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Research at Bangor University

Our research is of truly international quality and attracts staff and students from all over the globe.

Top 40

in the UK for Research Quality

Research Excellence Framework (2014)


of external competitive research funding over 5 years

(2013/14 to 2017/18)


for Teaching Excellence

Teaching Excellence Framework 2019

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Research with Impact

Research is central to Bangor University; it is an integral part of our teaching and a passion of our academic staff. The 2014 Research Excellence Framework recognised that more than three-quarters of Bangor’s research is either world-leading or internationally excellent, ahead of the average for all UK universities.

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Research Stories

Our Research News

Our Research News pages contain an abundance of research related articles, covering recent research output and topical issues. 

Published Articles

Our researchers publish across a wide range of subjects and topics, covering news platforms including The Conversation.

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Research, Innovation and Impact

Find out how the Research, Innovation and Impact Office provide an integrated research support service for all Bangor University researchers and are building sustainable relationships with local, regional and national business partners.

Collaboration hub

Work with Us

The Collaboration Hub is the University’s portal for businesses and other external organisations looking to access the expertise, facilities and skills at the University.