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RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

=9
12
=13
=13
15
=16
=16

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

147
136
25
15
64
104
57

38
36
39
37
28
34
40

3.20
3.19
3.16
3.16
3.14
3.12
3.12

471
434
77
46
201
324
176

18
=19

n/a
n/a

94
144

=19
=19

n/a
n/a

22

n/a

Newcastle
Manchester
Exeter
Plymouth
Sheffield
Nottingham
London School of Hygiene and
Trop Med
Leeds
Liverpool (joint submission with
LSTM)
Bristol
LSTM (joint submission with
Liverpool)
Warwick

Plymouth
Cambridge
Oxford
Kings College London
Cardiff
Queen Mary
Institute of Cancer Research
Warwick
UEA
Edinburgh

48
39
34
32
33
27
29
24
35
27

3.33
3.21
3.20
3.20
3.16
3.14
3.09
3.07
3.07
3.06

Sheffield
Exeter
Imperial
Manchester
St Andrews
Glasgow
Leeds

21
36
27
22
25
21
18

3.04
3.04
3.03
2.98
2.98
2.95
2.92

28 3.10
30 3.09

292 St Georges
443 Newcastle

23
18

84
31

31 3.09
30 3.09

261 Leicester
96 Birmingham

32

24 3.05

164

27 3.04

99 Liverpool (joint submission with


LSTM)
499 LSTM (joint submission with
Liverpool)
150 UCL
218 Nottingham

=23

n/a Birmingham

=23
25

n/a Dundee
n/a Leicester

50
72

28 3.04
27 3.03

n/a UEA

14

32 2.96

26
27
28
29
30
31

n/a St Georges
44
n/a Southampton
143
n/a Aberdeen
54
n/a Queens Belfast
74
n/a St Andrews
16
n/a National profile
3,571
2 Public health, Health services and Primary care
1
n/a Oxford
48
2
n/a Imperial
55
3
n/a Cambridge
57
4
n/a Bristol
75
5
n/a Queen Mary
21
6
n/a Keele
9
=7
n/a UCL
160
=7
=9

n/a York
n/a Kings College London

=9
11

n/a Southampton
n/a London School of Hygiene and
Trop Med
n/a Nottingham

=12

43 London School of Hygiene and Trop


Med
130 Bristol
422 Dundee
157 Aberdeen
212 Southampton
45 Queens Belfast
11,391 National profile

29
25
25
20
17
39

2.95
2.94
2.89
2.88
2.79
3.19

57
57
50
50
44
36
46

3.48
3.46
3.41
3.34
3.29
3.27
3.24

166
189
195
249
68
30
518

53
24

42 3.24
37 3.23

171
76

11
257

37 3.23
43 3.22

34
828

33

38 3.18

105 Birmingham

Cambridge
Oxford
Southampton
Imperial
Keele
Queen Mary
Warwick (joint submission with
LSTM)
St Georges
LSTM (joint submission with
Warwick)
Kings College London
Bristol

GPA

823
659
464
1,113
230
683
473
192
1,439
568

% of 4* research activity

3.45
3.43
3.40
3.33
3.33
3.30
3.28
3.25
3.20
3.20

Institution

GPA

Research power

53
58
48
48
46
44
40
38
43
40

Impact

% of 4* research activity

GPA

239
192
136
334
69
207
144
59
450
177

2008 GPA

1 Clinical medicine
1
n/a Oxford
2
n/a Cambridge
3
n/a Kings College London
=4
n/a Imperial
=4
n/a Institute of Cancer Research
6
n/a Edinburgh
7
n/a Queen Mary
8
n/a Cardiff
=9
n/a UCL
=9
n/a Glasgow

2014 rank order by GPA

Institution

% of 4* research activity

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

Overall

100
100
94
90
83
82
84
80
80
89

4.00
4.00
3.94
3.90
3.83
3.82
3.81
3.80
3.80
3.77

75
86
74
75
72
72
71

3.75
3.74
3.74
3.73
3.72
3.72
3.71

2.91 Queens Belfast


2.90 Leicester

75
65

3.70
3.65

22
17

2.86 Glasgow
2.85 St Georges

77
72

3.62
3.62

16

2.85 Southampton

61

3.56

16

2.85 Manchester

61

3.56

17
18

2.84 Queen Mary


2.84 Liverpool (joint submission with
LSTM)
2.83 LSTM (joint submission with
Liverpool)
2.82 Birmingham
2.82 Plymouth
2.73 Warwick
2.71 UEA
2.66 St Andrews
2.97 National profile

77
58

3.55
3.53

58

3.53

54
30
40
40
0
76.4

3.45
3.30
3.20
2.60
2.27
3.71

46
42
42
39
22
30
32

3.34
3.27
3.26
3.23
3.08
3.07
3.05

100
95
90
90
90
83
80

4.00
3.95
3.90
3.90
3.90
3.83
3.80

24
32

80
80

3.80
3.80

26
24

3.05 Nottingham
3.05 Warwick (joint submission with
LSTM)
3.04 Kings College London
3.00 LSTM (joint submission with Warwick)

80
80

3.80
3.80

25

2.97 Queen Mary

77

3.77

22
14
12
13
17
8
23.1

Institution
Bristol
Dundee
Imperial
Institute of Cancer Research
Aberdeen
Oxford
UCL
Cardiff
Exeter
London School of Hygiene and Trop
Med
Newcastle
Cambridge
Sheffield
Edinburgh
Nottingham
Leeds
Kings College London

Bristol
Sheffield
Oxford
Liverpool
Keele
Imperial
York

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

=15
=15
17
=18
=18
20
21
22

79

3.74

39 3.18

13 UEA

18

2.95 London School of Hygiene and Trop


Med
2.94 St Georges
2.93 Leicester
2.91 Brunel
2.91 Birmingham
2.90 Aberdeen
2.89 Dundee
2.89 UEA
2.86 Southampton

76

3.73

80
67
60
58
67
53
50
50

3.70
3.67
3.60
3.58
3.53
3.53
3.50
3.50

40
50
40
63
33
29
20
10
10
0
68.3

3.40
3.40
3.40
3.37
3.33
3.23
2.90
2.90
2.70
2.50
3.63

100
100

4.00
4.00

90
89
87
84

3.90
3.89
3.87
3.84

84

3.84

84

3.84

80

3.80

80
80

3.80
3.80

76
75

3.76
3.75

3.15
3.15
3.14
3.12
3.12
3.11
3.09
3.07

150
36
76
139
82
76
77
43

n/a Liverpool
31 38
n/a Glasgow
48 25
n/a Sheffield
74 38
n/a Newcastle
27 25
n/a Queens Belfast
30 23
n/a Dundee
16 24
n/a Manchester
33 17
n/a Brunel
10 20
n/a Portsmouth
8
2
n/a Leeds Beckett
23
1
n/a National profile
1,354 39
3 Allied health professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy
1
n/a Sheffield B: Biomedical science
65 55
2
n/a Swansea A: Allied health
45 54
professions
3
n/a Southampton
35 53
=4
n/a Cardiff
75 48
=4
n/a Nottingham A: Pharmacy
44 51
6
n/a Bath
54 51

3.04
3.03
3.02
2.97
2.89
2.87
2.78
2.77
2.33
1.76
3.16

95
147
224
81
86
46
93
29
19
40
4,280

23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32

20
25
23
17
22
17
23
19
14
21
15
14
19
14
12
10
0
1
22.6

2.80
2.74
2.73
2.72
2.67
2.66
2.56
2.45
2.19
1.65
2.89

Institution

Newcastle
Leeds
Exeter
Cardiff
Glasgow
Cambridge
Queens Belfast
Portsmouth
Manchester
Leeds Beckett
National profile

3.51
3.49

227 UEA A: Pharmacy


157 Swansea A: Allied health professions

48
40

3.43 Nottingham A: Pharmacy


3.31 Southampton

3.47
3.42
3.42
3.41

120
256
151
185

113

51 3.38

Bangor
Surrey
Sheffield B: Biomedical science
UEA B: Allied health professions and
Nursing
381 Aston

40
36
35
37

3.29
3.28
3.28
3.28

32

Cardiff
Sheffield B: Biomedical science
Manchester
Leeds

=8

n/a Surrey

65

44 3.37

218 Bath

35

=8

n/a Aston

57

45 3.37

191 Southampton

28

10
=11

n/a Queens Belfast A: Pharmacy


n/a UCL B: Pharmacy

33
47

44 3.36
47 3.34

111 Lincoln
156 Birmingham

27
20

=11
13

32
41

44 3.34
43 3.33

108 Queens Belfast A: Pharmacy


136 Stirling

29
30

14
94

45 3.32
42 3.31

47 Kings College London A: Dentistry


311 Bradford

29
28

3.15 Newcastle
3.15 Hull

73
70

3.73
3.70

=15
=15
=18
=18
=20
=20
22

n/a Queen Mary


n/a Kings College London C: Nursing
and Palliative care
n/a UEA A: Pharmacy
n/a Kings College London B:
Pharmacy and Nutritional sciences
n/a Kings College London A: Dentistry
n/a Newcastle
n/a Keele
n/a Stirling
n/a Birmingham
n/a Bangor
n/a Strathclyde

3.23 Kings College London C: Nursing


and Palliative care
3.22 Nottingham B: Nursing and Allied
health professions
3.18 Brighton (joint submission with
Sussex)
3.18 Bristol
3.18 Sussex (joint submission with
Brighton)
3.16 Keele
3.16 Strathclyde

53
19
44
24
16
12
74

42
41
42
45
30
35
44

175
63
145
81
52
39
244

28
20
23
29
25
27
27

3.14
3.14
3.13
3.13
3.12
3.12
3.11

70
73
67
66
60
60
58

3.70
3.67
3.67
3.66
3.60
3.60
3.58

=23

n/a Lancaster

64

39 3.27

60

3.55

14
=15

n/a Manchester

Aberdeen
Cardiff
UCL
Exeter
Nottingham
York
Leicester
London School of Hygiene and Trop
Med
Glasgow
Dundee
Queens Belfast
Newcastle
Liverpool
Manchester
Sheffield
Brunel
Portsmouth
Leeds Beckett
National profile

GPA

2.95 UCL

Institution

% of 4* research activity
23

Research power

98 Leeds

GPA

39 3.18

48
12
24
45
26
24
25
14

% of 4* research activity

Total number of FTE staff


submitted
31

34
32
36
30
32
37
25
22

Impact

GPA

=12

Institution

n/a Warwick (joint submission with


LSTM)
n/a LSTM (joint submission with
Warwick)
n/a Aberdeen
n/a St Georges
n/a Leicester
n/a Birmingham
n/a Leeds
n/a Cardiff
n/a Exeter
n/a UEA

Output

% of 4* research activity

=12

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

3.31
3.31
3.30
3.30
3.29
3.29
3.28

Nottingham A: Pharmacy
Coventry
Cardiff
Queen Mary
Sheffield A: Dentistry
Reading
Keele

211 Kent (joint submission with


Greenwich: A Pharmacy)

30

Glasgow
Bath
UCL B: Pharmacy
Swansea A: Allied health professions
UCL A: Dentistry
Birmingham
Kings College London B: Pharmacy
and Nutritional sciences
3.11 Ulster B: Biomedical sciences

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

26
=27
=27

n/a UEA B: Allied health professions


and Nursing
n/a Ulster B: Biomedical sciences
n/a Bradford

14

34 3.26

74
44

39 3.24
30 3.22

38
33
14
16
23

=40
=40
42
=43
=43
45

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

46
47
48
49
=50
=50
=50
53
=54
=54
56
=57
=57
=57
=57

Glasgow Caledonian
Lincoln
Dundee
City
UWE
UEL

n/a Ulster A: Nursing and Health


science
n/a Hertfordshire B: Allied health
professions and Nursing
n/a Reading
n/a Oxford Brookes
n/a Bedfordshire
n/a Open
n/a Anglia Ruskin
n/a Queens Belfast B: Nursing and
Midwifery
n/a Kent (joint submission
with Greenwich A:
Pharmacy)
n/a Greenwich A: Pharmacy (joint
submission with Kent)
n/a Manchester Met
n/a Robert Gordon (joint submission
with UHI)
n/a Huddersfield
n/a Roehampton

38 3.22
30
30
43
38

107
44
52
71

3.21
3.21
3.20
3.17

38 3.17

Manchester
UCL B: Pharmacy
Leeds
Nottingham Trent

16 Roehampton

30

3.11 City

55

3.55

26

3.09 Surrey

66

3.54

26
26

3.09 Bedfordshire
3.09 Nottingham Trent

53
53

3.53
3.53

24

3.09 Northumbria

60

3.52

29
29
23
26

3.08
3.08
3.07
3.07

56
50
50
50

3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50

22

Aston
Queens Belfast A: Pharmacy
Queen Mary
Hertfordshire B: Allied health
professions and Nursing
3.06 Glasgow Caledonian

48

3.48

53
47
46
50
40
40

3.47
3.47
3.46
3.43
3.40
3.40

32
40
34
53
27
27

3.32
3.30
3.29
3.27
3.27
3.27

27

3.27

20

3.20

20
20
20
20
20

3.20
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.20

GPA

Institution

145 Greenwich A: Pharmacy (joint


submission with Kent)
46 Kings College London B: Pharmacy
and Nutritional sciences
240 Lancaster
142 Kings College London C: Nursing
and Palliative care
122 Glasgow

% of 4* research activity

Research power

GPA

37 3.27

=34
=34
36
37
=38
=38

=32

% of 4* research activity

44

n/a Nottingham B: Nursing and Allied


health professions
n/a Sheffield A: Dentistry
n/a Glasgow
n/a Bristol
n/a Brighton (joint submission with
Sussex)
n/a Sussex (joint submission with
Brighton)
n/a Hull
n/a Nottingham Trent
n/a Coventry
n/a UCL A: Dentistry
n/a Northumbria
n/a Portsmouth

=29
=29
31
=32

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

n/a Leeds

Impact

GPA

25

Institution

Output

% of 4* research activity

=23

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

34
24
18
34
44
24

31
30
20
29
31
24

3.16
3.16
3.14
3.13
3.12
3.12

108
75
55
107
138
74

UEL
Newcastle
Portsmouth
Glasgow Caledonian
Strathclyde
Ulster B: Biomedical sciences

24
18
20
20
22
19

3.05
3.03
3.02
3.00
2.97
2.97

44
19
22
68
45
15

24
25
24
28
28
19

3.11
3.11
3.07
3.06
3.06
3.05

138
60
69
207
139
45

Open
Hull
Bristol
Oxford Brookes
UCL A: Dentistry
Northumbria

22
18
30
15
17
18

2.97
2.96
2.94
2.94
2.93
2.91

32

23 3.04

14

Institution

15

2.89

24 2.99

98 Nottingham B: Nursing and Allied


health professions
42 Ulster A: Nursing and Health science

17

2.89

UWE
Portsmouth
Manchester Met
Kings College London A: Dentistry
Dundee
UEA B: Allied health professions and
Nursing
Bradford
Oxford Brookes
Lancaster
Stirling
Teesside
Robert Gordon (joint submission with
UHI)
UHI (joint submission with Robert
Gordon)
Sheffield A: Dentistry

23
10
25
17
11

17
18
24
16
10

69
30
73
50
33

15
11
13
25
18

2.89
2.89
2.88
2.88
2.87

Ulster A: Nursing and Health science


UEL
Swansea B: Nursing
Birmingham City
Bangor

19

13 2.91

Kingston
Cardiff Met
Dundee
Glamorgan
Queens Belfast B: Nursing and
Midwifery
55 Bedfordshire

21

2.85 Anglia Ruskin

20

3.20

16

23 2.90

47 Swansea B: Nursing

2.83 Huddersfield

20

3.20

23 2.90

13

2.82 Lincoln

40

3.17

61
14

19 2.88
17 2.85

17
17

2.82 Westminster
2.82 De Montfort

13
40

3.13
3.10

10
10

8 2.85
14 2.85

14
13

2.82 Open
2.81 Coventry

10
13

3.10
3.03

16

3.00

19

2.81 Queens Belfast B: Nursing and


Midwifery
2.81 London South Bank

20

3.00

6
13

2.81 Edge Hill


2.81 Uclan

20
23

3.00
2.90

2.98
2.96
2.92
2.92
2.92

17 2.85

61

n/a UHI (joint submission with Robert


Gordon)
n/a Swansea B: Nursing

14

9 2.84

62
63

n/a Kingston
n/a Sheffield Hallam

17
23

10 2.82
11 2.81

6 UWE
177 Wolverhampton
38 Sheffield Hallam
29 Edinburgh Napier
29 Brighton (joint submission with
Sussex)
15 Hertfordshire A: Pharmacy and
Pharmacology
40 Hertfordshire B: Allied health
professions and Nursing
49 Anglia Ruskin
64 Sussex (joint submission with
Brighton)

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

GPA

2.80 Hertfordshire A: Pharmacy and


Pharmacology
2.80 Middlesex

2.90

20

2.90

18
20
15
5
8
13
11
17
16
12

2.77
2.76
2.73
2.73
2.72
2.70
2.70
2.68
2.68
2.67

40
0
0
0
10
0
8
0
13
0

2.90
2.90
2.90
2.87
2.80
2.77
2.74
2.63
2.60
2.60

12

2.67 York St John

2.60

13

2.57

0
0
0

2.50
2.50
2.50

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

2.40
2.40
2.40
2.30
2.30
2.27
2.20
2.07

18

10 2.79

=64

n/a Hertfordshire A: Pharmacy and


Pharmacology
n/a Cardiff Met

12

9 2.79

66
=67
=67
=67
70
=71
=71
73
=74
=74

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

16
35
25
15
7
15
13
22
51
50

=74

n/a Salford

42

7 2.63

10

5 2.62

=78
=78
80

n/a Greenwich B: Allied health


professions and Nursing
n/a Plymouth
n/a De Montfort
n/a London Met

35
31
11

14 2.58
13 2.58
9 2.57

90 Teesside
81 Uclan
28 Salford

8
10
8

=81
=81
83
=84
=84
86
87
88

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

21
14
12
31
25
11
3
8

10
6
5
11
7
7
7
4

55
36
31
80
62
28
8
20

16
9
10
8
4
7
2
7

77

89
90
91
92
93
94

Teesside
Liverpool John Moores
Westminster
Middlesex
Glamorgan
London South Bank
UWS
Edinburgh Napier
Brunel
Uclan

Bournemouth
Canterbury Christ Church
Birmingham City
Wolverhampton
Sunderland
Edge Hill
Cumbria
Queen Margaret

n/a Chester

n/a West London


n/a Northampton
n/a York St John
n/a Worcester
n/a Bucks New
n/a National profile
4 Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience
1
n/a Oxford
2
n/a Cardiff
3
n/a Cambridge
4
n/a York
5
n/a Birkbeck
6
n/a Royal Holloway
=7
n/a Imperial
=7
n/a Birmingham
9
n/a Newcastle
10
n/a Sussex
11
n/a Edinburgh
12
n/a Kings College London
=13
n/a UCL
=13
n/a Essex
=15
n/a St Andrews

23

12
10
15
11
16
9
12
9
13
11

2.77
2.75
2.75
2.75
2.68
2.67
2.67
2.65
2.63
2.63

2.56
2.56
2.55
2.54
2.54
2.53
2.50
2.41

3 2.29

33 Greenwich B: Allied health


professions and Nursing
44 Plymouth
95 Westminster
68 London Met
41 Huddersfield
20 London South Bank
39 Liverpool John Moores
35 Middlesex
59 Brunel
133 UWS
130 Robert Gordon (joint submission
with UHI)
111 UHI (joint submission with Robert
Gordon)
25 Manchester Met

Bournemouth
Canterbury Christ Church
Sunderland
De Montfort
Edge Hill
Queen Margaret
Birmingham City
Northampton

53 West London

15
13
6
11
7
2,748

5
5
3
2
2
31

2.16
2.14
2.13
2.00
1.96
3.09

32
29
12
22
14
8,490

98
69
76
25
28
23
44
41
52
41
117
239
287
21
30

67
60
58
51
60
51
50
52
51
45
49
47
51
40
46

3.62
3.52
3.51
3.46
3.45
3.44
3.41
3.41
3.37
3.36
3.35
3.34
3.30
3.30
3.29

356
244
267
86
98
80
151
139
174
139
393
798
946
69
99

Chester
Worcester
York St John
Bucks New
Cumbria
National profile
Oxford
York
Cambridge
Aberdeen
Cardiff
Royal Holloway
Warwick
Essex
Sussex
Imperial
Birmingham
Birkbeck
Bangor
Glasgow
Exeter

15
8

8
1
3
5
3

21.4
54
43
44
41
42
42
41
40
35
33
37
39
33
37
31

GPA

Institution

51 City

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Research power

GPA

% of 4* research activity

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

Institution

Output

% of 4* research activity

=64

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

Institution

UEA A: Pharmacy
Canterbury Christ Church
London Met
Sheffield Hallam
Liverpool John Moores
Kingston
Salford
Bournemouth
Brunel
Roehampton

2.65 Chester
2.60 Sunderland
2.57 Reading
2.53 Greenwich B: Allied health
professions and Nursing
2.53 West London
2.53 UWS
2.52 Glamorgan
2.48 Cardiff Met
2.45 Queen Margaret
2.45 Edinburgh Napier
2.37 Bucks New
2.30 Kent (joint submission with
Greenwich A: Pharmacy)
2.24 Greenwich A: Pharmacy (joint
submission with Kent)
2.23 Plymouth
2.21 Wolverhampton
2.10 Northampton
2.03 Worcester
Cumbria
2.95 National profile

2.07

0
0
0
0

47.2

1.80
1.70
1.60
1.50

3.33

3.47
3.36
3.35
3.34
3.33
3.31
3.27
3.24
3.20
3.19
3.18
3.17
3.15
3.14
3.14

100
100
100
100
87
86
84
84
82
90
80
80
80
80
80

4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
3.87
3.86
3.84
3.84
3.82
3.80
3.80
3.80
3.80
3.80
3.80

Birkbeck
Swansea
UEL
Stirling
Newcastle
Oxford
Imperial
Sussex
Edinburgh
Cardiff
Bristol
Southampton
Liverpool
Dundee
HeriotWatt

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

69
71
46
219
67
104
110
107
220
170
110
47
47
104
42
135
105
122
94
75
66
74
99
98
43
63
57
61
56
34
40
76
21
61
34
52
38
34
46
25
57
38
34
31
33
30
36
12
33
24
30
34
32
26

Institution
Stirling
St Andrews
Newcastle
Leicester
Edinburgh
Kings College London
Dundee
UCL
Nottingham
Plymouth
UEA
Southampton
Manchester
Lancaster
Sheffield
Swansea
Liverpool
Bristol
Durham
Surrey
Leeds
Goldsmiths
Bournemouth
Anglia Ruskin
Kent
Reading
Queens Belfast
Nottingham Trent
City
Hull
UEL
Edge Hill
Portsmouth
Westminster
Roehampton
Ulster
Liverpool John Moores
Middlesex
Abertay
York St John
Oxford Brookes
Kingston
Strathclyde
Brunel
Uclan
Chichester
Greenwich
Keele
Coventry
Hertfordshire
Northumbria
HeriotWatt
Lincoln
Liverpool Hope

32
35
28
31
28
25
24
33
23
19
26
28
24
28
22
28
23
24
16
21
16
18
11
10
20
19
17
16
14
11
8
23
16
10
10
12
16
7
6
7
12
6
2
8
6
0
12
6
10
2
11
6
7
2

3.14
3.08
3.07
3.07
3.06
3.04
3.03
3.02
3.01
3.00
2.97
2.96
2.94
2.94
2.92
2.91
2.88
2.87
2.86
2.86
2.85
2.84
2.84
2.80
2.79
2.77
2.76
2.73
2.70
2.68
2.67
2.64
2.61
2.61
2.60
2.59
2.58
2.57
2.54
2.50
2.49
2.49
2.48
2.43
2.42
2.42
2.40
2.39
2.39
2.39
2.38
2.36
2.29
2.26

Institution

GPA

3.29
3.28
3.27
3.23
3.23
3.22
3.21
3.21
3.20
3.19
3.19
3.18
3.18
3.15
3.10
3.07
3.06
3.05
3.04
3.04
3.02
2.99
2.98
2.96
2.93
2.89
2.86
2.81
2.80
2.80
2.79
2.73
2.73
2.72
2.71
2.69
2.69
2.68
2.64
2.61
2.58
2.57
2.57
2.56
2.54
2.49
2.47
2.46
2.41
2.37
2.36
2.35
2.29
2.28

% of 4* research activity

38
40
43
42
29
38
44
42
43
38
39
31
44
37
29
27
22
31
21
29
29
26
24
23
25
25
19
13
21
17
17
13
12
20
20
22
18
7
13
10
13
8
4
5
7
15
12
13
7
4
13
10
10
8

GPA

21
22
14
68
21
32
34
33
69
53
34
15
15
33
14
44
34
40
31
25
22
25
33
33
15
22
20
22
20
12
14
28
8
23
13
19
14
13
18
10
22
15
13
12
13
12
15
5
14
10
13
14
14
12

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Research power

Institution
Warwick
Bangor
Stirling
Manchester
Aberdeen
Exeter
Glasgow
Southampton
Bristol
Nottingham
Sheffield
Dundee
Swansea
Liverpool
UEA
Leeds
Leicester
Reading
Plymouth
Durham
Lancaster
Queens Belfast
Goldsmiths
Kent
UEL
Nottingham Trent
Surrey
Hull
Portsmouth
Strathclyde
Roehampton
City
Abertay
Brunel
HeriotWatt
Northumbria
Coventry
Westminster
Uclan
Liverpool John Moores
Ulster
Oxford Brookes
Middlesex
Hertfordshire
Bournemouth
Edge Hill
Keele
York St John
Anglia Ruskin
Kingston
Lincoln
Derby
Staffordshire
Greenwich

GPA

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

% of 4* research activity

2008 GPA

=15
17
18
=19
=19
21
=22
=22
24
=25
=25
=27
=27
29
30
31
32
33
=34
=34
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
=44
=44
46
=47
=47
49
50
=51
=51
53
54
55
56
=57
=57
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

Strathclyde
Kings College London
Queens Belfast
Royal Holloway
Nottingham Trent
Bangor
Northumbria
UCL
Birmingham
Reading
Cambridge
Manchester
Sheffield
Goldsmiths
Coventry
UEA
Essex
Portsmouth
York
Brunel
Warwick
Uclan
Kent
St Andrews
Roehampton
Staffordshire
Abertay
York St John
Leeds
Nottingham
Durham
Hull
Lancaster
Glasgow
Exeter
Plymouth
Derby
Chester
Leicester
Aberdeen
Keele
Middlesex
Lincoln
Westminster
Leeds Beckett
City
Hertfordshire
Queen Margaret
Ulster
Surrey
Oxford Brookes
London South Bank
Liverpool John Moores
Edge Hill

80
78
73
73
73
73
73
73
68
68
73
60
60
60
60
60
53
53
47
73
47
47
40
40
40
40
40
40
36
60
53
27
53
60
40
40
40
40
0
0
40
0
40
0
0
20
20
40
27
27
0
0
0
0

3.80
3.78
3.73
3.73
3.73
3.73
3.73
3.71
3.68
3.68
3.64
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.53
3.53
3.47
3.47
3.47
3.47
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.36
3.33
3.27
3.27
3.27
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.80
2.80
2.80
2.73
2.73
2.60
2.60
2.60
2.40

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

30
14
22
27
13
23
11
21
16
17
16
5
9
7,862

34
73
110
100
224
45
31
190
44
48
173

58
58
56
51
47
48
50
52
47
48
46

3.55
3.50
3.44
3.41
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.37
3.37
3.28
3.25

121
256
377
339
761
153
104
639
150
156
562

21
55
43
61
50
37
65
55
44
145
89
74
24
23
25
45
60
35
21
18
39
24
91
26
23
12

46 3.25
42
32
38
33
30
33
29
28
37
30
30
19
31
23
22
22
18
17
16
25
15
23
13
3
11

3.23
3.20
3.19
3.16
3.16
3.15
3.15
3.15
3.12
3.11
3.07
3.07
3.07
3.06
3.01
3.00
2.99
2.98
2.97
2.94
2.89
2.88
2.67
2.67
2.48

