Bristol, University of

Research of the highest standard is at the heart of our mission. It contributes to the University's international reputation, it informs and stimulates our teaching and it contributes to the economy of the South West, the UK and globally. In the latest independent assessment of research quality (RAE 2001), 78 per cent of Bristol University's departments were judged to be world class or internationally excellent. Bristol is also one of the leaders in the UK university enterprise agenda, building on research and education to deliver benefit to the local community and the UK knowledge economy.'