Research Excellence Framework

  • CRESR rated 11th out of 45 UK institutions for research excellence in Architecture, Built Environment and Planning in the Government’s assessment of research quality
  • 81 per cent of our research rated as world leading or internationally excellent
  • CRESR rated in the top 10 of 45 UK universities for research impact

CRESR has been recognised for its world leading research of international significance in the national assessment of research in UK universities, coordinated and managed by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE).


The housing team at CRESR is one of the largest groups of specialist housing researchers in the UK. It has gained an unrivalled reputation for high-quality, policy-oriented evaluations and reports.

While it has experience in a range of subjects, it has particular expertise in the following areas:

Professor Barry Goodchild

Job title: 
Senior Research Fellow, BA (Dual Hons), M.Phil, MRTPI

Phone 0114 3531

Housing, integration and segregation: A rapid literature review (PDF 1.61 MB)

Tom Archer with Mark Stevens
Published date: 
21/03/2018 (All day)

Better Housing, Better Health in London Lambeth (PDF 1.56 MB)

Aimee Ambrose, Nadia Bashir, Mike Foden, Jan Gilbertson, Geoff Green and Bernard Stafford
Published date: 
08/03/2018 (All day)

Housing for Older People Supply Recommendations (HOPSR)

Housing for Older People Supply Recommendations (HOPSR) is a new tool to help local authorities understand the requirements for older people's housing in their area.

It is available to use for free here. Upon opening the file enable the macros and select one of the four options in the boxes.

Older people's housing, care and support needs in Greater Cambridge 2017-2036 (PDF 2.46 MB)

Tom Archer, Stephen Green, David Leather, Lindsey McCarthy, Ian Wilson, David Robinson and Malcom Tait
Published date: 
07/03/2018 (All day)

Evaluation of Over2You: Final report (PDF 619 KB)

Chris Dayson, Steve Green and Elizabeth Sanderson
Published date: 
01/06/2017 (All day)
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