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SPS Case Study Makes 'Top 20 in UK' List

The UKCDS has compiled a list of their Top 20 Impact Stories from REF 2014.

Our REF impact case study on 'Improving the Effectiveness of Alternative Energy Systems in SubSaharan Africa and South Asia' has been identified by The UK Collaborative on Development Sciences (UKCDS) as one of the strongest in the UK in terms of impact on international development research.

The case study, submitted as part of the Anthropology & Development Studies unit of assessment, was compiled by Professor James Smith and Dr Thomas Molony and based on research funded by DFID.

The UKCDS is made up of a group of 14 UK government departments and research funders working within international development. Their aim is to demonstrate how UK research is improving lives globally and to 'facilitate a more coordinated approach to research on international development'.

The top 20 stories were chosen from almost 7000 impact case studies submitted to the REF 2014. Judges from UKCDS picked the 'top 20 most impressive examples of UK research contributing to global development'.

The full Top 20 Listing is available here.