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Research Clusters

Our research is made up of five distinct clusters, each with its own culture and strategy;
  • energise departmental research
  • provide a ‘brains trust’ from experts at the cutting edge of their subfield
  • research writings, grant bids and public engagement and impact plans
  • inclusive peer mentoring around both research and teaching
  • organising the delivery the department’s core teaching, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • play a key role in shaping, and decolonising, our curriculum and enacting our inclusive teaching plan
  • prioritise ED&I, striving to support early career researchers in particular

In the top ten of every REF league table.

Awarded a perfect score of 100% 4* for research environment for the second REF running.

View our research by theme