Department of Music

Research in the Department of 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.

The department has been ranked 7th out of 56 UK music departments in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. This periodic exercise assesses academic research from all UK universities, with separate scores assigned for publications, research impact and environment. 49% of our publications were judged world-leading, with the remainder judged internationally excellent and internationally recognised. 100% of our impact and environment submissions were judged world-leading and internationally excellent.


Department of Music research and projects
REF 2014: The department has been ranked 7th out of 56 UK music departments.  


Department of Music

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

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