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REF 2014

FACULTY PERFORMANCE IN REF 2014

This table summarises the performance of subject areas in the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in the last national independent assessment of the quality of research in the UK.

Independent Assessment of the Quality of Research in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Queen's (REF 2014)

Unit of Assessment (UoA) % of Research Assessed as Either 'Internationally Excellent or World-Leading' % of Staff Submitted National Rankings (Research Intensity)
UoA 19 - Business and Management Studies 70% 88% 9th (out of 101)
UoA 20 - Law 80% 78% 13th (out of 67)
UoA 21 - Politics and International Studies 63% 100% 7th (out of 56)
UoA 22 - Social Work and Social Policy 76% 95% 11th (out of 62)
UoA 23 - Sociology 59% 95% 18th (out of 29)
UoA 24 - Anthropology 68% 97% 1st (out of 25)
UoA 25 - Education 87% 88% 4th (out of 76)
 UoA 28 - Modern Languages 85%   98% 3rd (out of 56) 
 UoA 29 - English 80%  97%  6th (out of 89) 
 UoA 30 - History 84%  93%  12th (out of 83) 
UoA 32 - Philosophy 75% 100% 9th (out of 40)
UoA 35 - Music, Drama, Dance and Performing Arts  58% 96%  27th (out of 84) 

Source: Research Excellence Framework 2014. National rankings on research intensity prepared by Time Higher Education.