Mathematics and Statistics Departments in the UK by size based on the 2001 RAE return


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University

2001 rating

Proportion of staff selected

Research Active Staff (FTE)

2001 rating

Proportion of staff selected

Research Active Staff (FTE)

2001 rating

Proportion of staff selected

Research Active Staff (FTE)

Total Research Active Staff (FTE)

Weighted average grade by FTE in each unit. 5*=6, 3a=3.5,3b=3

Average grade over three UOA (taken as zero if no return)


University of Cambridge

5*

A

38.0

5*

A

59.5

5*

B

17.0

114.5

6

6


University of Oxford

5*

B

43.0

5

A

33.6

5*

C

5.0

81.6

5.59

5.67


The University of Manchester (UMIST+VUM)

5

A

24.5

4.5

A

34.0

4

B

17.0

75.5

4.55

4.5

Formed in 2004 by the merger of VUM and UMIST

University of Leeds

5

B

24.0

5

B

27.3

5

B

7.0

58.25

5

5


Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine

5*

B

14.8

5*

B

30.4

5

B

8.8

54

5.84

5.67


University of Nottingham

5

B

10.0

5

B

32.5

5

A

8.4

50.9

5

5


University of Edinburgh

5*

A

21.0

5

B

13.0

4

C

14.0

48

5.15

5


University of Bristol

5

B

11.0

5*

A

22.0

5*

A

11.0

44

5.75

5.67


University of Warwick

5

B

25.3

5*

A

15.5

5*

B

3.0

43.75

5.42

5.67


University of Durham

5

B

13.0

5*

B

19.2

4

B

9.8

42

5.22

5


University of Manchester Institute of Science & Technology

5

A

11.0

4

A

15.0

4

C

12.0

38

4.29

4.33

UMIST merged with VUM in 2004

University College London

5

B

13.0

5

B

15.0

5

B

10.0

38

5

5


Victoria University of Manchester

5

B

13.5

5

A

19.0

4

B

5.0

37.5

4.87

4.67

Merged with UMIST in 2004

University of Glasgow

5

D

15.3

5

A

10.0

5

A

10.8

36.08

5

5


Queen Mary, University of London

5

A

14.0

4

B

9.0

5

A

12.8

35.8

4.75

4.67


University of Liverpool

5

B

11.0

5

B

17.0

4

A

6.0

33.95

4.82

4.67


University of Southampton

5

C

10.0

5

B

11.0

5

A/B

12.0

33

5

5


University of York

5

B

11.0

5

A

21.5

0


0.0

32.5

5

3.33


Heriot-Watt University

0


0

5

B

25.3

5

C

6.0

31.33

5

3.33


University of Bath

5

A

7.3

5*

B

14.5

5

B

9.3

31

5.47

5.33


Loughborough University

0



4

B

31.0

0


0.0

31

4

1.33


University of St Andrews

5

B

7.0

5

B

15.0

5

A

8.6

30.6

5

5


Brunel University

0



5

A

12.0

4

B

17.0

29

4.41

3


University of Birmingham

5

C

11.0

5

B

10.0

4

B

8.0

29

4.72

4.67


Open University

4

D

16.1

0



4

C

12.0

28.1

4

2.67


King's College London

5

C

10.0

5

B

18.0

0


0.0

28

5

3.33


University of Sheffield

5

B

12.0

4

B

15.0

5

C

0.0

27

4.44

4.67


University of Sussex

4

A

10.8

5

B

6.0

4

A

10.0

26.75

4.22

4.33


University of Reading

3a

A

9.0

5

A

9.0

4

B

8.0

26

4.17

4.17


University of Newcastle

5

C

8.0

4

B

12.3

5

A

5.0

25.33

4.51

4.67


University of Strathclyde

0


0

5

B

23.0

4

C

0

23

5

3


Lancaster University

