World-Leading Research

Our research is changing the world for the better. In collaboration with our global partners, we’re tackling some of society’s most urgent problems - including global health and the climate crisis - and we’re proud that 97% of our research is 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.

HR excellence award

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.