Recognised globally for world-leading Research Recognised globally for world-leading Research

The international significance of UEA's research has been confirmed by the Times Higher Education world rankings for 2014-15 which placed UEA in the UK top 15 and in the world top 80 for research impact through citations of our research.

The University of East Anglia is in the UK top 20 universities for the impact of its research, ranked 3rd in the UK, (22nd in the world) for Life Sciences and 5th in the UK, (57th in the world) for Social Sciences by the 2014 Leiden ranking of universities.

Highly cited

In addition, Norwich is fourth in the UK for the number of most highly cited scientists after London, Cambridge and Oxford, indicating the outstanding international reputation of researchers across the Norwich Research Park.

Achieving excellence in our research ensures UEA can maintain a thriving and diverse research environment, to which we attract world-leading academics.

We have made significant investment in research infrastructure, supporting our academics in securing the vital funding needed to continue to address significant research questions.

UK top 40 for research

A periodic national exercise assesses the quality of research in all UK higher education institutions, with subject areas rated by specialist peer review panels. The results of the next periodic review, now known as the Research Excellence Framework (REF), will be published in 2014.

Previous results from the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise confirmed the University of East Anglia as one of the leading research institutions in the UK placing UEA 35th in the research rankings of all UK universities.

Please view RAE2008 for further details on our RAE submissions.

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Times Higher world rankings



Leiden ranking 2014



Norwich Research Park