Our members' research top ten in the UK for research outputs in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.

REF 2014 (Research Excellence Framework)

We're one of the leading global institutes for innovative, multidisciplinary research on the Bible. Our research is internationally recognised and we explore a variety of interests in ancient and contemporary contexts.

A blog post about the Bible and TV day

In January, SIIBS PhD candidate Jo Henderson-Merrygold and Admissions tutor Minna Shkul organised an outreach day for nine sixth form students . Our undergraduate ambassadors, Hannah Coleman and Catherine Kennedy, put together a blog post about the event.

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Dr Katie Edwards awarded a HEFCE Newton Fund

Dr Katie Edwards has been awarded a HEFCE Newton Fund to visit the Universities of Botswana and KwaZulu-Natal, SA in March

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New Research Theme and Call For Papers

SIIBS and The Centre for the History of the Gothic are pleased to announce an interdisciplinary one day conference exploring the theme 'Gothic Bible'. We welcome call papers that examine the Bible, religion and theology within the Gothic.

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Study with us

We offer a diverse and modern approach to studying the Bible. You'll discover through us the bible's influence on cultural, social and political discussion.

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Cutting edge thinking

Our interdisciplinary research is world renowned and spans ancient and modern issues from biblical languages to forced migration, and pop culture to gender studies.

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We actively work with a variety of exciting external partners, our partnerships enhance our research and inspire our students.

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