Research Excellence Framework 2014:

Ranked 6th in UK for architecture, built environment and planning research

The School of Construction Management and Engineering, and the School of Real Estate and Planning made a joint submission to the new Unit of Assessment 16 Architecture, Built Environment and Planning. The successful outcome of the REF submission has demonstrated our sustained commitment to and achievement of world-class built environment research. Our robust REF result establishes a strong springboard for further development and growth in research activity. The headline results are as follows:

  • Ranked 6th (out of 45) in UK by Research Power
  • Ranked 8th in UK by overall grade point average, with 83% of research rated world-leading (4*) or internationally excellent (3*)
  • Ranked 8th in UK by percentage of world-leading overall research activity, with 41% research rated world-leading (4*)
  • Ranked 3rd in UK by research impact, with 70% of impact rated outstanding (4*)

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