Full REF results 2014

The following table shows the University of Liverpool's results from the Research Excellence Framework 2014.

Unit of Assessment
FTE staff submitted 4* 3* 2* 1* Unclassified 4*/3* Average score
01: Clinical Medicine (joint submission with Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine) 143.5 30 50 19 1 0 80 3.09
02: Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care 31.3 38 35 22 3 2 73 3.04
04: Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience 33 37 43 18 2 0 80 3.15
05: Biological Sciences 18 16 65 19 0 0 81 2.97
06: Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science 54.64 42 40 17 1 0 82 3.23
07: Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences 24.8 17 70 13 0 0 87 3.04
08: Chemistry 34 51 48 1 0 0 99 3.5
09: Physics 34.3 17 73 9 1 0 90 3.06
10: Mathematical Sciences 39.63 13 67 20 0 0 80 2.93
11: Computer Science and Informatics 24 35 62 3 0 0 97 3.32
13: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials 24 12 78 10 0 0 90 3.02
15: General Engineering 34 19 76 5 0 0 95 3.14
16: Architecture, Built Environment and Planning 22.2 35 48 17 0 0 83 3.18
17B: Geography, Environmental Studies and Archaeology 16 31 45 24 0 0 76 3.07
17A: Geography, Environmental Studies and Archaeology 33 13 52 29 6 0 65 2.72
19: Business and Management Studies 45.15 21 52 25 2 0 73 2.92
20: Law 20 11 70 18 1 0 81 2.91
21: Politics and International Studies 5 20 19 44 17 0 39 2.42
22: Social Work and Social Policy 18 14 60 26 0 0 74 2.88
28: Modern Languages and Linguistics 21 26 46 25 3 0 72 2.95
29: English Language and Literature 28.3 36 49 12 3 0 85 3.18
30: History 23 34 40 25 1 0 74 3.07
31: Classics 8.5 17 51 26 6 0 68 2.79
32: Philosophy 8 17 45 38 0 0 62 2.79
35: Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts 9 32 40 24 4 0 72 3
36: Communication, Cultural and Media Studies, Library and Information Management 7.5 18 45 22 15 0 63 2.66

 

Overall quality profile: Definitions of starred levels

Four star Quality that is world-leading in terms of originality, significance and rigour.
Three star Quality that is internationally excellent in terms of originality, significance and rigour but which falls short of the highest standards of excellence.
Two star Quality that is recognised internationally in terms of originality, significance and rigour.
One star Quality that is recognised nationally in terms of originality, significance and rigour.
Unclassified Quality that falls below the standard of nationally recognised work. Or work which does not meet the published definition of research for the purposes of this assessment.