More than 92% of our Chemistry research outputs and 100% of our research impact was considered to be world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021. This clearly demonstrates the exceptional influence and wide impact our research is having in society. The REF results for Chemistry show a clear upward trajectory from REF 2014 and demonstrate the excellent research undertaken by our colleagues.
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We’re delighted to see that Forensic Science is ranked 1st in the Guardian University Guide 2023.
A Kent team, led by Professors Ben Goult and Jen Hiscock, has created and patented a ground-breaking new shock-absorbing material that could revolutionise both the defence and planetary science sectors.