Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 Results by university

On this page you’ll find accurate and accessible breakdowns of REF 2021 scores for subject areas at individual UK universities. This includes the overall research ranking for each subject area at a university as well as results for the individual elements (Outputs, Impact and Environment) that determine this overall score.

To begin viewing data for the REF 2021 results, select a university using the menu above. This will bring up a list of subject areas for that university and allow you to view REF 2021 data according to your research interests. Alternatively, you can read our guide to the REF 2021 and what it means for PhD students.