Impact at the School of Law and Politics
Our research staff are embedded in UK, European and international networks.
Researchers are active in a variety of key international professional associations and regularly work with practitioners at a variety of levels.
In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) our legal research was placed 5th for research environment and 6th for research impact. In the ‘law’ Unit of Assessment (UOA) we achieved an overall grade point average of 3.34 placing us 15th in the UK.
Research in Politics and International Relations scored the highest possible score of 4.0 for impact in the Politics and International Studies UOA and 80% of our submission to that UOA was considered world-leading or internationally excellent in terms of originality and significance.