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Impact and Engagement

We have a long-standing commitment to examining law in its political, social and economic context. The breadth of our research is reflected in the diversity of those who make use of it, ranging from supranational institutions, courts, tribunals and governments to financial institutions, law reform agencies, legal practitioners, law teachers, trade unions, cultural organisations, civil society, and even writers of fiction. Our research has influenced debates and policies in a number of ways, including direct impacts on policy, engaging with policy-makers and professional organisations, and informing public debate.

Areas of impact

Click on each area below to see information on impact work by staff at Warwick Law School.

About REF

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is the system for assessing research in UK higher education institutions (HEIs) and is carried out every six or seven years.

REF 2021 Results:

Warwick Law School was ranked 8th for outputs, equal 10th for environment and equal 8th overall in the UK*
Research Excellence Framework UK 2021.

*According to Times Higher Education

Read a more detailed breakdown of the WLS REF 2021 resultsLink opens in a new window