Research at King's Theology & Religious Studies has been ranked 3rd in the UK overall and 1st for research environment in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF2021).
100 per cent of the research environment was rated ‘world leading’ (4*) and 91 per cent of the research was rated either ‘world leading’ (4*) or 'internationally excellent' (3*).
The REF is carried out approximately every six–seven years to assess the quality of research across UK universities, show the quality and output of research on a domestic and global stage and show the impact research has on the academic environment and our society – highlighting its real-world benefits.
The assessment consisted of 70 outputs and three impact case studies published over the REF cycle between 2014 to 2020. Each strand is judged on a scale of 1* to 4*, with 4* denoting world-leading research.
View the full results of the REF2021 UoA31 (Theology & Religious Studies).
You can read more about King’s Theology & Religious Studies research here.