Durham Physics REF Results 2014
Durham University REF 2014
Durham's Acting Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) discuss the University's performance in REF 2014. Find out more at www.durham.ac.uk/ref
Durham Physics research rated "internationally excellent" or "world leading" in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework results.
Overall 96% of Durham Physics research was considered either to be of "internationally excellent quality" or "world leading" in the REF (Research Excellence Framework) results released in December, with the remaining 4% considered to be "internationally recognised" by the official body for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.
*This places Durham in the top 10 of UK institutions for the subject, with a grade point average (GPA) of 3.27.
The 2014 REF was conducted jointly by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), the Scottish Funding Council (SFC), the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales (HEFCW) and the Department for Employment and Learning, Northern Ireland (DEL) and replaces the RAE scheme, last conducted in 2008.
Full 2014 results for the department and the University as a whole can be found at www.durham.ac.uk/ref
*League table results may vary depending on the data/calculations used by the compiler.