Select Committee on Science and Technology Appendices to the Minutes of Evidence


Annex F

NUMBER OF SUBMISSIONS AND NUMBER OF RESEARCH ACTIVE STAFF BY UNIT OF ASSESSMENT

  Unit of assessment
Number of
submissions
in 1996
Number of
submissions
in 2001
Number of
Category A
research actives
academic staff
in 1996
Number of
Category A
and A*
research active
academic staff
in 2001
1Clinical Laboratory Sciences
32
25
1,097
1,107
2Community-based Clinical Subjects
35
31
1,213
1,177
3Hospital-based Clinical Subjects
34
31
2,814
2,473
4Clinical Dentistry
15
14
456
425
5Pre-clinical Studies
10
6
360
164
6Anatomy
11
7
180
150
7Physiology
15
11
266
250
8Pharmacology
15
9
213
179
9Pharmacy
16
12
386
418
10Nursing
36
43
396
575
11Other Studies and Professions Allied to Medicine
68
75
661
1,016
13Psychology
75
73
1,151
1,287
14Biological Sciences
99
76
2,501
2,417
15Agriculture
21
19
577
509
16Food Science and Technology
15
11
132
118
17Veterinary Science
6
6
360
346
18Chemistry
62
45
1,369
1,300
19Physics
56
50
1,516
1,668
20Earth Sciences
33
25
632
562
21Environmental Sciences
38
34
484
541
22Pure Mathematics
45
47
468
510
23Applied Mathematics
65
58
721
734
24Statistics and Operations Research
55
46
424
387
25Computer Science
89
80
1,561
1,560
26General Engineering
37
48
817
1,023
27Chemical Engineering
21
17
333
294
28Civil Engineering
43
31
704
518
29Electrical and Electronic Engineering
65
45
1,204
863
30Mechanical, Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering
57
47
1,176
1,039
31Mineral and Mining Engineering
5
3
80
82
32Metallurgy and Materials
38
30
467
402
33Built Environment
55
37
728
601
34Town and Country Planning
30
28
456
361
35Geography
69
62
1,084
1,188
36Law
64
60
1,294
1,353
37Anthropology
19
20
262
285
38Economics and Econometrics
50
41
888
838
39Politics and International Studies
66
69
1,004
1,116
40Social Policy and Administration
44
47
642
958
41Social Work
32
30
353
383
42Sociology
61
48
893
859
43Business and Management Studies
100
97
2,321
2,555
44Accounting and Finance
23
20
206
218
45American Studies
18
13
118
113
46Middle Eastern and African Studies
12
11
125
129
47Asian Studies
12
13
124
129
48European Studies
38
41
474
559
49Celtic Studies
15
15
79
92
50English Language and Literature
91
89
1,419
1,519
51French
47
43
472
446
52German, Dutch and Scandinavian Languages
46
42
282
255
53Italian
22
19
104
103
54Russian, Slavonic and East European Languages
22
17
109
77
55Iberian and Latin American Languages
31
32
192
208
56Linguistics
27
24
242
210
57Classics, Ancient History, Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies
28
26
308
347
58Archaeology
26
26
371
483
59History
107
95
1,630,
1,720
60History of Art, Architecture and Design
47
39
389
347
61Library and Information Management
23
23
214
302
62Philosophy
46
44
456
460
63Theology, Divinity and Religious Studies
50
43
413
439
64Art and Design
89
75
1,577
1,669
65Communication, Cultural and Media Studies
35
38
315
359
66Drama, Dance and Performing Arts
42
40
343
396
67Music
57
59
421
487
68Education
104
83
2,800
2,045
69Sports-related Subjects
34
34
239
319
  UK Total
2894
2598
48,066
48,021


  Note: Unit of Assessment 12: Biochemistry was discontinued in 2001. The 1996 results for this UOA have been merged into UOA 14: Biological Sciences

  Note: Research active staff figures on this table include category A and A* (both of those in post at and those having left the reporting institution). There were 1,394 FTE Category A* research active staff that had left their reporting institution by the RAE2001 census date.

March 2002


 
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