About research in HRP

The School of Humanities, Religion & Philosophy is a centre for excellence in research, with over 50% of research in this area recognised as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. Our staff publish world-class books and articles in international refereed journals, are involved in a range of national and international research networks and bodies, editorial boards, and international research groupings of various sorts.

We value the contribution of our research students and that of our Visiting Professors and Visiting Fellows from other UK and international HEIs, professional bodies and religious organizations to our research environment and its application in wider global society. Our staff  are committed to undertaking cutting edge research, they are renowned experts in their fields, and they aim to enable you to reflect on the past, evaluate the present, and imagine the future.

Supervision areas

Postgraduate Research Students


Visiting Scholars

RAY (research at YSJ)

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