School of Biosciences
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School of Biosciences

We aim to inspire and educate the next generation of scientists. Our collaborative world-leading research delivers solutions to today’s global challenges, improving lives, societies and the environment.

REF Results 2021

We have been ranked 10th in the UK for our research quality in the Research Excellence Framework (REF2021) results. We were part of a joint return with the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science (UoA6 Agriculture, Food and Veterinary Science).

The School of Biosciences has seen a significant increase in the proportion of outputs assessed as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ from those submitted to REF2014.

We have been ranked 3rd in the UK for research power according to analysis by Times Higher Education, which takes into account a combination of the quality of our research, its international impact, critical mass and sustainability.

85% of our research is classed as ‘world-leading’ (4*) or ‘internationally excellent'.

Our research environment is 75% ‘world-leading’ and 25% ‘internationally excellent’.


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School of Biosciences

University of Nottingham
Sutton Bonington Campus
Nr Loughborough
LE12 5RD, UK

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