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Profile - University of Essex



The University Of Essex is one of the UK's leading academic institutions and has an international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching.

The University of Essex has enjoyed an enviable international reputation for the high quality of its research for many years. This was supported by the results of the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise which[Research] awarded 11 out of 15 departments the highest grade of 5 or 5-star, with seven departments improving on their grade from the 1996 assessment. The exercise showed that 99% of the academic staff at Essex work in departments awarded ratings of '4' or '5', placing the University 10th in the national research league tables. Essex is now the top-ranked university in the UK for social science research, with only Essex obtaining the maximum 5-star grade for its Sociology, Government and Economics Departments.


University Of Essex ,
765 Wivenhoe Park Colchester CO4 3SQ
United Kingdom
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