We have very strong working relationships with industry, which provide a substantial proportion of the Department’s overall research income.
In the latest UK Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021), we ranked 15th in the UK for ‘*research power’ in engineering.
Overall, Surrey has risen 12 places in the rankings since 2014 to 33rd in the UK for our research quality.
* Research power is the overall quality of submissions, calculated by grade point average and multiplied by the full-time equivalent number of staff submitted.
Research centres and groups
Research in the department is carried out in various research centres and groups with cross cutting themes.