Lancaster UniversityUniversity

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.



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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
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 401st197th193rd344th43rd
Arts and Humanities 131st54th51st116th22nd
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 575th300th287th501st72nd
Business, Management and Accounting 38th14th14th29th8th
Chemistry 439th200th192nd367th51st
Computer Science 208th67th65th138th13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 220th91st88th160th24th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 94th29th29th74th12th
Energy 379th154th154th268th34th
Engineering 192nd50th47th118th11th
Environmental Science 297th136th129th215th37th
Mathematics 222nd83rd80th154th18th
Medicine 637th350th342nd587th87th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 695th370th369th600th89th
Physics and Astronomy 361st164th158th296th33rd
Psychology 273rd113th105th258th34th
Social Sciences 152nd54th52nd122nd23rd
Veterinary 573rd165th197th393rd26th

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.

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