Loughborough UniversityUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1909

Mission: To further knowledge and understanding through internationally-recognised research. To provide a high quality, comprehensive educational experience that prepares our graduates for their future lives and the global workplace. To influence the economic and social development of individuals, businesses, the professions and communities. To shape national and international policy and practice.

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History: www.lboro.ac.uk


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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 624th372nd373rd557th85th
Arts and Humanities 275th127th124th244th44th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 651st368th355th576th90th
Business, Management and Accounting 81st29th28th61st12th
Chemistry 343rd123rd117th275th33rd
Computer Science 425th188th184th329th40th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 364th201st199th296th55th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 206th87th84th163rd33rd
Energy 302nd101st101st200th22nd
Engineering 315th116th112th224th24th
Environmental Science 270th113th108th189th27th
Mathematics 398th188th188th303rd44th
Medicine 617th332nd324th567th78th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 533rd244th240th441st60th
Physics and Astronomy 419th205th199th350th43rd
Psychology 321st141st132nd304th44th
Social Sciences 178th62nd60th145th25th

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 visualizatiĆ³n 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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