Birkbeck is one of the world’s leading research-intensive institutions. Our cutting-edge scholarship informs public policy, achieves scientific advances, supports the economy, promotes culture and the arts, and makes a positive difference to society.
Birkbeck’s research excellence was confirmed in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, which placed Birkbeck 30th in the UK for research, with 73% of our research rated world-leading or internationally excellent. And Art and Design, and English language and literature - research areas in which our School is highly active - achieved 100% for a research environment conducive to producing research of the highest quality.
Get a feel for research in the Department by:
- Browsing our academic profiles for full details of publications, research interests and areas of supervision
- Looking at some of our current research projects
- Visiting our research centres and networks
- Reading research blogs by academics in the School of Arts
- Listening to podcasts by academics in the School of Arts