Institution
London South Bank
Bolton
Derby
Winchester
Queen Margaret
Chester
Leeds Beckett
Staffordshire
Glamorgan
Worcester
Glyndwr
Northampton
Newman
National profile
Institute of Cancer Research
Newcastle
Dundee
Oxford
Imperial
Sheffield
Birmingham
Edinburgh
Sussex
Cambridge
York

69 Bath
177
137
194
159
118
203
172
139
451
278
227
74
72
75
135
181
104
61
53
115
69
262
68
61
31

UCL (joint submission with Birkbeck)


Leicester
Birkbeck (joint submission with UCL)
Queen Mary
UEA
Kent
Exeter
Bristol
Warwick
Cardiff
Liverpool
Kings College London
Reading
St Andrews
Manchester
Royal Holloway
Leeds
Glasgow
Southampton
Aberdeen
Durham
Essex
Oxford Brookes
Nottingham
Sheffield Hallam

GPA

2.26
2.26
2.25
2.22
2.12
2.10
2.09
2.01
1.86
1.78
1.75
1.51
1.18
3.12

% of 4* research activity

Research power

9
8
4
2
0
2
3
2
2
1
2
0
0
38

GPA

GPA

13
6
10
12
6
11
5
10
9
9
9
3
8
2,520

Impact

% of 4* research activity

% of 4* research activity

Institution

n/a Chester
n/a Queen Margaret
n/a London South Bank
n/a Leeds Beckett
n/a Chichester
n/a Liverpool Hope
n/a Bolton
n/a Worcester
n/a Winchester
n/a Glyndwr
n/a Glamorgan
n/a Newman
n/a Northampton
n/a National profile
5 Biological sciences
1
n/a Institute of Cancer Research
2
n/a Dundee
3
n/a Edinburgh
4
n/a Imperial
=5
n/a Oxford
=5
n/a Sheffield
=5
n/a Newcastle
=8
n/a Cambridge
=8
n/a York
10
n/a Sussex
=11
n/a UCL (joint submission with
Birkbeck)
=11
n/a Birkbeck (joint submission with
UCL)
13
n/a Cardiff
14
n/a Birmingham
15
n/a Leeds
=16
n/a St Andrews
=16
n/a Leicester
=18
n/a Bristol
=18
n/a Exeter
=18
n/a UEA
21
n/a Manchester
22
n/a Aberdeen
=23
n/a Kings College London
=23
n/a Kent
=23
n/a Queen Mary
26
n/a Bath
27
n/a Warwick
28
n/a Glasgow
29
n/a Southampton
30
n/a Reading
31
n/a Liverpool
32
n/a Durham
33
n/a Royal Holloway
34
n/a Nottingham
=35
n/a Oxford Brookes
=35
n/a Essex
n/a Keele
37

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

=70
=70
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

6
4
4
3
0
2
2
2
3
4
2
0

25.9

2.26
2.25
2.23
2.17
2.17
2.12
2.12
1.98
1.97
1.85
1.85
1.07

2.93

Worcester
Kingston
Bolton
Greenwich
Liverpool Hope
Bournemouth
Glyndwr
Winchester
Chichester
Anglia Ruskin
Glamorgan
Northampton
Newman
National profile

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

60.9

2.40
2.40
2.40
2.20
2.00
1.80
1.40
1.40
1.40
1.20
1.20
1.00

3.49

48
47
43
36
39
38
35
39
46
36
32

3.44
3.33
3.30
3.26
3.26
3.25
3.24
3.20
3.20
3.16
3.15

York
St Andrews
Edinburgh
Institute of Cancer Research
Dundee
Leeds
Cambridge
Oxford
Cardiff
Durham
Sheffield

92
90
80
80
75
71
70
62
60
68
52

3.92
3.90
3.80
3.80
3.75
3.71
3.64
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.52

31

3.12 Exeter

50

3.50

37
26
37
32
28
21
27
26
29
31
19
30
18
23
26
19
22
22
16
19
15
4
11
14
8

3.11
3.11
3.11
3.09
3.07
3.07
3.05
3.03
3.03
3.02
3.02
2.98
2.97
2.96
2.94
2.93
2.92
2.92
2.91
2.90
2.70
2.68
2.67
2.63
2.57

50
54
40
40
40
44
39
43
48
44
44
37
23
13
27
40
15
16
27
40
30
13
10
0
0

3.50
3.46
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.36
3.33
3.30
3.28
3.18
3.18
3.15
3.13
3.13
3.13
3.10
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.90
2.87
2.86
2.80
2.63

Institution

Newcastle
Imperial
Aberdeen
UEA
Southampton
Nottingham
Glasgow
Sussex
Leicester
UCL (joint submission with Birkbeck)
Birkbeck (joint submission with UCL)
Manchester
Bristol
Bath
Kent
Queen Mary
Kings College London
Warwick
Reading
Keele
Oxford Brookes
Royal Holloway
Birmingham
Worcester
Liverpool

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

5
5
6
9
0
2
0
37

2.45
2.43
2.24
2.09
1.73
1.60
1.57
3.17

40
59
29
27
13
22
19
7,523

Salford
Keele
Huddersfield
Worcester
Anglia Ruskin
Abertay
Derby
National profile

7
4
15
9
0
4
0
29.3

2.45
2.44
2.29
2.24
1.87
1.82
1.73
3.03

20
13
39
28
33
73
55
34

56
46
46
40
44
45
42
35

3.48
3.38
3.37
3.27
3.26
3.24
3.23
3.21

71
43
131
92
109
237
176
109

Warwick
Lincoln
Aberdeen
Glasgow
Bristol
UEA
Queens Belfast
Liverpool

37
35
35
25
24
20
26
23

3.28
3.26
3.22
3.10
3.04
3.02
2.99
2.97

11

32 3.21

35 Cambridge

26

40
123

40 3.18
42 3.13

126 Stirling
384 Nottingham

16
20

Aberdeen
Warwick
Stirling
Greenwich
Reading
Glasgow
Bristol
Aberystwyth (joint submission with
Bangor)
2.96 Bangor (joint submission with
Aberystwyth)
2.96 Queens Belfast
2.90 Cranfield

57

42 3.13

180 Reading

20

111
103

37 3.12
35 3.11

348 Royal Veterinary College


322 Edinburgh (joint submission with
SRUC)
43 SRUC (joint submission with
Edinburgh)
44 HeriotWatt
214 Newcastle

17
18

13
14

2.40 Cambridge
2.45 Edinburgh (joint submission with
SRUC)
n/a SRUC (joint submission with
Edinburgh)
2.70 Nottingham
2.50 Royal Veterinary College

15

1.65 Lincoln

14

31 3.07

2.60 Leeds
2.50 Aberystwyth (joint submission with
Bangor)
2.40 Bangor (joint submission with
Aberystwyth)
2.25 Cranfield

14
70

30 3.06
32 3.05

18

32 3.05

26

23 2.94

=11

16
=17
=17
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29

2.20 HeriotWatt
2.40 Newcastle
2.40 UWE
2.15 Greenwich
1.95 Harper Adams
1.70 Plymouth
n/a Hertfordshire
n/a Canterbury Christ Church
n/a Writtle
1.50 Royal Agricultural University
2.41 National profile
7 Earth systems and Environmental sciences
1
3.20 Oxford
=2
2.95 Bristol
=2
3.30 Cambridge
4
2.85 Southampton
5
2.80 Leeds
=6
3.05 UCL (joint submission with
Birkbeck)

10
25
14
24
17
24
12
13
9
12
1,042

23
19
14
21
10
13
10
2
0
3
35

2.87
2.84
2.75
2.70
2.66
2.60
2.41
2.14
1.46
1.40
3.06

36
44
43
69
79
34

43
36
40
41
36
34

3.36
3.34
3.34
3.29
3.26
3.25

Institution

56 Aberystwyth (joint submission with


Bangor)
77 Bangor (joint submission with
Aberystwyth)
27 Leeds
72 Hertfordshire
38 UWE
63 Harper Adams
45 Cranfield
64 Canterbury Christ Church
28 Plymouth
27 Greenwich
13 Writtle
17 Royal Agricultural University
3,189 National profile
122
148
142
226
258
111

Oxford
Swansea
Bristol
Cardiff
Cambridge
Southampton

GPA

GPA

16
24
13
13
7
14
12
2,373

% of 4* research activity

% of 4* research activity

10
=11

n/a UEA

Research power

=8

GPA

n/a Sheffield Hallam


n/a Salford
n/a Worcester
n/a Huddersfield
n/a Anglia Ruskin
n/a Abertay
n/a Derby
n/a National profile
6 Agriculture, Veterinary and Food science
1
2.70 Aberdeen
2
2.75 Warwick
3
2.50 Glasgow
4
2.45 Stirling
5
2.20 Queens Belfast
6
2.60 Reading
7
2.40 Liverpool
=8
2.25 Bristol

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Institution

38
39
40
41
42
43
44

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
47.8

2.60
2.53
2.47
1.90
1.20
1.20
0.90
3.34

100
100
90
90
85
82
80
76

4.00
4.00
3.90
3.90
3.85
3.82
3.80
3.72

76

3.72

70
60

3.70
3.60

2.88 Leeds

60

3.60

60
77

3.60
3.56

77

3.56

16
18

2.87 HeriotWatt
2.80 Edinburgh (joint submission with
SRUC)
2.80 SRUC (joint submission with
Edinburgh)
2.75 Liverpool
2.74 Royal Veterinary College

60
64

3.53
3.46

14

2.73 Cambridge

58

3.42

14

2.73 UEA

40

3.40

40
47
40
30
40
27
0
0
0
0
64.3

3.30
3.17
3.03
3.00
2.90
2.77
1.70
1.60
0.80
0.40
3.43

77
73
68
67
63
52

3.77
3.73
3.68
3.67
3.63
3.52

18

Institution
Essex
Salford
Sheffield Hallam
Anglia Ruskin
Huddersfield
Derby
Abertay
National profile

11
15
9
7
5
3
8
5
0
4
18.2

2.73
2.72
2.66
2.61
2.60
2.50
2.49
2.38
2.00
1.55
2.83

UWE
Nottingham
Plymouth
Newcastle
Lincoln
Harper Adams
Canterbury Christ Church
Hertfordshire
Royal Agricultural University
Writtle
National profile

40
41
31
34
31
31

3.35
3.34
3.28
3.26
3.22
3.21

UEA
Newcastle
Lancaster
Brunel
Institute of Zoology
Cambridge

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

=16
18
19
20
=21
=21
=21
=24
=24
=26
=26
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
=38
=38
40
41
42
43
44
45

2.80
2.80
2.65
2.75
2.70
2.50
2.85
2.50
2.75
2.80
n/a
2.30
2.40
2.80
2.05
2.65
2.40
2.35
1.80
2.35
2.30
2.35
n/a
n/a
2.40
1.90
n/a
2.73
8 Chemistry
1
3.20
2
2.85
3
3.05
4
3.00
5
2.80
=6
2.80
=6
2.95
=6
2.90
9
2.70

Lancaster
Cardiff
Aberdeen
Birmingham
Leicester
Glasgow
Liverpool
Plymouth
Sheffield
Edinburgh
Queens Belfast
UHI
Brunel
Open
HeriotWatt
York
Portsmouth
Stirling
Edinburgh Napier
Ulster
Brighton
Manchester Met
Keele
Coventry
Abertay
Bedfordshire
Derby
National profile
Cambridge
Liverpool
Oxford
Bristol
Durham
UCL
Imperial
Warwick
Cardiff

11
25
63
42
35
21
76
35
35

34 3.25
34
26
35
29
27
22
27
24
21

3.21
3.20
3.19
3.18
3.15
3.12
3.11
3.11
3.10

21 3.10

25

25 3.09

36
80
201
134
110
65
235
108
110

Birkbeck (joint submission with UCL)


Royal Holloway
Leeds
Birmingham
Liverpool
Leicester
Exeter
Manchester
Bangor (joint submission with
Aberystwyth)
12 Aberystwyth (joint submission with
Bangor)
76 Durham

45
15
28
28
22
35
25
45
24
105
24
32
16
58
18
24
26
15
6
18
14
24
10
10
14
5
7
1,380

32
24
18
13
16
21
17
14
19
21
10
14
19
11
6
14
8
14
7
9
4
5
2
8
2
0
0
24

3.08
3.07
3.06
3.06
3.06
3.04
3.04
2.98
2.98
2.94
2.92
2.91
2.88
2.87
2.81
2.80
2.78
2.72
2.60
2.59
2.59
2.58
2.57
2.55
2.51
1.97
1.90
3.05

138
46
87
86
67
106
75
134
71
309
71
94
47
166
49
67
72
40
16
48
37
62
26
27
36
9
14
4,209

63
34
84
59
41
62
55
35
23

57
51
49
39
35
37
34
32
32

3.54
3.50
3.43
3.35
3.31
3.30
3.30
3.30
3.29

222
119
288
196
135
205
181
115
76

Glasgow
Aberdeen
Institute of Zoology
UEA
Sheffield
Plymouth
Newcastle
Queens Belfast
Reading
UHI
Open
Lancaster
Portsmouth
Edinburgh
York
HeriotWatt
Stirling
Ulster
Coventry
Manchester Met
Brunel
Keele
Abertay
Edinburgh Napier
Brighton
Derby
Bedfordshire
National profile
Liverpool
Cambridge
Oxford
UEA
Bristol
Warwick
Queen Mary
Sheffield
Southampton

23

3.11 UCL (joint submission with Birkbeck)

60

3.52

23
19
24
17
23
19
23
20
17

3.11
3.10
3.09
3.07
3.07
3.07
3.04
3.03
3.03

60
51
60
47
44
47
50
65
32

3.52
3.51
3.50
3.47
3.44
3.42
3.40
3.35
3.32

17

3.03 Bangor (joint submission with


Aberystwyth)
3.02 Aberystwyth (joint submission with
Bangor)
2.98 Exeter
2.97 Queens Belfast
2.97 Swansea
2.95 Edinburgh Napier
2.93 Edinburgh
2.92 York
2.91 Sheffield
2.90 Leicester
2.88 HeriotWatt
2.86 Glasgow
2.83 UHI
2.81 Birmingham
2.81 Portsmouth
2.79 Plymouth
2.66 Oxford
2.66 Stirling
2.66 Brighton
2.63 Liverpool
2.61 Open
2.58 Keele
2.58 Cardiff
2.55 Coventry
2.53 Ulster
2.52 Manchester Met
2.42 Abertay
2.21 Bedfordshire
1.95 Derby
2.95 National profile

40

3.30

40

3.30

20
20
40
20
32
40
27
13
13
30
10
10
10
16
18
20
20
0
6
0
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
36.2

3.20
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.14
3.13
3.13
3.13
3.13
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.08
3.02
3.00
3.00
2.87
2.83
2.80
2.70
2.70
2.63
2.60
2.60
2.10
1.30
3.25

76
66
60
50
50
50
50
66
56

3.76
3.66
3.60
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.49
3.47

17
16
12
12
19
21
15
15
10
13
15
12
17
9
15
10
5
16
14
12
8
3
3
3
4
0
0
0
18.2
45
47
38
32
28
29
31
23
26

GPA

Institution

29 UCL (joint submission with Birkbeck)

% of 4* research activity

Research power

GPA

% of 4* research activity

Total number of FTE staff


submitted
9

Impact

GPA

8
9
10
11
12
13
=14
=14
=16

Institution

3.05 Birkbeck (joint submission with


UCL)
n/a Swansea
2.90 Royal Holloway
2.90 UEA
2.85 Manchester
2.80 Durham
n/a Institute of Zoology
3.00 Reading
n/a Exeter
2.60 Bangor (joint submission with
Aberystwyth)
n/a Aberystwyth (joint submission with
Bangor)
2.75 Newcastle

Output

% of 4* research activity

=6

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

3.44
3.42
3.32
3.29
3.26
3.25
3.24
3.21
3.20

Institution

Birkbeck (joint submission with UCL)


Reading
Durham
Royal Holloway
Manchester
Leeds
Aberdeen
Southampton
Bristol

Durham
Cambridge
Liverpool
Manchester
Leeds
Bath
Cardiff
UCL
Oxford

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

20
52
45

29 3.27
33 3.24
29 3.23

=12

3.00 Edinburgh (joint submission with


St Andrews)
3.00 St Andrews (joint submission with
Edinburgh)
2.65 Bath
3.15 Nottingham
2.90 York

43

28 3.23

37

28 3.23

33
42
47

25 3.23
27 3.22
27 3.21

2.85 Sheffield

29

21 3.19

2.90 Leeds
2.75 Strathclyde (joint submission with
Glasgow)
2.75 Glasgow (joint submission with
Strathclyde)
n/a Queen Mary

34
35

23 3.18
21 3.15

31

21 3.15

14

20 3.07

=23
=23

2.60 HeriotWatt
2.65 Birmingham

30
28

25

n/a Lancaster

12

=12
=12
16
17
18
19
=20
=20
22

=26
=26
28
=29
=29
31
32
=33
=33
35
36
37

2.40
2.40
2.45
2.45
2.50
n/a
2.15
2.20
2.45
2.00
2.55
n/a
2.79
9 Physics
1
2.35
2
2.65
=3
=3
=3
6
=7
=7
9
10
11
12
=13

Leicester
Aberdeen
Queens Belfast
Newcastle
Hull
Kent
Reading
Loughborough
Bangor
Huddersfield
Sussex
Greenwich
National profile
Strathclyde
Oxford

2.80 Edinburgh (joint submission with


St Andrews)
2.85 Nottingham
2.85 St Andrews (joint submission with
Edinburgh)
2.35 Cardiff
2.85 Cambridge
2.60 Manchester
2.75 Durham
2.75 Imperial
2.65 Southampton
2.60 Warwick
2.55 Leeds

21
20
34
24
24
17
22
23
9
15
17
14
1,229

93 York
109 Nottingham
112 HeriotWatt

47
54
50

3.47
3.43
3.42

23

3.17 York

40

3.40

23

3.17 Queens Belfast

40

3.40

22
19
21

40
40
35

3.40
3.40
3.35

35

3.35

18
15

3.17 Aberdeen
3.16 UEA
3.15 Strathclyde (joint submission with
Glasgow)
3.13 Glasgow (joint submission with
Strathclyde)
3.12 Warwick
3.10 Newcastle

30
27

3.30
3.27

17

3.09 Leicester

37

3.23

24

GPA

% of 4* research activity

3.19 Imperial
3.17 Bristol
3.17 Southampton

Institution

17

3.09 Sheffield

20

3.20

12 3.01
11 3.01

14
21

20
28

3.20
3.19

20 2.98

36 Leeds

14

3.09 Lancaster
3.08 Edinburgh (joint submission with
St Andrews)
3.06 St Andrews (joint submission with
Edinburgh)
3.06 Nottingham
2.98 Hull
2.96 Kent
2.89 HeriotWatt
2.88 Loughborough
2.87 Queen Mary
2.84 Birmingham
2.84 Greenwich
2.76 Huddersfield
2.73 Bangor
2.70 Reading
2.53 Sussex
3.13 National profile

28

3.19

26
27
13
10
27
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
39.6

3.18
3.03
3.03
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.80
2.80
2.70
2.70
2.50
2.13
3.32

12
14
11
8
12
12
8
6
3
3
11
2
28

2.94
2.94
2.93
2.91
2.91
2.88
2.85
2.70
2.70
2.67
2.66
2.46
3.19

40 3.35
43 3.34

66

37 3.33

55
37

24

120 St Andrews (joint submission with


Edinburgh)
107 Cardiff
135 Bath
151 Imperial

25
22
23

97 Strathclyde (joint submission with


Glasgow)
43 Glasgow (joint submission with
Strathclyde)
90 Birmingham
84 Manchester

27
125

20
153
65
75
117
35
55

Institution

64 Lancaster
170 UCL
145 Edinburgh (joint submission with
St Andrews)
140 Durham

GPA

2.60 UEA
2.85 Manchester
2.65 Southampton

Impact

% of 4* research activity

10
11
=12

Research power

GPA

% of 4* research activity

Institution

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

63
59
101
70
70
49
63
61
25
39
45
35
3,921

Reading
Kent
Hull
Leicester
Sussex
Aberdeen
Queens Belfast
Newcastle
Huddersfield
Bangor
Loughborough
Greenwich
National profile

37 3.33
37 3.33

90 Oxford
416 Edinburgh (joint submission with
St Andrews)
220 St Andrews (joint submission with
Edinburgh)
182 Strathclyde
123 Cardiff

31
38
38
31
35
31
29

64
504
214
244
383
113
176

3.30
3.29
3.29
3.27
3.26
3.25
3.23

25 3.16

Warwick
Southampton
Portsmouth
Durham
Sheffield
HeriotWatt
Nottingham

76 Imperial

13
14
10
6
16
9
5
4
5
5
1
3
22.1
33
27

3.24 Manchester
3.22 Strathclyde

83
80

3.83
3.80

27

3.22 Nottingham

73

3.73

27
22

3.20 Leeds
3.20 Bath

67
67

3.67
3.67

24
25
22
22
24
22
21

3.19
3.19
3.18
3.16
3.16
3.16
3.14

63
60
60
42
40
48
46

3.63
3.60
3.60
3.42
3.40
3.39
3.39

46

3.39

24

Cardiff
Southampton
Kent
Glasgow
Durham
Imperial
Edinburgh (joint submission with
St Andrews)
3.13 St Andrews (joint submission with
Edinburgh)

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

16
17
18
=19
=19

GPA

Research power

% of 4* research activity

GPA

Institution

% of 4* research activity

GPA

2.85 Bath
2.65 HeriotWatt
2.75 UCL
2.70 Exeter
2.75 Sheffield
2.50 Queens Belfast
2.75 Glasgow
2.55 Surrey
2.65 Bristol
2.50 Queen Mary
2.65 Liverpool
n/a Portsmouth
2.70 Birmingham
2.90 Lancaster
2.40 Liverpool John Moores
2.20 Kent
2.55 Leicester
2.55 Kings College London
2.55 Royal Holloway
2.60 York
2.70 Sussex
2.55 Swansea
2.60 Hertfordshire
2.25 Keele
2.30 Uclan
2.45 Loughborough
n/a Huddersfield
1.95 Aberystwyth
2.65 National profile
10 Mathematical sciences
1
n/a Oxford
2
n/a Cambridge
3
n/a Warwick
4
n/a Imperial
=5
n/a Bristol
=5
n/a Lancaster
7
n/a Manchester
=8
n/a Leeds
=8
n/a Dundee
10
n/a Nottingham
=11
n/a St Andrews
=11
n/a Newcastle
=13
n/a Edinburgh (joint submission with
HeriotWatt)
=13
n/a HeriotWatt (joint submission with
Edinburgh)
=13
n/a Royal Holloway

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Institution

=13
15
=16
=16
=16
19
20
21
22
23
=24
=24
26
27
28
29
=30
=30
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

23
21
111
40
30
45
45
28
44
24
34
16
39
35
23
5
49
27
25
34
25
21
33
11
21
20
12
12
1,704

25
25
23
23
23
23
22
25
23
17
17
17
23
24
23
27
21
18
14
21
17
10
7
15
6
4
6
1
28

3.16
3.15
3.12
3.12
3.12
3.11
3.10
3.09
3.08
3.07
3.06
3.06
3.05
3.04
3.03
3.02
3.01
3.01
3.00
2.93
2.92
2.89
2.70
2.67
2.59
2.52
2.43
2.42
3.15

73
66
345
125
94
139
139
85
136
74
105
50
119
106
69
15
148
80
75
101
72
61
89
28
54
50
29
29
5,366

Queens Belfast
Birmingham
Queen Mary
Cambridge
Kings College London
Sussex
Keele
Exeter
Liverpool John Moores
Liverpool
Bath
UCL
Lancaster
Manchester
Leeds
Royal Holloway
Bristol
York
Swansea
Glasgow
Surrey
Kent
Leicester
Hertfordshire
Uclan
Loughborough
Huddersfield
Aberystwyth
National profile

25
23
23
24
23
20
23
22
22
17
16
19
28
18
14
18
19
18
13
14
16
24
9
9
10
7
10
2
21.3

3.13
3.13
3.13
3.12
3.10
3.10
3.09
3.08
3.07
3.06
3.06
3.05
3.05
3.03
3.03
3.02
3.00
2.99
2.98
2.96
2.95
2.94
2.82
2.76
2.76
2.65
2.64
2.55
3.08

Cambridge
HeriotWatt
Leicester
Surrey
Liverpool John Moores
Oxford
UCL
Exeter
Warwick
Bristol
Royal Holloway
Queens Belfast
Lancaster
Liverpool
Queen Mary
York
Sheffield
Kings College London
Portsmouth
Birmingham
Swansea
Hertfordshire
Sussex
Uclan
Loughborough
Aberystwyth
Huddersfield
Keele
National profile

48
50
43
40
40
42
30
24
30
26
13
8
10
10
0
40
10
10
13
24
0
0
13
0
0
0
0
0
37

3.38
3.37
3.30
3.30
3.27
3.26
3.20
3.16
3.10
3.10
3.00
2.92
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.80
2.80
2.80
2.77
2.66
2.63
2.40
2.40
2.37
2.27
2.10
1.80
1.50
3.19

149
144
104
100
84
25
54
53
13
55
31
20
57

59
45
44
44
43
40
38
36
27
32
26
29
29

3.55
3.36
3.35
3.34
3.29
3.29
3.27
3.21
3.21
3.19
3.16
3.16
3.14

528
483
349
335
275
82
178
170
41
175
97
64
178

Oxford
Cambridge
Warwick
Kings College London
Dundee
Imperial
Lancaster
Newcastle
UCL
Bristol
Manchester
Bath
Birmingham

41
35
31
31
24
28
30
26
26
28
24
21
21

3.35
3.26
3.17
3.17
3.15
3.14
3.14
3.09
3.08
3.07
3.07
3.07
3.07

Oxford
Royal Holloway
Lancaster
Bristol
Dundee
Durham
Imperial
Manchester
Warwick
Leeds
Newcastle
Sheffield
Cambridge

88
80
77
69
60
57
56
53
43
57
53
40
45

3.88
3.80
3.77
3.65
3.60
3.57
3.53
3.53
3.43
3.43
3.43
3.40
3.34

Institution

36

29 3.14

114 Cardiff

20

3.05 Glasgow

32

3.32

14

23 3.14

22

3.04 Southampton

30

3.30

n/a Bath

44

26 3.12

22

3.04 St Andrews

40

3.30

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

55
34
63
43

23
20
27
19

44 Edinburgh (joint submission with


HeriotWatt)
139 HeriotWatt (joint submission with
Edinburgh)
170 Queen Mary
105 LSE
194 Nottingham
132 St Andrews

18
20
22
15

3.04
3.04
3.03
3.03

27
30
40
42

3.27
3.23
3.20
3.18

Southampton
Sheffield
UCL
Glasgow

3.10
3.09
3.08
3.08

Cardiff
Nottingham
City
Bath

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

24

18 3.08

22

n/a Durham

54

24 3.06

=23
=23
25
26
27
28
=29
=29
31
32
33
34
35
=36
=36
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53

n/a Queen Mary


n/a Exeter
n/a Reading
n/a York
n/a LSE
n/a Kings College London
n/a Liverpool
n/a City
n/a UEA
n/a Aberdeen
n/a Surrey
n/a Coventry
n/a Birmingham
n/a Loughborough
n/a Strathclyde
n/a Kent
n/a Sussex
n/a Keele
n/a Brunel
n/a Queens Belfast
n/a Leicester
n/a Portsmouth
n/a Open
n/a Aberystwyth
n/a Northumbria
n/a Swansea
n/a London Met
n/a Plymouth
n/a Glamorgan
n/a Greenwich
n/a Chester
n/a National profile
11 Computer science and Informatics
1
3.15 UCL
2
2.75 Warwick
3
3.20 Imperial
4
3.15 Manchester
5
2.75 Sheffield
6
3.35 Cambridge
=7
3.15 Oxford
=7
2.95 York
9
2.90 Newcastle
10
3.05 Liverpool
11
3.00 Queen Mary
12
3.05 Lancaster
13
3.10 Nottingham
14
2.70 Kings College London
15
3.20 Edinburgh
=16
3.20 Southampton
3.10 Glasgow
=16

