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European Research Ranking Praises Economics, Political Science and Psychology at Warwick

The CHE – Centre for Higher Education Development in Germany has just examined the research performance of three academic disciplines across Europe - Economics, Political Science and Psychology. In the case of the  University of Warwick it has placed all three subjects in its top “Excellence Group status”.

Eleven UK universities shined the brightest in this study with outstanding performance in all three disciplines : the University of Warwick, The University of Oxford, University of Birmingham, University of Bristol, University College London, University of Manchester, University of Sheffield, University of Sussex, University of York, University of Essex, and University of Leeds,

The CHE – Centre for Higher Education Development, based in Gütersloh, is an independent institution that is committed to reform of the higher education system.

Facts and information about the CHE-Excellence Ranking can be found at:

The full results of their analysis can be found at

For further information please contact:

Peter Dunn, Head of Communications, University of Warwick
Tel: +44 (0)24 76 523708 or +44(0)7767 655860 email:

PR126 PJD 2nd November 2009