Research Assessment Exercise Confirms International Research Quality at Kent

The Department of Electronics shared in the University of Kent’s success in the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE), with 85% of the Department’s research activity assessed to be of international standard. Overall the University of Kent was ranked in the upper quartile of participating institutions in terms of the best, or 4*, research.
Head of Department, Professor Sarah Spurgeon FREng, said “We are very proud of the result. As a Department we are committed to providing an environment which is supporting world-class research in the subject areas in which we teach. Such external endorsement of the consistent performance of our research groups is welcomed.”