The results of the Research Excellence Framework 2014 have now been published. Environmental Sciences at Ulster has increased its percentage of world leading research (4*) activity by 80% and internationally excellent research (3*) by 31% since RAE 2008. Our research has real impact in terms of reach and significance, with 63% judged to be internationally excellent. The University’s results are published on the University REF 2014 website.
The Environmental Sciences Research Institute brings together pure and applied researchers who investigate a range of Earth systems, with an emphasis on those with societal relevance. Examples include research on natural hazards and climate change, as well as human and physical influences in ecological, freshwater, coastal, and maritime systems.