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Key Facts and Figures about the Department of Psychiatry


• Public Engagement with Research activities moved online in 2020
492 Research publications/outputs per year
125 Research grants
40 Funding bodies
• Major funding from Medical Research Council, Wellcome and National Institute for Health Research
• Total grant value £62m
• Research spend £11.8m 
• Researchers collaborating in 25 countries



237 Staff
157 Research staff
80 Professional and Support Staff
23 Professors
10 Associate Professors
37 Principal Investigators
31 Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturers
77 DPhil/MSc Students
• Staff from 34 countries


Reputation / Awards

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

• Research Excellence Framework 2014: Oxford ranked top in the UK for the quality and impact of its psychiatry research
• Athena SWAN – Silver Award renewed in 2018
• Powerful research influenced NICE treatment guidelines and medicine packaging legislation


2020 Data.