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The Palace of Westminster - home to the UK's Houses of Parliament

Restoring the Palace

Explore the Victorian ventilation system, hidden in the voids of the Palace of Westminster

Kent technicians recognised for Covid-19 community impact in industry awards

Technicians at Kent have been shortlisted for a Papin Prize, the UK’s only awards dedicated to celebrating technical excellence and innovation in higher education and research.

The Kent Technical Services Covid-19 PPE Response Team has been recognised for playing a significant role in the community response to Covid-19, producing 4,990 3D printed face shields for frontline care services providers in the Kent region and the NHS. Read more.


In the most recent Research Excellence Framework, Kent was ranked 17th* for research output and research intensity, outperforming 11 of the 24 Russell Group universities.

Heath fritillary butterfly on plant

Counting Butterflies

How mathematical models can be used to conserve the world’s endangered butterfly populations

Our research impact

Research at Kent is making a difference across the world. Projects include everything from saving Kosovo's farming industry to the science of making babies, protecting our heritage and internet security. 

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Colourful connections above three heads to illustrate brain activity

The Mohawk of Consciousness

Can these colourful EEG images be used to identify consciousness?

By Srivas Chenna, University of Kent.

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Our academics have a passion for passing on their world-leading expertise via publications and the supervision of PhD students. They also work alongside organisations outside academia, from media outlets to research partners in industry.

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*of 122 universities, not including specialist institutions