The University of Sheffield is in the top 10 per cent of all UK universities, according to the results of the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Sheffield's quality, breadth and volume of research activity is further demonstrated by the fact that 99% of research at Sheffield was assessed as internationally recognised or better.

  • World-leading: 33%
  • Internationally excellent: 52%
  • Internationally recognised: 13%
  • Nationally recognised: 1%