Skip to main content

REF 2014

Cardiff University has leapt to 5th in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) based on the quality of our research, a meteoric rise that confirms our place as a world-leading university.

Units of Assessment

Explore the results for the units of assessment submitted by the Academic Schools within the College:

UoA 1 Clinical Medicine

Research spans the translational spectrum from molecular and cellular biology to clinical trials and the evaluation of innovations in practice.

UoA 2 Public Health, Health Services and Primary Care

Our research improves quality of clinical care, informs Wales and UK Government healthcare policy, and is applicable internationally.

UoA 3 Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy

The distinct groups within the unit have a common focus towards benefiting human health and welfare.

UoA 4 Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience

Researchers in UoA4 conduct work in order to understand behaviour and the causes of psychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders.

UoA 5 Biological Sciences

Biosciences at Cardiff encourages high-level interdisciplinary collaborations, nationally and internationally.