4

A

6.5

0


0.0

5*

B

16.0

22.5

5.42

3.33


University of Exeter

4

A

7.0

5

A

8.9

4

A

5.0

20.9

4.43

4.33


University of Surrey

0


0.0

5

A

15.5

5

A

5.0

20.5

5

3.33


City University

0


0.0

4

A

7.0

3a

C

11.3

18.3

3.69

2.5


University of Aberdeen

5

C

7.0

4

E

1.0

4

A

10.0

18

4.39

4.33


Cardiff University

5

A

17.2

0

0


0


0

17.2

5

1.67


Nottingham Trent University

0


0.0

3a

C

8.2

3a

D

8.0

16.2

3.5

2.33


Liverpool Hope

1

E

1.0

0



0



1

1

0.33


Keele University

2

C

2.0

5

A

7.0

3a

A

7.0

16

3.97

3.5


University of Hull

4

B

7.5

4

A

8.3

0


0.0

15.75

4

2.67

Hull Maths department now closed. Some staff transferred to York

University of Kent at Canterbury

3a

C

4.0

5

A

6.0

5*

D

5.0

15

4.93

4.83


University of Wales, Bangor

3a

C

6.5

3a

A

1.0

3b

D

6.0

13.5

3.28

3.33

Bangor Maths Dept now closed

De Montfort University

0



3b

A

13.3

0


0.0

13.25

3

1


University of Leicester

5

B

6.0

5

B

7.0

0


0.0

13

5

3.33


University of Salford

0



3a

A

5.0

5

A

8.0

13

4.42

2.83


University of East Anglia

5

A

7.0

4

B

6.0

0


0.0

13

4.54

3


Coventry University

0


0.0

3a

C

9.0

3a

E

3.0

12

3.5

2.33


Royal Holloway, University of London

5

C

11.9

0


0.0

0


0.0

11.9

5

1.67


University of Wales, Swansea

5

C

11.5

0


0

0


0

11.5

5

1.67


Staffordshire University

0


0.0

3b

C

3.0

2

D

8.0

11

2.27

1.67


University of Dundee

0


0

5

B

10.0

0


0

10

5

1.67


The Queen's University of Belfast

3a

C

9.0

0


0

0


0

9

3.5

1.17


University of North London

3a

C

2.0

0


0.0

3a

A

7.0

9

3.5

2.33


University of Wales, Aberystwyth

3b

A

3.0

4

A

6.0

0


0

9

3.67

2.33


University of Plymouth

0


0.0

3a

C

2.0

3a

E

6.6

8.6

3.5

2.33


University of Portsmouth

0


0.0

5

C

7.2

0


0.0

7.2

5

1.67


University of Westminster

0


0.0

3a

C

3.0

3b

C

4.0

7

3.21

2.17


Goldsmiths College

3a

A

4.0

0


0.0

3a

A

3.0

7

3.5

2.33


University of West of England, Bristol

0


0.0

3a

C

6.8

0


0.0

6.8

3.5

1.17


Oxford Brookes University

0


0

3a

B

6.0

0


0

6

3.5

1.17


Glasgow Caledonian University

0


0.0

3b

D

6.0

0


0

6

3

1


University of Brighton

0


0.0

3a

C

6.0

0


0.0

6

3.5

1.17


University of Northumbria at Newcastle

0


0.0

3a

D

5.0

0


0.0

5

3.5

1.17


University of Greenwich

0


0.0

0



3a

A

4.0

4

3.5

1.17


London School of Economics and Political Science

0


0.0

0


0.0

4

B

4.0

4

4

1.33


London Guildhall University

0


0.0

3b

B

4.0

0


0.0

4

3

1


Chester College of Higher Education

0


0.0

3b

A

2.0

0


0.0

2

3

1


University of Stirling

3a

A

2.0

0



0


0.0

2

3.5

1.17


University of Teesside

0


0.0

3b

E

2.0

0


0.0

2

3

1


University of Essex

3a

A

1.0

3a

A

1.0

0


0.0

2

3.5

2.33


Middlesex University

3a

F

1.5

0


0.0

0


0.0

1.5

3.5

1.17