Social Work and Social Policy (UOA 22)
Kent submitted to this REF unit of assessment research undertaken by the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research in the Faculty of Social Sciences.
Research by the School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research was ranked 2nd for research power in the UK. It was also 3rd for research intensity, 5th for research impact and 5th for research quality (GPA).
- An impressive 94% of our research-active staff submitted to the REF.
- 99% of the research submitted was judged to be of international quality.
- The School’s environment was judged to be conducive to supporting the development of world-leading research, gaining the highest possible score of 100%.
Overall quality profile
You can find more about the REF, its assessment critera and marking scheme on our What is the REF? page.
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The following are summaries of the impact case studies submitted to demonstrate Kent research making a difference.