Browse our research project pages for more detail about our work.
At any one time the School has some 40 individual projects and consultancies in progress with a monetary value of around £1.5m per annum. We have an extensive programme of externally funded research and attract funding from local to international level. Our funders include:
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Our team of policy experts include economists, sociologists, historians, social policy analysts and human geographers all with specialist expertise across a wide range of policy areas. Find out more about individual staff research interests on their staff profile pages or download a summary of research interests for all staff.
The results of the 2014 Research Exercise Framework (REF) confirms the excellence of research in social policy and social work in the School for Policy Studies. 80 per cent of of our research was rated as 'world-leading' or 'internationally excellent' and the School was rated tenth overall in the country.
The results of the 2014 Research Exercise Framework (REF) rate the Centre for Exercise, Nutrition and Health Sciences (ENHS) as the leading centre of international research excellence within the field of physical activity, nutrition and health research. ENHS was rated first in the UK. In addition 100 per cent of its evidence research impact was judged to be of the highest level.