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The University of Southampton
Health Sciences

Our research

World-leading research

We are ranked first in the Times Highers' (December 19, 2014) research intensity-weighted GPA ranking and first in Research Fortnight (2014 Quality Rankings), placing Health Sciences at Southampton as the number one institution for the overall quality of our research. The impact of our research and our research environment received the maximum possible scores with 100% judged as 4* world-leading. These excellent results confirm our position as a leading research-intensive School of Health Sciences.

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Making an impact

We're breaking new ground to address global healthcare challenges - our research influences healthcare policy, delivery and clinical practice. Learn more about our impact case studies.

Find out more about REF 2014 results

First for health research

Health Sciences validated its number one status in health research in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014. Read about this remarkable achievement in detail.

Health Sciences research groups

Our research feeds into the School’s educational and enterprise programmes, and vice versa, giving our students the opportunity to work with cutting-edge research teams, but also helping to prepare the healthcare leaders of the future. Explore our research groups and learn more about our fascinating work.

Working in partnerships

Collaboration is a key part of the University's research activities, we have a global network of partners working with us to address today's major challenges

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