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REF 2021, slideshow of staff research

, 2022

©the artists, Slade School of Fine Art

We are pleased to announce that 94% of our individual research outputs were recognised as ‘world leading’ (55%) and ‘internationally excellent’ (39%) in REF 2021. Overall our research culture was judged to be 88% ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’.

Our portfolio comprised submissions from 33 staff members and outputs including exhibitions, artefacts, books, articles, performance and public artworks. We presented three impact case studies, which demonstrate the range and impact of our research.

Kieren Reed, Director said:

“We are delighted that our practice-based research and research environment have been recognised as ‘world-leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ in the field of Fine Art. This marks the Slade’s significance in this field of practice and reflects the hard work and efforts of all our staff, who have worked together to create a vibrant and innovative research community.”

Related links

UCL REF website
UCL Arts and Humanities REF2021 website
Lisa Milroy: Hands On Art Workshops for students in Kakuma Refugee Camp Impact Case Study
Onya McCausland: Transforming the cultural and economic value of mine water treatment site Impact Case Study
Susan Collins video
Slade Research