Liverpool School of Architecture’s success in REF 2014

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The Liverpool School of Architecture achieved an excellent set of results in the recent REF 2014, being the highest ranked department submitted solely as a School of Architecture, a top six place for research intensity and a top ten place for grade point average according to tables in the Times Higher Education magazine We were ranked third overall in terms of Research Outputs, with 80% of our outputs rated as world leading or internationally excellent. The inclusive nature of research in the School, and its support of new researchers, meant that 85% of eligible staff were submitted to the REF – one of the highest percentages of eligible staff submitted by any UK School of Architecture.

Head of the School of the Arts, Professor Stephi Donald, commented “this result is a testament to the past and future of great architectural thinking in Liverpool”.