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University of Southampton celebrates outstanding results for the quality of its research

Published: 18 December 2014

The University of Southampton has reaffirmed its position as one of the UK’s top research universities following publication of the national Research Excellence Framework 2014, assessing the quality and impact of research across a wide range of disciplines.

Results of the REF show that 84% per cent of Southampton’s research activity is considered of internationally excellent or world-leading quality, placing the University once again amidst the top 20 leading research institutions in the country.

Southampton has also performed well in specific Units of Assessment in the REF with xx% of  research activity in (name of UoA) specifically rated as internationally excellent or of world-leading quality. (Plus any comparators we wish to add)

Please visit the REF 2014 website for the University of Southampton’s complete results.  (link to

Below we feature examples of ways in which our research is changing the world for the better and impacting on the lives of people in the UK and around the globe.

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