Faculty of Medical Sciences The Faculty, one of three in the University, includes Biosciences, Dentistry and Medical Education, in addition to the traditional medical disciplines. It has focused its core research activity at the basic science/clinical interface into eight Research Institutes that contain internationally strong research in ageing, genetics, stem cells, cancer, health and society, biosciences, cellular medicine and neurosciences. Cancer, genetics and biosciences performed at 5* level in the 2001 RAE while the other units of assessment in the Faculty achieved a grading of 5. These grades rank it as fourth in the UK for clinical research and second in the UK for biomedical research. The Faculty has an outstanding record in teaching – gaining 143 out of 144 for its teaching quality assessments, and coming in the top 7 in the recent Times Good University Guide subject tables, for 4 of the 5 subject areas in its provision. The Graduate School currently has over 800 postgraduate students registered for both taught and research degrees.
The Faculty is also a key player in the development of Newcastle Science City, particularly with its Ageing and Stem Cell themes. The Newcastle Science City initiative (http://www.newcastlesciencecity.com/) aims to establish North East England as one of the world’s premier locations for the integration of science, business and economic development, and to break down barriers between science and the wider regional community for the benefit of all.
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