Research Excellence Framework 2021

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Our research shapes and changes the world around us, providing solutions to real-world problems and informing the education we deliver. Our students are a key part of the research we conduct, co-creating knowledge with us and playing a crucial role in everything that we do.

Supporting communities in managing disaster

Through partnership with BU's Disaster Management Centre, the community in Freetown, Sierra Leone have built their resilience to deal with and manage crises locally by avoiding single points of failure.

Making a difference

95.7%
Percentage of BU research delivering considerable impact or higher
94%
Percentage of BU research rated as internationally recognised or higher
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