“This result underpins Law's status as world-leading across their research activity.
They are the pride of Ulster University with the highest percentage in the institution of 4* research achieved both in overall score and in research output quality. This research underpins their overall research profile assessed at 82% world-leading and internationally excellent.
It also shapes their outstanding research environment with 100% assessed as 4*/3* positioning them joint 1st in the UK within this category.”
How we did
An impressive 82% of our research has been judged as world-leading or internationally excellent.
100% of our research environment has been judged as being conducive to producing research of world-leading or internationally excellent quality and enabling outstanding impact, in terms of its vitality and sustainability.
81.1% of our research outputs have been judged as world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance, and rigour.
“In this REF exercise, 46% of our research has been rated as world-leading, across outputs, impact and environment.
We have produced imaginative outputs (including the award-winning film It Stays With You); we have worked to embed dignity in the social security system in Scotland and to address gender issues in Northern Ireland; and we have supported a dynamic cohort of PhD researchers.
We take pride in this collective effort and we are committed to continuing our pursuit of high quality, innovative and ethically grounded research that is responsive to the needs of our societies.”