Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures REF 2021 Results

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultures at the University of Nottingham has been placed 6th out of 47 departments nationally for its research, according to the results of the REF2021 (Research Excellence Framework), the national assessment of UK university research. The Department has also been placed 3rd out of 25 departments in the Russell Group of research-intensive universities.

The Department has been rated highly on all three main assessment criteria: 88% of our publications were ranked as either ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ by expert REF panellists; 67% of our impact case studies were considered to be ‘outstanding’; and 67% of our research environment received the highest score.

The Department was particularly pleased to see the recognition given to its impact case studies, which involve partnerships with businesses, charities, and other academic partners from around the world, and have impacted upon the lives of hundreds of people globally, nationally and locally.

Read more about one of our Impact Case Studies, Heike Bartel’s award-winning project Hungry for Words, raising awareness of eating disorders in men.

Posted on Thursday 12th May 2022

Department of Modern Languages and Cultures

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