165 UEA

35
35
27
31
31
43
40
16
22
23
28
9
40
34
33
33
20
8
24
12
24
11
19
11
14
15
4
14
9
5
7
1,930

14
18
15
17
13
22
13
19
9
14
14
7
15
10
15
10
11
12
11
5
6
6
9
8
5
12
4
7
0
8
2
29

3.01
3.01
3.00
2.97
2.95
2.94
2.93
2.93
2.92
2.90
2.89
2.88
2.87
2.86
2.86
2.82
2.80
2.79
2.71
2.70
2.69
2.68
2.61
2.57
2.50
2.49
2.46
2.42
2.30
2.08
2.04
3.12

105
104
80
91
92
127
116
47
64
67
82
26
115
97
94
93
56
22
65
32
63
29
49
28
35
37
10
35
21
10
14
6,022

71
24
49
45
31
55
74
35
28
24
31
33
43
46
95
44
42

61
56
56
48
47
48
53
44
46
35
39
36
37
32
40
44
36

3.57
3.53
3.50
3.42
3.39
3.36
3.34
3.34
3.33
3.32
3.29
3.26
3.24
3.20
3.19
3.18
3.18

252
86
173
153
103
183
245
116
92
80
100
108
139
147
303
141
132

Sheffield
Surrey
Glasgow
Royal Holloway
Aberdeen
Southampton
Coventry
Keele
York
City
Exeter
Loughborough
Reading
Sussex
Open
Durham
Liverpool
Kent
Strathclyde
Plymouth
Queens Belfast
Aberystwyth
Brunel
Portsmouth
Leicester
Swansea
Northumbria
London Met
Greenwich
Glamorgan
Chester
National profile
Warwick
UCL
Liverpool
Imperial
Oxford
Kings College London
Cambridge
Manchester
Sheffield
Queen Mary
Royal Holloway
Lancaster
Edinburgh
St Andrews
Swansea
Exeter
York

21
15
18
21
17
11
22
17
10
19
17
17
16
16
17
17
14
13
14
7
11
11
7
12
8
10
5
12
7
6
12
0
4
22.7
52
49
39
43
48
34
37
29
32
33
32
30
33
30
33
32
26

GPA

% of 4* research activity

Institution

74 Leeds

Institution

3.02 Edinburgh (joint submission with


HeriotWatt)
3.02 HeriotWatt (joint submission with
Edinburgh)
3.01 Liverpool
3.01 Exeter
3.00 Reading
3.00 York
2.99 Queen Mary
2.98 Kent
2.97 Strathclyde
2.97 Queens Belfast
2.96 Portsmouth
2.96 Coventry
2.95 UCL
2.95 Aberdeen
2.95 UEA
2.94 LSE
2.89 Leicester
2.87 Brunel
2.85 Sussex
2.79 Loughborough
2.79 Surrey
2.77 London Met
2.76 Birmingham
2.73 Keele
2.72 Glamorgan
2.71 Swansea
2.70 Northumbria
2.67 Aberystwyth
2.67 Kings College London
2.61 Open
2.53 Plymouth
2.45 Chester
2.29 Greenwich
3.04 National profile
3.46
3.43
3.35
3.34
3.31
3.26
3.19
3.19
3.19
3.18
3.17
3.16
3.15
3.14
3.11
3.11
3.09

Newcastle
Cambridge
Warwick
Southampton
UCL
York
Hull
Manchester
Imperial
Leeds
Sheffield
Glasgow
Bristol
Birmingham
Lancaster
Queen Mary
Cardiff

GPA

n/a Cardiff

Impact

% of 4* research activity

=19

Research power

GPA

% of 4* research activity

Institution

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

30

3.14

30

3.14

18
30
10
20
10
20
30
0
0
0
11
0
0
0
13
27
0
0
0
0
10
0
0
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
35.9

3.10
3.10
3.10
3.00
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.80
2.80
2.80
2.77
2.73
2.73
2.70
2.63
2.60
2.60
2.50
2.40
2.40
2.30
2.30
2.20
2.10
2.10
2.10
2.02
1.73
1.50
1.50
0.90
3.14

90
87
87
84
80
80
80
76
73
73
70
68
60
52
50
50
60

3.90
3.87
3.87
3.84
3.80
3.80
3.80
3.76
3.73
3.73
3.70
3.68
3.60
3.52
3.50
3.50
3.50

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

132
79
62
127
36
56
75
42
43
72
86
82
30
56
37
73
70
43
101
89
60
37
54
52
50
88
55
41
84
40
106
52
65
27
37
52
33
35
27
43
31
32
28
67
23
12
31
34
81
30
30
23
122
30

Institution
UEA
Newcastle
Birmingham
Birkbeck
Nottingham
Bristol
Cardiff
Leicester
Durham
Aberystwyth
Oxford Brookes
Plymouth
Glasgow
Leeds
Aberdeen
Sussex
Southampton
Essex
Dundee
Open
Bath
Kent
Brunel
Queens Belfast
Lincoln
Teesside
Portsmouth
HeriotWatt
UWE
Stirling
Bangor
Ulster
City
Aston
Northumbria
Surrey
Keele
Strathclyde
Manchester Met
De Montfort
Kingston
Goldsmiths
UEL
Hull
Huddersfield
Glasgow Caledonian
Hertfordshire
Middlesex
Loughborough
Liverpool Hope
Bedfordshire
Brighton
UWS
Edinburgh Napier

31
25
29
32
22
23
21
23
20
25
19
23
23
20
23
23
31
23
22
14
15
18
23
13
16
5
19
12
15
9
13
5
11
12
10
12
4
13
0
14
8
12
6
10
13
4
9
9
6
0
8
3
7
4

3.07
3.05
3.04
3.03
3.02
3.02
3.02
3.00
3.00
2.98
2.98
2.98
2.96
2.96
2.93
2.93
2.91
2.90
2.90
2.89
2.86
2.85
2.84
2.78
2.76
2.75
2.74
2.71
2.71
2.69
2.68
2.65
2.65
2.65
2.65
2.64
2.63
2.62
2.62
2.61
2.60
2.59
2.56
2.52
2.52
2.51
2.49
2.46
2.46
2.46
2.44
2.41
2.41
2.41

Institution

GPA

3.17
3.17
3.17
3.13
3.11
3.08
3.06
3.04
3.02
2.99
2.97
2.97
2.97
2.96
2.95
2.93
2.92
2.92
2.89
2.87
2.82
2.81
2.79
2.77
2.77
2.75
2.75
2.75
2.74
2.71
2.68
2.67
2.63
2.61
2.58
2.57
2.55
2.52
2.52
2.51
2.48
2.44
2.44
2.43
2.40
2.39
2.36
2.34
2.33
2.33
2.32
2.30
2.29
2.21

% of 4* research activity

31
32
40
29
32
28
30
26
19
22
18
23
23
22
15
21
11
19
22
13
12
20
15
21
16
15
15
13
17
23
9
11
9
9
8
11
20
6
3
6
3
5
4
8
0
3
6
8
5
1
3
8
6
4

GPA

42
25
20
41
12
18
24
14
14
24
29
28
10
19
12
25
24
15
35
31
21
13
19
19
18
32
20
15
31
15
40
19
25
10
14
20
13
14
11
17
13
13
12
27
10
5
13
14
35
13
13
10
53
14

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Research power

Institution
Bristol
Leeds
Swansea
Birmingham
Dundee
UEA
Royal Holloway
Cardiff
Durham
St Andrews
Kent
HeriotWatt
Exeter
Aberdeen
Plymouth
Aberystwyth
Bath
Sussex
Essex
Open
Queens Belfast
Portsmouth
Goldsmiths
Birkbeck
Aston
City
Leicester
UWE
Brunel
Hull
Ulster
Surrey
De Montfort
Kingston
Stirling
Strathclyde
Oxford Brookes
Brighton
Edinburgh Napier
Loughborough
Teesside
Coventry
Manchester Met
Hertfordshire
Liverpool John Moores
Keele
Northumbria
Huddersfield
Bedfordshire
Salford
Glasgow Caledonian
Bangor
Middlesex
Glamorgan

GPA

2.95
3.05
2.90
3.00
2.75
2.75
2.80
2.85
2.80
2.70
2.75
2.65
2.65
2.90
3.00
2.95
2.95
2.85
2.75
2.95
2.65
1.90
2.70
2.75
n/a
2.60
2.80
2.40
n/a
n/a
2.55
2.35
2.40
2.20
2.40
2.55
2.50
2.60
2.00
2.60
2.50
2.05
2.15
2.60
2.50
n/a
n/a
2.05
2.10
n/a
1.80
2.50
2.25
2.25

% of 4* research activity

2008 GPA

=18
=18
=18
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
=28
=28
=28
31
32
33
=34
=34
36
37
38
39
40
=41
=41
=43
=43
=43
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
=55
=55
57
58
=59
=59
61
62
63
64
65
=66
=66
68
69
70
71

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

Dundee
Nottingham
HeriotWatt
Liverpool
Aston
Portsmouth
Kings College London
City
Kent
Goldsmiths
Aberystwyth
Oxford
Swansea
Brighton
Queens Belfast
Nottingham Trent
Durham
Coventry
Edinburgh
UEA
Bath
St Andrews
Aberdeen
Plymouth
UWE
Salford
Edinburgh Napier
Exeter
Loughborough
Greenwich
Kingston
Royal Holloway
Sussex
Stirling
Liverpool John Moores
De Montfort
Surrey
Essex
Glamorgan
Ulster
Open
Bedfordshire
Hertfordshire
Strathclyde
Huddersfield
Birkbeck
Brunel
Leicester
Leeds Beckett
Staffordshire
Birmingham City
Keele
Westminster
Oxford Brookes

50
48
40
40
40
40
40
40
30
27
23
60
60
20
13
30
30
10
48
27
0
13
27
0
20
0
0
10
13
20
20
40
10
10
0
0
20
20
20
18
0
0
10
13
0
0
10
0
0
0
40
0
0
40

3.50
3.48
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.33
3.30
3.30
3.27
3.23
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.13
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.04
3.03
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.87
2.80
2.80
2.73
2.70
2.70
2.70
2.67
2.67
2.60
2.60
2.54
2.50
2.40
2.40
2.40
2.40
2.37
2.30
2.27
2.20
2.20
2.20
2.20
2.00
2.00

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

=4
=4
6
=7
=7
9
=10
=10
12

n/a Birmingham B: Chemical


engineering
n/a Leeds

2.35
2.34
2.32
2.30
2.19
2.17
2.14
2.14
2.13
2.09
2.04
1.87
1.79
1.77
1.65
1.64
1.39
1.27
2.86

40
28
23

27 3.14

102 Manchester A: Chemical engineering

18

32

30 3.14

14

3.02 Leeds

60

3.60

54
45

23 3.12
22 3.11

99 Sheffield B: Chemical and Biological


engineering
169 Cranfield
139 Sheffield A: Mechanical engineering
and Advanced manufacturing

70
76
60

3.70
3.69
3.60

60

3.60

19
18

3.01 Bath
3.01 Loughborough

39
49

3.39
3.37

n/a UCL
n/a Sheffield A: Mechanical
engineering and Advanced
manufacturing
n/a Manchester B: Mechanical,
Aerospace and Manufacturing
engineering
n/a Cranfield

34

27 3.11

107 Newcastle

25

2.99 UCL

37

3.37

157

26 3.10

16

2.98 Cambridge

50

3.30

n/a Loughborough
n/a Bath

127
61

26 3.08
19 3.08

486 Birmingham A: Mechanical


engineering
392 Bath
188 Queens Belfast

13
11

2.97 Greenwich
2.96 Sheffield A: Mechanical engineering
and Advanced manufacturing
2.96 Strathclyde

30
26

3.30
3.26

30

3.10

18 3.06

67

24 3.03

204 Greenwich

17

14
=15

n/a Newcastle
n/a Queens Belfast

43
50

21 3.02
11 2.99

=15

n/a Birmingham A: Mechanical


engineering
n/a Greenwich

21

14 2.99

131 Birmingham B: Chemical engineering


148 Manchester B: Mechanical,
Aerospace and Manufacturing
engineering
63 Loughborough

17 2.91

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

63
17
9
18
13
12
12

18
19
20
21
22
23
=24

2.00
2.00
2.00
1.90
1.80
1.70
1.63
1.50
1.50
1.40
1.30
1.20
1.10
1.10
1.00
0.70
0.70
0.20
2.99

33

30

17

0
0
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
36.9

3.34 Birmingham B: Chemical engineering


3.12 Imperial
3.06 Manchester B: Mechanical,
Aerospace and Manufacturing
engineering
3.02 Manchester A: Chemical engineering

n/a Sheffield B: Chemical and


Biological engineering
n/a Strathclyde

13

Institution
Sunderland
Teesside
Manchester Met
Glasgow Caledonian
Northumbria
Robert Gordon
Middlesex
UWS
Liverpool Hope
Bangor
Edge Hill
Glyndwr
West London
UEL
Derby
Lincoln
London Met
Chester
National profile

GPA

5
0
7
5
0
0
8
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
22.1

% of 4* research activity

1.90 Greenwich
14
9 2.19
31 Derby
2.50 Lincoln
15 10 2.17
31 Liverpool John Moores
2.15 Nottingham Trent
14
6 2.16
31 Glyndwr
2.00 UWS
14
4 2.16
30 Coventry
n/a UEL
4
4 2.11
8 Westminster
1.75 Liverpool Hope
7
0 2.10
15 Robert Gordon
2.35 Robert Gordon
19
0 2.05
38 Greenwich
n/a Birmingham City
7
8 2.04
15 Salford
2.35 Glyndwr
6
5 2.04
13 Birmingham City
2.05 Westminster
20
0 2.03
40 Glamorgan
n/a Derby
12
4 1.91
23 London Met
2.05 Staffordshire
8
0 1.74
14 Nottingham Trent
1.90 Sunderland
13
0 1.70
22 Chester
1.50 London Met
5
0 1.64
9 West London
n/a Leeds Beckett
9
0 1.52
14 Staffordshire
1.65 West London
10
0 1.51
15 Sunderland
n/a Chester
4
0 1.30
5 Leeds Beckett
n/a Edge Hill
5
0 1.29
6 Edge Hill
2.75 National profile
2,044 26 2.89 5,908 National profile
12 Aeronautical, Mechanical, Chemical and Manufacturing engineering
109 Cambridge
1
n/a Cambridge
32 47 3.38
2
n/a Imperial
173 46 3.34
577 Imperial
3
n/a Manchester A: Chemical
34 30 3.20
108 UCL
engineering

GPA

Institution

72
73
=74
=74
76
77
78
=79
=79
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Research power

GPA

% of 4* research activity

Institution

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

Brunel
Bradford
Brighton
Portsmouth
Liverpool John Moores
Wolverhampton
Sunderland

6
9
7
1
2
1
2

2.72
2.69
2.67
2.46
2.45
2.20
2.03

92 Leeds

26 Strathclyde
172
45
23
44
32
26
25

Bradford
Brunel
Brighton
Portsmouth
Liverpool John Moores
Sunderland
Wolverhampton

20

30

3.10

14
17

2.95 Sheffield B: Chemical and Biological


engineering
2.94 Cranfield
2.92 Newcastle

31
16

3.08
3.08

15

2.90 Queens Belfast

13

3.07

16

2.89 Birmingham A: Mechanical


engineering
2.81 Brunel
2.70 Bradford
2.70 Portsmouth
2.64 Brighton
2.61 Liverpool John Moores
2.35 Northampton
2.25 Wolverhampton

10

2.97

0
0
0
0
0
0
0

2.71
2.63
2.50
2.50
2.30
2.20
2.10

14
9
11
2
3
3
2

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

2
3
4
5
6
7
8

n/a Oxford
n/a Imperial A: Electrical and
Electronic engineering
n/a Imperial B: Metallurgy and
Materials
n/a Leeds
n/a UCL

90
80

3.90
3.80

GPA

% of 4* research activity

4.00

127 UCL

38

3.33 Plymouth

80

3.70

20
38

41 3.41
40 3.37

33
32

3.60
3.53

35 3.30
25 3.22

53
50

3.53
3.50

44

35 3.19

26

50

3.50

34
19

27 3.19
20 3.19

23
17

3.17 UCL
3.15 Southampton

42
54

3.42
3.41

35

23 3.15

140 Sheffield B: Materials science and


Engineering
108 Newcastle
61 Queen Mary A: Electrical and
Electronic engineering
110 Queen Mary B: Materials

3.31 Imperial B: Metallurgy and Materials


3.27 Manchester B: Electrical and
Electronic engineering
3.25 Leeds
3.22 Sheffield A: Electronic and Electrical
engineering
3.20 Queens Belfast

60
60

84
35

68 Imperial B: Metallurgy and Materials


128 Imperial A: Electrical and Electronic
engineering
278 Bangor
112 Southampton

20

30

3.30

52

22 3.14

163 Queens Belfast

23

3.14 Birmingham A: Electronic, Electrical


and Computer engineering
3.10 Aston

27

3.27

91 Sheffield A: Electronic and Electrical


engineering
184 Liverpool
96 Manchester A: Metallurgy and
Materials
256 Open

14

3.09 Bath

23

3.23

18
20

3.09 Strathclyde
3.05 Manchester A: Metallurgy and
Materials
3.03 Birmingham B: Metallurgy and
Materials
3.01 Surrey
3.00 Ulster
3.00 Queen Mary B: Materials

33
52

3.22
3.20

50

3.20

18
13
37

3.18
3.13
3.10

14

3.00 Queen Mary A: Electrical and


Electronic engineering

10

3.10

0
19

3.00 Liverpool
2.98 York

0
0

3.00
3.00

6
12

2.97 Open
2.89 Sheffield B: Materials science and
Engineering
2.88 Glyndwr
2.87 Edinburgh Napier

0
0

2.87
2.80

0
0

2.80
2.80

10
40
0
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
36.5

2.70
2.70
2.60
2.50
2.30
2.20
2.20
2.00
1.90
1.60
3.19

n/a Surrey

83

15 3.08

18
19
20

n/a Queen Mary B: Materials


n/a Bath
n/a Liverpool

24
21
24

21 3.07
13 3.04
12 3.02

21

n/a Birmingham A: Electronic,


Electrical and computer
engineering
n/a Open
n/a York

26

14 2.97

18
22

8 2.93
4 2.91

n/a Ulster
n/a Bangor

19
13

11 2.89
23 2.89

26
27

n/a Aston
n/a Plymouth

24
8

16 2.86
16 2.81

28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Reading
Liverpool John Moores
Loughborough
Glyndwr
Sheffield Hallam
UWS
Salford
Greenwich
Uclan
Edinburgh Napier
National profile

100

44 3.43

17

=24
=24

58

37

20 3.10
27 3.09

22
23

122 Cambridge

46
41

59
31

14

1.80
3.23

122 Oxford
153 Leeds

15
16

13

0
38.4

Institution

60 3.58
49 3.46

31 3.11

12

2.07 Sunderland
2.95 National profile

34
44

29

=9
=9

0
18

Institution

14 Northampton
3,525 National profile

3.53 Imperial A: Electrical and Electronic


engineering
3.43 Oxford
3.41 Cambridge

n/a Southampton
n/a Sheffield A: Electronic and
Electrical engineering
n/a Manchester A: Metallurgy and
Materials
n/a Queens Belfast
n/a Queen Mary A: Electrical and
Electronic engineering
n/a Sheffield B: Materials science and
Engineering
n/a Manchester B: Electrical and
Electronic engineering
n/a Birmingham B: Metallurgy and
Materials
n/a Strathclyde
n/a Newcastle

=9

GPA

n/a Northampton
7
0 2.03
n/a National profile
1,152 25 3.06
13 Electrical and Electronic engineering, Metallurgy and Materials
1
n/a Cambridge
34 69 3.65

Impact

% of 4* research activity

=24

Research power

GPA

% of 4* research activity

Institution

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

17
7
38
14
31
8
16
12
8
10
1,071

10
0
4
2
2
5
8
6
2
1
25

2.76
2.69
2.65
2.57
2.55
2.51
2.49
2.39
2.36
2.29
3.10

74 Surrey
62 Strathclyde
72 Manchester B: Electrical and
Electronic engineering
78 Bath
53 Liverpool John Moores
65 Birmingham B: Metallurgy and
Materials
55 York
36 Salford
69 Aston
22 Birmingham A: Electronic, Electrical
and Computer engineering
47 Reading
19 Ulster
100 Greenwich
36 UWS
80 Glyndwr
19 Plymouth
39 Sheffield Hallam
29 Loughborough
19 Uclan
24 Edinburgh Napier
3,320 National profile

35
25

13
11
12
10

17
12
12
13
10
8
3
0
3
3
3
2
19.7

2.87
2.85
2.77
2.73
2.66
2.61
2.60
2.59
2.56
2.16
3.06

Loughborough
Newcastle
Sheffield Hallam
Reading
Liverpool John Moores
Bangor
UWS
Greenwich
Uclan
Salford
National profile

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

2.85
2.60
3.00
n/a
2.50
2.65
2.60
2.55
2.50
2.90
3.00
2.65
2.60
2.45
2.55
2.30
2.35
2.40

Warwick
Exeter
Nottingham
Liverpool
Keele
Nottingham Trent
Durham
Lancaster
Leicester
Surrey
Leeds
Sussex
Aberdeen
City
UWE
Aston
Hull
Northumbria

47
47
41
25
30
30
21
20
10
7
8
11
14
3
24

3.44
3.42
3.31
3.20
3.19
3.18
3.04
2.98
2.84
2.69
2.65
2.59
2.56
2.05
2.99

49
194
48
111
70
129
136
60
96
49
85
99
18
29
1,167

Imperial
Dundee
Cardiff
Sheffield
Manchester
Newcastle
Strathclyde
Leeds
Bradford
Queens Belfast
Birmingham
UCL
Loughborough
Edinburgh Napier
National profile

32
34
25
18
20
20
24
22
15
6
6
11
7
4
18.1

3.25
3.24
3.19
3.10
3.03
3.01
2.99
2.98
2.85
2.73
2.66
2.47
2.43
2.22
2.89

94
177
22
34
53
54
34
19

55
53
44
44
38
41
36
38

3.51
3.48
3.40
3.39
3.37
3.36
3.31
3.31

329
617
74
114
180
180
112
62

Sheffield
Oxford
Cambridge
Dundee
UCL
Imperial
Queen Mary
Nottingham Trent

41
40
37
33
30
29
35
27

3.39
3.34
3.29
3.26
3.25
3.25
3.22
3.21

123

38 3.30

407 Glasgow

23

109

36 3.30

359 Exeter

92

36 3.30

75
25
84

35 3.29
40 3.29
30 3.25

192

33 3.23

95
44
149
34
34
14
34
25
30
55
45
14
39
54
14
24
15
23

32
26
27
19
20
25
17
17
10
18
14
11
12
9
10
15
9
12

3.22
3.18
3.16
3.14
3.09
3.09
3.08
3.08
2.99
2.98
2.97
2.97
2.94
2.85
2.85
2.83
2.82
2.80

GPA

16
17
18
19
=20
=20
=22
=22
24
25
=26
=26
28
=29
=29
31
32
33

n/a Southampton

14
57
15
35
22
41
45
20
34
18
32
38
7
14
390

% of 4* research activity

15

GPA

=12
=12
14

% of 4* research activity

=9

2.80 HeriotWatt (joint submission with


Edinburgh)
2.70 Edinburgh (joint submission with
HeriotWatt)
2.95 Swansea
2.30 Queen Mary
n/a Glasgow

Research power

=9

n/a Bristol

GPA

=9

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Institution

14 Civil and Construction engineering*


1
3.15 Cardiff
2
3.35 Imperial
3
3.00 Dundee
4
3.05 Sheffield
5
n/a Manchester
6
3.10 Newcastle
7
2.60 Leeds
8
2.10 Strathclyde
9
2.95 Queens Belfast
10
2.70 Birmingham
11
2.70 Loughborough
12
2.65 UCL
13
2.50 Bradford
14
2.10 Edinburgh Napier
2.82 National profile
15 General engineering*
1
3.10 Oxford
2
3.35 Cambridge
3
n/a Sheffield
4
2.95 Imperial
5
n/a Kings College London
6
n/a UCL
=7
n/a Cardiff
=7
2.30 Dundee

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

100
66
50
42
50
28
20
30
20
13
13
8
20
0
33.9

4.00
3.66
3.50
3.42
3.30
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.10
2.87
2.77
2.66
1.90
1.60
3.16

84
80
80
70
72
68
70
60

3.80
3.80
3.80
3.70
3.66
3.64
3.60
3.58

60

3.58

21

Oxford
Kings College London
Cardiff
Durham
Bristol
Cambridge
Imperial
HeriotWatt (joint submission with
Edinburgh)
3.18 Edinburgh (joint submission with
HeriotWatt)
3.15 Swansea

55

3.55

303 Bristol

22

3.13 Queen Mary

63

3.50

246 Kings College London


81 Cardiff
273 HeriotWatt (joint submission with
Edinburgh)
621 Edinburgh (joint submission with
HeriotWatt)
305 Liverpool
140 UWE
471 Keele
107 Leicester
106 Southampton
44 Swansea
105 Warwick
77 Lancaster
90 Sussex
164 Northumbria
133 Aberdeen
42 Hull
113 Nottingham
153 Surrey
40 Durham
67 Leeds
42 City
64 Aston

14
19
21

3.13 Warwick
3.13 Southampton
3.11 Glasgow

52
54
51

3.48
3.44
3.42

21

3.11 Dundee

53

3.40

14
16
13
16
17
16
15
12
10
18
11
15
10
18
5
8
10
15

3.10
3.10
3.06
3.06
3.05
3.05
3.01
2.98
2.98
2.97
2.96
2.96
2.95
2.95
2.95
2.91
2.90
2.88

48
43
37
33
37
20
20
32
24
0
40
13
20
10
27
40
0
27

3.38
3.37
3.37
3.23
3.23
3.10
3.10
3.08
3.06
3.00
3.00
2.93
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.87

Institution

Institution
Cardiff
Imperial
Manchester
Newcastle
Dundee
Leeds
Sheffield
Queens Belfast
Loughborough
Strathclyde
Birmingham
UCL
Bradford
Edinburgh Napier
National profile

Nottingham
UCL
Lancaster
Surrey
Sheffield
Liverpool
Sussex
Exeter
Aberdeen
Leicester
Greenwich
City
Keele
London South Bank
Kent
Nottingham Trent
Teesside
Aston

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

67
47
171
57
34
31
49
36
87
36
66
37
86
32
36
27
50
29
32
57
32
57
18
19
30
16
9
22
12
7,487

28
25
39
34
32
136
10
35
27
22
42
19
15
35

50
48
50
48
44
46
39
41
34
35
28
35
45
36

3.38
3.38
3.35
3.32
3.28
3.25
3.23
3.22
3.18
3.18
3.13
3.13
3.11
3.05

96
83
131
113
106
442
34
112
87
71
131
60
46
106

Institution
Uclan
Bolton
Kent
Hertfordshire
Plymouth
Oxford Brookes
Glamorgan
Manchester Met
Lincoln
Liverpool John Moores
Coventry
Teesside
London South Bank
Brunel
Robert Gordon
UWS
Kingston
Glasgow Caledonian
Staffordshire
Huddersfield
UEL
De Montfort
Abertay
Bournemouth
Anglia Ruskin
Greenwich
Wales Trinity Saint David
Southampton Solent
Derby
National profile
Glasgow
Aberdeen
Liverpool
Bath
Cambridge
Gloucestershire
Sheffield
Kent
Cardiff A: Planning and Geography
UCL
Loughborough
Reading
Sheffield Hallam
Newcastle

4
10
8
0
12
5
2
11
14
0
6
6
4
9
9
5
2
4
3
0
4
2
4
0
0
0
0
0
0
17.2

2.88
2.81
2.80
2.80
2.78
2.77
2.76
2.74
2.74
2.74
2.66
2.64
2.61
2.60
2.60
2.58
2.52
2.51
2.47
2.45
2.43
2.38
2.33
2.28
2.28
2.26
2.00
1.81
1.57
2.98

