Survey of Academic Appointments in Physics 2004-2008

Following two previous surveys carried out in 1999 and 2004, the Institute of Physics commissioned this survey to determine the current state of the academic physics community in the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

Survey of Academic Appointments in Physics 2004-2008

Its objectives were three-fold:

  • to establish the current breakdown of the community in terms of gender, grade and research activity, and compare this with previous surveys
  • to discover the movements into and out of the community over the last five years
  • to help inform policy activities of the Institute