Keele University Research

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Keele is helping to change the world for the better by engaging in cutting-edge research. We’re tackling some of society’s most urgent problems, including ageing, global health and renewable energy.

Universities are assessed independently on the quality of their research by the Research Excellence Framework (REF). We’re really proud that 97% of our research was deemed to be world-leading, or of international importance, in the REF 2014.

Thanks to our leading reputation for research, Keele degrees are highly regarded by employers and by other universities to which you might apply for postgraduate study, anywhere in the world.

Keele University Research Directory

Take a look at the diversity and quality of research at the Keele University by browsing some of our research activities, investigating the pioneering work of our multi-disciplinary research institutes.

Faculty of Natural Sciences 

  • Astrophysics
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Geography, Geology and the Environment
  • Life Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology

Humanities and Social Science Research

  • Economics and Management
  • Humanities
  • Law, Ethics and Society
  • Social Policy
  • Politics, Philosophy, International Relations and Environment

Research Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine

  • Healthcare Technologies
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Therapeutics

Research Impact

Answering societies big questions…

For more than 60 years, Keele research has created a major impact in the local region and worldwide.  Our researchers are tackling the most pressing challenges facing society today, including ageing, global health and renewable energy.