Manchester Met
Leeds
Bournemouth
Robert Gordon
Anglia Ruskin
Brunel
Plymouth
UWS
Huddersfield
Hull
Oxford Brookes
Bolton
Derby
Northumbria
Coventry
UWE
De Montfort
Glasgow Caledonian
Kingston
Staffordshire
Hertfordshire
Liverpool John Moores
Uclan
Glamorgan
Lincoln
Abertay
Wales Trinity Saint David
UEL
Southampton Solent
National profile

46
42
40
35
38
29
35
40
31
34
29
30
29
19

3.31
3.24
3.19
3.17
3.16
3.12
3.09
3.08
3.07
3.05
3.05
3.03
3.01
2.95

Bath
Cardiff B: Architecture
Reading
Sheffield
Cambridge
Glasgow
Loughborough
Ulster
Sheffield Hallam
UCL
Newcastle
Oxford Brookes
Aberdeen
Manchester

2.86 HeriotWatt (joint submission with


Edinburgh)
2.86 Edinburgh (joint submission with
HeriotWatt)
2.86 Westminster
2.84 De Montfort
2.82 Liverpool

30

36 3.05

91 Queens Belfast

23

18

31 3.05

54 De Montfort

31

38
14
8

25 2.94
30 2.93
21 2.90

112 Birmingham City


41 Manchester
24 HeriotWatt (joint submission with
Edinburgh)

21
25
23

Institution

GPA

2.78
2.72
2.70
2.69
2.63
2.63
2.62
2.60
2.59
2.58
2.56
2.52
2.48
2.48
2.47
2.45
2.40
2.40
2.32
2.31
2.31
2.29
2.28
2.26
2.08
2.05
1.75
1.67
1.41
3.06

% of 4* research activity

Research power

11
8
11
7
4
3
4
6
4
6
3
0
4
7
1
0
3
9
1
0
8
1
0
2
3
2
0
0
0
26

GPA

n/a Ulster
n/a De Montfort
n/a Gloucestershire

24
17
63
21
13
12
19
14
34
14
26
15
35
13
15
11
21
12
14
25
14
25
8
8
14
8
5
13
9
2,447

Impact

% of 4* research activity

17
18
19

GPA

n/a Kent
n/a Plymouth
2.55 Brunel
2.15 Manchester Met
2.05 Teesside
2.10 Uclan
n/a Coventry
2.10 Bolton
2.60 London South Bank
2.10 Robert Gordon
2.20 Oxford Brookes
2.40 Hertfordshire
2.30 Huddersfield
n/a UWS
2.60 Glamorgan
2.70 Liverpool John Moores
1.80 Glasgow Caledonian
n/a Lincoln
1.95 Kingston
2.10 Bournemouth
1.60 Greenwich
2.15 De Montfort
n/a Anglia Ruskin
2.45 Staffordshire
1.95 Abertay
n/a UEL
n/a Wales Trinity Saint David
n/a Derby
1.25 Southampton Solent
2.66 National profile
16 Architecture, Built environment and Planning
=1
n/a Bath
=1
n/a Glasgow
3
n/a Cambridge
4
n/a Sheffield
5
n/a Loughborough
6
n/a UCL
7
n/a Aberdeen
8
n/a Reading
=9
n/a Cardiff A: Planning and Geography
=9
n/a Liverpool
=11
n/a Newcastle
=11
n/a Sheffield Hallam
13
n/a Cardiff B: Architecture
=14
n/a HeriotWatt (joint submission with
Edinburgh)
=14
n/a Edinburgh (joint submission with
HeriotWatt)
=14
n/a Manchester

% of 4* research activity

Institution

34
35
36
37
=38
=38
40
41
42
43
44
45
=46
=46
48
49
=50
=50
52
=53
=53
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

0
18
0
0
0
11
0
20
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
41.6

2.87
2.86
2.73
2.70
2.70
2.66
2.63
2.60
2.50
2.50
2.40
2.40
2.40
2.37
2.37
2.30
2.23
2.13
2.10
2.10
1.90
1.90
1.80
1.60
1.50
1.40
1.40
1.20
0.20
3.19

90
90
70
70
68
63
60
58
53
52
42
40
40
37

3.90
3.90
3.70
3.70
3.68
3.63
3.60
3.58
3.53
3.47
3.42
3.40
3.40
3.37

56

3.33

56

3.33

40
40
27

3.30
3.30
3.27

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

=20
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
=29
=29
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45

n/a Queens Belfast


31
n/a Westminster
25
n/a UWE
31
n/a Salford
49
n/a Birmingham City
4
n/a Nottingham
24
n/a Kent
11
n/a Strathclyde
15
n/a Glasgow Caledonian
22
n/a Northumbria
18
n/a Edinburgh Napier
8
n/a Liverpool John Moores
17
n/a Plymouth
13
n/a UEL
5
n/a Nottingham Trent
11
n/a Leeds Beckett
18
n/a Uclan
10
n/a London Met
12
n/a Greenwich
6
n/a Anglia Ruskin
8
n/a Wolverhampton
14
n/a Dundee
9
n/a Lincoln
6
n/a Robert Gordon
15
n/a Bolton
4
n/a National profile
1,025
17 Geography, Environmental studies and Archaeology
1
n/a Bristol A: Geography
46
=2
n/a Cambridge B: Geography
46
=2
n/a Royal Holloway
24
4
n/a LSE
36
5
n/a St Andrews
37
=6
n/a Oxford B: Geography and
54
Environmental studies
=6
n/a Glasgow A: Geography
13
=8
n/a UCL B: Geography
40
=8
n/a Oxford A: Archaeology
33
10
n/a Durham B: Geography
63
11
n/a Newcastle B: Geography
27
=12
n/a Southampton B: Geography
32
=12
n/a Queen Mary
31
14
n/a Durham A: Archaeology
25
15
n/a UCL A: Archaeology
61
16
n/a York
19
=17
=17
=19
=19
=19
=22

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Leicester A: Archaeology
Reading A: Archaeology
Leeds
Cambridge A: Archaeology
Liverpool B: Archaeology
Exeter A: Geography and
Environmental studies

19
19
49
43
16
52

21
20
10
16
14
10
26
17
6
10
14
7
7
20
9
15
3
3
6
8
5
7
5
7
3
29

2.89
2.80
2.71
2.69
2.66
2.65
2.62
2.53
2.52
2.52
2.50
2.49
2.45
2.41
2.34
2.30
2.23
2.22
2.20
2.11
2.09
2.00
1.94
1.89
1.38
2.92

51
44
41
43
42
41

3.33
3.26
3.26
3.25
3.24
3.23

155
149
77
118
118
174

37
41
41
43
35
32
34
38
42
42

3.23
3.19
3.19
3.18
3.17
3.13
3.13
3.11
3.10
3.09

42
129
106
200
86
100
98
77
189
58

35
30
32
35
31
31

3.08
3.08
3.07
3.07
3.07
3.05

60
59
150
131
49
158

LSE
Glasgow A: Geography
Bristol A: Geography
Newcastle B: Geography
Southampton B: Geography
Oxford B: Geography and
Environmental studies
Cambridge B: Geography
Queen Mary
Liverpool B: Archaeology
Royal Holloway
Reading A: Archaeology
Durham B: Geography
Oxford A: Archaeology
UCL B: Geography
Cardiff
Exeter A: Geography and
Environmental studies
Nottingham B: Geography
Durham A: Archaeology
Sheffield B: Geography
Leeds
Open
Kings College London

23

GPA

Institution

93 Edinburgh (joint submission with


HeriotWatt)
88 Oxford Brookes
71 Cardiff B: Architecture
83 Westminster
131 Plymouth
11 Ulster
64 UEL
30 UWE
37 Northumbria
54 Strathclyde
46 Salford
20 Edinburgh Napier
43 Nottingham
32 London Met
13 Anglia Ruskin
26 Nottingham Trent
42 Uclan
22 Leeds Beckett
27 Greenwich
13 Glasgow Caledonian
17 Liverpool John Moores
28 Dundee
18 Wolverhampton
12 Lincoln
28 Bolton
6 Robert Gordon
2,992 National profile

% of 4* research activity

Research power

GPA

23 2.89

Impact

Institution

2.82 Cardiff A: Planning and Geography

GPA

32

% of 4* research activity

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

Institution

n/a Oxford Brookes

Output

% of 4* research activity

=20

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

20

3.20

20
13
20
0
0
40
0
27
40
0
0
0
27
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
38.4

3.10
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.90
2.80
2.73
2.63
2.60
2.50
2.50
2.40
2.37
2.10
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
1.90
1.60
1.50
1.50
1.30
1.20
0.30
3.14

21
30
19
11
10
30
4
4
14
9
6
7
4
13
15
5
15
9
6
5
10
7
7
5
2
22.7

2.78
2.78
2.73
2.64
2.62
2.60
2.52
2.49
2.46
2.45
2.44
2.42
2.40
2.38
2.37
2.37
2.34
2.32
2.31
2.30
2.27
2.16
2.15
1.74
1.72
2.79

Queens Belfast
Salford
UWE
Nottingham
Glasgow Caledonian
Strathclyde
Liverpool John Moores
Northumbria
Edinburgh Napier
Gloucestershire
Birmingham City
Nottingham Trent
Leeds Beckett
UEL
Plymouth
London Met
Uclan
Greenwich
Wolverhampton
Kent
Robert Gordon
Anglia Ruskin
Dundee
Lincoln
Bolton
National profile

34
39
40
33
32
29

3.18
3.18
3.14
3.13
3.09
3.07

St Andrews
Leicester A: Archaeology
Hull
Sussex
York
Newcastle B: Geography

76
73
70
80
63
70

3.76
3.73
3.70
3.70
3.63
3.60

33
28
30
27
32
32
34
31
31
27

3.07
3.05
3.05
3.03
3.03
3.01
3.01
2.99
2.98
2.97

Royal Holloway
Bradford
Exeter B: Archaeology
UCL B: Geography
Cambridge B: Geography
Bristol A: Geography
Swansea
Birmingham
Southampton A: Archaeology
Aberystwyth

60
60
60
66
57
57
50
50
50
42

3.60
3.60
3.60
3.58
3.57
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.42

29
29
22
24
30
23

2.97
2.95
2.95
2.94
2.94
2.93

Oxford A: Archaeology
Manchester A: Geography
Sheffield A: Archaeology
Middlesex
Glasgow A: Geography
Sheffield B: Geography

40
50
40
40
40
37

3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.37

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

GPA

Research power

% of 4* research activity

GPA

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Sheffield B: Geography
Sussex
Kings College London
Birmingham
Bradford
Aberystwyth
Exeter B: Archaeology

25
21
35
25
13
39
11

25
28
30
30
34
28
24

3.05
3.05
3.04
3.04
3.04
3.03
3.02

76
63
106
76
39
118
34

St Andrews
Sussex
Birmingham
UCL A: Archaeology
Manchester A: Geography
Cambridge A: Archaeology
Aberystwyth

21
18
25
26
19
21
19

2.92
2.89
2.88
2.86
2.86
2.83
2.82

30
31
32
=33
=33
35
36
37
38
=39
=39

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Southampton A: Archaeology
Swansea
Cardiff
Hull
Open
Manchester A: Geography
Sheffield A: Archaeology
Nottingham B: Geography
Dundee
Queens Belfast
Leicester B: Geography

21
28
13
35
13
27
18
41
14
31
24

29
27
28
27
23
24
26
26
18
27
16

3.01
2.98
2.97
2.96
2.96
2.95
2.93
2.92
2.85
2.78
2.78

63
83
39
102
38
80
52
119
41
86
68

24
16
27
21
20
21
22
17
24
17
16

41
42
43
44

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

13
29
21
33

13
17
14
13

2.77
2.75
2.74
2.72

37
80
58
90

45
46
47
48

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Aberdeen
Plymouth
Stirling
Liverpool A: Geography and
Environmental studies
Newcastle A: Archaeology
Bournemouth
Anglia Ruskin
Loughborough

Southampton A: Archaeology
Exeter B: Archaeology
Newcastle A: Archaeology
Leicester B: Geography
Leicester A: Archaeology
Dundee
Bradford
Aberdeen
York
Hull
Liverpool A: Geography and
Environmental studies
Plymouth
Sheffield A: Archaeology
Swansea
Loughborough

9
30
18
30

18
10
13
9

2.71
2.65
2.64
2.61

24
78
46
79

Queens Belfast
Bournemouth
Anglia Ruskin
Stirling

49
50
51

n/a Manchester B: Archaeology


n/a Nottingham A: Archaeology
n/a Northumbria

10
13
19

10 2.59
6 2.58
8 2.55

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

10
22
15
15
14
10
11
13
12
10
10
13

10
6
7
11
7
8
11
3
7
9
5
7

52
=53
=53
55
=56
=56
58
=59
=59
61
62
63
64
=65
=65
67
68
69
70

Institution

Glasgow B: Archaeology
Reading B: Geography
Edinburgh
Middlesex
Oxford Brookes
Kingston
Portsmouth
UHI
Salford
Wales Trinity Saint David
Northampton
UWE

n/a Bristol B: Archaeology and


Anthropology
n/a Nottingham Trent
n/a Gloucestershire
n/a Uclan
n/a Worcester
n/a Winchester
n/a Chester B: Archaeology

9
12
11
8
11
5
4

2.52
2.51
2.51
2.45
2.38
2.38
2.37
2.33
2.33
2.26
2.24
2.23

GPA

% of 4* research activity

Institution

=22
=22
=25
=25
=25
28
29

% of 4* research activity

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

Impact

2008 GPA

Output

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

54
40
42
49
40
20
37

3.32
3.30
3.26
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.17

2.82
2.82
2.82
2.79
2.79
2.79
2.78
2.76
2.74
2.71
2.71

Durham B: Geography
Cardiff
Cambridge A: Archaeology
UCL A: Archaeology
Kings College London
Open
Oxford B: Geography and
Environmental studies
Durham A: Archaeology
Southampton B: Geography
Plymouth
Stirling
Liverpool B: Archaeology
Dundee
Glasgow B: Archaeology
Leeds
LSE
Queen Mary
Leicester B: Geography

40
30
30
10
37
20
20
33
40
30
13

3.13
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.07
3.00
3.00
2.90

18
18
14
11

2.71
2.70
2.69
2.66

UWE
Nottingham A: Archaeology
Manchester B: Archaeology
Reading A: Archaeology

10
0
0
0

2.90
2.90
2.90
2.87

21
13
13
19

2.65
2.65
2.64
2.63

23
40
20
13

2.83
2.80
2.80
2.73

26 Reading B: Geography
34 Northumbria
48 Manchester B: Archaeology

10
9
16

2.61
2.56
2.55

0
0
10

2.70
2.70
2.60

24
55
37
37
33
24
26
31
28
22
21
29

11
11
17
8
9
13
14
11
9
5
11
5

2.53
2.53
2.50
2.45
2.44
2.44
2.44
2.40
2.34
2.33
2.32
2.32

Anglia Ruskin
Queens Belfast
Portsmouth
Exeter A: Geography and
Environmental studies
Edinburgh
Aberdeen
Liverpool A: Geography and
Environmental studies
Bournemouth
UHI
Salford
Newcastle A: Archaeology
Loughborough
Reading B: Geography
Northumbria
Nottingham Trent
Kingston
Nottingham B: Geography
Oxford Brookes
Gloucestershire

10
0
20
0
10
0
0
0
0
8
0
0

2.60
2.60
2.60
2.60
2.50
2.50
2.47
2.40
2.40
2.36
2.20
2.20

4 2.17

Edinburgh
Oxford Brookes
Chester B: Archaeology
Northampton
Nottingham A: Archaeology
Kingston
Wales Trinity Saint David
Portsmouth
Glasgow B: Archaeology
Salford
Gloucestershire
Bristol B: Archaeology and
Anthropology
20 Uclan

0
7
4
2
3

25
24
17
23
11

2.14
2.14
2.09
2.07
2.02

11 1.90

Winchester
UHI
Middlesex
Worcester
Nottingham Trent

8 UWE

Institution

2.26 Worcester

2.20

4
2
5
3
0

2.26
2.23
2.16
2.16
2.09

0
0
0
0
0

1.90
1.90
1.90
1.80
1.70

1.70

Wales Trinity Saint David


Northampton
Edge Hill
Uclan
Bristol B: Archaeology and
Anthropology
2.00 Winchester

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

n/a Chester A: Geography and


Development studies
n/a Liverpool Hope

74

n/a National profile


18 Economics and Econometrics
1
3.50 UCL
2
3.55 LSE
3
3.35 Oxford
4
3.05 Cambridge
5
3.35 Warwick
6
3.15 Bristol
7
3.35 Essex
8
2.95 Edinburgh
9
3.00 Royal Holloway
10
3.15 Nottingham
11
2.75 UEA
12
2.80 Surrey
13
3.15 Queen Mary
14
2.75 York
15
2.70 St Andrews
16
3.05 Manchester
17
3.00 Glasgow
18
2.70 Sussex
=19
2.95 Exeter
=19
2.75 Birmingham
21
3.00 Southampton
22
2.85 Birkbeck
23
2.90 Leicester
24
2.80 Sheffield
25
2.85 Aberdeen
26
2.65 City
27
2.90 Kent
28
2.65 Brunel
3.01 National profile
19 Business and Management studies
1
n/a LSE
2
n/a Cambridge
3
n/a Imperial
4
n/a Oxford
5
n/a London Business School
6
n/a Cardiff
7
n/a City
8
n/a Bath
9
n/a Leeds
10
n/a Strathclyde
11
n/a Lancaster
12
n/a Warwick
13
n/a St Andrews
=14
n/a Kings College London
=14
n/a Sheffield

1.91 Liverpool Hope

0.80

6 Liverpool Hope

0.70

27 2.91

4,905 National profile

22.1

1.80 Chester A: Geography and


Development studies
2.81 National profile

34.3

3.06

37
51
84
27
42
19
33
18
14
35
14
21
24
28
21
33
24
17
25
24
22
25
22
15
19
14
22
26
756

79
69
56
47
45
44
32
30
35
18
17
19
18
17
15
17
12
17
15
10
16
7
12
13
3
15
4
1
30

3.78
3.55
3.44
3.42
3.41
3.32
3.25
3.14
3.11
3.05
3.04
3.01
2.98
2.93
2.92
2.89
2.86
2.84
2.78
2.78
2.70
2.60
2.59
2.58
2.48
2.44
2.32
2.20
3.04

139
182
289
92
142
62
108
55
45
107
43
62
73
82
60
96
68
49
68
67
59
65
58
38
48
33
51
58
2,297

70
55
56
43
43
29
31
20
35
27
24
20
22
20
18
14
19
22
13
11
8
8
15
10
17
5
3
2
27.7

3.68
3.47
3.36
3.36
3.27
3.19
3.15
3.12
3.10
3.06
3.06
3.03
3.03
3.02
2.95
2.87
2.83
2.76
2.75
2.72
2.72
2.72
2.70
2.62
2.54
2.46
2.32
2.15
3.00

Bristol
UCL
LSE
Warwick
Oxford
Cambridge
Royal Holloway
Manchester
York
Sussex
Essex
Queen Mary
Nottingham
Birmingham
UEA
Surrey
Edinburgh
Exeter
Southampton
Glasgow
Aberdeen
Birkbeck
Kent
St Andrews
Brunel
Sheffield
City
Leicester
National profile

100
92
87
60
64
50
60
40
40
37
20
13
18
27
20
0
13
13
10
0
0
0
13
0
0
40
20
0
36.3

4.00
3.92
3.87
3.60
3.51
3.50
3.40
3.30
3.30
3.23
3.20
3.13
3.10
3.00
3.00
2.87
2.87
2.73
2.70
2.63
2.63
2.60
2.50
2.50
2.20
2.20
1.90
1.87
3.11

81
39
58
42
99
73
78
65
73
73
122
104
22
36
35

59
60
49
51
56
43
41
41
38
43
41
35
38
32
33

3.46
3.44
3.40
3.36
3.29
3.28
3.23
3.20
3.18
3.17
3.16
3.15
3.14
3.12
3.12

279
134
197
141
325
238
253
208
233
233
387
329
70
113
108

49
48
55
44
38
44
37
55
31
27
28
25
26
24
25

3.35
3.29
3.28
3.24
3.20
3.19
3.15
3.08
3.04
3.03
3.03
3.00
2.99
2.95
2.93

Cambridge
Aberdeen
Strathclyde
St Andrews
Brighton
Bristol
Ulster
LSE
Bournemouth
Reading
Sheffield
Portsmouth
Liverpool
Leeds
Stirling

84
80
80
73
73
70
67
64
63
60
60
58
57
60
60

3.84
3.80
3.75
3.73
3.73
3.70
3.67
3.64
3.63
3.60
3.60
3.58
3.57
3.55
3.52

10

7 1.58

0 1.39

1,686

Institution

16 Edge Hill
11 Chester A: Geography and
Development studies
15 Cumbria

UCL
Cambridge
LSE
Warwick
Oxford
Essex
Edinburgh
UEA
Royal Holloway
Surrey
St Andrews
Nottingham
Bristol
Queen Mary
Glasgow
York
Leicester
Southampton
Exeter
Manchester
Birmingham
Sheffield
Sussex
Birkbeck
City
Aberdeen
Kent
Brunel
National profile
Imperial
LSE
London Business School
Oxford
Warwick
Cambridge
City
UCL
UEA
Cardiff
Bath
Kings College London
Durham
Royal Holloway
Lancaster

4
11

GPA

1.60
0.90

3 1.83
0 1.78

% of 4* research activity

0
0

9
6

Research power

1.96 Cumbria
1.95 Chester B: Archaeology

GPA

GPA

73

Impact

% of 4* research activity

n/a Edge Hill


n/a Cumbria

% of 4* research activity

Institution

71
72

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

Institution

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

124
74
373
142
137
157
124
39
83
40
180
127
67
124
82
260
132
100
156
52
126
65
144
140
94
151
123
45
54
112
81
69
102
113
59
164
109
112
159
45
62
61
54
25
60
67
88
111
59
154
17
42
75

Institution
Leeds
Sheffield
Edinburgh
St Andrews
Loughborough
Bristol
Aston
Reading
Essex
Queens Belfast
Surrey
Ulster
Manchester
Strathclyde
Kent
Bangor
Glasgow
Open
Stirling
Queen Mary
Aberdeen
Exeter
Cranfield
Newcastle
York
Sussex
Swansea
Bradford
Liverpool
Birmingham
Nottingham
Southampton
Kingston
Nottingham Trent
Oxford Brookes
Lincoln
Leicester
Brighton
De Montfort
HeriotWatt
UWE
Soas
Middlesex
UWS
Hull
Birkbeck
Bedfordshire
Edinburgh Napier
Anglia Ruskin
Teesside
Keele
London Met
Portsmouth

22
24
21
24
22
15
21
19
17
21
17
23
21
19
18
19
18
14
15
20
17
18
14
19
17
18
9
18
9
17
16
12
17
13
9
10
15
17
9
8
10
9
12
6
10
13
11
11
7
10
10
8
8

2.92
2.91
2.89
2.88
2.87
2.87
2.86
2.86
2.84
2.83
2.82
2.82
2.81
2.81
2.80
2.80
2.78
2.78
2.77
2.77
2.77
2.76
2.76
2.75
2.75
2.74
2.71
2.70
2.67
2.66
2.65
2.65
2.65
2.60
2.59
2.59
2.58
2.57
2.56
2.55
2.54
2.52
2.51
2.51
2.49
2.49
2.49
2.49
2.48
2.48
2.46
2.46
2.45

Institution

GPA

3.11
3.09
3.07
3.07
3.05
3.04
3.03
3.03
3.02
3.02
2.97
2.97
2.97
2.96
2.93
2.92
2.92
2.90
2.88
2.88
2.87
2.87
2.86
2.85
2.85
2.84
2.84
2.84
2.83
2.81
2.81
2.78
2.75
2.74
2.74
2.72
2.72
2.69
2.66
2.66
2.65
2.65
2.65
2.65
2.64
2.60
2.59
2.54
2.54
2.53
2.53
2.52
2.50

% of 4* research activity

32
30
37
30
27
29
31
46
24
31
24
28
30
24
22
28
21
21
21
19
20
23
17
18
23
21
19
28
21
19
16
19
11
17
16
18
17
11
14
12
11
11
16
13
14
13
10
6
11
12
16
10
10

GPA

40
24
122
46
45
52
41
13
28
13
61
43
22
42
28
89
45
34
54
18
44
23
50
49
33
53
43
16
19
40
29
25
37
41
22
60
40
42
60
17
24
23
21
9
23
26
34
44
23
61
7
17
30

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Research power

Institution
Reading
UEA
Manchester
Aston
Durham
Edinburgh
Cranfield
UCL
Bristol
Aberdeen
Loughborough
Stirling
Ulster
Royal Holloway
Swansea
Nottingham
Liverpool
Southampton
Queens Belfast
Open
Sussex
York
Essex
Exeter
Queen Mary
Birmingham
Kent
Brighton
Bradford
Glasgow
Bangor
Kingston
HeriotWatt
Portsmouth
De Montfort
Newcastle
Middlesex
Surrey
Leicester
Salford
Oxford Brookes
Nottingham Trent
Bournemouth
Lincoln
Soas
Manchester Met
UWE
Hull
Northumbria
Brunel
Robert Gordon
Aberystwyth
Birkbeck

GPA

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

% of 4* research activity

2008 GPA

16
17
=18
=18
20
21
=22
=22
=24
=24
=26
=26
=26
29
30
=31
=31
33
=34
=34
=36
=36
38
=39
=39
=41
=41
=41
44
=45
=45
47
48
=49
=49
=51
=51
53
=54
=54
=56
=56
=56
=56
60
61
62
=63
=63
=65
=65
67
=68

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

Cardiff
Swansea
UEA
Open
Birmingham City
City
Cranfield
Kings College London
Southampton
Queen Mary
Soas
Coventry
Huddersfield
Nottingham
Oxford
Edinburgh
Bradford
Lancaster
Lincoln
Manchester
Aston
Oxford Brookes
Salford
Bath
York
De Montfort
HeriotWatt
Imperial
Nottingham Trent
Kent
Birmingham
Exeter
Middlesex
Kingston
Uclan
Robert Gordon
Sussex
London Business School
Royal Holloway
Loughborough
Queens Belfast
Durham
UWE
Manchester Met
UCL
Northumbria
Glasgow
Bangor
Anglia Ruskin
Warwick
Aberystwyth
Essex
Dundee

50
60
50
50
50
60
60
50
40
50
40
40
37
52
44
47
47
48
30
54
27
27
40
49
50
50
18
23
13
36
30
23
18
23
40
50
24
46
32
27
27
24
20
40
40
37
34
10
10
22
27
20
27

3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.47
3.44
3.42
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.37
3.36
3.36
3.33
3.33
3.32
3.30
3.29
3.27
3.27
3.27
3.26
3.23
3.23
3.18
3.17
3.13
3.12
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.08
3.06
3.06
3.04
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.97
2.94
2.90
2.90
2.89
2.87
2.80
2.77

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

2.50
2.48
2.47
2.44
2.43
2.42
2.42
2.40
2.40
2.36
2.35
2.33
2.32
2.31
2.30
2.29
2.28
2.27
2.26
2.23
2.23
2.21
2.12
2.05
1.93
1.92
1.86
1.83
1.65
1.57
1.44
1.34
1.32
2.89

43
81
26
46
6
34
11
44
27
33
7
17
16
9
45
34
25
48
7
12
11
63
24
29
21
33
22
17
14
9
4
9
6
9,595

34
63
24
19
47
10
76
29
39
109
31
24
22
54
46
31
44
35
15

54
53
44
45
50
46
44
41
41
40
38
34
36
42
37
38
36
26
22

3.44
3.40
3.34
3.33
3.32
3.32
3.31
3.27
3.25
3.23
3.23
3.23
3.20
3.18
3.17
3.17
3.14
3.09
3.07

117
214
81
63
156
33
251
95
127
352
100
79
70
172
144
98
137
108
46

Kings College London


LSE
Durham
Ulster
UCL
York
Cambridge
Leeds
Bristol
Oxford
Warwick
Sheffield
Cardiff
Edinburgh
Nottingham
Queens Belfast
Kent
Queen Mary
Exeter

