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Ulster University's international reputation for research excellence has received world-wide recognition by the Research Excellence Framework 2014

 

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72%

of Ulster University's research activity judged to be world leading or internationally excellent


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Results for Ulster University

Unit of Assessment FTE Category A staff submitted Overall quality profile (percentage of research activity at each quality level)
4 3 2 1 Unclassified
3A Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy: Nursing and Health Science 32.15 23 63 10 3 1
3B Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nurisng and Pharmacy: Biomedical Sciences 74.10 39 48 12 0 1
4 Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience 22.00 13 40 40 6 1
7 Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences 18.40 9 46 40 5 0
11 Computer Science & Informatics 39.60 9 56 29 6 0
13 Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials 19.00 11 68 20 1 0
16 Architecture,Built Environment and Planning 38.00 25 47 25 3 0
19 Business and Management Studies 22.40 30 40 28 1 1
20 Law 18.80 45 43 12 0 0
21 Politics and International Studies 10.75 7 49 39 5 0
22 Social Work and Social Policy 21.20 26 44 28 2 0
25 Education 12.20 24 36 32 8 0
26 Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism 13.20 14 51 27 8 0
28A Modern Languages and Linguistics: Celtic Studies 10.60 25 41 30 3 1
28B Modern Languages and Linguistics: Modern Languages and Linguistics 12.40 9 41 35 13 2
29 English Language & Literature 12.90 16 58 25 0 1
30 History 16.40 10 49 37 4 0
34 Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory 24.80 47 32 19 2 0
35 Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts 13.40 28 36 35 1 0
36 Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management 16.40 21 39 22 12 6