International Review of UK Physics & Astronomy
'International Perceptions of Physics and Astronomy 2005' Review to be released on 27 January 2006
The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC), the Institute of Physics and the Royal Astronomical Society have jointly sponsored a second international review of physics and astronomy in the UK
The Review follows on from an initial review of physics and astronomy research undertaken in April 2000, and will report on the quality, distribution of effort and future potential of research in physics and astronomy in the UK. It will indicate areas of strength, weakness, improvement, decline and growth with respect to the preceding review.
The Review has been undertaken by an International Panel of eminent scientists,chaired by Professor Jürgen Mlynek, President of the Humboldt University, Germany,who visited the UK in November 2005.
For further details visit the Institute of Physics site here