Institution
Aberystwyth
Manchester Met
Salford
Robert Gordon
Brunel
Plymouth
Northumbria
Sheffield Hallam
Glasgow Caledonian
Bournemouth
Westminster
Dundee
Roehampton
UEL
Staffordshire
Birmingham City
Greenwich
Uclan
Hertfordshire
Coventry
Huddersfield
Wolverhampton
Derby
York St John
Northampton
Leeds Beckett
Worcester
London South Bank
Chester
Sunderland
Bucks New
Cumbria
Glamorgan
National profile
LSE
Kings College London
Sheffield
York
Durham
Cambridge
Warwick
Leeds
Ulster
Exeter
Oxford
Bristol
Cardiff
UCL
Queen Mary
Kent
Birmingham
Queens Belfast
Nottingham

GPA

13
8
9
11
8
6
14
6
10
7
12
2
6
7
9
3
4
8
2
8
0
7
4
5
2
1
0
2
0
3
0
0
2
26

% of 4* research activity

17
33
10
19
2
14
5
18
11
14
3
7
7
4
19
15
11
21
3
6
5
29
11
14
11
17
12
9
9
6
3
7
5
3,320

GPA

Research power

Coventry
Plymouth
Edinburgh Napier
Huddersfield
Bucks New
Anglia Ruskin
Birmingham City
Keele
Uclan
Bedfordshire
Cumbria
Staffordshire
Sheffield Hallam
London Met
Dundee
Glasgow Caledonian
UWS
Westminster
UEL
Teesside
Roehampton
Greenwich
Wolverhampton
Hertfordshire
Derby
Leeds Beckett
Northampton
London South Bank
Worcester
Chester
Glamorgan
York St John
Sunderland
National profile

Impact

% of 4* research activity

GPA

2.55
3.10
2.90
2.65
3.05
n/a
2.80
2.55
2.60
3.00
2.40
2.50
2.80
2.75
2.90
2.80
2.85
2.70
2.30

Institution

% of 4* research activity

20 Law
1
2
3
4
=5
=5
7
8
9
=10
=10
=10
13
14
=15
=15
17
18
19

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

=68
70
71
72
73
=74
=74
=76
=76
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
=88
=88
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
101

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

8
5
6
10
11
10
5
4
5
5
8
6
0
0
3
6
7
3
8
5
6
3
0
0
0
1
0
3
4
0

20.5

2.44
2.43
2.42
2.42
2.41
2.41
2.41
2.39
2.38
2.37
2.34
2.29
2.26
2.25
2.24
2.24
2.22
2.19
2.16
2.14
2.12
2.00
1.83
1.83
1.81
1.69
1.64
1.57
1.57
1.13

2.76

Newcastle
Leicester
Birkbeck
Sheffield Hallam
UEL
Brunel
Plymouth
Leeds Beckett
London South Bank
Roehampton
Hull
Greenwich
Glasgow Caledonian
Derby
Edinburgh Napier
Staffordshire
London Met
Westminster
Wolverhampton
UWS
Sunderland
Keele
Surrey
Bedfordshire
Northampton
Worcester
Teesside
Hertfordshire
Chester
York St John
Bucks New
Cumbria
Glamorgan
National profile

27
11
10
20
10
6
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
10
10
0
10
13
10
0
10
0
0
0
0
0
10
0
0
0

37.7

2.76
2.71
2.70
2.70
2.70
2.60
2.60
2.60
2.60
2.60
2.52
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.30
2.30
2.30
2.30
2.23
2.18
2.10
2.00
1.90
1.90
1.80
1.60
0.30

3.15

38
38
27
34
28
31
29
28
22
21
26
25
22
27
26
25
28
25
21

3.22
3.22
3.13
3.13
3.12
3.11
3.10
3.06
3.04
3.04
3.01
3.01
3.00
2.99
2.99
2.98
2.97
2.92
2.91

Ulster
Edinburgh
UCL
Kings College London
Queens Belfast
Leeds
Durham
Cardiff
York
Bristol
LSE
Glasgow
Oxford
Nottingham
Cambridge
Exeter
Manchester
Swansea
Warwick

100
87
87
80
80
80
80
80
80
68
77
60
60
53
56
40
36
53
40

4.00
3.87
3.87
3.80
3.80
3.80
3.80
3.80
3.80
3.68
3.66
3.60
3.53
3.53
3.51
3.40
3.36
3.33
3.30

Institution

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

91
94
37
121
90
81
115
83
63
58
52
75
56
59
47
65
55
56
62
53
83
21
43
33
20
78
47
41
34
17
23
33
33
31
25
21
10
21
14
20
13
21
10
21
13
7
6
3
4,598

30
62
18
77

68
54
52
54

3.54
3.45
3.40
3.31

106
215
61
254

Institution
Leicester
Lancaster
Soas
UEA
Liverpool
Stirling
Newcastle
Birkbeck
Reading
Edinburgh
Southampton
Manchester
Aberdeen
Essex
Glasgow
Keele
Dundee
City
Surrey
Strathclyde
Sussex
Middlesex
Westminster
Northumbria
Brunel
Hull
UEL
Swansea
De Montfort
Aberystwyth
Nottingham Trent
Oxford Brookes
UWE
Edge Hill
Lincoln
Liverpool John Moores
Uclan
Robert Gordon
Birmingham City
Bangor
Derby
Anglia Ruskin
Greenwich
Bedfordshire
Wolverhampton
Sunderland
Abertay
London Met
National profile
Essex
LSE
Sheffield
UCL

13
23
31
26
17
13
21
17
18
20
22
17
20
18
19
18
14
19
14
14
8
10
8
5
6
5
4
6
7
2
7
0
6
2
0
0
4
7
0
12
0
3
3
0
9
0
0

20.1

2.91
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.88
2.88
2.87
2.85
2.84
2.82
2.82
2.80
2.78
2.77
2.75
2.75
2.74
2.71
2.71
2.68
2.57
2.57
2.56
2.54
2.52
2.51
2.51
2.49
2.48
2.46
2.39
2.37
2.31
2.29
2.24
2.23
2.16
2.14
2.14
2.04
2.04
2.03
2.03
2.00
1.98
1.77
1.70

2.83

Kent
Lancaster
UEA
Middlesex
Keele
Queen Mary
Sheffield
Aberystwyth
Essex
Liverpool
Edge Hill
Bangor
Liverpool John Moores
Leicester
Strathclyde
UEL
Birkbeck
Dundee
Newcastle
City
Birmingham
UWE
Hull
Sussex
Reading
Birmingham City
Lincoln
Aberdeen
Soas
Uclan
Stirling
Northumbria
Anglia Ruskin
Southampton
Brunel
Nottingham Trent
De Montfort
Oxford Brookes
Robert Gordon
Surrey
Derby
Westminster
Bedfordshire
Sunderland
Abertay
Wolverhampton
Greenwich
London Met
National profile

59
44
43
33

3.42
3.30
3.28
3.13

Oxford
Sheffield
Essex
Keele

Institution

GPA

3.06
2.97
2.97
2.96
2.96
2.96
2.92
2.92
2.91
2.91
2.88
2.85
2.83
2.81
2.79
2.76
2.76
2.75
2.74
2.70
2.68
2.68
2.61
2.59
2.54
2.53
2.50
2.50
2.48
2.48
2.42
2.38
2.37
2.37
2.36
2.34
2.32
2.28
2.25
2.18
2.10
2.08
1.87
1.73
1.65
1.63
1.63
1.37
2.96

% of 4* research activity

Research power

28
29
27
20
26
24
12
23
28
11
26
15
17
14
16
15
14
14
16
16
13
8
7
3
9
6
5
3
3
0
5
4
1
4
5
8
0
0
0
4
0
2
0
6
2
0
0
0
27

GPA

GPA

30
32
13
41
30
27
40
28
22
20
18
26
20
21
17
23
20
21
23
20
31
8
17
13
8
31
19
16
14
7
9
14
14
13
11
9
4
9
6
9
6
10
5
12
8
4
4
2
1,553

Impact

% of 4* research activity

% of 4* research activity

Institution

2.40 Lancaster
2.65 Birmingham
2.25 UEA
2.50 Manchester
2.60 Glasgow
1.95 Birkbeck
2.20 Leicester
2.45 Essex
2.35 Soas
2.45 Liverpool
2.45 Keele
2.70 Reading
2.65 Strathclyde
2.25 Newcastle
2.55 Dundee
2.20 Aberdeen
1.65 Middlesex
2.10 City
2.50 Southampton
2.45 Swansea
2.60 Sussex
2.15 Stirling
2.05 Aberystwyth
2.20 UEL
n/a Surrey
2.45 Brunel
2.20 Westminster
2.35 Hull
n/a Northumbria
n/a Liverpool John Moores
1.85 De Montfort
1.80 UWE
n/a Edge Hill
1.70 Nottingham Trent
1.60 Uclan
n/a Bangor
1.60 Lincoln
2.40 Oxford Brookes
n/a Birmingham City
1.50 Robert Gordon
n/a Derby
n/a Anglia Ruskin
n/a Bedfordshire
1.85 Wolverhampton
1.40 Greenwich
1.30 Sunderland
2.00 Abertay
1.55 London Met
2.48 National profile
21 Politics and International studies
1
3.15 Essex
2
2.80 LSE
3
3.15 Sheffield
4
2.85 Oxford

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

20
=21
=21
=23
=23
=23
=26
=26
=28
=28
30
31
32
33
34
=35
=35
37
38
39
=40
=40
42
43
44
45
=46
=46
=48
=48
50
51
=52
=52
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
=65
=65
67

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

52
20
40
27
53
16
27
27
20
0
0
0
0
16
0
0
20
27
0
0
20
0
0
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

38.3

3.28
3.20
3.20
3.17
3.17
3.16
3.13
3.03
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.80
2.80
2.77
2.73
2.70
2.70
2.63
2.60
2.60
2.60
2.60
2.53
2.50
2.50
2.40
2.30
2.30
2.23
2.20
2.20
2.20
2.20
2.20
2.20
2.20
2.13
2.00
1.30
1.30
1.00
0.80

3.14

87
73
80
70

3.87
3.73
3.70
3.70

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

3.28
3.19
3.18
3.16
3.13
3.07
3.04
3.03
3.02
3.00
2.99
2.99
2.98
2.95
2.92
2.91
2.87
2.87
2.86
2.86
2.85
2.85
2.84
2.81
2.80
2.79
2.79
2.78
2.75
2.75
2.71
2.69
2.68
2.65
2.62
2.58
2.55
2.50
2.44
2.44
2.42
2.37
2.21
2.17
2.15
2.08
2.07
2.01
1.85
1.76
1.70
1.07
2.90

98
155
86
73
76
105
59
64
39
89
294
40
38
97
107
47
71
24
70
69
61
34
68
67
91
93
66
131
85
38
36
69
38
35
54
28
46
26
27
13
12
35
42
16
15
24
19
38
7
12
25
3
3,697

Institution
Southampton
Aberystwyth
York
Exeter
Oxford
Warwick
Reading
Cambridge
Birkbeck
Swansea
Queen Mary
Cardiff
Sussex
UEA
Strathclyde
Glasgow
Brunel
Manchester
Nottingham
Royal Holloway
Edinburgh
Soas
Kings College London
St Andrews
Leeds
City
Goldsmiths
Durham
Westminster
Ulster
Kent
Queens Belfast
Robert Gordon
Aberdeen
Bristol
Newcastle
Leicester
Keele
Birmingham
Dundee
Lincoln
Oxford Brookes
Surrey
Liverpool
Bradford
UWE
London Met
Liverpool Hope
Hull
Coventry
Canterbury Christ Church
St Marys, Belfast
National profile

35
35
27
22
33
26
27
29
25
17
15
22
23
25
17
15
20
14
16
11
20
20
22
17
17
17
11
14
8
8
12
15
8
11
13
15
12
14
11
9
4
5
15
15
6
3
0
0
0
3
2

20.9

3.05
3.01
3.00
2.97
2.96
2.91
2.91
2.86
2.86
2.86
2.85
2.84
2.83
2.83
2.78
2.77
2.76
2.74
2.74
2.74
2.72
2.72
2.71
2.69
2.67
2.67
2.63
2.62
2.61
2.60
2.59
2.58
2.58
2.57
2.52
2.52
2.51
2.49
2.47
2.39
2.36
2.35
2.30
2.30
2.28
2.25
2.13
2.05
1.94
1.78
1.72

2.74

Institution

GPA

41
43
44
37
30
38
29
29
26
32
34
28
30
29
20
26
20
19
27
25
12
20
13
12
21
16
19
24
16
23
22
16
7
11
14
7
8
7
7
5
20
11
0
3
6
10
6
2
0
0
1
0
28

% of 4* research activity

Research power

30
49
27
23
24
34
19
21
13
30
98
14
13
33
37
16
25
8
25
24
22
12
24
24
32
33
24
47
31
14
13
26
14
13
21
11
18
11
11
5
5
15
19
7
7
11
9
19
4
7
15
3
1,275

GPA

GPA

UCL
Warwick
Aberystwyth
York
Exeter
Edinburgh
Strathclyde
Sussex
Cardiff
Cambridge
Kings College London
Southampton
Birkbeck
St Andrews
Manchester
Reading
Durham
Swansea
Soas
Leeds
Queen Mary
UEA
Glasgow
Royal Holloway
Queens Belfast
Nottingham
Brunel
Birmingham
Kent
Keele
Bradford
Bristol
Westminster
City
Newcastle
Ulster
Leicester
Goldsmiths
Aberdeen
Robert Gordon
Liverpool
Oxford Brookes
Hull
Lincoln
Dundee
Surrey
UWE
Coventry
London Met
Liverpool Hope
Canterbury Christ Church
St Marys, Belfast
National profile

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Institution

% of 4* research activity

2.75
2.65
2.95
2.30
2.60
2.45
2.00
2.65
n/a
2.50
2.30
2.05
2.35
2.35
2.50
2.15
2.40
2.05
2.65
1.80
2.35
2.10
2.30
2.10
2.40
2.50
2.05
2.35
2.10
2.15
2.40
2.20
1.80
n/a
2.30
2.15
1.80
2.10
2.05
1.95
1.80
1.95
2.15
1.70
2.10
n/a
1.55
1.60
1.65
0.95
n/a
n/a
2.34

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
=15
=15
17
18
19
20
=21
=21
=23
=23
=25
=25
27
28
29
=30
=30
32
=33
=33
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
=43
=43
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

Leeds
LSE
Strathclyde
Bradford
Kings College London
Soas
Warwick
Edinburgh
UCL
Sussex
York
St Andrews
Queens Belfast
Kent
Exeter
Cardiff
Birkbeck
Swansea
Durham
Brunel
Cambridge
Aberystwyth
Birmingham
Nottingham
Bristol
Manchester
Royal Holloway
Reading
UEA
Liverpool
Glasgow
Queen Mary
Coventry
Leicester
City
Hull
Oxford Brookes
Westminster
Ulster
Newcastle
Southampton
UWE
Robert Gordon
Goldsmiths
Aberdeen
Canterbury Christ Church
Lincoln
Liverpool Hope
Dundee
Surrey
London Met
St Marys, Belfast
National profile

67
61
60
60
64
53
57
50
50
50
60
50
50
40
40
30
40
40
27
27
40
40
40
30
10
16
27
13
0
50
0
13
0
0
0
0
40
0
10
0
0
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

40

3.67
3.61
3.60
3.60
3.53
3.53
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.47
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.30
3.30
3.30
3.27
3.27
3.20
3.20
3.13
3.10
3.10
3.08
3.03
2.93
2.90
2.90
2.87
2.87
2.87
2.80
2.80
2.77
2.70
2.70
2.70
2.63
2.60
2.40
2.20
2.10
1.90
1.80
1.70
1.70
1.50
1.40
1.20

3.22

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

102
173
114
32
184
132
115
93
187
113
40
103
102
26
43
54
99
32
79
31
102
62
46
70
52
86
41
34
30
118
52
45
35
27
40
61
28
22
40
25
38
23
70
133
70
63
51
18
76
58
27
47
22

Oxford
LSE
UEA
Swansea
Southampton
Kent
York
Glasgow
Bristol
Bradford
UCL
Edinburgh
Teesside
Nottingham
Bath
Sheffield
Bedfordshire
Leicester
Stirling
Birmingham
Liverpool
Durham
Leeds
Keele
Open
Ulster
Loughborough
Glamorgan
Plymouth
Liverpool Hope
London Met
Liverpool John Moores
Strathclyde
London South Bank
Queens Belfast
Manchester Met
Goldsmiths
Lincoln
Brunel
Hull
Sussex
Dundee
Portsmouth
Glasgow Caledonian
UEL
Huddersfield
Northumbria
Salford
Brighton
Uclan
De Montfort
Middlesex
UWS

68
56
49
39
30
26
29
26
29
26
17
22
10
29
22
22
25
6
19
21
13
22
15
16
14
20
19
22
13
5
17
8
26
15
13
13
17
7
23
10
10
18
9
5
9
14
7
5
10
8
11
7
7

3.58
3.49
3.36
3.24
3.15
3.06
3.05
3.02
2.96
2.95
2.93
2.92
2.90
2.89
2.88
2.88
2.88
2.88
2.83
2.82
2.82
2.81
2.80
2.79
2.78
2.77
2.76
2.75
2.74
2.74
2.73
2.72
2.71
2.71
2.70
2.70
2.70
2.69
2.68
2.63
2.55
2.55
2.54
2.54
2.54
2.53
2.52
2.49
2.46
2.45
2.45
2.42
2.35

LSE
York
Oxford
UCL
Kent
Loughborough
Bath
Dundee
UEA
Glasgow Caledonian
Glamorgan
Ulster
Strathclyde
Nottingham
Leeds
Bedfordshire
Edinburgh
Glasgow
Salford
Huddersfield
Bristol
Stirling
Sussex
Teesside
London Met
Queens Belfast
De Montfort
Liverpool
Bradford
Liverpool John Moores
Durham
Birmingham
Uclan
Brighton
Sheffield
UEL
Brunel
Keele
Open
Leicester
Southampton
Nottingham Trent
Birmingham City
Plymouth
Middlesex
Hull
London South Bank
Manchester Met
UWE
Portsmouth
Goldsmiths
Northumbria
Swansea

GPA

3.72
3.67
3.39
3.38
3.37
3.23
3.23
3.20
3.19
3.16
3.15
3.13
3.12
3.07
3.05
3.04
3.01
2.99
2.96
2.96
2.95
2.94
2.94
2.90
2.88
2.86
2.86
2.86
2.86
2.83
2.82
2.82
2.82
2.82
2.78
2.77
2.75
2.70
2.67
2.65
2.64
2.64
2.60
2.58
2.58
2.58
2.55
2.54
2.49
2.49
2.45
2.36
2.34

Institution

% of 4* research activity

Research power

79
71
54
48
50
41
46
38
40
38
31
40
35
35
30
26
24
15
24
30
23
26
31
22
14
14
30
4
25
24
15
26
22
19
20
17
28
9
9
13
8
10
15
12
7
12
18
11
5
8
5
5
11

Institution

GPA

GPA

27
47
34
10
55
41
36
29
59
36
13
33
33
8
14
18
33
11
27
10
35
21
16
24
18
30
14
12
10
42
19
16
12
10
14
22
10
8
15
10
14
9
27
51
27
25
20
7
31
23
11
20
10

Impact

% of 4* research activity

% of 4* research activity

Institution

22 Social work and Social policy*


1
2.80 Oxford
2
3.30 LSE
3
2.85 York
4
2.55 UEA
5
2.95 Kent
=6
3.00 Southampton
=6
3.10 Bath
8
2.30 Glasgow
9
2.85 Edinburgh
10
2.70 Bristol
11
2.90 UCL
12
2.50 Nottingham
13
2.95 Leeds
14
2.60 Swansea
15
2.50 Bedfordshire
16
2.80 Sheffield
17
2.60 Stirling
18
n/a Teesside
=19
2.65 Queens Belfast
=19
n/a Loughborough
21
2.70 Birmingham
=22
2.65 Ulster
=22
2.30 Strathclyde
24
2.65 Durham
25
n/a Liverpool
=26
2.75 Keele
=26
2.45 Glamorgan
=26
2.35 Leicester
=26
2.55 Bradford
30
2.40 Huddersfield
=31
2.65 Open
=31
2.15 Brunel
=31
2.70 Sussex
=31
2.40 London Met
35
n/a Glasgow Caledonian
36
2.55 Plymouth
37
2.25 Dundee
38
n/a Liverpool John Moores
39
2.70 London South Bank
40
2.45 Salford
=41
1.90 Manchester Met
=41
2.10 UEL
43
2.25 Brighton
=44
2.45 Middlesex
=44
2.30 Uclan
=44
2.35 Hull
47
2.15 De Montfort
48
2.25 Goldsmiths
=49
2.20 Northumbria
=49
n/a Portsmouth
51
2.30 Lincoln
52
2.05 UWE
53
2.70 Nottingham Trent

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

100
100
100
100
93
90
84
80
80
80
80
67
63
60
60
60
56
60
50
48
40
40
40
40
40
30
53
27
40
20
27
20
10
40
10
20
47
20
27
0
34
30
0
37
40
27
0
0
0
13
0
0
0

4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
3.93
3.90
3.84
3.80
3.80
3.70
3.70
3.67
3.63
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.30
3.27
3.27
3.20
3.20
3.13
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.07
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.94
2.90
2.90
2.83
2.80
2.67
2.50
2.50
2.47
2.40
2.40
2.20
2.10

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

GPA

Research power

% of 4* research activity

GPA

% of 4* research activity

GPA

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Institution

2.05 UWS
2.25 Anglia Ruskin
1.30 Liverpool Hope
n/a Sunderland
1.55 Edge Hill
2.15 Birmingham City
n/a Leeds Beckett
2.25 Bolton
1.65 Chester
2.58 National profile
23 Sociology
1
2.85 York
2
2.85 Manchester
3
2.70 Cardiff
4
2.80 Lancaster
5
2.65 Oxford
6
2.75 Edinburgh
7
2.85 Essex
8
2.40 LSE
9
2.40 Bristol
10
n/a Kings College London
11
2.70 Exeter
12
2.65 Cambridge
=13
2.10 Birkbeck
=13
2.50 Newcastle
15
2.75 Surrey
=16
2.60 Open
=16
2.30 City
=16
2.60 Aberdeen
=19
2.85 Goldsmiths
=19
2.15 Manchester Met
21
2.70 Warwick
22
2.55 Sussex
23
2.20 UEL
24
2.45 Brunel
25
2.05 Roehampton
26
2.60 Queens Belfast
27
2.10 Leicester
28
n/a Abertay
29
n/a Winchester
2.47 National profile
24 Anthropology and Development studies
1
n/a Oxford B: International
development
2
n/a Manchester A: Anthropology
3
n/a Manchester B: Development
studies
=4
n/a UEA
=4
n/a LSE B: International development
6
n/a Queens Belfast
7
n/a Edinburgh
8
n/a Cambridge
9
n/a Durham
=10
n/a UCL

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

23
14
6
7
17
7
13
4
5
1,302

4
7
3
3
5
0
5
0
0
27

2.23
2.16
2.13
2.12
2.03
2.02
1.93
1.28
1.25
2.89

51
31
13
15
35
15
26
5
6
3,762

Sunderland
UWE
Leeds Beckett
Nottingham Trent
Edge Hill
Anglia Ruskin
Birmingham City
Chester
Bolton
National profile

5
7
8
7
7
11
0
0
0
19.4

2.27
2.26
2.25
2.24
2.22
2.20
1.89
1.67
1.67
2.77

UWS
Lincoln
Anglia Ruskin
Leeds Beckett
Sunderland
Edge Hill
Liverpool Hope
Bolton
Chester
National profile

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
43.8

2.07
1.90
1.80
1.80
1.70
1.37
1.10
0.60
0.40
3.17

20
49
29
29
33
58
47
25
17
19
24
16
26
19
19
37
22
13
37
21
35
16
19
12
11
25
12
7
7
704

41
42
37
39
37
34
38
34
32
29
23
27
22
23
24
22
15
14
18
18
18
11
18
9
23
12
12
5
0
27

3.27
3.26
3.22
3.21
3.19
3.16
3.14
3.12
3.07
3.01
2.99
2.98
2.92
2.92
2.91
2.86
2.86
2.86
2.83
2.83
2.76
2.75
2.74
2.69
2.66
2.59
2.58
2.00
1.85
2.97

65
158
95
92
105
184
149
77
52
57
72
47
77
54
56
106
62
37
105
60
95
45
53
32
30
64
30
14
13
2,090

York
Manchester
Kings College London
LSE
Oxford
Lancaster
Cardiff
Surrey
Edinburgh
Leicester
Essex
Aberdeen
Cambridge
Exeter
Birkbeck
Newcastle
Bristol
Open
Goldsmiths
Manchester Met
Brunel
City
Warwick
Queens Belfast
UEL
Sussex
Roehampton
Abertay
Winchester
National profile

23
24
35
29
23
24
18
17
21
19
22
22
27
20
19
18
23
16
17
16
15
14
18
13
11
10
16
7
0
19.7

3.02
3.01
3.01
3.00
2.99
2.97
2.94
2.94
2.93
2.90
2.89
2.88
2.86
2.85
2.84
2.84
2.84
2.81
2.78
2.77
2.77
2.73
2.71
2.70
2.68
2.66
2.49
2.30
2.22
2.85

York
Cardiff
Lancaster
Bristol
Manchester
Roehampton
Edinburgh
Oxford
Open
Manchester Met
Newcastle
Cambridge
Kings College London
Essex
Birkbeck
Exeter
UEL
City
LSE
Sussex
Aberdeen
Brunel
Goldsmiths
Warwick
Surrey
Leicester
Queens Belfast
Abertay
Winchester
National profile

100
80
80
63
67
60
54
60
60
40
53
40
33
43
40
40
53
27
37
20
0
0
8
10
27
0
10
0
0
43.2

4.00
3.80
3.80
3.63
3.60
3.60
3.54
3.50
3.44
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.33
3.30
3.30
3.30
3.30
3.27
3.23
3.20
2.90
2.80
2.68
2.60
2.40
2.00
1.90
1.40
1.00
3.22

100

4.00

44

40 3.18

16
26

35 3.12
37 3.11

24
23
15
34
36
25
31

36
31
42
33
31
30
40

3.08
3.08
3.07
3.02
3.00
2.96
2.91

Institution

140 LSE A: Anthropology


50 Manchester A: Anthropology
82 Oxford B: International development
73
69
45
104
108
73
91

UEA
LSE B: International development
Manchester B: Development studies
Brunel
Soas A: Social anthropology
Durham
Cambridge

Institution

32

2.97 Queens Belfast

27
23

2.93 Manchester B: Development studies


2.92 LSE B: International development

70
67

3.70
3.67

23
21
21
15
24
27
22

2.84
2.84
2.82
2.79
2.78
2.75
2.74

60
53
60
50
50
48
40

3.60
3.53
3.52
3.50
3.50
3.48
3.40

Edinburgh
Durham
Oxford B: International development
Sussex
Manchester A: Anthropology
Cambridge
Goldsmiths

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

2.91
2.89
2.88
2.87
2.84
2.80
2.76
2.70
2.67
2.65
2.63
2.62
2.49
2.49
2.48
2.90

54
64
36
160
54
50
30
104
39
29
72
24
33
22
21
1,629

Oxford
Kings College London
Nottingham
Sheffield
Cambridge
Durham
Cardiff
Exeter
Birmingham
Bristol
UCL A: Institute of Education
Edinburgh
Queens Belfast
York
Loughborough
Manchester
Southampton
Warwick
Reading
Open
Lancaster
Glasgow
Stirling
Leeds
Sussex
Manchester Met
Newcastle
Roehampton
UEA
Dundee
Strathclyde
Ulster
Goldsmiths
Aberdeen
Sheffield Hallam
UWE
Leicester

39
36
25
15
34
25
21
26
24
35
219
40
23
22
8
33
22
35
16
54
11
38
14
32
16
23
17
14
13
9
25
12
10
10
12
10
24

65
54
55
38
54
50
48
44
47
44
48
43
35
44
28
36
31
32
29
38
25
32
22
23
25
23
21
20
14
9
16
24
15
8
12
20
12

