Kent confirmed as a leading research university, with the majority of our REF submissions rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.
The University also rises by 11 places to 38 in the Times Higher Education’s ranking for overall quality in the REF.
Our 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.
8 subjects ranked by the THE in the top 10 for research quality: Architecture; Classics; History (1st in UK); Law; Philosophy; Social Work & Social Policy (3rd in UK); Theology; Music, Drama, Dance, Performing Arts, Film and Screen Studies.
Anthropology, Biological Sciences, Computer Science, Economics & Econometrics, English Language & Literature, Modern Languages & Linguistics, Geography & Environmental Studies ranked in top 25.
Kent’s reputation for world-leading research across the arts and humanities, sciences, and social sciences confirmed.