The School of Science has a superlative research record. Staff are engaged in an array of ground-breaking, world-class research.
In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), 85% of the research carried out the Crystallography unit, part of the Department of Biological Sciences, was judged as having international impact, with 15% receiving the highest possible rating of world-leading.
The work of the Department of Psychological Sciences in the fields of brain and cognitive development, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive modelling and child, family and health psychology is internationally recognised.
The department's success in developing its research profile has been acknowledged by prestigious awards. These include: the Urie Bronfenbrenner Award, the Latsis Prize, the Queen’s Anniversary Prize and two Royal Society-Wolfson Research Merit Awards.