Our subject areas have a dynamic research environment, and the Faculty boasts a large and vibrant community of postgraduate research students.
We aim to deliver and disseminate research of international renown, and the faculty has an excellent track record of obtaining research funding. From locally to internationally and from collaborative research to training and consultancy, we are fully committed to working closely with the community and to communicating our research findings and harnessing the maximum impact of our expertise.
Our subject areas
is a growing number of dynamic centres within HSS, and the
Faculty plays a leading role in several interdisciplinary centres
with inspiration drawn from across the University and beyond.
In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), of which the results were published in Dec. 2014, HSS entered five Units of Assessment: History, Archaeology, Theology & Religious Studies, and for the first time Sociology and Psychology. All our units achieved 4*/3* outputs; in History over 15% of publications were deemed to be world-leading, while TRS recorded world-leading impact. Find out more about our REF2014 results.