Research excellence with impact
Our world-leading and internationally excellent research achieves impact that is recognised inside and outside academia. We are proud to claim a rich and diverse profile of high quality research and innovation in a wide range of disciplines.
In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, the UK’s national research assessment, the University of Westminster achieved outstanding results with some two-thirds of our research being awarded world-leading or internationally excellent scores.
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We offer research degrees leading to the award of MPhil, PhD and DProf, in a variety of research areas.
Our four research communities bring together and build on the work of our many strong, existing research groups and centres
WestminsterResearch is the University of Westminster's institutional repository, containing a record of the research output of the University's academic community, including doctoral theses.
Developing and sustaining research is a key priority and we support and develop our people accordingly. Westminster’s Graduate School provides a thriving home for our doctoral researchers and a vibrant researcher development programme benchmarked to national and European standards.
For staff, our frameworks for the development and enhancement of research excellence in their careers have been recognised by awards such as Athena Swann Bronze and the HR Excellence in Research Award.
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