3.57
3.42
3.37
3.32
3.30
3.30
3.30
3.28
3.26
3.23
3.21
3.21
3.20
3.20
3.13
3.11
3.08
3.04
3.04
3.02
3.01
3.00
2.99
2.96
2.95
2.88
2.88
2.88
2.83
2.79
2.78
2.76
2.73
2.71
2.70
2.70
2.67

140
124
83
48
113
81
68
85
77
111
703
128
73
71
24
103
68
105
47
164
33
113
42
95
47
65
48
41
37
25
68
34
26
26
33
28
64

Institution
Edinburgh
Soas B: Development studies
UCL
Queens Belfast
Goldsmiths
Sussex
Roehampton
Oxford A: Anthropology
Open
Liverpool John Moores
Aberdeen
St Andrews
Kent
Queen Margaret
Greenwich
National profile
Oxford
Exeter
Kings College London
Sheffield
Birmingham
Roehampton
Cambridge
Cardiff
Nottingham
Reading
Queens Belfast
Loughborough
Bristol
Lancaster
Durham
Manchester
York
Stirling
UCL A: Institute of Education
Dundee
UEA
Southampton
Staffordshire
Edinburgh
Warwick
Sussex
Leeds
Goldsmiths
Sheffield Hallam
Liverpool John Moores
Stranmillis
Manchester Met
Newcastle
UWE
Glasgow
Open
Bedfordshire

GPA

24
24
23
23
30
25
23
17
11
11
11
18
18
6
8
27

% of 4* research activity

Research power

19
22
13
56
19
18
11
39
15
11
27
9
13
9
9
562

Institution

GPA

GPA

Sussex
Open
Goldsmiths
Oxford A: Anthropology
LSE A: Anthropology
Soas A: Social anthropology
Aberdeen
Soas B: Development studies
St Andrews
Roehampton
Kent
Brunel
Liverpool John Moores
Greenwich
Queen Margaret
National profile

Impact

% of 4* research activity

% of 4* research activity

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
25 Education
1
2.90
2
2.85
3
2.40
4
2.40
=5
2.85
=5
2.60
=5
n/a
8
2.70
9
2.35
10
2.75
=11
n/a
=11
2.30
=13
2.35
=13
2.65
15
1.60
16
2.55
17
2.25
=18
2.65
=18
2.00
20
2.40
21
2.40
22
2.00
23
2.60
24
2.75
25
2.60
=26
2.65
=26
2.45
=26
2.15
29
2.55
30
1.70
31
2.00
32
2.10
33
1.95
34
1.90
=35
1.85
=35
1.85
37
2.05

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

=10
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
=23
=23
25

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

17
15
26
19
18
13
16
17
13
16
13
14
9
13
0
19.1

2.71
2.66
2.64
2.64
2.64
2.63
2.63
2.62
2.60
2.55
2.53
2.52
2.50
2.41
2.19
2.70

UEA
Oxford A: Anthropology
Open
Greenwich
UCL
St Andrews
Soas A: Social anthropology
Kent
Aberdeen
Soas B: Development studies
Roehampton
Queen Margaret
Brunel
LSE A: Anthropology
Liverpool John Moores
National profile

47
34
23
20
40
0
27
10
10
24
0
0
40
27
40
40.8

3.33
3.29
3.23
3.20
3.00
3.00
2.73
2.70
2.70
2.66
2.60
2.60
2.40
2.27
2.20
3.19

51
38
34
23
38
31
38
32
31
25
25
23
30
24
26
31
28
25
28
14
22
18
25
19
23
25
17
23
15
16
30
21
22
19
17
17
19

3.37
3.16
3.15
3.13
3.11
3.09
3.04
3.04
3.03
3.03
3.01
3.00
2.98
2.98
2.95
2.92
2.90
2.90
2.89
2.89
2.88
2.86
2.86
2.85
2.84
2.84
2.82
2.82
2.81
2.78
2.75
2.73
2.71
2.70
2.68
2.67
2.66

Nottingham
Durham
Sheffield
Kings College London
Oxford
Ulster
Southampton
Edinburgh
York
UCL A: Institute of Education
Cambridge
Cardiff
Bristol
Leeds
Queens Belfast
Open
Glasgow
Manchester
London Met
Manchester Met
Warwick
Strathclyde
Loughborough
Newcastle
Birmingham
Exeter
Stirling
UCL B: Medical education
Reading
UWE
Aberdeen
Sussex
Edge Hill
Brunel
Lancaster
Northampton
UEA

100
100
100
92
84
80
77
76
73
74
80
60
50
60
47
60
40
40
40
37
40
40
30
27
37
30
20
40
53
40
20
27
40
0
20
0
0

4.00
4.00
4.00
3.92
3.84
3.80
3.77
3.76
3.73
3.70
3.70
3.60
3.50
3.50
3.47
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.37
3.30
3.30
3.30
3.27
3.23
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.17
3.10
3.10
3.03
3.00
2.90
2.90
2.80
2.70

Institution

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

3.58
3.57
3.52
3.44
3.37
3.32

25
124
44
118
74
46

=7
=7
9
10

2.00 Cardiff Met (joint submission with


Bangor)
2.25 Bangor (joint submission with
Cardiff Met)
2.75 Loughborough
2.20 Exeter

2.65
2.63
2.62
2.61
2.61
2.60
2.60
2.60
2.58
2.56
2.56
2.55
2.54
2.53
2.52
2.51
2.50
2.47
2.46
2.45
2.43
2.39
2.38
2.35
2.33
2.33
2.24
2.23
2.08
2.07
2.04
2.04
2.03
2.00
1.95
1.94
1.70
1.65
1.56
2.73

Bristol
Leeds
Liverpool John Moores
Birmingham
Bath
Surrey

53
56
44
43
36
34

3.53
3.40
3.39
3.26
3.20
3.18

Institution
Huddersfield
Leeds Beckett
UEL
Leicester
Plymouth
Canterbury Christ Church
Roehampton
Glasgow Caledonian
Liverpool Hope
Goldsmiths
Dundee
Brighton
UWS
Bath Spa
Liverpool John Moores
Wolverhampton
Bolton
Winchester
Sheffield Hallam
Lincoln
Hull
Sunderland
Worcester
Newman
Cumbria
Derby
Stranmillis
York St John
Birmingham City
Oxford Brookes
Bedfordshire
Staffordshire
St Marys, Twickenham
Anglia Ruskin
Nottingham Trent
Bishop Grosseteste
Chester
West London
Greenwich
National profile

13

40 3.25

42 Kings College London

38

11

40 3.25

36 Glamorgan

33

Bristol
Liverpool John Moores
Loughborough
Bath
Swansea
Cardiff Met (joint submission with
Bangor)
3.16 Bangor (joint submission with Cardiff
Met)
3.12 Birmingham

68
23

44 3.24
34 3.23

27
31

3.10 Brunel
3.04 Surrey

221 Exeter
75 Stirling

GPA

58
61
62
55
47
46

18
17
19
20
17
10
11
17
12
12
8
6
16
6
14
15
7
11
13
13
13
8
14
14
7
10
0
8
2
5
10
6
5
12
0
3
4
10
0
21.7

Institution
Leicester
Birmingham City
Winchester
Brunel
Chester
Strathclyde
Liverpool Hope
Newman
UEL
Ulster
Huddersfield
Aberdeen
Oxford Brookes
UWS
Brighton
Hull
Wolverhampton
London Met
Lincoln
Plymouth
Glasgow Caledonian
West London
Derby
UCL B: Medical education
Canterbury Christ Church
Bishop Grosseteste
Cumbria
Bath Spa
Edge Hill
Greenwich
Nottingham Trent
Leeds Beckett
York St John
Worcester
Anglia Ruskin
Bolton
Northampton
St Marys, Twickenham
Sunderland
National profile

% of 4* research activity

38
34
10
31
31
21
21
60
53
18
18
22
18
18
16
16
12
33
15
31
24
19
26
28
13
25
10
15
29
9
10
8
12
39
26
16
17
34
18
4,138

GPA

Research power

2.66
2.65
2.65
2.61
2.55
2.55
2.54
2.52
2.47
2.47
2.46
2.41
2.38
2.38
2.38
2.36
2.36
2.35
2.34
2.30
2.30
2.26
2.21
2.15
2.15
2.14
2.07
2.04
1.98
1.96
1.94
1.94
1.93
1.87
1.82
1.74
1.70
1.59
1.49
2.87

Institution

38
=39
=39
41
=42
=42
44
45
=46
=46
48
49
=50
=50
=50
=53
=53
55
56
=57
=57
59
60
=61
=61
63
64
65
66
67
=68
=68
70
71
72
73
74
75
76

Impact

% of 4* research activity

GPA

13
10
15
13
15
10
17
9
5
9
12
5
11
11
16
12
20
4
8
10
11
12
9
5
9
4
11
2
2
0
0
5
6
6
7
3
3
5
7
30

2008 GPA

1.60 Brunel
14
1.75 Liverpool John Moores
13
2.45 London Met
4
1.80 Huddersfield
12
1.45 Liverpool Hope
12
1.70 UEL
8
n/a UCL B: Medical education
8
2.05 Plymouth
24
2.10 Canterbury Christ Church
22
2.05 Brighton
7
2.05 Winchester
7
1.75 Wolverhampton
9
1.90 Birmingham City
8
1.75 Newman
7
1.95 Staffordshire
7
2.00 Lincoln
7
1.50 Stranmillis
5
1.70 UWS
14
2.00 Glasgow Caledonian
6
1.95 Hull
14
2.00 Oxford Brookes
11
n/a Bedfordshire
8
1.15 Edge Hill
12
1.40 Bath Spa
13
n/a Derby
6
1.65 Leeds Beckett
12
n/a Chester
5
1.45 Bolton
7
1.65 Northampton
15
1.00 Cumbria
5
n/a Anglia Ruskin
5
1.65 West London
4
0.95 Bishop Grosseteste
6
n/a Nottingham Trent
21
n/a Worcester
14
0.85 York St John
9
1.65 Greenwich
10
1.75 Sunderland
21
1.10 St Marys, Twickenham
12
2.29 National profile
1,442
26 Sport and exercise sciences, Leisure and Tourism*
1
2.65 Bristol
7
2
2.60 Liverpool John Moores
35
3
2.20 Leeds
13
4
2.75 Birmingham
34
5
2.30 Bath
22
6
n/a Kings College London
14

2014 rank order by GPA

% of 4* research activity

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

Overall

40
0
10
0
0
0
0
0
40
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
20
0
27
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
42.9

2.70
2.70
2.70
2.67
2.63
2.63
2.60
2.60
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.40
2.40
2.40
2.40
2.40
2.40
2.10
2.10
2.00
1.90
1.90
1.90
1.90
1.80
1.80
1.70
1.70
1.60
1.60
1.60
1.50
1.50
1.33
1.30
1.30
1.20
0.70
3.12

100
90
75
73
70
67

4.00
3.90
3.75
3.73
3.70
3.67

67

3.67

60

3.60

60
60

3.60
3.60

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

14

36 3.18

12

2.25 Brunel

29

38 3.16

13
14
15
16
17
18
19
=20
=20
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
=41
=41
=41
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51

n/a Bournemouth
2.10 Brighton
1.25 Swansea
n/a Edinburgh
1.95 London South Bank
1.65 Glamorgan
2.40 Stirling
2.15 Sheffield Hallam
1.75 Canterbury Christ Church
1.70 Staffordshire
2.30 Leeds Beckett
2.10 Ulster
1.85 Chichester
1.80 Aberystwyth
n/a Essex
1.40 Gloucestershire
n/a Kent
n/a Portsmouth
n/a Abertay
n/a Lincoln
n/a Edge Hill
1.80 Bedfordshire
n/a Wolverhampton
1.55 Hull
n/a Uclan
1.45 Nottingham Trent
1.80 Northumbria
1.90 Chester
n/a Worcester
n/a UWS
1.40 York St John
1.40 St Marys, Twickenham
n/a Cumbria
1.30 Newman
2.05 Sunderland
n/a Liverpool Hope
n/a Leeds Trinity
1.60 Bucks New
n/a Southampton Solent
2.11 National profile
27 Area studies
1
n/a LSE
2
n/a Birmingham
3
n/a Exeter
4
n/a London Met
=5
n/a UEA
=5
7
8

n/a Aston
n/a Oxford
n/a UCL

14
21
10
24
9
7
22
32
15
13
49
13
19
10
9
18
11
8
6
7
14
19
9
11
21
13
14
12
14
9
7
7
6
4
6
9
3
5
6
790

29
23
28
22
16
25
20
17
17
13
21
14
18
8
13
12
14
10
19
12
13
9
4
5
5
0
2
1
4
15
6
15
14
0
3
4
0
0
0
25

3.13
3.00
2.91
2.88
2.87
2.83
2.81
2.75
2.75
2.74
2.72
2.71
2.67
2.66
2.64
2.61
2.60
2.54
2.53
2.49
2.48
2.41
2.37
2.36
2.34
2.30
2.28
2.26
2.24
2.24
2.24
2.23
2.14
1.98
1.96
1.94
1.80
1.72
1.38
2.83

20
8
15
9
14

55
44
45
35
34

3.40
3.37
3.25
3.09
3.08

12
71
39

27 3.08
36 3.07
43 3.03

67
26
47
26
43

Birmingham
LSE
Aston
Oxford
Exeter

39
37
28
32
27

37 Sussex
218 Westminster
119 UEA

26
33
30

3.01 Leeds

60

3.60

3.01 Exeter

53

3.53

50
50
53
40
40
40
40
27
40
40
40
30
40
37
0
0
10
40
40
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

39.2

3.50
3.50
3.43
3.40
3.40
3.30
3.30
3.27
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.00
3.00
2.97
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.80
2.80
2.60
2.50
2.40
2.10
2.10
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
1.87
1.80
1.80
1.70
1.70
1.40
1.30
1.30
1.20
1.20

3.04

100
100
70
84
63

4.00
4.00
3.70
3.68
3.63

50
50
40

3.50
3.50
3.40

GPA

% of 4* research activity

Institution

46 Cardiff Met (joint submission with


24
Bangor)
91 Bangor (joint submission with Cardiff
24
Met)
44 Bournemouth
18
64 Brunel
26
29 Loughborough
21
69 Abertay
29
27 Brighton
22
20 London South Bank
13
63 Lincoln
19
88 Ulster
9
41 Edinburgh
13
37 Aberystwyth
13
132 Bedfordshire
15
36 Swansea
13
51 Sheffield Hallam
11
27 Canterbury Christ Church
14
23 UWS
24
46 York St John
9
29 Leeds Beckett
16
19 Staffordshire
8
15 Gloucestershire
6
17 Kent
9
35 St Marys, Twickenham
23
47 Chichester
11
21 Nottingham Trent
0
26 Essex
8
50 Liverpool Hope
7
29 Uclan
8
31 Cumbria
22
28 Edge Hill
8
31 Northumbria
2
21 Portsmouth
0
16 Chester
2
16 Wolverhampton
3
13 Newman
0
8 Worcester
0
12 Hull
8
17 Sunderland
4
5 Bucks New
0
9 Southampton Solent
0
8 Leeds Trinity

2,235 National profile


19.5

GPA

n/a Surrey

Impact

% of 4* research activity

11

Research power

GPA

% of 4* research activity

Institution

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

3.00
2.93
2.90
2.88
2.87
2.77
2.67
2.66
2.64
2.59
2.57
2.57
2.56
2.55
2.55
2.55
2.54
2.53
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.49
2.44
2.40
2.37
2.33
2.33
2.31
2.31
2.22
2.21
2.20
2.20
2.14
2.14
1.91
1.85
1.45

2.73
3.27
3.14
3.07
3.00
2.96

Institution

Kings College London


Portsmouth
Chichester
Gloucestershire
Canterbury Christ Church
Edinburgh
London South Bank
Brighton
Bournemouth
Staffordshire
Essex
Sheffield Hallam
Edge Hill
Leeds Beckett
Hull
Aberystwyth
Wolverhampton
Ulster
Kent
Worcester
Lincoln
Chester
Stirling
Uclan
Northumbria
Nottingham Trent
Sunderland
Abertay
Bedfordshire
Cumbria
Newman
St Marys, Twickenham
Glamorgan
York St John
Liverpool Hope
Bucks New
UWS
Southampton Solent
Leeds Trinity
National profile

LSE
Exeter
London Met
UCL
Nottingham A: American and
Canadian studies
2.96 UEA
2.94 Birmingham
2.93 Bath

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

Institution

% of 4* research activity

GPA

23
28

2.92 Portsmouth
2.91 Cambridge

40
20

3.24
3.10

21
20
21
24

2.91
2.86
2.86
2.74

30
40
20
10

3.10
3.05
3.00
2.97

20
19
24
11
19

2.71
2.70
2.67
2.63
2.62

0
13
0
0
0

2.80
2.77
2.73
2.70
2.60

13

2.56 Chester

2.60

32
20

30 3.02
31 2.97

11
12
13
14

11
22
13
39

20
21
21
25

2.95
2.91
2.90
2.89

32
64
38
114

15
16
17
18
19

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

7
26
47
14
22

17
23
19
13
16

2.83
2.81
2.78
2.77
2.75

21
73
131
39
61

20
21
22
23

n/a Loughborough
n/a Wolverhampton
n/a Chester
n/a National profile
28 Modern languages and Linguistics
1
n/a Queen Mary A: Linguistics
2
n/a Edinburgh B: Linguistics
=3
n/a Kent
=3
n/a Queen Margaret
=5
n/a Southampton
=5
n/a Queens Belfast
7
n/a Cardiff

22 2.70

Glasgow
Sheffield
London Met
Nottingham A: American and
Canadian studies
Soas
Portsmouth
UCL
UHI
Bath

13 Nottingham B: Contemporary
Chinese studies
59 Loughborough
15 Wolverhampton
17 Chester
1,415 National profile

24
7
8
483

9
2
9
28

2.51
2.11
2.08
2.93

8
34
25
11
25
23
15

62
45
39
34
39
40
37

3.58
3.29
3.24
3.24
3.23
3.23
3.21

27
113
80
35
79
76
48

GPA

Institution

n/a Cambridge
n/a Nottingham A: American and
Canadian studies
n/a Glasgow
n/a Edinburgh
n/a Sussex
n/a Portsmouth
UHI
Bath
Soas
Sheffield
Nottingham B: Contemporary
Chinese studies
n/a Westminster

Impact

97 Edinburgh
58 Cambridge

Research power

GPA

% of 4* research activity

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

Institution

Output

% of 4* research activity

9
10

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

Aston
Oxford
UHI
Nottingham B: Contemporary
Chinese studies
Glasgow
Edinburgh
Soas
Sheffield
Sussex

12
4
13
23.6

2.50
2.32
2.13
2.80

Loughborough
Westminster
Wolverhampton
National profile

0
0
0
34.7

2.53
2.40
1.50
3.13

Queen Mary A: Linguistics


Edinburgh B: Linguistics
Queen Margaret
Kent
Warwick
Glasgow B: Celtic studies
Cambridge

58
41
36
34
33
38
35

3.52
3.23
3.23
3.18
3.11
3.10
3.09

100
90
90
80
80
77
70

4.00
3.90
3.90
3.80
3.80
3.77
3.70

60
60
60
60
58

3.60
3.60
3.60
3.53
3.50

50
50
50
60
57

3.50
3.50
3.50
3.47
3.43

60
40
60
45
30

3.40
3.40
3.33
3.30
3.30

=8
=8
10
=11
=11

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Cambridge
Essex
Glasgow B: Celtic studies
Manchester
York

97
13
6
73
14

40
40
38
41
45

3.20
3.20
3.19
3.16
3.16

309
40
20
229
44

Southampton
Cardiff
Queens Belfast
Essex
Manchester

29
21
28
34
31

3.04
3.04
3.02
3.02
2.97

=13
=13
15
=16
=16

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

25
25
34
50
31

41
34
30
35
35

3.13
3.13
3.09
3.04
3.04

78
77
105
152
95

Royal Holloway
Liverpool
Durham
Kings College London
Birmingham

30
24
25
28
22

2.97
2.96
2.95
2.92
2.92

18
=19
=19
=21
=21

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

7
48
41
34
33

28
32
26
25
31

3.01
3.00
3.00
2.98
2.98

21
145
122
101
99

Bristol
Oxford
York
Uclan
Newcastle

24
28
34
25
26

2.92
2.91
2.90
2.90
2.88

Roehampton
Swansea B: Celtic studies
Aston
Manchester
Essex

=23

n/a

37

31 2.96

20

3.30

n/a
n/a

22
21

27 2.96
26 2.95

2.87 Wales (joint submission with


Wales Trinity Saint David)
2.86 Queen Margaret
2.86 Glasgow B: Celtic studies

40

=23
25

Bangor
Royal Holloway
Warwick
Newcastle
Queen Mary B: Modern languages,
literatures and culture
Sheffield B: Linguistics
UCL
Kings College London
Durham
Sheffield A: Languages and
Culture
Edinburgh A: Modern languages
and Celtic and Scottish studies
Reading
Liverpool

Cardiff
Bangor
HeriotWatt
Reading
Sheffield B: Linguistics
Queens Belfast
Swansea A: Modern languages and
Linguistics
York
Ulster A: Celtic studies
Queen Mary A: Linguistics
Newcastle
Edinburgh A: Modern languages and
Celtic and Scottish studies
Sheffield A: Languages and culture
Royal Holloway
Southampton
Kent
UCL

30
30

3.30
3.30

n/a Birkbeck

25

22 2.94

40

3.30

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

58
63
33
4

26
31
16
21

2.85 Wales Trinity Saint David (joint


submission with Wales)
2.81 Nottingham
2.81 Cambridge
2.78 Kings College London
2.77 Edinburgh B: Linguistics

44
36
24
40

3.27
3.25
3.24
3.20

26
27
28
=29
=29

Nottingham
Leeds
Birmingham
Swansea B: Celtic studies

2.92
2.91
2.90
2.90

108 Swansea B: Celtic studies


64 Nottingham
62 Queen Mary B: Modern languages,
literatures and culture
75 Bangor
168
184
96
12

Exeter
Birkbeck
UCL
Sheffield A: Languages and culture

23
28
26
27
20
22
25

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

11
12

25 2.86
26 2.85

26 2.85

n/a Ulster A: Celtic studies


n/a Wales (joint submission with
Wales Trinity Saint David)
n/a Wales Trinity Saint David (joint
submission with Wales)
n/a St Andrews
n/a Exeter
n/a Soas
n/a HeriotWatt

33
32
12
10

13
30
27
33

40

n/a Aston

19

24 2.80

41

n/a Uclan

11

20 2.78

42

n/a Swansea A: Modern languages


and Linguistics
n/a Roehampton

12

17 2.77

10

17 2.72

=44

n/a Aberdeen

22

21 2.71

=44

n/a Glasgow A: Modern languages and


Linguistics
n/a UHI
n/a Nottingham Trent
n/a Aberystwyth B: Celtic studies

22

49
50
51
52

=34
=36
=36
=36
39

43

=44
47
48

53
54
55
56
57

27
15

30 Leeds
35 Soas

30
30

3.20
3.10

30
30

3.10
3.00

50

2.97

20
0
40
0

2.90
2.90
2.84
2.80

Aberdeen
Sheffield B: Linguistics
Aberystwyth B: Celtic studies
Wales (joint submission with
Wales Trinity Saint David)
52 Wales Trinity Saint David (joint
submission with Wales)
29 Roehampton

24
12
25
23
23

2.69 Wolverhampton

2.80

2.70

15

2.70

15

2.62 Uclan

20

2.70

2.59 Liverpool

20

2.67

23 2.71

33 Edinburgh A: Modern languages and


Celtic and Scottish studies
28 Glasgow A: Modern languages and
Linguistics
60 Swansea A: Modern languages and
Linguistics
60 UHI

2.66 Ulster B: Modern languages and


Linguistics
2.65 Soas

14

2.59 Aberdeen

27

2.63

6
9
12

16 2.71
23 2.64
18 2.56

16 Ulster A: Celtic studies


23 UWE
31 Aston

15
12
5

25
0
0

2.62
2.60
2.60

n/a Leicester

12

5 2.49

14

2.60

n/a Wolverhampton
n/a UWE
n/a Ulster B: Modern languages and
Linguistics
n/a Aberystwyth A: Modern languages
and Linguistics
n/a Greenwich

11
10
12

11 2.46
9 2.43
9 2.42

30 Ulster B: Modern languages and


Linguistics
27 Leicester
24 HeriotWatt
30 Wolverhampton

2.57 Oxford
2.47 Leicester
2.45 Aberystwyth A: Modern languages
and Linguistics
2.45 UHI

5
15
12

2.40 Bristol
2.39 Exeter
2.34 UWE

20
10
0

2.40
2.30
2.20

5 2.25

7 2.14

n/a Salford
n/a Westminster
n/a London Institute in Paris
n/a National profile
29 English Language and Literature
1
2.95 Warwick
2
3.15 York
3
2.90 Newcastle
4
2.80 Durham
5
3.05 Queen Mary
6
2.95 St Andrews
=7
2.85 UCL
=7
2.60 Swansea
9
2.70 Sussex
=10
3.00 Nottingham
=10
2.85 Cardiff
=10
2.80 UEA
13
3.00 Oxford
14
2.90 Aberdeen
=15
2.80 Kings College London

11
4
3
1,386

2
0
0
30

2.04
1.99
1.54
2.96

37
36
32
34
41
28
28
17
35
42
24
18
88
22
45

58
61
57
52
54
54
52
53
45
48
42
45
42
31
45

3.53
3.49
3.46
3.42
3.41
3.40
3.36
3.36
3.28
3.27
3.27
3.27
3.26
3.24
3.23

93
91
35
28

16 Westminster
6 Aberystwyth A: Modern languages
and Linguistics
22 Salford
8 Greenwich
5 London Institute in Paris
4,101 National profile
132
126
111
116
140
95
95
56
113
137
79
60
286
70
144

Warwick
York
Durham
UCL
Aberdeen
Queen Mary
Newcastle
St Andrews
Cambridge
Cardiff
Swansea
Sussex
Huddersfield
Oxford Brookes
Northumbria

13

Institution

2.77 Birkbeck
2.76 Queen Mary B: Modern languages,
literatures and culture
2.75 Nottingham Trent
2.74 Durham
2.73 Glasgow A: Modern languages and
Linguistics
2.73 Warwick
2.72 St Andrews
2.70 Leeds
2.69 Birmingham

2.84
2.84
2.84
2.82

3 St Andrews

20
30

GPA

Institution

90 Nottingham Trent
336 Reading

GPA

29 2.89
27 2.88

Research power

GPA

% of 4* research activity

Total number of FTE staff


submitted
31
117

Impact

% of 4* research activity

33
=34

Institution

n/a Bristol
n/a Oxford

Output

% of 4* research activity

31
32

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

2.24 Aberystwyth B: Celtic studies

2.10

2.11 Salford

1.80

24.8

2.08

2.86

Westminster
Greenwich
London Institute in Paris
National profile

37.8

1.60

3.12

49
49
42
50
38
41
38
42
38
36
41
43
31
30
37

3.41
3.33
3.30
3.29
3.28
3.23
3.21
3.21
3.20
3.20
3.17
3.16
3.16
3.14
3.12

Newcastle
Kingston
Swansea
Bedfordshire
St Andrews
Warwick
Lancaster
Manchester Met
Oxford
Queen Mary
Queens Belfast
York
Bolton
UEA
Kings College London

100
100
100
100
90
68
67
63
60
68
60
68
60
53
52

4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
3.90
3.68
3.67
3.63
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.53
3.52

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

29
125
127
119
109
99
82
163
90
209
166
78
109
55
163
70
87
45
41
115
72
51
50
72
37
80
31
86
99
59
44
64
48
39
37
39
28
64
37
39
56
36
82
57
57
57
30
33
19
55
19
20
59
36

