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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 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. Keele secures part in €9.5 million food safety research project Posted on 20 January 2017 Keele University sociologist Dr Lydia Martens is taking a leading part in a prestigious food safety collaborative programme. Keele University to become Europe’s largest Smart Energy Network Demonstrator Posted on 30 November 2016 £15 million investment will create the first facility in Europe for at-scale living laboratory research, development and demonstration.