School of Humanities


As a research-led university our 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.

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

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Research Excellence Framework (REF)

The REF is how UK universities are measured for the quality of their research.

  • All of our departments are ranked in the top 10 for research power.
  • Averaged across all departments, 97.5 % of our research is ranked of international quality.

Find out more about the REF


Research in our departments


Developing the next generation

Find out what it's like to be a researcher in the School of Humanities.

Research with us

Crossing boundaries

See examples of where our researchers cross boundaries to challenge themselves and others.

Interdisciplinary research



School of Humanities

University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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