Our mission is to be distinguished by our academic strengths and recognised globally for the social, economic and cultural benefit we deliver through research.
73% of our research has been independently assessed as either "internationally excellent or world leading"*
*Relating to all research across the Faculty as assessed through the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014
'Welcome to the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen's. We are a global University at the cutting edge of research across a wide range of disciplines in the arts, humanities and social sciences. Our disciplinary research excellence is matched by a commitment to interdisciplinary research which is challenge-led and involves intersectoral partnerships outside the academy and interdisciplinary partnerships across many fields including medicine, engineering and the natural sciences. We are proud of the real-world impact we are achieving locally, nationally and internationally.'Read More
Anthropology, Modern Languages and Education have all been ranked within the top 5 for research intensity within the UK.
English, Politics and International Studies, Business and Management Studies and Philosophy have all been ranked within the top 10.
Nearly half of our research across the Faculty (46%) has been independently assessed as achieving ‘world-leading’ impact.
The majority of our work (85%) has been assessed as at least achieving impact that is ‘internationally excellent’.
The George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice - a flagship for social transformation.
A major and globally recognised hub for interdisciplinary research in key areas of societal challenge, the Institute brings together excellent researchers from a wide range of disciplines to tackle some of the greatest global issues of our age.Visit the Institute's website