According to the results of the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise:
• 70% of the Cardiff School of Sport’s research has international impact
• A quarter was classified as internationally excellent or world leading.
The university power rankings calculated by Research Fortnight, based on the quality and quantity of research output, shows that the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff is ranked in Unit of assessment 46 - Sport Related Subjects:
• 6th in the UK
• 1st in Wales
There were 38 institutions submitted in this subject field with UWIC returning the second largest number of research active staff
RAE 2008 Analysis - Power Rankings
||Number of Staff
||University of Birmingham
||Leeds Metropolitan University
||Sheffield Hallam University
||Liverpool John Moores University
||University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
||University of Exeter
||University of Brighton
Note: A mixture of quality and volume, ‘Power’, awards the institution with the highest market share as 1.0 with all other submission being expressed as a proportion.
For details of the research groups and specific areas of interest please click here. Staff have well developed research profiles and are engaged in a range of research, and consultancy & enterprise activities. The School has also been successful in attracting funding for a number of research projects, both locally and nationally.
The School currently has staff and students pursuing MPhil and PhD programmes across the spectrum of disciplines. Details of all projects can be found by following this link.