REF 2014: World-class Research
Geography at Sheffield is ranked within the top 15 UK departments following the results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. All of the impact of our research was recognised as world-leading or internationally excellent. The ranking of our research therefore demonstrates our world-class reputation.
Key achievements include:
- Our world-leading and internationally excellent outputs have increased in proportion from 66% in 2008 to 74% in 2014
- All of our research impact has been rated as world-leading and internationally excellent (4* and 3*)
- Our overall Grade Point Average (the traditional measure of performance) has increased markedly from 2.85 to 3.05 since the last research assessment in 2008