The results of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise demonstrated that 63% of our research activity was in the highest categories (4* and 3*), of which one third was recognised as “world-leading”.
The University’s position as one of the world’s leading research universities, and Scotland's top ranked research University, has been reaffirmed by the 2008 UK Research Assessment Exercise results.
Overall score reporting from the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE).
About the Research Assessment Exercise
The RAE is a UK-wide exercise run on behalf of the four UK higher education funding bodies. It aims to provide quality profiles of research activity across the HE sector.