The School participated in the following REF2014 units of assessment:
- Top 5 - Ranked 4th in the UK for Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science.
- Top Psychology Impact - 1 of only 4 universities with psychology research rated as having 100% world leading impact.
- Top 50 - Moved in the top 50 for UK Research Intensive Universities. 45th in UK, 6th in Scotland.
- Top in UK in Aquaculture research.