University of Aberdeen in RAE Top Rankings

According to the latest Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2008, University of Aberdeen is ranked among the top research universities in the UK, with 89% of Aberdeen’s research activity is of international quality and 55% is of world leading or internationally excellent.

RAE Rankings Achievements:

- 1st equal for Health Services Research.

- 1st for Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies.

- 3rd for Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Sciences.

- 4th for Hospital based clinical subjects.

- 5th for French.

- 6th for Property and Sociology.

- 8th for Mathematics.

- 11th for English Language and Literature.

- 18th for Computing Science.

- 19th for History.

- Economics research at Aberdeen is  ranked 3rd in Scotland and 18th in the UK (tied with Birkbeck College).

- A total of 11 research areas ranked amongst the Top 25% in the UK.

- Five units of assessment had 100% of their research activity judged to be of international quality: Computing Science, Divinity and Religious Studies, Economics, Health Services Research, and Mathematics.

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