University Alliance report shows that selectivity, not concentration, has driven excellence in UK research

Libby Aston

University Alliance has today published its first report ‘Concentration and Diversity: understanding the relationship between excellence, concentration and critical mass in UK research’.

Commenting on the report Director of University Alliance, Libby Aston, said:

“Future policy on research concentration has seemed a little uncertain since RAE 2008 results demonstrated that peaks of world-leading research excellence were distributed more widely than had been anticipated.  The evidence, however, remains very clear:

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