The Department of History Celebrates REF Success
The quality of research in the Department of History has been recognised in the results of the 2021 Research Excellence Framework, released in May 2022:
- The proportion of our research rated 4* or ‘world-leading’ has risen from 21% in 2014 to 32% in 2021.
- 70% of our overall submission is rated world-leading or internationally excellent.
- The impact of the Department’s research in society has been recognised, with 100% of our impact case studies rated world-leading or internationally excellent. Our improved GPA for impact now places us 15th nationally, up from 53rd in REF 2014.
- On publications, 61.5% of the Department’s outputs are rated world-leading or internationally excellent.
Read more about REF 2021 and the College's overall performance.