Research Assessment Exercise results

The College continues to be a top performer as judged by the 2008 UK Research Assessment Exercise.

In the 2008 UK Research Assessment Exercise, 96% of the research was classified as being of international quality in its originality, significance and rigour.

We continue to lead the UK in Computer Science and Informatics, with 10% of the UK’s “world-leading” researchers being at Edinburgh.

The combined Schools of Chemistry at Edinburgh and St Andrews (EaStCHEM) has the largest volume of chemistry research in the UK and is in the UK's top five, as well as being the leading research grouping in Scotland.

As befits the leading Scottish research university, we have 42% of the world-leading scientists in Scotland.

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