We have a committed and lively research culture at Kingston.
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the regular UK-wide assessment of the quality of research in higher education institutions. Kingston University submitted nine units for inclusion in REF 2014. The submission included 561 research outputs carried out by 167 academic staff, £14 million of research income and 22 impact case studies. Results included:
Read more about the Research Excellence Framework (REF) results.
Many of our researchers work with a range of external sponsors. These connections allow us to:
For example, the Small Business Research Centre has undertaken work for sponsors including HSBC and the Bank of England.
The Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing's emphasis on commercially-useful research means its research groups have worked with companies such as Jaguar Cars, Dunlop Aviation and the Environment Agency.