Photo Credit: Prof. Donavan Wylie, North Warning System
“Art & Design research is unique in Northern Ireland, leading in Ireland and high performing across the UK.
Our Research was assessed as 83% world-leading or internationally excellent, including 100% of Research Impact and 100% Research Environment reaching this threshold.
Our diverse research impact makes a profound contribution to creativity, culture, society, economy, health and wellbeing.
We are extremely proud of our achievements, and our inclusion of staff, which grew by over 25%.”
How we did
An outstanding 83% of our research has been judged as world-leading or internationally excellent. This is the second highest within the University for overall research performance.
100% of our impact case studies have been judged as having outstanding or very considerable impacts in terms of their reach and significance.
100% of our research environment has been judged as being conducive to producing research of world-leading or internationally excellent quality and enabling outstanding impact, in terms of its vitality and sustainability.
“We are incredibly proud to continue to lead the way in Art and Design research in the UK, particularly in relation to our exceptionally high Research Impact and Environment performance.
This underscores the special contribution Art and Design make to society nationally and internationally through the creative and cultural industries, leading to both economic growth as well as enhanced wellbeing.”