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The School produces high quality research in each of our five key subject areas:

Research Excellence Framework

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 assesses the quality of research in the UK’s higher education institutions. The review process is managed by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and is based on three main criteria:

  • Quality of research outputs
  • Impact of research (beyond the University)
  • Vitality of the research environment

For REF 2014, our School has submitted to:

The previous analysis, the Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008 produced the following results for our Faculty.