World-Leading Research

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. We’re proud that 97% of our research was deemed to be world-leading, or of international importance (REF 2014).

Research spotlight

We deliver distinctive research of the highest quality, recognised internationally for its excellence.

Research institutes

Our interdisciplinary institutes are undertaking cutting edge research that aims to tackle some of society’s most pressing challenges. They bring students, academics and researchers together from across the University, and serve as hubs that stimulate collaboration and debate.

Research Quality at Keele

We're proud of our thriving stimulating research environment which nurtures talent and actively encourages high quality research, much of which is interdisciplinary.