Research

Research excellence at the University of Kent


REF rankings

Subject area success

Kent made submissions in 23 of the 36 subject-based units of assessment.

Intensity

Seven of our subject areas are in the top ten for research intensity:

An additional eight subjects are in the top 20:

Intensity takes into account the REF overall score for research quality (GPA) and the percentage of research staff submitted.

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Power

Four of our subject areas are in the top ten for research power:

An additional six subjects are in the top 20:

Power takes into account the REF overall score for research quality (GPA) and the number of research staff submitted.

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Impact

Four of our subject areas are in the top ten for research impact:

An additional four subjects are in the top 20:

Impact is the REF assessment of the ‘reach and significance’ of the submissions.

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Quality (GPA)

Three of our subject areas are in the top ten for overall quality:

An additional three subjects are in the top 20:

Quality (GPA) is and overall score based on the three REF assessment of output, impact and the research environment.

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Output

Three of our subject areas are in the top ten for research output:

An additional four subjects are in the top 20:

Output is the REF score for the quality of the research publications (and other media) submitted.

 

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Last Updated: 20/04/2015

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