Department of Music

Research - Music

We enjoy a vibrant research culture; central to this is the work of the academic staff, all of whom are internationally recognised scholars in their respective fields.

Research Excellence Framework (REF)

The REF is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.

  • Ranked 7th out of 56 UK Music Departments in REF 2014.
  • 49% of publications judged to be world-leading, the remainder judged to be internationally excellent and internationally recognised.
  • 100% of our impact and environmental submissions were judged world-leading and internationally excellent

Full REF information


We are fully compliant with the University's research ethics guidelines. 

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Department of Music

The University of Nottingham
Lakeside Arts Centre
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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