Edinburgh Napier UniversityUniversity

United Kingdom

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Foundation: 1964

Mission: Our purpose is to deliver high quality education and research to add value to the social, cultural and economic capital of the communities we serve. We work at the leading edge of our academic disciplines in research, pedagogy and professional practice, developing highly valued graduates and delivering research outcomes that together transform communities.

Vision: Our vision is compelling – to be an enterprising and innovative community, renowned internationally, with an unrivalled student learning experience.

History: www.napier.ac.uk


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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 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 779th473rd490th710th102nd
Arts and Humanities 501st297th294th463rd109th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 834th541st531st757th139th
Business, Management and Accounting 499th231st230th401st72nd
Computer Science 592nd332nd332nd490th81st
Earth and Planetary Sciences 428th263rd262nd360th75th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 541st284th296th454th77th
Energy 601st348th353rd486th89th
Engineering 548th319th317th451st81st
Environmental Science 546th348th345th458th95th
Mathematics 602nd369th374th504th92nd
Medicine 741st450th441st691st133rd
Psychology 336th150th141st319th47th
Social Sciences 548th270th271st470th83rd

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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