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Keele is helping to change the world for the better by engaging in cutting-edge research. We’re tackling some of society’s most urgent problems, including ageing, global health and renewable energy.
Universities are assessed independently on the quality of their research by the Research Excellence Framework (REF). We’re really proud that 97% of our research was deemed to be world-leading, or of international importance, in the REF 2014.
Thanks to our leading reputation for research, Keele degrees are highly regarded by employers and by other universities to which you might apply for postgraduate study, anywhere in the world.
Latest Research News
Leverhulme Fellowship successes
Posted on 29 March 2016
Humanities and Social Sciences academics secure prestigious Leverhulme Fellowships.
Researching the Zika virus
Posted on 22 February 2016
Researchers in Life Sciences have unique opportunity to contribute to Zika research ...
Astronomers detect five new 'hot Jupiters'
Posted on 18 February 2016
New discoveries by Keele astrophysicists
The Detection of Gravitational Waves
Posted on 12 February 2016
Scientists have announced the detection of gravitational waves, confirming Albert Einstein’s theory of relativity from 100 years ago. We asked Professor of Astrophysics at Keele, Professor Rob D. Jeffries, to comment on the discovery.
Science as a tool for forging co-operation
Posted on 02 February 2016
Chemistry lecturer obtains funds for a teaching/research exchange as a tool for forging co-operation between two countries with a history of conflict.