Institution
Roehampton
Birmingham
UEA
Westminster
Dundee
Liverpool
Southampton
Nottingham
Manchester
Edinburgh Napier
Kings College London
Ulster
Stirling
Goldsmiths
Liverpool Hope
Bangor
Bedfordshire
Oxford
Leicester
Royal Holloway
Birmingham City
Edinburgh
Leeds
Reading
Glasgow
Sheffield
UWE
Plymouth
Queens Belfast
Essex
Strathclyde
Birkbeck
Exeter
Manchester Met
Open
Aberystwyth
Keele
St Marys, Twickenham
Lancaster
Liverpool John Moores
Kent
Surrey
Portsmouth
Bath Spa
Loughborough
Teesside
Newman
Edge Hill
Hull
De Montfort
Sheffield Hallam
Nottingham Trent
Bristol
Greenwich

33
33
36
33
37
33
39
32
31
28
34
25
27
31
32
36
33
25
33
33
26
26
30
25
30
24
26
33
28
29
27
23
28
22
20
24
25
28
21
18
22
22
24
23
22
13
7
13
15
22
15
19
15
13

3.12
3.10
3.08
3.08
3.08
3.06
3.05
3.03
3.03
3.03
3.02
3.02
3.01
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.99
2.98
2.98
2.97
2.96
2.96
2.96
2.95
2.94
2.94
2.94
2.93
2.92
2.91
2.87
2.85
2.85
2.85
2.85
2.83
2.83
2.82
2.82
2.79
2.78
2.78
2.77
2.77
2.75
2.73
2.69
2.68
2.66
2.65
2.64
2.63
2.63

Institution

GPA

3.23
3.20
3.19
3.19
3.19
3.19
3.19
3.18
3.18
3.14
3.14
3.13
3.11
3.11
3.07
3.07
3.06
3.05
3.05
3.03
3.01
3.01
3.01
3.00
2.99
2.98
2.98
2.95
2.93
2.93
2.92
2.91
2.89
2.88
2.88
2.87
2.87
2.84
2.84
2.83
2.81
2.81
2.80
2.80
2.72
2.72
2.69
2.61
2.60
2.58
2.58
2.56
2.55
2.55

% of 4* research activity

45
40
42
34
38
41
43
43
36
34
40
41
33
34
35
33
30
20
33
34
33
29
26
19
25
24
24
26
23
26
22
25
20
22
16
19
26
30
22
16
19
25
19
21
15
11
22
16
8
12
11
13
16
21

GPA

9
39
40
37
34
31
26
51
28
67
53
25
35
18
53
23
28
15
14
38
24
17
17
24
12
27
11
29
34
20
15
22
17
13
13
14
10
23
13
14
20
13
29
21
21
21
11
13
7
21
8
8
23
14

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Research power

Institution
Bedfordshire
Sheffield
Queens Belfast
Birmingham
Manchester
Leeds
Royal Holloway
Glasgow
Liverpool
Cambridge
Lancaster
Southampton
Edinburgh
Westminster
Exeter
Manchester Met
Leicester
Oxford Brookes
Bangor
Kent
Surrey
Essex
Open
Stirling
Birmingham City
Reading
Dundee
Northumbria
Birkbeck
Strathclyde
Roehampton
Goldsmiths
Huddersfield
Liverpool John Moores
Ulster
Aberystwyth
Edinburgh Napier
Kingston
De Montfort
Keele
Nottingham Trent
UWE
Hull
Loughborough
Bath Spa
Bristol
Plymouth
Portsmouth
Uclan
Sheffield Hallam
Chichester
Glamorgan
Brunel
Liverpool Hope

GPA

2.10
2.80
2.90
2.80
3.05
2.95
2.85
2.95
2.90
2.95
2.70
2.80
3.05
1.80
3.00
2.35
2.70
2.40
2.55
2.85
n/a
2.60
2.70
2.55
2.05
2.80
2.45
2.10
2.80
2.50
2.30
2.65
1.95
2.10
2.25
2.45
1.95
2.40
2.95
2.55
2.50
2.20
2.55
2.50
2.15
2.85
2.05
n/a
1.90
2.20
1.95
2.40
2.50
1.45

% of 4* research activity

2008 GPA

=15
17
=18
=18
=18
=18
=18
=23
=23
=25
=25
27
=28
=28
=30
=30
32
=33
=33
35
=36
=36
=36
39
40
=41
=41
43
=44
=44
46
47
48
=49
=49
=51
=51
=53
=53
55
=56
=56
=58
=58
=60
=60
62
63
64
=65
=65
67
=68
=68

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

Nottingham
Sheffield
Manchester
Durham
Leeds
UCL
Open
Exeter
Glasgow
Surrey
De Montfort
Birmingham City
Westminster
Cardiff
Liverpool
Royal Holloway
Liverpool John Moores
UWE
Essex
Birmingham
Kent
Edinburgh
Sussex
Hull
Leicester
Nottingham Trent
Bangor
Edinburgh Napier
Aberdeen
Strathclyde
Oxford Brookes
Worcester
Southampton
Glamorgan
Stirling
Birkbeck
Reading
Roehampton
Keele
Aberystwyth
Uclan
Teesside
Goldsmiths
Bristol
Cambridge
Bath Spa
Loughborough
Northampton
Dundee
Hertfordshire
Ulster
Greenwich
Sheffield Hallam
Chichester

60
52
50
60
50
60
47
40
53
53
40
40
50
47
30
40
50
40
27
26
36
30
20
30
30
27
20
40
0
40
0
0
23
0
0
10
10
0
0
0
0
0
27
0
10
0
10
0
0
0
0
0
13
0

3.52
3.52
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.47
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.37
3.33
3.30
3.30
3.30
3.30
3.27
3.26
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.13
3.10
3.10
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.97
2.90
2.87
2.80
2.80
2.80
2.80
2.80
2.80
2.80
2.77
2.77
2.75
2.73
2.70
2.70
2.70
2.70
2.60
2.60
2.50
2.50

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

2.51
2.51
2.48
2.46
2.46
2.45
2.43
2.41
2.41
2.40
2.30
2.30
2.28
2.22
2.21
2.14
2.12
2.07
2.01
1.96
3.03

28
16
20
30
20
27
41
28
15
33
25
17
10
28
17
25
4
19
16
11
5,973

37
35
31
27
40
12
39
130
42
115
25
37
30
42
38
20
14
44
36
29
44
30
27
61
20
35
23
20
13
14
29
32

45
42
43
45
44
45
46
45
43
44
42
43
39
42
40
39
37
40
35
38
34
33
30
32
30
33
34
27
21
27
25
30

3.32
3.31
3.30
3.30
3.29
3.29
3.28
3.26
3.25
3.24
3.24
3.23
3.23
3.22
3.21
3.21
3.19
3.18
3.18
3.18
3.15
3.15
3.14
3.13
3.12
3.09
3.07
3.07
3.03
3.02
3.01
2.99

124
114
101
91
131
39
128
424
135
373
82
120
96
136
122
64
46
139
113
91
139
93
85
192
61
108
71
61
38
43
87
97

Birmingham
York
Southampton
Sheffield
Kings College London
Hertfordshire
Warwick
Oxford
Exeter
Cambridge
Manchester
St Andrews
Leeds
UCL
Queen Mary
Sussex
Cardiff
Glasgow
Birkbeck
Durham
LSE
Queens Belfast
Leicester
Edinburgh
Lancaster
UEA
Liverpool
Swansea
Keele
Open
Oxford Brookes
Royal Holloway

Institution
Brunel
Lincoln
Chichester
Anglia Ruskin
Chester
Uclan
Hertfordshire
Glamorgan
Canterbury Christ Church
Kingston
Northampton
Salford
York St John
Wolverhampton
Bolton
Leeds Trinity
Sunderland
Gloucestershire
Worcester
Bishop Grosseteste
National profile
Sussex
Sheffield
Southampton
Manchester
Birmingham
York
Exeter
Kings College London
Warwick
Cambridge
Birkbeck
Leicester
UEA
Cardiff
Oxford
LSE
Lincoln
Leeds
Durham
Northumbria
St Andrews
Sheffield Hallam
Keele
Edinburgh
UCL
Queens Belfast
Reading
Hertfordshire
Lancaster
Queen Mary
Newcastle
Nottingham

GPA

8
8
9
3
10
13
8
5
21
8
10
18
4
7
7
9
8
5
4
7
33

% of 4* research activity

Research power

11
6
8
12
8
11
17
12
6
14
11
8
5
12
8
12
2
9
8
6
1,971

GPA

GPA

Lincoln
Teesside
Greenwich
Northampton
Hertfordshire
Salford
Anglia Ruskin
Canterbury Christ Church
Bolton
Edge Hill
Chester
St Marys, Twickenham
Newman
Sunderland
Worcester
York St John
Bishop Grosseteste
Gloucestershire
Wolverhampton
Leeds Trinity
National profile

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Institution

% of 4* research activity

n/a
n/a
1.70
1.85
2.40
2.35
2.70
1.60
1.40
1.65
1.90
1.70
n/a
2.40
1.85
1.30
1.60
2.15
n/a
1.90
2.66
30 History
1
2.70
2
2.75
=3
2.95
=3
2.90
=5
2.75
=5
2.95
7
3.00
8
3.00
9
2.75
=10
2.95
=10
2.70
=12
2.75
=12
2.75
14
2.95
=15
2.80
=15
2.80
17
2.40
=18
2.75
=18
2.95
=18
2.70
=21
2.90
=21
2.70
23
2.60
24
2.65
25
2.65
26
2.70
=27
3.00
=27
2.55
29
2.60
30
2.40
31
2.80
32
2.70

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

=70
=70
72
=73
=73
75
76
=77
=77
79
=80
=80
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

25
12
17
13
15
11
15
19
8
15
5
20
14
6
14
10
10
7
11

28.6

2.61
2.61
2.60
2.58
2.58
2.57
2.55
2.55
2.51
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.45
2.37
2.25
2.25
2.23
2.17
2.00

2.94

Northumbria
Salford
Lincoln
Brunel
Anglia Ruskin
Portsmouth
Canterbury Christ Church
Gloucestershire
Huddersfield
Sunderland
York St John
Plymouth
Chester
Edge Hill
Leeds Trinity
Liverpool Hope
Newman
Wolverhampton
St Marys, Twickenham
Bishop Grosseteste
National profile

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

35.8

2.40
2.40
2.40
2.37
2.33
2.30
2.30
2.30
2.27
2.10
2.10
2.10
2.00
1.80
1.70
1.40
1.40
1.20
1.20

3.15

48
42
38
42
40
36
38
35
37
36
35
25
35
36
35
33
35
31
32
31
37
33
30
30
32
31
25
27
29
28
31
31

3.26
3.25
3.23
3.21
3.20
3.18
3.14
3.13
3.11
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.09
3.09
3.08
3.08
3.08
3.07
3.07
3.07
3.06
3.04
3.04
3.03
3.03
3.03
3.02
3.02
3.01
3.00
3.00
2.99

Hertfordshire
Aberdeen
Kings College London
Glasgow
De Montfort
Birmingham
St Andrews
Queen Mary
York
Royal Holloway
Southampton
Leeds
Open
UWE
UHI
Warwick
Queens Belfast
Durham
Sheffield
Manchester Met
Stirling
Swansea
Lancaster
Essex
Edinburgh
Oxford
Liverpool
Cambridge
Birkbeck
Manchester
Cardiff
UCL

100
73
68
66
60
58
58
58
50
50
60
50
50
50
50
48
40
50
60
40
40
37
37
50
40
44
47
51
32
50
30
36

4.00
3.73
3.68
3.66
3.60
3.58
3.58
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.37
3.37
3.37
3.34
3.33
3.33
3.32
3.32
3.30
3.30
3.28

Institution

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

2.98
2.96
2.95
2.95
2.95
2.94
2.92
2.90
2.88
2.88
2.87
2.87
2.86
2.83
2.82
2.82
2.81
2.81
2.81
2.80
2.77
2.77
2.76
2.76
2.70
2.70
2.69
2.69
2.65
2.63
2.63
2.62
2.59
2.58
2.56
2.53
2.53
2.46
2.43
2.35
2.34
2.33
2.31
2.24
2.23
2.22
2.18
2.16
2.12
1.95
1.93
3.04

48
93
71
65
55
29
85
38
58
37
52
43
23
71
40
31
67
31
17
12
44
37
39
23
38
34
40
21
43
37
29
18
28
44
34
18
13
18
6
14
12
24
24
9
15
9
14
9
12
9
6
5,429

Cambridge

39

53 3.41

Institution
Oxford Brookes
Liverpool
Goldsmiths
Glasgow
Open
Bristol
Swansea
Kent
Strathclyde
Northampton
Bangor
Hull
Teesside
Huddersfield
Dundee
Roehampton
Glasgow Caledonian
Soas
Glamorgan
Manchester Met
Royal Holloway
Westminster
Plymouth
Winchester
Aberdeen
Essex
Nottingham Trent
Stirling
Canterbury Christ Church
Aberystwyth
Liverpool John Moores
Edge Hill
UHI
UWE
Ulster
Wolverhampton
Chichester
Chester
Anglia Ruskin
Worcester
St Marys, Twickenham
De Montfort
Sunderland
Uclan
Liverpool Hope
Greenwich
Leeds Trinity
Gloucestershire
Bath Spa
Bishop Grosseteste
Newman
National profile

131 Cambridge

29
31
28
25
25
27
21
24
29
22
11
22
14
14
16
21
7
21
12
12
18
19
14
15
14
12
9
15
6
6
9
10
6
2
9
11
12
5
13
20
19
4
6
10
7
7
0
7
4

27.8

2.99
2.99
2.95
2.92
2.92
2.91
2.90
2.89
2.89
2.89
2.81
2.78
2.78
2.76
2.75
2.75
2.75
2.74
2.74
2.73
2.71
2.71
2.69
2.69
2.68
2.67
2.67
2.66
2.64
2.63
2.61
2.60
2.59
2.53
2.52
2.51
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.45
2.44
2.38
2.38
2.35
2.32
2.28
2.27
2.11
2.07

2.96

39

Institution
Exeter
Kent
Bangor
Teesside
LSE
Strathclyde
Sussex
Dundee
UEA
Nottingham
Oxford Brookes
Leicester
Hull
Reading
Roehampton
Wolverhampton
Keele
Nottingham Trent
Ulster
Huddersfield
Goldsmiths
Edge Hill
Glasgow Caledonian
Sheffield Hallam
Bath Spa
Worcester
Bristol
Glamorgan
Liverpool John Moores
Aberystwyth
Canterbury Christ Church
Winchester
Liverpool Hope
Northampton
Newcastle
Lincoln
Plymouth
Leeds Trinity
Uclan
Chester
Northumbria
Chichester
Soas
Westminster
Greenwich
Gloucestershire
St Marys, Twickenham
Sunderland
Anglia Ruskin
Bishop Grosseteste
Newman
National profile

3.19 Cambridge

GPA

20
27
26
27
25
21
28
11
23
22
19
24
19
18
16
13
20
23
9
17
16
13
13
11
14
16
8
8
10
5
9
11
10
15
7
6
13
9
7
3
12
7
4
0
4
12
2
6
8
5
6
31

% of 4* research activity

Research power

16
31
24
22
19
10
29
13
20
13
18
15
8
25
14
11
24
11
6
4
16
13
14
8
14
13
15
8
16
14
11
7
11
17
13
7
5
8
2
6
5
10
11
4
7
4
6
4
6
5
3
1,786

GPA

GPA

Reading
Kent
Aberdeen
Strathclyde
Bristol
Goldsmiths
Nottingham
Bangor
Northumbria
Stirling
Essex
Sheffield Hallam
Northampton
Hull
Manchester Met
Teesside
Newcastle
Lincoln
Glasgow Caledonian
UHI
Dundee
UWE
Huddersfield
Nottingham Trent
Roehampton
De Montfort
Aberystwyth
Glamorgan
Ulster
Canterbury Christ Church
Plymouth
Edge Hill
Winchester
Soas
Wolverhampton
Liverpool John Moores
Worcester
Chichester
Newman
Chester
Westminster
Uclan
Liverpool Hope
Leeds Trinity
Greenwich
St Marys, Twickenham
Bath Spa
Sunderland
Anglia Ruskin
Gloucestershire
Bishop Grosseteste
National profile

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Institution

% of 4* research activity

2.50
3.00
2.85
2.30
2.60
2.05
2.60
2.45
1.85
2.50
3.00
2.05
2.30
2.70
n/a
2.40
2.40
2.25
2.15
n/a
2.70
2.35
2.40
2.10
2.30
2.30
2.35
2.55
2.55
2.00
2.10
1.85
2.55
2.80
2.15
1.90
1.40
2.00
1.75
2.35
2.00
2.20
n/a
2.00
2.25
n/a
2.30
2.35
2.65
1.90
n/a
2.66
31 Classics*
1
3.15

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

33
34
=35
=35
=35
38
39
40
=41
=41
=43
=43
45
46
=47
=47
=49
=49
=49
52
=53
=53
=55
=55
=57
=57
=59
=59
61
=62
=62
64
65
66
67
=68
=68
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

40
40
20
20
34
27
27
27
30
40
10
30
10
13
0
0
0
20
13
20
0
20
0
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

36.1

3.24
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.18
3.13
3.13
3.03
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.90
2.90
2.80
2.80
2.80
2.77
2.70
2.70
2.63
2.60
2.60
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.50
2.47
2.40
2.40
2.40
2.30
2.30
2.23
2.20
2.10
2.10
2.00
2.00
2.00
1.30
1.00

3.18

66

3.66

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

47
38
224
64
40
44
43
92
46
58
31
39
65
17
40
35
24
22
32
24
21
1,178

Institution
St Andrews
Reading
Durham
Warwick
Nottingham
Birmingham
Newcastle
Bristol
Oxford
Kings College London
Liverpool
Edinburgh
Exeter
Glasgow
UCL
Leeds
Manchester
Kent
Royal Holloway
Open
Wales Trinity Saint David
National profile

30
37
35
26
39
33
32
32
34
34
21
31
22
21
20
19
22
17
18
10
7
29.4

3.17
3.16
3.14
3.09
3.06
3.05
3.05
3.04
3.03
2.98
2.97
2.91
2.87
2.83
2.81
2.81
2.75
2.69
2.67
2.55
2.45
2.97

Oxford
Birmingham
Kings College London

72
14
24

51 3.31
49 3.30
44 3.23

237 Warwick
46 Sheffield
78 Oxford

38
35
41

19
23
17
24
24
35

34
39
38
46
37
41

3.22
3.21
3.21
3.20
3.20
3.19

61
73
53
77
76
112

Edinburgh
Essex
Birkbeck
Birmingham
Southampton
Kings College London

10
19
25
15
18
12
11

34
33
34
31
30
32
25

3.19
3.18
3.12
3.12
3.06
3.05
2.98

30
61
78
45
56
38
31

6
6
13
12
10
19
6
13
8
10
13
18
4

23
21
20
17
20
20
24
11
17
19
31
14
16

2.98
2.88
2.86
2.86
2.85
2.82
2.81
2.80
2.79
2.78
2.75
2.74
2.73

18
18
36
34
29
53
17
36
22
26
36
50
11

St Andrews
LSE
Aberdeen
Sussex
Leeds
UCL
Cambridge B: History and Philosophy
of science
Bristol
Dundee
Cambridge A: Philosophy
Liverpool
Queens Belfast
York
Reading
UEA
Nottingham
Kingston
Durham
Manchester
Glasgow

4
=5
=5
=7
=7
=9

2.65
3.15
2.95
3.15
2.80
2.95

=9
11
=12
=12
14
15
=16

2.90
3.05
2.80
2.90
2.95
2.85
2.70

Warwick
St Andrews
LSE
UCL
Edinburgh
Cambridge B: History and
Philosophy of science
Essex
Sheffield
Leeds
Bristol
Cambridge A: Philosophy
Birkbeck
Sussex

=16
18
=19
=19
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29

2.60
2.30
2.50
2.45
2.25
2.60
n/a
2.80
2.10
2.25
2.20
2.65
n/a

Queens Belfast
UEA
Manchester
Southampton
Cardiff
Durham
Kingston
Nottingham
Liverpool
Hertfordshire
Aberdeen
York
Keele

Institution
Oxford
Kent
Durham
St Andrews
Birmingham
Kings College London
Nottingham
Warwick
UCL
Reading
Exeter
Open
Newcastle
Manchester
Leeds
Bristol
Edinburgh
Glasgow
Royal Holloway
Liverpool
Wales Trinity Saint David
National profile

GPA

3.29
3.29
3.26
3.18
3.16
3.14
3.08
3.07
3.06
3.04
3.01
3.00
2.91
2.88
2.87
2.86
2.79
2.77
2.68
2.60
2.21
3.08

% of 4* research activity

43
37
47
38
33
38
28
32
29
30
29
26
27
14
21
23
17
17
16
12
4
34

GPA

14
12
69
20
13
14
14
30
15
19
10
13
23
6
14
12
9
8
12
9
9
383

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Research power

Institution
Durham
St Andrews
Oxford
Birmingham
Reading
Nottingham
Warwick
Kings College London
Bristol
Exeter
Newcastle
UCL
Edinburgh
Leeds
Manchester
Kent
Liverpool
Glasgow
Open
Royal Holloway
Wales Trinity Saint David
National profile

GPA

2.85
2.70
3.05
2.60
2.50
2.55
2.85
2.85
2.70
2.80
2.45
2.95
2.45
2.15
2.70
1.90
2.40
2.05
2.20
2.25
n/a
2.68
32 Philosophy
1
2.95
2
2.35
3
3.05

% of 4* research activity

=2
=2
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

65
60
50
50
47
40
40
40
30
30
40
40
40
20
0
13
27
10
0
0
0
41.4

3.60
3.60
3.50
3.50
3.47
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.30
3.30
3.27
3.20
3.10
3.00
3.00
2.90
2.87
2.50
2.40
2.20
1.70
3.27

80
80
74

3.80
3.80
3.74

29
29
38
37
26
34

3.28 Birmingham
3.19 Keele
3.17 Cambridge B: History and Philosophy
of science
3.12 UCL
3.11 Cardiff
3.10 Queens Belfast
3.09 Kings College London
3.09 UEA
3.07 St Andrews

80
70
60
63
50
53

3.70
3.70
3.60
3.50
3.50
3.43

27
27
37
33
29
34
29

3.03
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.99
2.98
2.96

Oxford
Essex
LSE
Kent
Leeds
Manchester
Edinburgh

60
40
37
40
30
40
37

3.40
3.40
3.37
3.30
3.20
3.20
3.10

21
21
26
27
18
17
24
17
14
25
13
16
13

2.95
2.93
2.90
2.90
2.88
2.86
2.86
2.78
2.76
2.75
2.70
2.70
2.70

Bristol
Birkbeck
Hertfordshire
UWE
Cambridge A: Philosophy
Sheffield
Nottingham
Stirling
Kingston
Warwick
Sussex
Durham
Liverpool

20
40
30
40
0
23
10
20
30
10
0
13
0

3.10
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.00
2.97
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.83
2.80
2.60
2.60

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

3
4
5

n/a Westminster
n/a St Andrews
n/a York

GPA

Research power

% of 4* research activity

GPA

% of 4* research activity

GPA

2.35 Kent
3.05 Reading
2.95 Stirling
2.50 Dundee
2.60 Glasgow
n/a UWE
2.35 Open
1.75 Oxford Brookes
2.40 Manchester Met
2.20 Hull
n/a St Marys, Twickenham
2.74 National profile
33 Theology and Religious studies*
1
3.00 Durham
2
2.65 Birmingham
=3
2.60 Lancaster
=3
2.55 Leeds
=3
2.90 UCL
6
2.90 Cambridge
7
2.15 Kent
8
2.75 Edinburgh
9
2.70 Kings College London
10
2.25 Cardiff
11
2.70 Soas
12
2.90 Oxford
=13
2.75 Nottingham
=13
2.45 Exeter
15
2.85 Manchester
=16
2.65 St Andrews
=16
2.85 Sheffield
18
2.95 Aberdeen
19
2.45 Bristol
20
1.50 Heythrop
21
2.25 Open
22
n/a Wales Trinity Saint David
23
2.30 Glasgow
24
1.60 Canterbury Christ Church
25
2.00 Roehampton
26
1.95 Liverpool Hope
27
2.15 Chester
28
1.60 Winchester
29
2.20 Gloucestershire
30
2.20 St Marys, Twickenham
31
1.45 York St John
32
1.65 Leeds Trinity
33
n/a Newman
2.49 National profile
34 Art and Design: History, practice and theory
1
n/a Reading B: Typography and
Graphic communication
2
n/a Courtauld

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Institution

=30
=30
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

13
11
12
5
11
6
8
6
8
7
5
591

18
17
13
14
8
11
6
9
4
2
4
31

2.72
2.72
2.71
2.68
2.57
2.45
2.39
2.30
2.26
2.22
1.61
3.01

36
30
34
13
28
15
19
14
18
16
8
1,778

Cardiff
Hertfordshire
Stirling
Kent
Open
Oxford Brookes
Keele
UWE
Manchester Met
Hull
St Marys, Twickenham
National profile

10
18
14
13
7
14
0
5
7
3
0
26.3

2.68
2.66
2.63
2.56
2.50
2.50
2.44
2.35
2.13
2.10
1.40
2.92

Manchester Met
Hull
Southampton
Open
York
Reading
Glasgow
Dundee
St Marys, Twickenham
Oxford Brookes
Aberdeen
National profile

0
0
0
10
0
0
0
0
20
0
0
35.3

2.50
2.50
2.30
2.30
2.27
2.20
2.20
2.20
2.20
1.80
1.40
3.07

25
9
22
11
7
24
8
27
26
9
14
33
16
11
15
14
4
19
9
16
6
8
11
6
7
15
11
8
5
5
7
4
2
413

50
51
42
33
37
34
38
34
39
33
29
34
30
21
28
31
21
29
21
22
18
14
11
6
16
9
8
6
3
9
2
0
0
28

3.34
3.26
3.15
3.15
3.15
3.12
3.11
3.09
3.08
3.06
3.04
3.02
3.01
3.01
2.97
2.93
2.93
2.88
2.85
2.82
2.71
2.64
2.56
2.52
2.47
2.37
2.35
2.33
2.21
2.20
2.07
1.99
1.79
2.91

83
29
70
34
22
76
25
82
80
28
43
99
47
34
43
41
12
55
25
45
16
22
28
15
17
35
26
20
12
11
14
7
4
1,201

Leeds
Birmingham
Durham
UCL
Oxford
Cardiff
Soas
Sheffield
Nottingham
Bristol
St Andrews
Exeter
Edinburgh
Kent
Cambridge
Open
Kings College London
Lancaster
Manchester
Roehampton
Canterbury Christ Church
Aberdeen
Heythrop
Wales Trinity Saint David
Liverpool Hope
Chester
Glasgow
St Marys, Twickenham
York St John
Leeds Trinity
Winchester
Gloucestershire
Newman
National profile

37
53
35
32
36
35
29
20
33
28
28
21
24
31
20
27
30
22
18
24
9
17
13
6
15
13
5
8
3
0
3
4

23.7

3.15
3.15
3.11
3.07
3.06
3.05
3.02
3.00
2.97
2.91
2.90
2.90
2.89
2.89
2.87
2.86
2.84
2.80
2.71
2.64
2.55
2.54
2.54
2.47
2.41
2.40
2.38
2.29
2.23
2.20
2.19
2.17

2.79

Lancaster
Durham
Birmingham
Kent
Cambridge
Aberdeen
Kings College London
Manchester
Wales Trinity Saint David
Heythrop
Edinburgh
Glasgow
UCL
Exeter
Winchester
Nottingham
Leeds
Oxford
St Andrews
Cardiff
Soas
Canterbury Christ Church
Liverpool Hope
Sheffield
St Marys, Twickenham
Bristol
Gloucestershire
Open
Chester
Roehampton
Leeds Trinity
York St John
Newman
National profile

87
77
60
60
53
53
50
50
50
40
40
40
50
20
20
13
20
40
40
20
20
0
0
10
20
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

37.4

3.87
3.77
3.60
3.60
3.53
3.53
3.50
3.50
3.50
3.40
3.30
3.30
3.30
3.20
3.10
3.00
3.00
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.80
2.80
2.70
2.70
2.60
2.50
2.40
2.30
2.10
2.10
2.00
1.90

