Research power and reach

As a research-intensive institution, the University is committed to carrying out research that is world leading in terms of its originality, significance and rigour. Our research power derives from the breadth and depth of expertise across disciplines and the opportunities this creates for multi- and inter-disciplinary links and broad, thematic topics.

The quality and range of our research places many of our academics at the global forefront of their disciplines and fosters international connections.

Our Nobel prize winners

From revealing the structure of DNA to developing new treatments for heart disease and cancer, the research and work of our Nobel Prize winners has made an impact worldwide. The University has always been at the forefront of research and eight of our alumni and staff have been recognised with Nobel Prizes:

To learn more please visit the Nobel Prize website.