Research Excellence Framework 2021

84% of our research was assessed as 'world leading' or 'internationally excellent' in the Research Excellence Framework 2021

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The University of Dundee submitted to 16 Unit of Assessments, from Clinical Medicine to Art and Design, with 84% of our research being assessed as ‘world leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’. The REF 2021 outcomes can be viewed in full on the REF 2021 website.

For the second successive REF we are the top University in the UK for Biological Sciences (Times Higher Education). We also recorded strong performances in our clinical-related research, in the areas of Clinical Medicine and Allied Health Professions, underlining our capacity to deliver research outputs and real impacts that measurably transform lives locally and globally.


Visit the Research Excellence Framework (REF) website