The exceptional quality of research in the School of Life and Health Sciences (LHS) has been confirmed in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF) results – Aston is ranked 8th out of 94 institutions in the UK for Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy.
The exceptional quality of the research carried out by the School of Life & Health Sciences (LHS) has been demonstrated once again in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) results. LHS research is ranked 5th overall out of 94 UK Higher Education institutions in Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Nursing and Pharmacy, top 10 in the UK by every measure, and 1 st for Environment which assesses the “vitality and sustainability” of our research. In LHS, 94% of our academic research is classed as world leading or internationally excellent. This outstanding performance reflects the vibrant, world class research environment, and is a testament to the worldwide reputation and outstanding scientific activity of our research staff.