Highlights for Computer Sciences research in REF2021
We are delighted with our recent performance in the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF2021), in which 94% of our research outputs are judged as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ (according to analysis by the Times Higher Education).
- 83% of our overall research in Computer Sciences was judged to be ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’
- 75% of the real-world impact of our research in Computer Sciences was judged to be ‘outstanding’ (4*) or ‘very considerable’ (3*)
The Research Excellence Framework is the UK’s system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. REF2021 results were announced on Thursday 12 May 2022, you can find more details on the University’s overall performance.
Times Higher Education (THE) analyse the results of REF2021 and rank each institution according to their performance.