Making a difference - Research at Kent

At Kent, we share our ideas and expertise to tackle global challenges. From age discrimination to viral epidemics, our research is responding to 21st-century problems.

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

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As the UK’s European university, we are proud of our international outlook. Not only do we attract research staff from around the world but our projects have a direct impact in many different regions.

Samia Saif - conservation research student

More details on Kent’s submission to the REF.

The latest research stories from across the University.

Discover the international dimensions of our research.

How we share our research in public activities and across social media.

*of 122 universities, not including specialist institutions