Top Research Universities by RAE 2008

The RAE (Research Assessment Exercise) is carried out to assess the quality of research undertaken by UK institutions. The quality levels are as folows:
- 4* world-leading
- 3* internationally excellent
- 2* recognised internationally
- 1* recognised nationally
- Unclassified

View below for more information on the ranking of top research universities in the UK, according to the RAE 2008 outcomes:

RAE 2008 Rating and Ranking - A total of 132 British institutions were rated in the league table.

RAE 2008-Computer Science & Informatics
Top 5 performers include Cambridge, Imperial College London, University of Edinburgh, University of Southampton and UCL.

RAE 2008-Economics & Econometrics
Top 5 schools include LSE, University College London, University of Essex, Oxford and Warwick.

RAE 2008 Outcomes for Law
Top 5 institutions include London School of Economics and Political Science, UCL, Oxford, Durham, and University of Nottingham.

RAE Research Ranking Performance for top UK university:

- St Andrews

- Heriot-Watt

- York

- Warwick

- Southampton

- Edinburgh

- Aberdeen

- Nottingham

- Queen Mary

- Imperial College

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