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Research and Impact

89% of our research ranked world-leading or internationally excellent.

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Innovative research striving to advance knowledge

We are proud to work with partner organisations across a spectrum of sectors and around the world to produce research which informs policy, enhances quality of life and provides cultural enrichment.

  • 89% of our overall research activity across the Faculty was judged in REF2021 to be of world-leading or internationally excellent quality.
  • The Classics and Ancient History department are the third best in the UK for research excellence according to the Times Higher.
  • We're ranked the 54th best Arts Faculty in the world (QS World Rankings 2022).

Faculty of Arts at Home: Our researchers discuss their work amid the Covid-19 lockdown and beyond