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Research Impact at Northumbria

Northumbria has always placed emphasis on creating and applying knowledge for the benefit of individuals, communities and the economy. Through excellent research, teaching and innovation the University is pledged to transforming lives and making a powerful contribution to social, cultural and economic development.

In Vision 2025, the University has laid out its ambition Building Northumbria’s reputation for delivering impact from excellent research is an integral part of achieving the Vision to become a research-rich, business-focused, professional University with a global reputation for academic quality.  Northumbria’s Impact Strategy recognises that impact contributes towards Northumbria being a new kind of excellent university, enabling all staff to maximise the impact of their work.

In the Research Excellence Framework 2014, 55% of Northumbria’s case studies were rated either outstanding or very considerable in terms of reach and significance.   Read more about Northumbria’s impact through the Case Studies link.    


Northumbria Research Link

Northumbria Research Link (NRL) is an open access repository of Northumbria University's research output.


Research Staff Profiles

Our students learn from the best – inspirational academic staff with a genuine passion for their subject, whose teaching is shaped by world-leading and internationally excellent research.

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