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Today’s Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) results confirm the University of Oxford’s world leading position in medical sciences research.

We ranked top for the overall quality of our submissions in the following three areas: Clinical Medicine; Public Health, Health Service and Primary Care; and also in Psychology, Psychiatry and Neuroscience.

Within Biological Science, Oxford produced the largest volume of world leading and internationally excellent research in the exercise.  

The University is also rated top in the REF power rankings published by Research Fortnight, and overall has the largest volume of world leading research and impact submitted to the REF exercise.

Read more on the University of Oxford website

REF 2014 Results table  


Further coverage

Times Higher Education REF 2014: Results by Subject

Oxford overtakes Cambridge as Britain's top research university (The Guardian)

REF Power Rankings (Research Fortnight - pdf)