The University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ, T +44 (0)1227 764000
The foundation for good teaching is world-class research and we are a strongly research-active school.
- International quality and World Leading research - as found in 2008 Research Assessment Evaluation
- All staff being submitted to the 2014 Research Excellence Framework
- Collaborative and multidisciplinary research
- Partnerships with NGOs, businesses, Universities, charities, governments and private investors.
The school administrates research activity through research clusters. These groups draw together academics from various disciplines with a focus on a specific research topic e.g. Biodiversity trade; Advocacy; or Survival.
Research Quality Indicators
Research Council Scholarships
We are awarded at least 3 ESRC / NERC scholarships every year
Our staff bring in around £30K per person in research income: 3rd highest in the University.
Largest number of Postgraduate Research students in the University.
In the 2008 RAE 90% of DICE and 80% of Anthropology research was classed as being of International Quality.