RAE 2008

The Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) is an exercise undertaken approximately every five to seven years on behalf of the four higher education funding councils in the UK; HEFCE, SFC, HEFCW and DELNI. This is to evaluate the quality of research undertaken by British higher education institutions.

RAE submissions from each subject area (or Unit of Assessment) are given a rank by a subject specialist peer review panel. The rankings are used to inform the allocation of quality weighted research funding each higher education institution receives from their national funding council.

The RAE 2008 results for NTU showed that the quality of the University's research is outstanding, with 74% of activity submitted achieving international status and 8% classed as world-leading.

Professor Neil Gorman, Nottingham Trent University's Vice-Chancellor, said: "To have almost 75% of our research submitted achieving international status is a great achievement, and congratulations must go to all the University staff whose excellence and dedication led to such a strong performance."

"The breadth and depth of our research portfolio highlights how important it is to our culture. Research is an essential activity that underpins our learning and teaching here at the University and we are committed to encouraging it at all levels."

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The 2008 results show that 74% of the research activity submitted by Nottingham Trent University achieved international status with 8% classed as world-leading.

  • NTU's RAE 2008 results in full

    12 – Allied Health Professions (Biosciences / Biomedical Sciences)

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    1420304055

    17 – Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    20550450

    23 – Computer Science and Informatics

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    603055150

    25 – General Engineering (Applied Sciences / Technology)

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    1015404050

    30 – Architecture and the Built Environment

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    19.6`03040255

    33 – Archaeology

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    252545250

    36 – Business and Management Studies

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    31.452550200

    38 – Law

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    1601050400

    40 – Social Work and Social Policy & Administration

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    14.715453550

    44 – Psychology

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    2501535500

    46 – Sports-related Studies

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    800553510

    52 – French

    FTE category A staff submitted World-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    5.803045250

    57 – English Language and Literature

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassied
    24.25104530150

    62 – History

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    13.7552545250

    63 – Art and Design

    FTE category A staff submittedWorld-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    46.39530302510

    66 – Communication, Culture and Media Studies

    FTE category A staff submitted World-leading (four star)Internationally excellent (three star)Internationally recognised (two star)Nationally recognised (one star)Unclassified
    25.05254515150

RAE 2008

Published on 06 February 2017

Also in "Research Excellence Framework 2014"

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