Research and knowledge exchange

2008 Research Assessment Exercise results

See below a table with the University of Sussex's 2008 Research Assessment Exercise results.

RAE   2008 results for Sussex

Unit of Assessment number

Unit of Assessment name

Staff (FTE)

Departments/subjects (showing staff FTE)

% 4*

% 3*

% 2*

%1*

% u/c

GPA (grade point average)

UK rank (based on GPA)

4

Other   Hospital-based Clinical

34.5

BSMS   (34.5)

5

30

45

20

0

2.2

Equal   25th/28

14

Biological   Sciences

27.3

Biology   and Environmental Science (23.3), Chemistry and Biochemistry (4)

5

30

45

20

0

2.2

37th/52

15

Pre-clinical   and Human Biological Sciences

35.6

Biology   and Environmental Science (14), Chemistry and Biochemistry (10), Genome   (11.6)

20

35

30

5

10

2.5

8th/13

18

Chemistry

21

Chemistry   and Biochemistry (21)

10

40

45

5

0

2.55

24th/33

19

Physics

20

Physics   and Astronomy (20)

15

45

35

5

0

2.7

Equal   12th/42

21

Applied   Mathematics

13

Mathematics   (13)

10

40

40

10

0

2.5

Equal   26th/46

23

Computer   Science and Informatics

33

Informatics   (33)

20

50

25

5

0

2.85

Equal   25th/81

25

General   Engineering and Mineral & Mining Engineering

22.5

Engineering   and Design (21.5), Informatics (1)

10

50

35

5

0

2.65

Equal   14th/52

32

Geography   and Environmental Studies

19.3

Geography   (19.3)

15

50

30

5

0

2.75

Equal   13th/49

34

Economics   and Econometrics

10

Economics   (10)

10

50

40

0

0

2.7

Equal   27th/35

38

Law

17.2

Law   (17.2)

5

50

45

0

0

2.6

Equal   16th/67

39

Politics   and International Studies (A=SPRU, B=International Relations)

A   30.6, B 15

SPRU   (30.6), International Relations (15)

A   20,

B   15

A   30,

B   40

A   30,

B   40

A   15,

B   5

A   5,

B   0

A   2.45,

B   2.65

A   Equal 14th/59

B   Equal 7th/59

40

Social   Work and Social Policy & Administration

9

Social   Work and Social Care (9)

15

45

35

5

0

2.7

Equal   14th/68

41

Sociology

14

Sociology   (13), History (1)

25

30

25

15

5

2.55

16th/39

42

Anthropology

22.35

Anthropology   (22.35)

25

30

35

10

0

2.7

7th/19

44

Psychology

45

Psychology   (45)

15

45

35

5

0

2.7

Equal   12th/76

45

Education

21.5

Education   (18.5), CCE (3)

20

35

30

15

0

2.6

Equal   11th/82

47

American   Studies and Anglophone Area Studies

9

American   Studies (9)

30

30

35

5

0

2.85

1st/8

50

European   Studies

13

Politics   (12), Economics (1)

15

45

30

10

0

2.65

Equal   2nd/27

57

English   Language and Literature

33.5

English   and Linguistics (32.5), CCE (2)

20

35

40

5

0

2.7

Equal   31st/87

58

Linguistics

5

English   and Linguistics (5)

0

30

25

35

10

1.75

Equal   23rd/25

60

Philosophy

11.5

Philosophy   (12), English and Linguistics (0.5)

10

50

40

0

0

2.7

18th/42

62

History

21.6

History   (21), CCE (0.6)

25

40

25

10

0

2.8

Equal   15th/82

64

History   of Art, Architecture and Design

7

Art   History (7)

45

25

30

0

0

3.15

Equal   3rd/30

66

Communication,   Cultural and Media Studies

18.45

Media   and Film (17.7), CCE (0.75)

15

60

25

0

0

2.9

Equal   8th/47

67

Music

7

Music   (6), Informatics (1)

20

45

30

5

0

2.8

Equal   22nd/53

University of Sussex total

536.9

n/a

15.89

39.98

34.67

8.29

1.17

2.61

28th