"Our REF results demonstrate that Kent continues to produce research that not only informs and underpins our teaching at all levels but also makes a very clear and significant difference to lives and livelihoods regionally, nationally and internationally."
- Prof Shane Weller, DVC for Research & Innovation
Our research and innovation activities are delivering significant cultural, social and economic benefits to communities regionally, nationally and internationally. Our students also benefit from a research-informed education and a wide range of opportunities to get involved in research.
We take a collaborative, global, impactful, innovative and interdisciplinary approach to research and innovation. This is reflected in our Signature Research Themes, our Institutes, our Research Centres, our Academic Divisions, our Graduate and Researcher College, and our research strengths in the following areas: