Applied Business and Technology
This area addresses subjects that impact on commercial and social enterprise, and organisations.
Our research priority areas are themes built on existing research strength and areas for investment in the future.
Established following REF2014, research priority areas provide the mechanism to distribute internal funding, ensuring targeted investment.
The research priority areas’ alignment to the units of assessment planned for submission to REF2021 is as follows:
|Research priority area||REF2021 units of assessment|
|Applied Business and Technology||12 – Engineering|
17 – Business and Management Studies
|Being Human: Past, Present and Future||27 – English Language and Literature|
28 – History
31 – Theology and Religious Studies
32 – Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory
|Creative Practice as Research||32 – Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory|
34 – Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management
|Environmental Dynamics and Governance||13 – Architecture, Built Environment and Planning|
14 – Geography and Environmental Studies
21 – Sociology
|Learning and Professional Contexts||23 – Education|
|Sport, Exercise, Health and Wellbeing||4 – Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience|
24 – Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism