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Engineering Research Excellence

19 February 2015

In the most recent 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 87 percent of Computer Science research (UoA11) was judged to be 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent', including 100 percent of the impact case studies.

The REF panel judged Bristol to be fourth in the UK according to research intensity and in the top 10 for research power, noting in feedback the "excellent interdisciplinary collaboration and interaction with industry."

In the most recent 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 93 percent of Engineering research (UoA15, including Aerospace, Civil, Electrical and Electronic, Engineering Maths and Mechanical Engineering) was judged to be 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent'.

This UoA was the largest UoB submission with over 123 staff submitted and places Engineering as fourth nationally for research power.

The REF panel judged Bristol to be in the top ten in the UK according to GPA score, research power and research intensity, noting "outstanding case studies across many aspects of Engineering activity, ... wireless communications, computational methods, water quality, nuclear safety, structural mechanics, aerospace and alternative transport."

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