Research

  1. About our research
  2. Spotlight on research
  3. Schools, departments, centres and groups
  4. Research publications
  5. Research and enterprise
  6. REF 2014
  7. Research Degrees
    1. About our research
    2. Spotlight on research
    3. Schools, departments, centres and groups
    4. Research publications
    5. Research and enterprise
    6. REF 2014
    7. Research Degrees

Research

Research is at the heart of City’s academic activities, with a renowned reputation for fostering interdisciplinary activity, innovation and creativity. Through research, our academic staff seek to advance knowledge in our areas of specialism and to bring value to society. For REF 2014, City submitted 1,592 academic outputs (such as journal articles) and 49 impact case studies from 378 staff (FTE). The REF is a peer-review process to assess the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. Some 75% of City’s submission to the REF was rated as being of world leading 4* (23%) and internationally excellent 3* (52%) quality.


Featured Research

Our academics discuss how their research is important to the education of undergraduate students.

Find out more on our research impact

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