25 - Education

Education at Ulster has a strong focus on its impact and is delighted to report that it has come joint first in the UK for research impact at world leading and international levels in the REF2014 exercise. In addition, our overall research profile has improved by 140% since 2008 in terms of world leading (4*) research with 60% of our research profile now at 4*& 3*.

Unit Co-ordinator:
Dr Jessica Bates

Education at Ulster has a strong focus on its impact and is  delighted to report that it has come joint first in the UK for  research  impact at world leading and international levels in the REF2014 exercise. In  addition, our overall research profile  has improved by 140% since 2008   in terms of world leading (4*) research with  60% of our research  profile now at 4*& 3*.

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100% of research impact  judged to be world-leading or internationally excellent

People Involved

The following university staff are involved with the research activities of this Unit of Assessment and participated in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework:

People Involved
NameRole
Austin, RSP Professor Professor of Education
Bates, J Dr Lecturer in Library& Information Management
Furey, A Dr Lecturer in Psychology
Clarke, L Professor Professor of Education
Irwin, T Dr Lecturer
McCully, A Dr Senior Lecturer in Education (History & Citizenship)
Moran, A Professor Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Educational Partnerships & International Affairs)
O'Connor Bones, U Dr Lecturer
Pritchard, Professor Emeritus Professor of Education
Reilly, J Dr Senior Lecturer in Education
Roulston, S Dr Lecturer
Skinner, B Dr Senior Lecturer
Smith, A Professor UNESCO Chair

Research Outputs

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Research Impact Case Studies

Educating For Pluralism, Human Rights and Democracy

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ICT for intercultural school links: the Dissolving Boundaries Programme

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Research Environment

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