3.15

56 3.51

33

56 3.49

24
13
19

45 3.36
38 3.30
47 3.29

Institution

29 Courtauld
113 Reading B: Typography and Graphic
communication
81 St Andrews
42 Warwick
62 Westminster

Institution

50

3.39 HeriotWatt

90

3.90

46

3.39 York

87

3.87

44
46
34

3.33 UEA
3.20 Sheffield Hallam
3.19 Glasgow

80
73
73

3.80
3.73
3.73

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

Sheffield Hallam
UCL A: History of art
Essex
Warwick
Soas
Leeds A: Art
Open
Arts London
Birmingham
Lancaster
UEA
Royal College of Art
Loughborough

24
17
5
11
10
16
23
110
6
32
15
60
55

42 3.26
47 3.24
42
37
32
40
35
34
29
31
33
31
31
37
38

3.22
3.22
3.21
3.19
3.16
3.15
3.13
3.12
3.12
3.10
3.10
3.08
3.08

21

n/a Edinburgh

43

33 3.07

22

n/a Newcastle

16

24 3.03

23
24
25
=26
=26
=26
=29
=29
31
=32

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

45
14
21
34
24
17
10
6
64
10

34
32
34
31
21
33
25
27
30
23

=32

n/a

=32

n/a

35
=36
=36
38
39
=40

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

=40

Dundee
Bournemouth
Leeds B: Design
Coventry
Middlesex
Glasgow
Southampton
Leicester
Brighton
Cardiff Met (joint submission with
South Wales and Wales Trinity
Saint David)
Glamorgan (joint submission with
Cardiff Met and Wales Trinity Saint
David)
Wales Trinity Saint David (joint
submission with Cardiff Met and
South Wales)
Kingston
UCL B: Fine art
Oxford
Birkbeck
Brunel
Birmingham City

3.02
3.00
2.99
2.98
2.98
2.98
2.97
2.97
2.95
2.94

79
55
15
35
31
49
73
342
19
100
46
183
169

Manchester
Open
Southampton
Essex
Newcastle
Birmingham
Ulster
Sheffield Hallam
Arts London
Nottingham
York
Chester
Kingston

132 UEL
49 Lancaster
134
41
63
103
70
49
30
18
189
29

Middlesex
Leeds A: Art
UCL B: Fine art
Sussex
Oxford
UEA
London Met
Edinburgh
Royal College of Art
Liverpool John Moores

38
36

GPA

% of 4* research activity

Research power

Institution

37 UCL A: History of art


80 Soas

Institution

22
18
23
18
21
10
14
19
22
19

3.19 Coventry
3.19 Reading B: Typography and Graphic
communication
3.16 Westminster
3.11 Leeds B: Design
3.11 Loughborough
3.11 Dundee
3.04 Leeds A: Art
3.04 Bournemouth
3.03 Brunel
3.02 Edinburgh
3.00 Brighton
3.00 Royal College of Art
2.94 Birmingham City
2.94 UWE
2.93 Cardiff Met (joint submission with
South Wales and Wales Trinity Saint
David)
2.93 Glamorgan (joint submission with
Cardiff Met and Wales Trinity Saint
David)
2.91 Wales Trinity Saint David (joint
submission with Cardiff Met and
South Wales)
2.89 Leicester
2.88 Arts London
2.86 Ulster
2.85 Courtauld
2.82 Birkbeck
2.80 UCL A: History of art
2.80 Birmingham
2.79 Essex
2.77 Creative Arts
2.75 Norwich University of the Arts

42
32
39
28
32
33
31
33
27
35
22
22
24
30
21

GPA

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

GPA

12
25

% of 4* research activity

Institution

n/a Manchester
n/a Ulster

Impact

% of 4* research activity

=8
=8
10
11
12
13
14
=15
=15
=17
=17
=19
=19

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

6
7

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

70
70

3.70
3.70

63
63
67
60
60
60
60
58
54
54
50
50
50

3.63
3.63
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.58
3.54
3.54
3.50
3.50
3.50

50

3.50

50

3.50

50
47
73
40
40
40
40
40
40
40

3.50
3.47
3.47
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.30
3.30

23 2.94

20 Leicester

21

2.75 Middlesex

27

3.27

23 2.94

20 Loughborough

18

2.74 UCL B: Fine art

27

3.27

24
19
9
22
13
32

24
20
22
24
27
26

2.93
2.92
2.92
2.91
2.90
2.88

69
55
26
63
38
93

18
19
13
21
17
10

2.74
2.71
2.70
2.70
2.66
2.66

30
20
20
40
20
27

3.20
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.13

n/a UWE

21

25 2.88

59

10

2.66 Glasgow School of Art

30

3.10

=42

n/a Plymouth

14

17 2.84

39

10

2.66 Goldsmiths

30

3.10

=42
44
45
46

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

11
31
8
23

19
22
21
23

32
89
24
63

18
13
17
11

2.65
2.64
2.63
2.63

20
20
33
27

3.10
3.10
3.07
3.00

Reading A: Art
Goldsmiths
UEL
De Montfort

2.84
2.83
2.82
2.80

Reading A: Art
Plymouth
Manchester Met
Huddersfield
Northumbria
Cardiff Met (joint submission with
South Wales and Wales Trinity Saint
David)
Glamorgan (joint submission with
Cardiff Met and Wales Trinity Saint
David)
Wales Trinity Saint David (joint
submission with Cardiff Met and
South Wales)
Bath Spa
Dundee
Goldsmiths
Bristol

Lancaster
St Andrews
Manchester
Salford
Aberystwyth
Open

Robert Gordon
Cumbria
De Montfort
Manchester Met

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

113
146
24
150
56
36
22
20
20
11
31
24
54
29
24
24
35
9
22
35
34
10
19
12
55
28
19
31
20
56
21
14
23
47
19
28
13
3
4,587

16
23
12
20
13
27
15
11

69
68
62
55
55
48
53
44

3.62
3.55
3.55
3.43
3.42
3.41
3.41
3.38

58
80
42
69
43
93
51
36

GPA

2.78
2.76
2.75
2.74
2.72
2.72
2.72
2.70
2.69
2.67
2.66
2.62
2.59
2.55
2.55
2.55
2.54
2.54
2.53
2.49
2.42
2.41
2.37
2.34
2.31
2.30
2.29
2.27
2.25
2.18
2.04
2.01
1.95
1.94
1.88
1.79
1.62
0.86
2.86

% of 4* research activity

24
23
13
14
17
10
11
33
19
14
13
23
15
7
14
12
14
14
9
12
4
8
7
14
5
7
9
8
4
7
5
7
7
2
0
3
3
0
26

GPA

Research power

41
53
9
55
21
13
8
7
7
4
12
9
21
11
10
10
14
4
9
14
14
4
8
5
24
12
8
14
9
26
10
7
12
24
10
16
8
4
1,604

Impact

% of 4* research activity

GPA

n/a Northumbria
n/a Glasgow School of Art
n/a Liverpool John Moores
n/a Manchester Met
n/a Creative Arts
n/a Lincoln
n/a Bristol
n/a HeriotWatt
n/a Norwich University of the Arts
n/a Aberystwyth
n/a Sussex
n/a Nottingham
n/a Nottingham Trent
n/a Hertfordshire
n/a Bucks New
n/a Salford
n/a Huddersfield
n/a Chester
n/a London Met
n/a Bath Spa
n/a Anglia Ruskin
n/a Cumbria
n/a Oxford Brookes
n/a Worcester
n/a Sunderland
n/a Arts University Bournemouth
n/a Derby
n/a Uclan
n/a Robert Gordon
n/a Wolverhampton
n/a Northampton
n/a Greenwich
n/a Teesside
n/a Falmouth
n/a Staffordshire
n/a Southampton Solent
n/a Leeds Beckett
n/a Writtle
n/a National profile
35 Music, Drama, Dance and Performing arts
1
n/a Queen Mary
=2
n/a Southampton
=2
n/a Roehampton A: Dance
4
n/a Oxford
5
n/a Manchester B: Drama
=6
n/a Warwick
=6
n/a Durham
8
n/a Open

% of 4* research activity

Institution

47
48
49
50
=51
=51
=51
54
55
56
57
58
59
=60
=60
=60
=63
=63
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

13
15
10
11
9
10
16
12
17
15
14
14
10
14
12
21
4
12
6
13
9
15
11
8
6
7
6
12
7
7
5
2
5
0
3
0
4
0
18.5

2.62
2.61
2.61
2.61
2.60
2.59
2.58
2.58
2.58
2.57
2.56
2.56
2.56
2.54
2.50
2.50
2.47
2.46
2.44
2.44
2.43
2.40
2.35
2.35
2.33
2.29
2.27
2.27
2.17
2.11
2.01
2.00
1.91
1.89
1.78
1.75
1.69
1.10
2.70

Newcastle
Warwick
Soas
Bucks New
Oxford
Bristol
Plymouth
Lincoln
Teesside
Reading A: Art
Uclan
Anglia Ruskin
Southampton
Liverpool John Moores
Derby
Northumbria
Northampton
Kingston
Staffordshire
Hertfordshire
UEL
Worcester
Bath Spa
Sunderland
Nottingham Trent
Arts University Bournemouth
Sussex
Falmouth
Huddersfield
Oxford Brookes
Chester
London Met
Wolverhampton
Nottingham
Greenwich
Southampton Solent
Leeds Beckett
Writtle
National profile

13
20
20
20
20
20
0
20
20
20
20
0
0
0
20
26
20
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
13
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
36.6

3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.80
2.70
2.70
2.70
2.70
2.62
2.60
2.57
2.50
2.40
2.40
2.40
2.30
2.27
2.20
2.20
2.20
2.10
2.10
2.00
2.00
1.90
1.70
1.50
1.50
1.23
1.00
0.40
3.12

Roehampton A: Dance
Soas
Queen Mary
Birmingham A: Music
Southampton
Open
Oxford
Warwick

61
59
52
50
55
44
50
38

3.50
3.47
3.40
3.38
3.35
3.34
3.32
3.28

Southampton
Queen Mary
Goldsmiths A: Music
Royal Northern College of Music
Huddersfield
Royal College of Music
Ulster
Royal Central School of Speech and
Drama
Durham
Leeds B: Performance and the
Cultural industries
Manchester B: Drama
Leeds A: Music
Kings College London B: Film

100
100
100
100
90
90
90
87

4.00
4.00
4.00
4.00
3.90
3.90
3.90
3.87

80
80

3.80
3.80

80
70
63

3.80
3.70
3.63

Institution
Birkbeck
Brighton
Bournemouth
Hertfordshire
Lincoln
Coventry
De Montfort
Leeds B: Design
Norwich University of the Arts
Birmingham City
Nottingham Trent
UWE
Glasgow
Creative Arts
Oxford Brookes
Worcester
Brunel
Arts University Bournemouth
Anglia Ruskin
Aberystwyth
Glasgow School of Art
Bucks New
Wolverhampton
Derby
Cumbria
Sunderland
Salford
Greenwich
Uclan
HeriotWatt
Southampton Solent
Northampton
Leeds Beckett
Robert Gordon
Falmouth
Staffordshire
Teesside
Writtle
National profile

9
=10

n/a Soas
n/a Kings College London B: Film

8
15

44 3.36
45 3.30

27 Manchester B: Drama
50 Nottingham

44
49

3.24
3.24

=10
12
13

n/a Sheffield
n/a Nottingham
n/a Cardiff

12
11
13

48 3.30
45 3.29
43 3.28

41 Kings College London B: Film


35 Durham
43 Sheffield

41
41
46

3.22
3.21
3.20

Institution

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

122
29
45
40
45
53
42

=25
28
29
=30
=30
=32

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Bristol B: Music
Royal Northern College of Music
St Andrews
Cambridge
Newcastle
Exeter

9
11
8
22
14
16

35
36
27
34
36
30

3.09
3.08
3.07
3.06
3.06
3.04

28
33
24
69
42
48

=32
=32

n/a York A: Music


n/a Roehampton B: Drama, Theatre
and Performance
n/a Royal Central School of Speech
and Drama
n/a Royal College of Music
n/a Liverpool
n/a Glasgow
n/a Reading
n/a Sussex
n/a Keele
n/a Ulster

13
12

35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42

Institution

GPA

3.20
3.19
3.17
3.17
3.10
3.09
3.09

Institution

% of 4* research activity

39
34
43
34
37
42
30

20
21
=22
=22
24
=25
=25

Institution

GPA

38
9
14
13
15
17
14

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

% of 4* research activity

3.26
3.26
3.25
3.25
3.25
3.22

=14
=14
=16
=16
=16
19

60
33
57
48
46
49

Royal Holloway B: Music


Cardiff
Manchester A: Music
City
Royal Holloway A: Drama and theatre
Newcastle

44
37
38
33
33
37

3.19
3.13
3.12
3.10
3.09
3.09

Guildhall School
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Bristol A: Drama
Sheffield
Bath Spa
Roehampton A: Dance

60
60
60
60
60
60

3.60
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.60
3.60

Birmingham B: Drama
Kings College London A: Music
Bristol B: Music
Kent
Leeds A: Music
Cambridge
York B: Theatre, Film and Television

33
43
30
29
31
33
15

3.05
3.04
3.03
3.02
3.02
2.97
2.96

60
50
50
40
40
40
40

3.60
3.50
3.50
3.40
3.40
3.40
3.40

29
23
31
29
22
23

2.96
2.95
2.94
2.94
2.93
2.91

40
40
37
30
40
50

3.40
3.40
3.37
3.30
3.30
3.30

29 3.04
24 3.04

Bangor
Bristol A: Drama
Edinburgh
York A: Music
Huddersfield
Roehampton B: Drama, Theatre and
Performance
40 St Andrews
35 Reading

Open
Warwick
Manchester A: Music
Birmingham City
Anglia Ruskin
Bangor
Roehampton B: Drama, Theatre and
Performance
Glasgow
City
Oxford
Cardiff
Liverpool
Plymouth

21
18

2.91 UEL
2.90 Kent

50
36

3.30
3.28

21

39 3.03

64 Keele

28

2.88 Surrey

23

3.23

14
9
11
10
4
8
13

34
32
31
18
15
29
28

43
27
33
29
12
23
39

22
24
23
26
25
21
27

2.86
2.84
2.84
2.80
2.79
2.79
2.76

23
23
40
33
20
60
20

3.23
3.23
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.20
3.20

26

2.76 Aberdeen

20

3.20

8
23
19
15
22
21
19
21
18

2.75
2.74
2.70
2.70
2.69
2.68
2.68
2.66
2.64

20
20
13
37
10
20
50
10
10

3.20
3.20
3.13
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.10
3.10

15
20
7

2.62 Sussex
2.60 Edinburgh
2.59 York St John

10
47
40

3.10
3.07
3.00

21
20
12
12
9

2.56
2.54
2.47
2.45
2.43

40
30
10
30
37

3.00
2.90
2.90
2.90
2.83

14

22 2.89

=43
45
=46
=46
=48
=48
50
=51
=51

n/a Leeds B: Performance and the


Cultural industries
n/a Birmingham B: Drama
n/a York B: Theatre, Film and Television
n/a Birmingham City
n/a Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
n/a Surrey
n/a De Montfort
n/a Queens Belfast
n/a Aberystwyth
n/a Oxford Brookes

Exeter
Goldsmiths A: Music
Royal Northern College of Music
Liverpool
Royal College of Music
Oxford Brookes
Royal Central School of Speech and
Drama
40 Glasgow

6
15
17
15
22
13
35
28
12

30
11
20
26
20
21
31
23
26

2.89
2.86
2.85
2.85
2.84
2.84
2.83
2.81
2.81

17
41
49
42
61
37
98
79
33

53
54
=55

n/a Trinity Laban Conservatoire


n/a Plymouth
n/a Brunel

12
8
18

18 2.78
25 2.76
25 2.75

32
23
50

=55
57
58
59
60

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

14
16
12
11
11

21
15
26
15
14

38
43
32
30
29

=43

Royal Academy of Music


Glamorgan
Bath Spa
Aberdeen
Goldsmiths B: Theatre and
performance

Impact

Research power

GPA

43
38
44
43
42
38

2008 GPA

18
10
18
15
14
15

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Royal Holloway B: Music


Birmingham A: Music
Huddersfield
Leeds A: Music
Manchester A: Music
Royal Holloway A: Drama and
theatre
Kent
City
Goldsmiths A: Music
Bristol A: Drama
Kings College London A: Music
Edinburgh
Bangor

2014 rank order by GPA

% of 4* research activity

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

Overall

3.01
3.00
2.98
2.94
2.93
2.92
2.91

2.75
2.70
2.69
2.67
2.66

Sussex
Royal Academy of Music
Queens Belfast
Ulster
De Montfort
Surrey
Trinity Laban Conservatoire
Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
Goldsmiths B: Theatre and
performance
Birmingham City
Aberystwyth
Leeds B: Performance and the
Cultural industries
Plymouth
Brunel
Glamorgan
Aberdeen
Hull

Glamorgan
Royal Holloway A: Drama and theatre
Aberystwyth
Exeter
Kings College London A: Music
Oxford Brookes
Trinity Laban Conservatoire

Nottingham
St Andrews
Royal Holloway B: Music
Brunel
De Montfort
York A: Music
Chichester
Soas
Liverpool Hope A: Music

Keele
Royal Academy of Music
Birmingham A: Music
Bristol B: Music
Middlesex

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

53
19
52
18
39

Liverpool Hope A: Music


Middlesex
Bath Spa
Rose Bruford
Canterbury Christ Church

66
67
68
69
70
=71
=71
73
74
75
76
77
=78
=78
80
81
82
83
84

n/a Chichester
12 24 2.41
28 Manchester Met
n/a Winchester
12
9 2.40
30 Winchester
n/a Canterbury Christ Church
14 15 2.39
33 Lincoln
n/a Manchester Met
11
5 2.36
25 Worcester
n/a Anglia Ruskin
14 12 2.33
32 Chichester
n/a York St John
10 13 2.29
23 UEL
n/a Rose Bruford
6
7 2.29
14 Salford
n/a Salford
12 10 2.28
27 Guildhall School
n/a Falmouth
26 12 2.14
56 York St John
n/a Hertfordshire
5
4 2.09
11 Falmouth
n/a Worcester
4
0 2.05
9 West London
n/a Lincoln
11
2 2.02
23 Anglia Ruskin
n/a West London
5
7 1.88
8 Bedfordshire
n/a Sunderland
2
0 1.88
4 Hertfordshire
9
2 1.81
16 Edge Hill
n/a Chester
n/a Bedfordshire
7 11 1.80
12 Liverpool Hope B: Drama
n/a Liverpool Hope B: Drama
9
0 1.79
16 Leeds Beckett
n/a Edge Hill
12
0 1.72
20 Chester
n/a Leeds Beckett
11
2 1.41
16 Sunderland
n/a National profile
1,142 29 2.87 3,278 National profile
36 Communication, Cultural and Media studies, Library and Information management
1
n/a LSE
14 65 3.59
50 LSE
2
n/a Cardiff
13 61 3.49
47 Wolverhampton
3
n/a Goldsmiths
21 55 3.43
72 De Montfort
4
n/a Leicester B: Museum studies
11 52 3.40
37 UEA
=5
n/a Westminster
18 52 3.37
60 Loughborough B: Communication
and Media studies
=5
n/a Wolverhampton
7 48 3.37
24 Cardiff
7
n/a Loughborough B: Communication
31 50 3.35
103 Westminster
and Media studies
8
n/a Kings College London
33 54 3.29
109 Leicester B: Museum studies
9
n/a Royal Holloway
13 45 3.27
43 Goldsmiths
10
n/a Leeds
25 48 3.26
81 Nottingham

2.42
2.40
2.38
2.36
2.31

0
0
40
10
10

2.80
2.80
2.80
2.70
2.70

2.31
2.28
2.26
2.25
2.23
2.22
2.18
2.11
2.11
2.10
2.10
1.98
1.92
1.90
1.79
1.78
1.65
1.63

2.75

Cambridge
Winchester
Birmingham B: Drama
Canterbury Christ Church
Goldsmiths B: Theatre and
performance
Reading
Hertfordshire
Newcastle
Manchester Met
Chester
Hull
Rose Bruford
Queens Belfast
Falmouth
York B: Theatre, Film and Television
Salford
Liverpool Hope B: Drama
Edge Hill
Bedfordshire
West London
Worcester
Lincoln
Leeds Beckett
Sunderland
National profile

8
13
4
0
21
11
11
11
8
10
10
6
17
0
0
0
3
3

25

0
20
20
0
0
13
0
20
30
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

38.8

2.70
2.70
2.60
2.60
2.60
2.50
2.50
2.40
2.40
2.40
2.00
1.90
1.60
1.60
1.40
1.40
1.30
1.00

3.14

47
39
49
38
41

3.38
3.25
3.24
3.22
3.21

LSE
Cardiff
Leicester B: Museum studies
Kings College London
Goldsmiths

100
100
100
90
87

4.00
4.00
4.00
3.90
3.87

40
42

3.21 Westminster
3.19 Leeds

87
63

3.87
3.63

35
34
33

60
60
60

3.60
3.60
3.60

60
60

3.60
3.60

53
63
60
50

3.53
3.50
3.50
3.40

53

3.40

40
40
40

3.40
3.40
3.40

Institution

52 Royal Holloway
77 Leicester A: Media and
Communication
46 Newcastle
34 Leeds
81 Glasgow
70 Edinburgh Napier

40
34
33
35
33
30

3.08
3.02
3.02
3.00

35 3.14

30 UEL

29

2.97

36 3.10
33 3.10
33 3.06

77 Queen Margaret
46 Kings College London
75 Northumbria A: Communication,
Cultural and Media studies

25
33
29

2.95
2.93
2.92

n/a Nottingham
n/a Glasgow

16
24

40 3.23
45 3.22

=12
14
=15
=15

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Newcastle
De Montfort
Sussex
Leicester A: Media and
Communication
n/a UEA

14
11
26
22

42
36
41
37

10

n/a Bournemouth
n/a UEL
n/a City

25
15
25

=18
=18
20

4
18
17
11
19

3.18 Sussex
3.15 Sheffield
3.11 Loughborough A: Library and
Information management
3.11 Portsmouth
3.09 Wolverhampton

11
=12

17

GPA

2.50
2.50
2.47
2.47
2.44

% of 4* research activity

20
4
9
17
21

GPA

Institution

21
8
21
7
16

Impact

% of 4* research activity

Research power

Institution
Middlesex
Liverpool Hope A: Music
Hull
UEL
Guildhall School

GPA

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

% of 4* research activity

2008 GPA

=61
=61
=63
=63
65

Output

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

3.22
3.18
3.17
3.17

City
Bournemouth
Brighton
Loughborough B: Communication
and Media studies
Leicester A: Media and
Communication
Ulster
Stirling
Royal Holloway

RESEARCH EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK 2014: INSTITUTIONS RANKED BY SUBJECT

GPA

22
8
18
14

38
24
27
27

3.02
2.94
2.93
2.93

67
22
53
40

Bournemouth
Anglia Ruskin
Uclan
Nottingham Trent

22
18
30
24

2.89
2.88
2.88
2.87

UWS
Liverpool
Glasgow
UEL

30
40
40
20

3.30
3.30
3.27
3.20

11
15
15
17

31
27
27
29

2.93
2.90
2.90
2.86

32
43
43
50

22
23
24
24

2.82
2.81
2.80
2.78

Sheffield Hallam
UCL
UWE
Nottingham

27
40
13
27

3.17
3.17
3.13
3.13

Sunderland
Nottingham Trent
Uclan
Roehampton
Salford
Sheffield Hallam
Anglia Ruskin
Bath Spa
Liverpool
Birmingham City

13
12
9
14
17
25
9
7
8
11

25
20
20
29
25
24
12
13
18
9

2.84
2.81
2.79
2.78
2.73
2.72
2.70
2.69
2.66
2.65

36
33
25
39
46
67
23
20
20
30

City
Brighton
Sunderland
Loughborough A: Library and
Information management
Leeds Trinity
UWE
UCL
Oxford Brookes
St Marys, Twickenham
Bath Spa
Stirling
Glasgow Caledonian
Portsmouth
Derby

20
21
25
17
17
19
19
20
20
21

2.73
2.72
2.72
2.71
2.70
2.68
2.63
2.63
2.63
2.62

20
40
20
0
0
20
0
40
20
0

3.10
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
3.00
2.90
2.90
2.90

Robert Gordon
Glasgow Caledonian
Derby
Liverpool John Moores
Winchester
Queen Margaret
Lincoln
Ulster
Bedfordshire

11
11
17
13
13
9
6
16
12

15
17
14
12
14
16
12
21
9

2.65
2.64
2.63
2.63
2.59
2.59
2.59
2.57
2.55

28
30
44
34
33
24
17
42
29

Sheffield
Liverpool John Moores
Robert Gordon
Salford
Roehampton
London Met
Winchester
Bedfordshire
Birmingham City

16
13
17
25
23
13
22
14
13

2.61
2.60
2.60
2.59
2.58
2.57
2.56
2.52
2.50

0
0
0
0
0
13
0
0
0

2.80
2.80
2.80
2.80
2.77
2.77
2.70
2.70
2.60

n/a Middlesex
n/a UWS
n/a Northumbria B: Library and
Information management
n/a Oxford Brookes
n/a London South Bank
n/a London Met
n/a Brunel
n/a St Marys, Twickenham
n/a Leeds Beckett
n/a Canterbury Christ Church

20
14
7

50 Leeds Beckett
34 Brunel
18 Middlesex

4
19
11

2.46
2.46
2.42

Liverpool John Moores


Roehampton
Glasgow Caledonian
Birmingham City
De Montfort
Robert Gordon
Lincoln
Sunderland
Nottingham Trent
Northumbria B: Library and
Information management
Derby
Winchester
London South Bank
Bath Spa
Middlesex
Salford
UEA
Uclan
Northumbria A: Communication,
Cultural and Media studies
Bedfordshire
Edinburgh Napier
Anglia Ruskin

0
0
0

2.60
2.50
2.40

15
18
10
15
8
11
9

2.42
2.39
2.38
2.37
2.35
2.32
2.29

Canterbury Christ Church


Leeds Beckett
Brunel
Queen Margaret
London Met
Edge Hill
York St John

0
20
0
0
20
20
0

2.30
2.20
2.00
1.90
1.90
1.80
1.80

2
2
8
11
12
8
7
3

23.4

2.28
2.19
2.17
2.14
1.94
1.92
1.87
1.68

2.74

Glyndwr
Staffordshire
Aberystwyth
Oxford Brookes
St Marys, Twickenham
Southampton Solent
Bolton
Leeds Trinity
West London
National profile

0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0

35.2

1.70
1.60
1.60
1.40
1.40
1.10
0.90
0.10

3.05

=39
41
=42
=42
=44
=44
=44
47
48

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

Edge Hill
West London
Aberystwyth
Leeds Trinity
York St John
Staffordshire
Southampton Solent
Glyndwr
Bolton
National profile

7 2.54
7 2.47
6 2.45

7
10
7
19
5
30
14

11
1
13
12
11
6
5

2.43
2.42
2.40
2.35
2.33
2.30
2.28

18
25
18
45
11
68
33

12
3
6
4
6
14
5
4
8
935

11
24
6
13
5
5
5
8
2
29

2.24
2.21
2.18
2.01
1.90
1.86
1.78
1.77
1.44
2.86

28
6
13
8
11
25
9
7
11
2,673

Liverpool
Lincoln
Aberystwyth
Sheffield Hallam
Canterbury Christ Church
Edge Hill
Northumbria B: Library and
Information management
London South Bank
UWS
York St John
Ulster
Glyndwr
Southampton Solent
Staffordshire
Bolton
West London
National profile

GPA

3.30

Institution

% of 4* research activity

50

Research power

2.89 Newcastle

GPA

26

n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a

% of 4* research activity

51 Sussex

30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
=39

52
53
54
55
56
57
58

Total number of FTE staff


submitted

35 3.04

=24
=27
=27
29

49
50
51

Impact

17

Institution

n/a Loughborough A: Library and


Information management
n/a Sheffield
n/a Edinburgh Napier
n/a UWE
n/a Northumbria A: Communication,
Cultural and Media studies
n/a Portsmouth
n/a Brighton
n/a Stirling
n/a UCL

22
23
=24
=24

Output

% of 4* research activity

21

2008 GPA

2014 rank order by GPA

Overall

Institution