We want our research to have a positive impact regionally, nationally and internationally.
We develop relationships with a wide range of non-academic partners to enhance the relevance of our research outside higher education. We help to develop our researchers' skills, so their work reaches further and has more impact.
Our research is making a difference in the world. Our research on conflict resolution has enhanced professional training in the field and improved democratic participation in conflict-ridden societies.
Our research environment was rated as 100% world leading or internationally excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework 2021 (REF) assessment, reflecting the quality of our research and its impact on society.