World leading research

Research Excellence Framework (REF), 2021: We are delighted that 90% of our research outputs have been recognised as world leading and internationally excellent. 100% of the environment was rated as world leading and internationally excellent, showing a thriving research community spanning human and physical geography. 

Our research environment (how the Department supports research staff and students) and the impact of our research (its value to society) were both judged to be 100% world leading or internationally excellent.

Research Centres