Portsmouth Business School
REF 2014 Report
- revolutionised how flight data from aircraft flight recorders is analysed
- led to efficiency savings in naval manpower planning
- altered the way one of the big four accountancy firms carried out its audit processes
- helped to improve the work-related quality of life of employees in a number of major UK companies
- prompted legislative change and new stocking strategies as conduit to enhance growth and tackle poverty in the fisheries of Central Asia
The breadth and depth of this research was viewed by the REF2014 panel as having an extremely significant impact in economic, social and policy-making terms beyond academia, and helped contribute to our outstanding impact result.
- 100% of research impact in this unit was ranked as either outstanding (4*) 58% or as having very considerable impact (3*). This places us in the top 10% for impact in the UoA, and in the top four for Impact among the 39 largest Business and Management submissions (35+ staff)
- 87.5% of our research environment was rated as internationally excellent compared with 50% in RAE 2008.
- REF2014 established that 62% of our research was world-leading or internationally excellent (compared to 40% in RAE 2008)
- The Grade Point Average of our submission rose sharply to 2.74, compared to 2.1 in RAE 2008 (30% increase)