Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) 2001
The 2001 Research Assessment Exercise recognised Kingston’s research as excellent at 'national level', with many areas achieving 'international excellence'. This put Kingston in the top three of the new (post-1992) London universities.
The University submitted around 30% of its academic staff in 13 areas or units of assessment. The results were:
Art and Design
History of Art, Architecture and Design
Subjects allied to medicine
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Research highlights picked up by the assessors included:
- Art and Design: "Particular strengths include the solid base of its traditional design disciplines and Kingston's strong and highly visible participation in the arena of innovative design practice."
- History of Art, Architecture and Design: "Researchers enjoy considerable international and national recognition... evidenced by peer assessment of publications in addition to appointments to learned bodies, editorial boards, consultancies, awards and conferences speeches."
- European Studies: "Staff make major contributions to academic publishing... Many have been appointed to prestigious visiting positions abroad."
- History: "Members of Kingston's History team enjoy national and international recognition within their respective specialisms."
A full list of the 2001 ratings is on the RAE website.