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The University of Southampton is recognised as a world-leading and internationally excellent research university. Explore the statistics which highlight our strengths.
We reaffirmed our position as one of the leading research universities, following publication of the latest national assessment of research, Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.
REF is a system run by the four UK higher education funding bodies that assesses the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.