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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
Keele Science Park attracts £15m investment into UK research
Posted on 24 April 2017
Keele-based Cobra Biologics has announced a £15 million expansion plan of its operations in the UK and Sweden.
Keele awarded funding to research management of a major crop pest in Africa Posted on 06 April 2017 Dr William Kirk, Senior Lecturer in the School of Life Sciences, has been awarded a prestigious Global Challenges Research Fund Foundation Award.
Keele University joins forces with police on new research centre Posted on 01 March 2017 Keele University has officially launched its new interdisciplinary research centre in collaboration with regional police to help tackle the challenges facing Britain’s police forces.
Researchers warn scientists of costly impure chemicals Posted on 14 February 2017 Keele University researchers have published a paper recently warning fellow scientists of impure reagents that could skew results.
Keele plays leading part in innovative stroke research breakthrough Posted on 08 February 2017 Professor Christine Roffe is leading groundbreaking clinical trials into a smart chip that could save lives.