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Excellent outcome of REF 2014

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Warwick has one of the top 10 research environments in the UK for Physics, as assessed by REF 2014. Research papers submitted by our academics were considered to be of extremely high quality, with 96% judged to be at least "internationally excellent" and a quarter "world leading" (4*). Amongst English physics departments the overall output profile is second only to Oxford and Warwick Physics is ranked 6th in the UK.

Rank on: Outputs Research Environment Research Power
1 Oxford 3.24 Oxford 3.85 Cambridge 1.00
2 Edinburgh 3.22 Cambridge 3.85 Oxford 0.87
3 St. Andrews 3.22 Imperial 3.70 Imperial 0.74
4 Cardiff 3.20 Edinburgh 3.70 UCL 0.59
5 Strathclyde 3.20 St. Andrews 3.70 Durham 0.46
6 Warwick 3.19 Manchester 3.65 Edinburgh 0.44
7 Southampton 3.19 Durham 3.60 Manchester 0.43
8 Portsmouth 3.18 Nottingham 3.60 Nottingham 0.36
9 Heriot-Watt 3.16 Warwick 3.50 Warwick 0.32
10 Sheffield 3.16 Surrey 3.45 St. Andrews 0.25

 

Over 92% of academic staff in the Department were included in the REF2014 submission, to either the Physics (57 staff) or General Engineering (6 staff) panels. On the Research Power scale, which measures depth of quality, Warwick Physics is ranked 9th in the UK and on overall GPA appears 12th.

Thu 18 Dec 2014, 09:59