Medway research rated 'Excellent'

Medway School of Pharmacy research is rated 'Excellent' in REF 2014 result

5th January 2015

Medway School of Pharmacy has been rated 'Excellent' for its research in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 submission. The school is active internationally in many research areas and has over twenty academic research staff and a large number of research students.

Prof. Alistair Mathie explains the significance of and reasons for the School's success:

"The school is delighted with the results it has achieved in the 2014 research excellence framework (REF 2014) which will inform the allocation of quality-related research funding for the next six years. In our first ever independent submission to this exercise, 81% of our overall submission has been  rated as internationally excellent (3* or 4*). Within this, 30% of our research publications have been rated world-leading (4*) and 86 % internationally excellent. Despite being a relatively new school, our research is already making an impact to society in general with 60% of our submission concerning Impact regarded as 3* or 'very considerable'."

"According to Times Higher Education (January 2015), our Research Intensity ranking was in the top 10% of submissions to Unit of Assessment 3, Allied health professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy".





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