The excellence of our research is recognised by the prestigious prizes we continue to receive from both industry and government bodies. Furthermore we have very strong working relationships with industry, which provide a substantial proportion of the Department’s overall research income.
Research Excellence Framework
In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), the Department of Electronic Engineering was ranked second in the UK within the Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Metallurgy and Materials unit of assessment for the scale and impact of its research, with 93 per cent of research undertaken by the Department rated as world leading or internationally excellent.
The Department has maintained this standing throughout previous Research Assessment Exercises held in 2008 and 2001.