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School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience celebrates a successful 2017

19 December 2017

Staff in PPN are celebrating a number of significant achievements this year.

  • World leading: PPN is ranked as one of the world’s leading Schools (ranked 15th in the world, QS world university rankings by subject, 2017). The rankings are based on academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact. For further details of the assessment see: https://www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings/methodology
  • Grant success: The School continues to achieve excellent success rates for grants from a major research funder (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council, BBSRC). Our success rate of 57% by number and 59% by value in 2017 compares with the BBSRC national average success rate of 24% and 20% respectively. https://www.bbsrc.ac.uk/documents/16-17-success-rates/
  • Teaching excellence: For the third year running the Pharmacology BSc programme has achieved 100% student satisfaction (National Student Survey, 2017) http://www.hefce.ac.uk/lt/nss/results/2017/

Head of School Professor Chris Fry: “This is a fantastic range of achievements, spanning research and teaching, and I thank all staff in the School for their hard work and dedication.”

Faculty Dean Professor George Banting “Fantastic achievements across the board, highlighting your recognition of the importance of delivering high quality teaching and research. Many congratulations to all involved.”

Dean elect Professor Jeremey Tavare: "Congratulations on these outstanding successes in both education and research. These will provide great foundations from which to build our new Faculty of Life Sciences in 2018 and beyond!"

Pro- Vice Chancellor Professor John Iredale: “Well done all, the high quality field for the last lectureship positions reflects well the achievements of the school.”

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