Research Assessments

Research carried out at the University of Chester has been submitted to be assessed for quality and impact.

REF 2014

Analysis of Equality Data relating to staff selection process for REF 2014

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
assessment
name
FTE Category A staff submitted World Leading (4*) Internationally Excellent (3*) Internationally Recognised (2*)
3 Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy 23.00 3  38  45
  4 Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience 13.40 9  28 43
10 Mathematical Sciences 6.75 2  16  66
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
25 Education 5.00 11  18  42
26 Sport and Exercise Sciences, Leisure and Tourism 12.40 1  34  56
27 Area Studies 8.20 9  25  35
29 English Language and Literature 11.00 10  31  38
30 History  6.00 3  32  62
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
  138.45      

 

RAE 2008

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.