Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 results
Eighty-two per cent of University of Winchester research submitted to the REF was considered to be of quality that is 'recognised internationally' or better in terms of originality, significance and rigour. The overall profile of seven out of eight units included research of 'world-leading' (4*) quality.
The REF assesses the quality and impact of research submitted by UK universities across all disciplines. The results provide benchmarks and public information about the research performance of universities, and will be used to allocate around £2 billion per year in research funding to universities.
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Research in the Faculties
Details of research, research centres and postgraduate research in the Faculties can be found by following the links in the left-hand column.
The Centre for Research into the Arts as Wellbeing is one of our most community-focussed research centres. Find out more about research centres in the Faculty of Arts. Photo: Revd Prof. June Boyce-Tillman, Director of the Centre for Research into the Arts as Wellbeing.
Research based in individual academic departments can be found in Academic Departments.
The University of Winchester has a growing number of cross-faculty research centres, reflecting the dynamism and interconnectedness of our various disciplines.
interdisciplinary research centre, the Centre for Medical History, was formally launched on 28 January 2015. Based in the History Department, the CMH will focus on the
social history of health and illness from the ancient to the modern
The Centre for Research into Language (CRiL) brings together the Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education Studies in the united interest of language.
The Centre for Gender Studies (CGS) encourages and develops interdisciplinary understanding concerning the social category of gender, as well as its intersection with other social categories such as age, class, ethnicity, nationality, race, religion and sexuality.
The University's Crime and Justice Research Centre was launched in Oct. 2013. Based in the Department of Applied Social Studies, it is the focus for academics across the institution who are actively involved in all manner of research into crime-related areas.
The Centre for Real-World Learning is one of our most high-profile and innovative research centres.