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Educational Research


In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF), 100% of our research impact was rated outstanding and 90% of our research was rated as world leading or internationally excellent. Since the first Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) in 1992 the Department has consistently been judged to be one of the best in the UK.

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Our highly international and interdisciplinary team lead innovative research projects and teach on our postgraduate programmes.

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We offer innovative, specialist postgraduate programmes that are consistently rated as excellent by students, external examiners as well as internal and external reviewers.

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Find out what our graduates say about studying on our PhD programmes.

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Read the latest blogs from the Department of Educational Research at Lancaster University.

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