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  • 110 Public Engagement with Research activities undertaken in a year 
  • 538 Research publications/outputs per year
  • Research spend £10.9m  (Total spend: £20.4m)
  • Total grant value £70m
  • 49 Funding bodies  
  • Major funding from National Institute for Health and Care Research, Medical Research Council and Wellcome Trust
  • 139 Research grants
  • Researchers collaborating in 25 countries



  • 254 Staff  
  • 173 Research staff
  • 81 Professional and Support Staff
  • 23 Professors
  • 13 Associate Professors
  • 41 Principal Investigators 
  • 41 Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturers 
  • 93 DPhil/MSc(Res) Students
  • 17 MSc taught Students
  • Staff from 28 countries  



Research Excellence Framework 2021: 100% of research environment rated world-leading and Oxford had highest volume of world-leading research in the UK.  

Oxford University ranked as the world number 1 for medical and health teaching and research (Times Higher Education) 

Athena SWAN – Silver Award renewed in 2018. 

Impactful research influenced NICE guidelines and recommendations.