Glasgow Caledonian UniversityUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1993

Mission: Strategy 2020 sets out GCU’s priorities for the next five years and provides a structure to support an outstanding student experience, the delivery of world-leading research, increased business development and growth in our international networks. Furthermore, it seeks to reinforce our distinct position as the University for the Common Good that works collaboratively to deliver social benefit to the communities we serve.

Vision: By 2020, Glasgow Caledonian University will have a global reputation for delivering social benefit and impact through education, research and social innovation. We will be recognised as the University for the Common Good that transforms lives, enriches cities and communities, innovates for social and economic impact, engages globally and aligns with others in partnership and collaboration to deliver our goals.

History: www.gcu.ac.uk

45th

Overall percentile

26th

Research percentile

66th

Innovation percentile

32nd

Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

 
AreaWorldWestern EuropeEU-28OECDUnited Kingdom
Arts and Humanities 529th323rd321st491st120th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 857th560th553rd780th141st
Business, Management and Accounting 568th270th270th454th79th
Computer Science 599th339th339th497th83rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 481st250th255th400th69th
Energy 534th294th293rd419th82nd
Engineering 514th288th285th417th73rd
Environmental Science 580th379th378th492nd99th
Mathematics 563rd333rd336th465th83rd
Medicine 694th404th395th644th110th
Psychology 744th429th423rd704th122nd
Social Sciences 623rd333rd334th544th99th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

Where is the institution located?

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