Cass Business School's faculty comprises over 100 research-active experts. Many of our faculty hold impressive academic credentials and a strong industry background including former senior economic advisors at the Bank of England, editors of influential journals, visiting professors in top-tier business schools, fellows of professional bodies and frequently-cited authors.
Forward-thinking research is fundamental to all members of the faculty and Cass has an outstanding reputation in this area.
As a further indication of the School's global standing, independent rankings have placed our banking research 1st in Europe, our finance research 3rd in Europe and our actuarial science research 2nd in the world.
Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014
The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 has rated Cass 6th in the UK for Business and Management research.
According to HEFCE data, 84% of Cass research submitted was classified as world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*)
This elevated research capability enables Cass to stay at the forefront of business and management education.
Crucially, Cass research is also relevant to the needs of business leaders, government, professionals and the media. Our research is ranked 2nd in Europe for its impact on the real world of business, practitioners and policymakers.
Cass experts advise governments, regulatory bodies and businesses. Our research shapes policy and regulation and feeds into industry and the professions. It is widely publicised in prestigious journals, international conferences and influential written and broadcast media.
We invest in the recruitment of promising young researchers from the world's top business schools and develop new talent through our doctoral research programme, one of the largest in the UK and consistently ranked in the world's top 40 in the Financial Times league tables of international business schools.