The international significance of UEA's research has been confirmed by the Times Higher Education world rankings for 2013 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 5th in the UK, (27th in the world) for Life and Earth Sciences and 4th in the UK, (40th in the world) for Social Sciences and Humanities by the 2013 Leiden ranking of universities.
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.
- Over 50 per cent of the University's research activity was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent, with 87% in total being of international standing
- Outstanding performances places History of Art, Film Studies, American Studies and International Development in the top three in the country, with Environmental Sciences and Pharmacy in the top ten
Please view RAE2008 for further details on our RAE submissions.
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