School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences


Ranked 1st in the UK for the overall quality of our research

2014 Research Excellence Framework Based on GPA x volume

100% of our ‘research impact’ rated world-leading or internationally excellent

Research Excellence Framework 2014

£11.8m research income in last three years

Figure as of September 2021

The School is renowned for fundamental and applied research which supports knowledge advancement and informs the practice of organisations worldwide. A broad range of social and natural sciences contribute to the School’s research activity which is organised within three themes.