The 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) results reaffirmed the College’s reputation as one of the world’s leading centres of medical and veterinary medical research.
In the College’s submissions to the Research Excellence Framework 2014, Veterinary Medicine was ranked 1st in the UK, Medicine was ranked in the top 5, Neuroscience was ranked 3rd and Social Work and Social Policy was 3rd.
Globally, in the Times Higher Educational Supplement rankings Edinburgh was ranked 12th in 2015 and 2016 for clinical and preclinical medicine and health.
The Research Excellence Framework (REF):
The UK higher education funding bodies have a comprehensive website with full details of the Research Excellence Framework.