These stories were selected from the 6,975 impact case studies submitted to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) – the system that’s used to assess the research quality of all UK universities. Judges reviewed this massive database and picked the top 20 most impressive examples of UK research contributing to global development. A team of science writers worked with the relevant researchers and universities to re-write the case studies into engaging stories.
University of Birmingham has two case studies in this Top 20. These are:
Congratulations to our Researchers and the University’s Research Planning Team on this fantastic achievement.