ScHARR Ranked 4th in the UK for the Power of our Health Research

The results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) have confirmed ScHARR as being home to world-leading health research.ScHARR REF 2014

ScHARR submitted 75 staff to Sub-panel 2, which assessed Public Health, Health Services Research, and Primary Care Research. An analysis of the results published by the Timer Higher Education magazine ranked ScHARR 4th in the UK for "power" (ahead of Oxford, Cambridge, and Imperial college London), which is a combination of research quality and the volume of our research.

An analysis by Research Fortnight using a different methodology ranked ScHARR in 6th place in the UK for research power.

A further analysis of the REF 2014 results also shows that ScHARR is ranked in the top 6 in the UK for the volume of world leading health research being conducted here.

Particularly notable was the assessment of impact of our researh. Seven out of the eight impact cases we submitted were assessed to be in the very highest category, demonstrating outstanding impact in terms of reach and significance. 

For more information about the University's REF 2014 results, click here.

To find out more about all the 2014 REF results, click here.