REF 2014

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

72% of Ulster University's research activity judged to be world leading or internationally excellent.

Results for Ulster University

Overall quality profile (percentage of research activity at each quality level).

Ref Results
UOATitle FTE Category A staff submitted 4 star 3 star 2 star 1 starUnclassified
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