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Outstanding REF Results

18 December 2014

UCL No.1 for Research

UCL is the top-rated university in the UK for research strength in the new Research Excellence Framework 2014.

We are delighted to announce that the UCL Department of Political Science ranked 5th on Times Higher GPA and 2nd on the Times Higher Subject Ranking on Intensity, the Guardian’s subject ranking, as well as on other measures.

The Political Studies Association website provides a ranking that corrects for differences among departments in number of staff submitted, as does Professor Thomas Pluemper with his 80% rule.

REF 2014 Politics and International Studies Top Five by Various Measures.
Times Higher
GPA
Times Higher
Subject  Ranking on Intensity

Guardian

% Intl Excellent

PSA GPA

Research Intensity

Top 80% of FTE
Essex Essex LSE Essex Essex
LSE UCL 2 UCL UCL UCL
Sheffield Oxford 2 Sheffield Oxford LSE
Oxford Warwick Essex Warwick Oxford
UCL LSE Exeter Queen's U Belfast Southampton

Summary of overall results

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