About Us

UCA Research

Our research activities underpin the quality of learning and teaching, fostering an atmosphere of critical enquiry and strengthening our academic profile nationally and internationally.

The latest Research Exercise Framework (REF 2014) confirmed our position as one of the top ten research communities in art and design, with 93% of our research designated as internationally recognised for quality, and 64% of our research submissions classed as world leading and internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour.