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Scotland’s universities have an outstanding reputation and record of success in research, appearing prominently in international rankings of research universities and attracting high levels of research funding. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework – which measures the quality of research in UK universities – 77% of university research in Scotland’s universities was assessed as world-leading or internationally excellent.

Our ambition is to maintain, and improve, Scotland’s world leading position in university research, and maximise its impact through a combination of strategic investment and innovative policies.