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.
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
ARC Research Seminar and Exhibition: 3 April 2018
22 March 2018