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The Russell Group and N8 Research Partnership

The Russell Group

The Russell Group comprises 24 of the UK’s leading higher education institutions offering excellence in teaching and research. They are at the top of the UK rankings, as well as some global league tables.

The Group was officially established in 2007 and named after the Hotel Russell in London, where the heads of 17 leading research intensive universities began to meet in 1994.

The aim of the organisation is to help ensure that the universities have the optimum conditions in which to flourish and continue to make social, economic and cultural impacts through their world-leading research and teaching.

University of Birmingham *

University of Bristol *

University of Cambridge

Cardiff University *

Durham University *

University of Edinburgh

University of Exeter *

University of Glasgow *

Imperial College London

King's College London

University of Leeds *

University of Liverpool *

London School of Economics

University of Manchester

Newcastle University *

University of Nottingham *

Oxford University 

Queen Mary University of London *

Queen’s University Belfast *

University of Sheffield *

University of Southampton *

University College London

University of Warwick

University of York *

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*IDP Hong Kong represents this Russell Group university

N8 Research Partnership

The N8 Research Partnership was founded in 2007 and it is a collaboration of eight research-intensive universities in Northern England - Durham, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield, and York. The N8 Research Partnership develops cross-sectoral research collaborations and programmes that position them as ‘go-to’ places in key innovation sectors of economic impact.

Durham University *

Lancaster University *

University of Leeds *

University of Liverpool *

University of Manchester

Newcastle University *

University of Sheffield *

University of York *

*IDP Hong Kong represents this N8 university

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Tel: 2179 3600

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