Our REF performance
The School of Arts and the School of Music and Fine Art made the largest submission to UOA 35, submitting a total of 41 members of staff, working across Drama and Theatre, Film, History and Philosophy of Art, Music and Fine Art.
From a total of 84 submissions, we ranked 1st in the UK for Research Power.
39% of our submitted research activity achieved the highest possible REF classification of 4*, defined as world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour. A further 44% is classified as 3*, defined as internationally excellent.
Our research environment was ranked 4th from a total of 84 submissions, and praised by the panel as 'strong and dynamic,' with 90% of our environment submission rated as 4* (conducive to world-leading research).
Our overall GPA (grade point average) is 3.2, a result which places the School of Arts in the top quartile of all submissions to UOA 35.
Part two of Grotowski podcast now available
11 January 2019
Nicola Shaughnessy interviewed on BBC South East news
7 December 2018
Imagining Autism features on ITV Meridian news
8 November 2018
Cognitive Futures in the Arts and Humanities 2018
3 July 2018
ARC and CFMR Research Seminar: 'The problematic relationship with perpetrators in contemporary documentaries' (26/6/18)
20 June 2018
Drama academic wins 2018 TaPRA Early Career Research Prize
19 June 2018
Drama academic shortlisted for TaPRA Early Career Award
23 May 2018