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RAE 2001

The 2001 Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) ranked the University of St Andrews top in Scotland and within the top ten in the UK for research attaining international excellence.

All departments at the University achieved a rating of 4 or higher, meaning that all departments achieved international excellence in some aspects of their research. 89% of staff were entered for assessment in the RAE 2001, among the highest percentages in the UK.