Academic and Research Community

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As a forward-thinking research institution we are committed to the transformative power of education and research, and to the development of our students and staff

Academic Research

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Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021

The Research Excellence Framework (REF) is undertaken by the four UK higher education funding bodies with a shared policy aim for research assessment: to secure the continuation of a world-class, dynamic and responsive research base across the full academic spectrum within UK higher education.  

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