To create a truly inclusive environment, building on our cherished cultural diversity, where students and staff flourish, reach their full potential and are proud to be part of the University. Dedicated to the public good, we will generate new knowledge, challenge existing knowledge, and engage locally, nationally and internationally to create a better world.
At Queen Mary, research is for everyone. From interdisciplinary collaborations to workplace-based applied research, we’re finding ways to discover, innovate and change the world
— Andrew Livingston, Vice-Principal (Research and Innovation)
Entrepreneurship, innovation and engagement are embedded in our research culture. We’re committed to achieving impact and involving end users, patients, policy-makers and the public in the research we do.
This core area of our strategy is delivered through our research and innovation principles below.
Our three pillars of research excellence are:
To support our researchers at every stage of their careers we will:
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To achieve excellence in research outputs and impact, we will:
Queen Mary is committed to producing and promoting high-quality research. Our research policies ensure that research and innovation is effectively fostered, conducted and disseminated to the highest standards of integrity. We have a full set of policies covering all aspects of research which can be found in our ethics and policies section.
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The Researcher Development team promotes research excellence through supporting researchers to excel in their careers, whatever their career goals. We provide personal, professional and career development opportunities for researchers of all disciplines and at all levels at Queen Mary. We offer support through:
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In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), 90% of Queen Mary University of London’s research impact across the disciplines was of 4* (outstanding) or 3* (very considerable) quality in terms of reach and significance. We are committed to achieving an excellent outcome in REF 2021.
Learn more about the Research Excellence Framework