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The Ruskin School of Art comes top in the Research Excellence Framework review

The Ruskin School of Art is the highest-ranking department for Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory in the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment.

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The Ruskin’s success reflects both the depth and quality of research carried out within the School and the impact that it has beyond the University.

The full REF results for Art and Design: History, Practice and Theory can be found on the Times Higher Education REF 2021 page.

Further information on the REF and the University of Oxford can be found on Oxford's news and events page.

Highlights of the University’s REF submission, including Oreet Ashery’s impact case study can be found on: ‘Misbehaving Bodies