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University of the Year (Times Higher Education Awards 2018)
25th in the UK for research quality (Times Good University Guide 2019)
Gold for teaching excellence (TEF 2017)
Queen’s Anniversary Prize for outstanding social science research (2017)
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UoTY winners 2018
Queen's Anniversary Prize