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REF2014: Ranked Second for research in the UK

REF2014 CS results

The department is proud to be rated second in Computer Science in the 2014 round of the Research Excellence Framework. 56% of the department's research activity was rated 4* (world leading - the highest rating) and the Grade Point Average (GPA) for the department was 3.53 out of 4. 86.7% of our research has been deemed ‘outstanding’ for its impact.

  4* 3* 2* 1* U/C
Overall 56% 41% 3% 0% 0%
Outputs 51.5% 43.4% 5.1% 0.0% 0.0%
Impact 86.7% 13.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
Environment 35.0% 65.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

The REF is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education insitutions. 154 UK universitues and 52,061 were included in the exercise in 2014.

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