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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 research to help clinicians when detecting a tumour
Posted on 20 March 2018
Research by Keele University, in collaboration with University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust (UHNM) and Staffordshire University, will help clinicians across the UK when detecting an unexpected adrenal tumour.
Better access to vocational advice could improve absence from work due to pain
Posted on 19 March 2018
Keele University research has found providing better access to vocational advice for patients suffering with musculoskeletal pain will improve absence from work, and create huge societal cost savings.
Keele launches new global health study
Posted on 07 March 2018
Keele University has officially launched a new interdisciplinary research project to tackle public health issues in the Philippines.
Keele researcher to study how we recognise faces Posted on 07 March 2018 Dr Sarah Laurence has been awarded a £235,000 grant from the Economic and Social Research Council to explore how we recognise faces. Keele professor awarded prestigious research fellowship Posted on 07 March 2018 Professor Clare Holdsworth has been awarded a £152,000 Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowship to explore how people cope differently with being busy.