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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
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.
'Jazz-Philosophy Fusion' - World Premiere
Posted on 29 January 2016
An unprecedented combination of jazz music and philosophical ideas...
Unique role boosts local research for patients
Posted on 26 January 2016
First joint role between UHNM and Keele to support research partnership working ...
€2.4 million ERC Consolidator Research Grant
Posted on 25 January 2016
European Research Council Consolidator Research Grant will provide five years of funding for project ...