tools, support and opportunities they need to develop.
Our English research is centered on widening access and participation in performance and the creative industries.
Through uncovering experiences of people who have gone before us, we have shaped public understanding of both the past, and present.
Publicly engaged research at the intersections of faith, religious practice, and race.
Our expertise in dance has helped improve the lives of people with a range of illnesses.
Our experts have raised the profile of some of the most significant artists and stories of our time to a global audience.
Our research has contributed to the development of innovative methods of filmmaking and enhanced the audiovisual media experience of millions of people across the world.