Research carried out at the University of Chester has been submitted to be assessed for quality and impact.
The University made 16 submission across 15 Units of Assessment (UOA). The ratings acknowledged internationally excellent work in all units, with 14 submissions showing evidence of world-leading research.
|REF2014 results profile||Percentage of the overall submission meeting the standard for:|
|Unit of assessment number||Unit of
|FTE Category A staff submitted||World Leading (4*)||Internationally Excellent (3*)||Internationally Recognised (2*)|
|4||Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience||13.40||9||28||43|
|11||Computer Science and Informatics||4.00||0||5||41|
|17A||Geography, Environmental Studies and Archaeology (Geography and Development Studies)||9.60||7||11||28|
|17B||Geography, Environmental Studies and Archaeology (Archaeology)||4.20||11||22||21|
|19||Business and Management Studies||6.00||3||3||42|
|22||Social Work and Social Policy||5.00||0||4||36|
|26||Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism||12.40||1||34||56|
|29||English Language and Literature||11.00||10||31||38|
|33||Theology and Religious Studies||11.10||8||27||57|
|34||Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory||3.70||14||33||46|
|35||Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts||9.10||2||24||33|
The University made a submission across 10 Units of Assessment (UOA):
|Allied Health Professions and Studies||English Language and Literature|
|Applied Mathematics||Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies|
|Geography and Environmental Studies||History|
|Social Work and Social Policy & Administration||Art and Design|
|Sports-Related Studies||Drama, Dance and Performing Arts|
Every UOA contained work that is internationally excellent, with evidence of world-leading work in several areas.
Our students and clients can be assured of the opportunity to work with our internationally respected researchers in all these areas.