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 +866th264th571st50th
Arts and Humanities +163rd72nd147th29th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1420th503rd1042nd78th
Business, Management and Accounting 57th16th41st9th
Chemistry 1401st473rd905th75th
Computer Science 276th71st166th13th
Earth and Planetary Sciences +302nd91st177th21st
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 113th38th81st17th
Energy 1068th302nd596th58th
Engineering +325th75th185th15th
Environmental Science 442nd135th240th27th
Mathematics 451st147th279th27th
Medicine +1604th551st1132nd83rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 1285th406th900th72nd
Physics and Astronomy 881st301st614th48th
Psychology 337th127th306th33rd
Social Sciences +153rd60th126th23rd
Veterinary 570th161st378th28th

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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