School of Humanities


As a research-led university, University of Nottingham academics are at the cutting-edge of their disciplines. They work across boundaries to bring their unique perspectives to bear on the global challenges facing society. They are also fully committed to developing the next generation of researchers through expert and insightful supervision of our research degrees.

According to the most recent REF cycle, all of Humanities' departments are ranked in the top 10 for research power and, averaged across all departments, 97.5 % of our research is ranked of international quality.

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Find out more about research in our departments:

Holly Miller and postgraduate students in an Archaeology seminar

Classics and Archaeology

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Students working in the recording studio


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Theology and Religious Studies

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Interdisciplinary research



Arts and culture impact studies

Highfields Park Boating Lake, University Park Campus, Nottingham

Listen by the lake: engaging the public with sound

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Contested heritage: art, empire and monuments in Leeds

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Through whose eyes are we seeing the past?

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

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School of Humanities

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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