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REF 2021 - Research Excellence Framework

Our case studies

Our dynamic and innovative research fosters new discoveries, inspires creativity and brings people together to solve the challenges of today and tomorrow, making the world greener, healthier and fairer.

Our case studies showcase the many ways in which our research has impact around the world. REF 2021 found that our world-leading impact has grown by 72% since 2014, the fastest increase amongst the Russell Group of research-intensive universities.

Read a selection of the 112 case studies we submitted to REF 2021 to find out more.