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Key Facts and Figures about the Department of Psychiatry


• Public Engagement with Research activities moved online in 2021
613 Research publications/outputs per year
143 Research grants
55 Funding bodies
• Major funding from National Institute for Health Research, Medical Research Council, and Wellcome
• Total grant value £65m
• Research spend £9.2m 
• Researchers collaborating in 25 countries



255 Staff
171 Research staff
84 Professional and Support Staff
26 Professors
Associate Professors
38 Principal Investigators
32 Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturers
95 DPhil/MSc Students
• Staff from 36 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


2021 Data.