Twenty per cent of the research submitted by the ACE School in the REF category Architecture, built environment and planning was rated World-leading - with a further 24 per cent Internationally excellent.
REF also awarded Internationally excellent status to 33 per cent of research in the Computer science and informatics category, and to 28 per cent of General engineering research.
Eighty per cent of ACI’s research submission in the REF category, Communication and cultural studies was classified world-leading or Internationally excellent.
Thirty per cent of Art and Design research and 50 per cent of Music, drama, dance and performing arts research was rated world-leading.
The 2014 REF review rated 54 per cent of law research as Internationally excellent, and 42 per cent Internationally recognised.
Of Business and management research, 34 per cent was Internationally excellent, with 52 per cent Internationally recognised.
The School of Psychology’s research was highly rated in the 2014 REF review: 25 per cent of its Psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience research was classed World-leading, and 43 per cent Internationally excellent.