Professor Jane Seale, the Director of Research for the Graduate School of Education, commented: "I am delighted with these results, which confirm our position as one of the top ten education research centres in the country."

Our research has been rated as world-leading or internationally excellent in the Research Excellence Framework (REF).

The Graduate School of Education at Exeter ranked 6th* in the UK for world-leading research.

Across all the 76 submissions in Education in the UK, the Graduate School of Education at Exeter ranks:

  • Equal first in terms of research environment (4* plus 3*)
  • 2nd in terms of 4* research outputs

Professor Jane Seale, the Director of Research for the Graduate School of Education, commented:

"I am delighted with these results, which confirm our position as one of the top ten education research centres in the country. The Graduate School of Education creates a world-leading research environment that produces world-leading research outputs. Our strong performance reflects our vision for the kind of research we want to engage in which can be summed up as inclusive, inspiring, innovative and impactful.”

Overall, the Graduate School of Education had 44% of its research rated at 4* and 87.5% at 4* for the environment score, which is the best in the University. 

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*Research Excellence Framework 2014 based on the percentage of research categorised as 4* and 3*.

Date: 16 February 2015

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