Our academics discuss their research and its real world impact in industries, communities and homes.
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.