Research excellence

Learn more about the research quality and approach we take to research at the University of Surrey.

Research rankings

Internationally, in 2020 the University of Surrey ranks at 267, 263, and 378, respectively, in the QS World University RankingsTimes Higher Education World Rankings and Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) research-led league tables.

It has several subject areas that rank in the top 100 in the world, led by hospitality and leisure management/tourism (at 8th and 5th in the QS and ARWU, respectively), and including telecommunication engineering, aerospace engineering, petroleum engineering, transportation science and technology, electrical and electronic engineering, nursing, sociology and veterinary sciences. 

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Future Shapers

From creating machines that can see and hear, to making ground-breaking sleep discoveries and changing our approach to global travel, we are pioneers for a better tomorrow.

A supportive research and innovation culture

Our research and innovation support service guides researchers through the full research life cycle, from due diligence around our funding and collaborative partners, to keeping researchers abreast of compliance, regulations and governance frameworks. 

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