Lancaster University *University

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1964

Mission: Information not localized

Vision: Our vision is to become a university that is globally significant – a leader in higher education that provides the highest quality research and teaching, and engages locally and internationally on the issues and debates of the day and future. Driven by research, and stimulating learning, the globally significant university informs and changes practice and thinking worldwide.


Subordinate organizations:

  • The Cockcroft Institute
Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
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 areas/categories

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 EuropeOECDUnited Kingdom
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +535th190th374th26th
Arts and Humanities +202nd85th181st29th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1363rd485th1016th77th
Business, Management and Accounting 88th24th55th11th
Chemistry 1671st607th1131st85th
Computer Science 317th77th195th20th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +322nd91st178th23rd
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 135th42nd84th19th
Energy 889th230th503rd43rd
Engineering +412th105th259th26th
Environmental Science 541st136th293rd27th
Mathematics 485th142nd302nd28th
Medicine +1501st527th1091st81st
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2293rd737th1528th106th
Physics and Astronomy 990th337th680th57th
Psychology 358th126th319th34th
Social Sciences +186th63rd148th24th
Veterinary 756th198th474th29th

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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  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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