The independent panel Committee REF 2021, which assessed the quality of research of UK Universities in the last seven years, found that Canterbury Christ Church University had more than doubled its proportion of world-leading (4*) research and quadrupled its proportion of world-leading (4*) impact since 2014.
*REF, provides a robust and thorough assessment of the quality of research in universities in all disciplines, providing accountability for public investment in research and demonstrating the benefits of that investment. See more at